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Digital Printing Guidelines

  • JITA Printing accepts the following file formats:
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft Excel

  • Design Files:
  • Adobe In design CS (.indd)
  • Adobe Photoshop CS4 (.eps or .tiff)
  • Adobe Illustrator CS4 (.ai or .eps)
  • Adobe Acrobat (.pdf)

  • File Prep:
  • 1. Whenever possible use highend graphics programs by Adobe Systems.
  • 2. Please provide a print ready PDF and native files for best results and turnaround time.
  • 3. Please specify if near exact color match is needed prior to production run.
  • 4. All images need to be at least 100% size with 300dpi for best results.
  • 5. If images are not the proper resolution images will be more blurry and jagged. Poor Images will provide poor image quality.
  • 6. Add noise to vignettes to prevent banding.
  • 7. When creating lines make sure the thickness in at least .25 points or .003 inches. Please do not use hairlines.
  • 8. Please include all fonts with your design files or convert fonts to outlines in your graphic files. Use OTF fonts for cross platform ability.
  • 9. Build documents to be print ready by adding 1/8" bleed to all sides. Do not add trim marks or crop marks.
  • 10. Make sure all content is at least 1/4" away from trim. This is the Live area.
  • 11. When providing Print Ready PDF files:

  • Please use the following settings:
  • Do not downsample or use any compression whenever possible
  • Embed all fonts
  • Do NOT subset fonts
  • True Type Font: Download as soft font
  • Postscript Output Option: Optimize for portability
  • True Type Font Download: Outlines
  • Download our pre-defined settings for Adobe Distiller; Distiller job Options, and learn how to use our defined options here.

  • *Please call us if you have any questions.
  • Microsoft Office does not offer you the full range of PDF options which limits the enlargement capabilities from small documents