Frequently Asked Questions

General

Generally we prefer the files to be pdf at the actual size with crop marks if needed.  We also accept files in other formats.  Set up fees may apply for files that are not pdf and not set up correctly.

Yes you can submit your file online. If the job is worth more than $100, we ask you to see a proof before proceeding with the job.

Printing

ISO Sizes A series

ISO CodeSize in millimetersSize in inches Size in points
A0 841 mm x 1189 mm 33 in x 46.81 in 2384 pt x 3370 pt
A1 594 mm x 841 mm    23.39 in x 33 in  1684 pt x 2384 pt
A2 420 mm x 594 mm 420 mm x 594 mm 1191 pt x 1684 pt
A3 297 mm x 420 mm  11.69 in x 16.54 in 842 pt x 1191 pt
A4 210 mm 297 mm  8.27 in x 11.69 in  595 pt x 842 pt 
A5 148 mm x 210 mm  5.83 in x 8.27 in 420 pt x 595 pt
A6 105 mm x 148 mm  4.13 in x 5.83 in 298 pt x 420 pt
A7 74 mm x 105 mm  2.91 in x 4.13 in  210 pt x 298 pt
A8 52 mm x 74 mm 2.05 in x 2.91 in 147 pt x 210 pt
A9 37 mm x 52 mm  1.46 in x 2.05 in 105 pt x 147 pt
A10 26 mm x 37 mm 1.02 in x 1.46 in 74 pt x 105 pt

ISO Sizes B series

The B series formats are geometric means between the A series format with the same number and the A series format with one lower number. For example, B1 is a geometric mean between A1 and A0. The sides of B0 are 1 m to v2 m.

ISO CodeSize in millimetersSize in inches Size in points
B0 1000 mm x 1414 mm 33.37 in x 55.67 in 2836 pt x 4008 pt
B1 707 mm x 1000 mm  27.84 in x 39.37 2004 pt x 2835 pt
B2 500 mm x 707 mm 19.69 in x 27.84 in 1417 pt x 2004 pt
B3 353 mm x 500 mm 13.9 in x 19.69 in 1001 pt x 1417 pt
B4 250 mm x 352 mm 9.84 in x 13.9 in 709 pt x 1001 pt
B5 176 mm x 250 mm 6.93 in x 9.84 in 499 pt x 709 pt
B6 125 mm x 176 mm  4.92 in x 6.93 in 354 pt x 499 pt
B7 88 mm x 125 mm  3.47 in x 4.92 in 249 pt x 354 pt
B8 62 mm x 88 mm  2.44 in x 3.47 in 176 pt x 249 pt
B9 44 mm x 62 mm 1.73 in x 2.44 in 125 pt x 176 pt
B10 31 mm x 44 mm  1.22 in x 1.73 in 88 pt x 125 pt

The image below best describes bleed.  It is the actual space outside the crop marks that gets trimmed.

Bleed Example 1