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C-Sizes

25/02/2016

Paper sizes used for envelopes. These correspond to A-sizes (e.g. C4 envelope will hold A4 sheets) C3 – 324 x 458 mm C4 – 229 x 324 mm C5 – 162 x 229 mm C6 – 114 x 162 mm DL – 110 x 220 mm (holds A4 folded twice)
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CMYK

25/02/2016

Abbreviation of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black. These make up the standard 4 colour process used for printing in full colour.
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Coated Paper

25/02/2016

Paper which has a coating on one or both sides. This can have a glossĀ or silk (matt) finish. Coated papers are used for the majority of printed products, but not for stationery where an uncoated (or bond) paper is used.
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Crease

25/02/2016

Where a line is scored to allow for easier and tidier folding. Any board over 170gsm in weight will need to be creased before folding.
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Crop Marks

25/02/2016

Lines marking where the paper is to be trimmed after printing. These should be part of the artwork.
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