Submission specifications print

Submitting print adverts

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Print specifications

Our digital standard for advertising files is Certified PDF (cPDF). An advert must meet the following requirements:

  • Submit without registration and crop marks
    • Photoshop colour profile for conversion to CMYK: ISOnewspaper26v4
    • Job options for exporting to PDF in InDesign: GWG2015_NewspaperAds_CMYK or NewspaperAds_1v4_IND4 (outdated version)
    • Submit full-colour adverts in CMYK, 200 dpi, no RGB
    • Submit black-and-white adverts in greyscale, not as CMYK or RGB

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NRC Magazine specifications

Magazine format: 220×285 mm, 440×285 mm
• Submit materials as certified PDF in CMYK
• Submit black-and-white adverts in greyscale, not as CMYK
• Colour profile: PSO_MFC_Paper_eci.icc
• Adobe PDF preset: MagazineAds_1v4.joboptions
• Materials to be submitted with 3mm bleed on all sides, WITHOUT crop marks