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Glossary

Dashboard (Client)

The interface developed for our clients to manage their jobs and accompanying paperwork with us. Also called the Client Dashboard. In your client dashboard you can order, track, pull up invoices, get custom estimates and so much more.

Deboss

The process of stamping an image into paper so it sets below the surface

Die

This is a device made out of sharp steel that is used to cut, score, stamp, emboss, or deboss irregular shapes.

Die Cutting

A process by which a template is made out of sharp steel and used to cut irregular shapes in paper or paperboard sheets. Usually diecutting corresponds to printed design elements.

Dot Gain

Phenomenon of halftone dots printing larger on paper than they are on films or plates, reducing detail and lowering contrast. Also called dot growth, dot spread and press gain.

Dots Per Inch (DPI)

Also referred to as Pixels Per Inch (PPI), which is a measurement of resolution of a printed image determined by the number of dots that fit into one inch. For optimal results, your image must be at least 300 DPI/PPI at the final output size. Please do not attempt to change a low resolution image to a higher one by changing the DPI/PPI in your image software. Doing so will result in a blurred output.

DPI (Dots Per Inch)

Also referred to as Pixels Per Inch (PPI), which is a measurement of resolution of a printed image determined by the number of dots that fit into one inch. For optimal results, your image must be at least 300 DPI/PPI at the final output size. Please do not attempt to change a low resolution image to a higher one by changing the DPI/PPI in your image software. Doing so will result in a blurred output.

Drop-out

Parts of artwork that are not reproduced.

Dull Finish

Flat (not glossy) finish on coated paper; slightly smoother than matte. Also called velour finish and velvet finish.

Dummy

A product that is handmade by a graphic artist to show how the finished product will look. This is not created on the exact paper stock that the final product will be printed on. Also sometimes called a mockup.

Drill

In the printing arena, to drill a whole in a printed matter, usually for applications like adding a string for a hangtag or 3 hole to fit in a binder.

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