Page or sheet? Which is the right term to use

What is the difference between sheet and page in the graphic industry?

Many times these terms are confused and used as synonyms, but the truth is that they are totally different, especially if we focus on the graphic industry.

The thin sheet of paper we use as a printing substrate is called a sheet, and each side of the sheet is called a page. In other words, each sheet contains two pages. Therefore, a form can never have odd pages.

Knowing the difference in these terms is essential when it comes to quoting a job, and then producing it. They are very relevant data for the purchase of inputs, production times, among others.

How to print on both sides of a sheet?

For prints that involve hundreds of books or magazines, you can count on A Printers to meet your needs. However, if you need to print a job for college, it is important that you know how to use the printer. Here’s a quick guide so you know what to do.

  1. To avoid page order problems, load enough blank sheets in the input tray to complete the print job.
  2. Open the file you want to print, right-click on File and then press Print.
  3. Then, select the name of your printer and click on Printer Properties, Preferences or Printer Settings, depending on what is displayed on your computer. A window will open telling you how to proceed with printing.
  4. Find the menu or option Two-sided printing or Double-sided printing and then select the binding or flipping page option – it all depends on your needs.
  5. Finally, press Accept and Print to start the printing process.

Kelly Commercial Printing is the leader of the graphic industry in the Tri-state area and offers the best Graphic Solutions for retails, agencies, books and magazines. If you want more information about our services, contact us and we will respond as soon as possible.

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