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

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Add Printer Marks

If you need to add trim and crop marks to a PDF file, you can specify trim and bleed marks, as well as color bars and page information by using the Add Printer Marks tool. You can also select from several styles or printer marks, including those comparable to the ones generated by InDesign and QuarkXPress. For the position of such marks to be correct, the PDF file must contain properly defined TrimBox and BleedBox information from the originating application. But when you add marks, they will initially fall outside the visible edge of the page, which will make you think you’ve done something wrong. You haven’t. You just have ...

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