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PDF file submissions

1.  All files must be PDF files.  No native files


2a.  All 4-color files must be saved into CMYK mode and not R,G,B,  your scans and images will lose quality if not properly converted from  R,G,B, to C,M,Y,K   

2b.  All black and white images are to be saved as “greyscale” tiff  


3.  Make sure all files are linked and updated to your latest saved version.  Failure to do so will result in the images defaulting to low-resolution images.


4.  Your images, tinted boxes and or text will gain (darken) 10% to 15% in the printing process.  To keep your images, tints and text lighter adjust those elements accordingly.


  1. 5. Files must be saved as “Print to PDF”, not “Export to PDF”.


6.  Allow 1/4” on all sides for bleeds.  Do not put any live type or important graphics near the trim area.


7.  All black + pantone color files must be saved as 1 pantone per color + black and not in C,M,Y,K,


8.  All pages must be sent as single pages, not spreads.                Double-trucks (pages that crossover fold) should be sent as spreads.


9.  Photos (4-color or black and white) must be adjusted between 1% to 3% in lightest (highlights) areas and 87% to 90% in darkest areas (shadows).


10.  Please check all files before sending them to American Foothill Publishing.  Incomplete files or incorrect files may result in additional charges.

Please call or e-mail Danny at AFP if you have any additional

questions or concerns about file preparation.


Phone:  818-352-7878

danny@americanfoothill.com

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PUBLISHING CO., INC
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