Contract Printing Technical Requirements

We accept electronic files only. No paste-up material.

PREFERRED METHOD: Files sent by email or supplied on ZIP 100 meg disk (Mac or PC), or CD/DVD in pdf format. Fonts MUST be properly embedded in the document. Any color photos used in the document should be in "eps" or "tif" format and in CMYK mode. Photos should done at 200 dpi. and line art at 1200 dpi. Use Postscript fonts only; do not use TrueType fonts.

We reserve the right to substitute any fonts not properly embedded with the closest available font in our library.

QUARK FILES FROM MAC: We accept Quark files (v3.3 or 4.1) on ZIP 100 meg disks or CD/DVD. All fonts and Hi-Res images MUST be included on the disk. Both font components need to be supplied (screen and printer font). No TrueType fonts can be accepted. Any color photos used in the document should be in "eps" or "tiff" format and in CMYK mode. Photos should done at 200 dpi., line art at 1200 dpi. We create pdf files from the Quark originals for pagination.

It is recommended that testing of the files be done prior to us receiving the disk. The document should be opened from the disk on a separate machine and all the links to art should be verified to insure a complete product. We reserve the right to substitute for any font not supplied. It is also recommended that hard copy color photographs be supplied along with the quark document. This allows us to scan the photos ourselves if there is a quality or technical problem.

NOTE: We only accept QuarkXpress files on 100 mb Zip disks or CD rom, not through email.

We do not accept PageMaker or Illustrator files.

QUARK FILES FROM PC: We accept Quark files (v3.3 or 4.1) on ZIP 100 meg disks or CD/DVD. All Hi-Res images must be included on the disk. We accept documents using fonts from the list on the 3rd panel of this brochure. Because of our network requirements for our daily paper, we don't accept any fonts not on our network. If you choose to use fonts not on the list, a PDF is the only method we can accept. Any color photos used in the document should be in "eps" or "tif" format and in CMYK mode. Photos are best if done at 200 dpi., line art at 1200 dpi.

It is recommended that testing of the files be done prior to receiving the disk. The document should be opened from the disk on a separate machine and all the links to art should be tested to insure a complete product. We reserve the right to substitute for any font not compatible with our system. It is also recommended that color photographs be supplied along with the quark document. This allows us to scan the photos ourselves if there is a quality or technical problem.

PC Font List:

Because of the network requirements for our daily paper, we don't accept any fonts not currently on our network. The list below is the available Post Script fonts we can print from a QuarkXpress file. If your document requires fonts not listed here, a pdf will be the only menthod we can accept. Remember, DO NOT use True Type or any other font type.

Arial MT Bl

Arial MT Ex Bd Cn

AT News Number Two

AvantGarde

Bembo

Biffo MT

Bodoni

Bodoni Poster

Bookman

Boulevard

Braggadocio MT

Brush

Volante Script

Charlemagne

Clearface Gothic MT Bd

Clarendon MT

Engravers Old English MT

Eras

Eras Demi

Eras Light

Eras Ultra

Eurostile

Folio

Forte MT

FranklinGothic

FranklinGothicHeavy

Friz Quadrata

Gill Sans

Gill Sans Condensed

Gill Sans Extra Bold

Gill Sans Ultra Bold

Goudy

Helvetica

Helvetica-Narrow

Helvetica Thin

ItcKabel

Micro

MicroExtended

NewBaskerville

NewCenturySchlbk

News Gothic

Nimrod MT

Optima Park Avenue

Pepita MT

Photina MT Bd

Placard MT Cn

Poppl-LaudatinoRegular

Regency

Rockwell Ex Bd

Script Bold MT

Script MT

Shelley Allegro Script

Shelley Andante Script

Shelley Volante Script

Souvenir

Stencil

Stone Serif

Stone Serif Bold MT

Times

Times Bold

Times Italic

Times Bold Italic

Universe

ZaphChancery

ZaphDingbats