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25/02/2016

One side of a sheet of paper. For example, an A4 sheet has 2 pages. An A4 sheet folded in half to A5 has 4 pages.
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PDF

25/02/2016

Portable Document Format. Universal file format which combines images and text.
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Perfect Binding

25/02/2016

Where the text pages are glued in to the cover. See also burst binding and drawn on covers.
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PMS

25/02/2016

Pantone Matching System. Followed by 3 or 4 digits to make up a code e.g. PMS 072. See Spot colours.
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Portrait

25/02/2016

Where a document is oriented so the long edges are on either side. As opposed to Landscape.
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PP

25/02/2016

Printed pages. Refers to the number of pages in a document e.g. 12pp (12 pages).
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Proof

25/02/2016

Proofs are an example of what is to be printed so both parties are in agreement. Any errors or amendments should be picked up at this stage. This can take the form of a digital proof, usually supplied as a PDF, or a printed proof. See digital proofs and wet proofs for more details.
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