[xep-support] Re: Page contents do not protrode onto bleed

From: Mark Cilia Vincenti <markciliavincenti@gmail.com>
Date: Thu Nov 20 2008 - 00:18:46 PST

Sorry for the bump, but does anyone have a solution to this problem
please? How do you guys produce crop marks for professional printing?
If you use this system, do you not have problems with the lack of
bleed which might lead to not enough of the paper being cut off?

2008/11/19 Mark Cilia Vincenti <markciliavincenti@gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> According to the XEP reference,
> <?xep-pdf-bleed value?>
> These processing instructions specify the bleeds an extra space
> around the page area
> into which the contents of the page may protrude (/BleedBox entry in
> the PDF page dictionary).
> I set these processing instructions:
> <xsl:processing-instruction
> name="xep-pdf-crop-mark-width">0.2mm</xsl:processing-instruction>
> <xsl:processing-instruction
> name="xep-pdf-crop-offset">14mm</xsl:processing-instruction>
> <xsl:processing-instruction
> name="xep-pdf-bleed">2mm</xsl:processing-instruction>
> <xsl:processing-instruction
> name="xep-pdf-bleed-mark-width">0.2mm</xsl:processing-instruction>
> I have set the page background to red and all that xep-pdf-bleed is
> doing is set a white border between the page and the crop marks. If
> the page protrudes onto the bleed (i.e. the bleed is filled in with
> the actual page) it would solve my problems.
> Is this an XEP bug or am I doing something incorrectly?

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