Printing Knowledge Library

Our printing knowledge library is a collection of PDFs and web pages that can answer most of your digital printing, offset printing and bindery questions. If you don’t find a resource here, please contact your salesperson and we will get you the information that you need.

January 24, 2023

How to send an InDesign file

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When you make a document in InDesign, the file is only one part of it. Any pictures, graphics, or fonts used are linked to the file from outside. In order for others to be able to open the document and see all of the parts correctly, you...

What is printer bleed
June 25, 2021


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What is a Bleed in Commercial Printing and How to Use ItCommercial printing often requires the use of a bleed, which is an important concept to understand when creating artwork for printed products. A bleed is extra image, design element...

Spot Varnish Example Animated types of varnish in printing
June 21, 2021

Varnish Guide

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Types of Varnish in Printing What are the types of varnish in printing?Varnish is a coating that applies to your printed piece during or after printing. A varnish is added to a piece to enhance the look or to protect the piece from scuff...

July 1, 2019

Submitting Files

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If you would like to download these instructions, they are available in PDF here. If you have any questions, please contact your salesperson or CSR. Jobs sent into Printing Partners for digital printing or conventional printing should ad...

July 1, 2019


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Welcome to Printing Partners of Indianapolis, Indiana. Here is a long list of terms that we or other printers may use. In this printer glossary, there are no dumb questions. Who knew 4/4 didn’t equal 1. If you are lost please give us a c...

About the company behind this printing knowledge library.

With both offset and digital capabilities along with in-house mailing services and finishing, Printing Partners serves a broad range of business and institutional clients. Many of its clients do a significant amount of direct mail and Printing Partners has the expertise and equipment in place to do it in the most cost-effective way.The differential advantage that distinguishes Printing Partners is a “can do” attitude that is backed by experienced employees, a wide range of equipment, and technology. Printing Partners’ employees have the collective knowledge to engineer jobs to achieve the desired outcome at the best cost.