What exactly is an Online Printing System?

Online Printing System is a prepress process that bridges the gap between online digital content and commercial print production. The process allows a client or a graphic designer to create, edit, and approve computer-based online templates during the prepress phase.

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How does it help my print ordering process. ?

This solution will make your company run more efficiently and profitably by streamlining your business processes, maximizing your resources and eliminating redundant operations.

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How many products does your site support?

The site currently supports eight major and popular print products as listed. We are shortly going to introduce more products like vinyl stickers, banners and calendars.  

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What options are availalbe for product design?

There are three options for designing and customizing a product. Click a product on the left-hand panel and choose one of the options.

1. Custom Design: lets you customize the products. Click it to open the design studio and use multiple tools to create your own design.

2. Upload Design: using this option, you can upload your own JPG, JPEG, GIF, PNG, EPS, AI, PDF and PSD images.

3. Browse Design: use this to select hundreds of pre-loaded templates. Work on them or customize them through our design studio.

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What is paper stock and card stock?

The type of paper used for difference purposes is expressed in weight. In Australia we use the European system, in grammes per square metre (gsm or g/m2 or simply g).

The paper used for writing/printing (letterheads and such stationery) is generally between 80 to 120 gsm and is called the paper or text stock. Anything heavier than this is considered to be card stock, i.e. the paper used for business cards, postcards, greeting cards, etc.

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Explain the difference between glossy and matt paper stock.

Coated papers are available in two finishes – glossy (shiny and smooth) and matt (flat and lusterless). Coated glossy papers reflect the light evenly so they are suitable for almost all types of printing jobs. Glossy papers have a good ink holdout, which is important for creating sharp, bright images.

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What color formats are supported by your site?

Our system supports RGB (red, green, blue) for producing digital prints. We have accurately mapped color pallet to match RGB to CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, key) to ensure proper 4-color printing.

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What is the resolution of output file?

300 dpi (dots per inch) is the resolution of the output PDF file for print.

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What printing method do you use?

We use offset printing, which provides the highest quality of print material for both text and images.

Digital toner is used for very small orders to keep your cost low. Quality is always our prime aim.

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Are the prices listed on the site final? How do I know the total cost?

No, the price list indicates basic prices of products against the speculative quantities. The prices are calculated with regard to the most basic paper/card types, sizes and single side printing. As you know, the final printing cost depends on many parameters: paper/card weights or thickness (gsm), glossy or matt finish, 2 or 4 colors, square or rounded corners, single or double side printing, quantity, destination shipping charges and the mode of transport. Please use the indicative prices for calculating the basic cost. If no further options are requested as you proceed, the basic price will apply plus and frieght that is attributed to the product.

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