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Proofing Checklist

Before you send your job to print, make sure that you and a colleague have checked your final artwork file against all the bullet points below:

  • Spelling and grammar (Watch out for words the spell check won’t catch, such as it’s/its, their/there, your/you’re, were/where, then/than, and to/too).
  • Consistent and correct spelling of specialised words (Such as product or brand names, and terminology).
  • Duplication (Check for two identical words or numbers that are next to each other).
  • Punctuation (Is it correct and consistent throughout).
  • Contact details (Check that contact names, telephone, and fax numbers are correct. Also check email and web addresses).
  • Logo (Check it’s the correct version, size and positioning).
  • General layout and colour/imagery (If it’s a product shot, make sure it’s the correct model and most up-to-date shot. Check any final retouching meets with your approval).
  • Product codes and reference numbers
  • Overall consistency with other materials
  • Pagination (Is the document’s size, page numbering and ordering correct).
  • Small print (Have you added this where relevant and checked the content to ensure legal compliance).
  • ‘One Up’ (Files should supplied with the printable image being one up per page)
  • 3mm Bleed and crop marks (Files with bleed should be supplied with 3mm bleed and crop marks)
  • High resolution PDFs (files should be supplied as a high resolution PDFs)
  • Has someone else read the proof and completed the checklist?
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