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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Other Binding Methods

If you’re creating textbooks or notebook-like workbooks, you’ll encounter other punch-and-bind methods that are similar in configuration to comb and coil binding. Wire binding uses tooth-like loops of wire similar in appearance to the teeth of comb binding, but it produces a sturdier binding than the plastic combs. By now, you’re probably reciting the mantra, “Use wider inner margins to avoid the punch holes.” Hold that thought. It applies to most specialty-binding methods.

For heavy-duty books with constantly changing content, such as a wallpaper sample book, post binding may be the most appropriate solution. In this binding method, metal posts are pushed through punched holes in the book and anchored with bolts that thread ...

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