How To Submit Files

We want your project to look it's best once it's produced.  But how can you send Aloha all the files we need - and make sure they look the same on our systems as they do on yours?

Here are a few tips!

Make sure your files are print ready 
   Use PDf formats that are transparency friendly: PDF/X-1a, PDF 1.3.
   Include crop marks
   Include a 1/8" bleed where appropriate
   Fully embed all fonts
   Run the document through Acrobat Preflight:
      Advanced -> Print Production -> Preflight -> Digital Printing Color
   Produce spreads, where appropriate

Sending / Collecting / Packaging   
   Use OS independent friendly names (less than 128 characters,
       ASCII alpha-numerics, file extensions and no special characters)
   If using InDesign and Illustrator, use the built-in Package/Collect
       facilities and collect into a separate folder
   Remember to include any fonts or images
   Compress all files into a .zip file, per document.  
   Send small files via email, upload files larger than 20 mb to our FTP site
   

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