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* [[TheMagPiLayout|Layout & fonts]] - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
 
* [[TheMagPiLayout|Layout & fonts]] - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
 
* [[TheMagPiPdf|PDF creation]] - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
 
* [[TheMagPiPdf|PDF creation]] - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
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* [[Information_for_new_volunteers|Information for New Volunteers]] - A guide to help new volunteers familiarize themselves with the team’s workflow.
  
 
== Creating PDF ==
 
== Creating PDF ==
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** Resample Images: 600 DPI
 
** Resample Images: 600 DPI
 
* Create separate PDF files of each page.  (The pages are joined together at the end and uploaded to our mirror sites and to issuu.com.)
 
* Create separate PDF files of each page.  (The pages are joined together at the end and uploaded to our mirror sites and to issuu.com.)
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* Find the article number by checking the article record in [[TheMagPiMms|MMS]].
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* Rename the pdf files using ''article number''_''page number''.pdf
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* Upload the pdf files to the MMS article.
  
 
== PDF for printing ==
 
== PDF for printing ==

Revision as of 21:13, 11 March 2013

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  • Information for authors - the process of submitting an article.
  • Layout & fonts - description of the standard layout and associated fonts.
  • PDF creation - instructions for the generation of PDF for electronic and paper publication.
  • Information for New Volunteers - A guide to help new volunteers familiarize themselves with the team’s workflow.

Creating PDF

  • Click on the PDF icon at the top of the menu bar or click on "Export" and then "Save to PDF"
  • Then follow either the electronic use or printing sections given below.

PDF for electronic use

  • Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold. FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
  • Select:
    • Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
    • EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
    • Resample Images: 600 DPI
  • Create separate PDF files of each page. (The pages are joined together at the end and uploaded to our mirror sites and to issuu.com.)
  • Find the article number by checking the article record in MMS.
  • Rename the pdf files using article number_page number.pdf
  • Upload the pdf files to the MMS article.

PDF for printing

  • Embed all fonts except FreeSans Bold. FreeSans Bold should be outlined, rather than embedded.
  • Select:
    • Compression: Lossy JPG / Medium
    • EPS Graphics: 600 DPI
    • Resample Images: 600 DPI
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  • Create separate PDF files of each page, using "-pub.pdf" as a file name suffix.