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Layout Sheets

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Is there an alternative to buying a light table for paste-up?

Layout Sheets

If you're not ready to invest in a light table, try using layout sheets! They are ideal for paste-up!

Layout sheets are usually made from a heavy paper stock and have non-repro blue grids printed on them to help with the placement of copy. They are somewhat larger than the final printed page, so margins are easy to see, and crop marks can be added for the printer. You can usually find pads of layout sheets in your local art supply store, or ask your printer for some. Many times, they are sturdy enough for re-use.



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