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Give your text some room! Probably the single mistake amateurs make most often when creating their text design is not allowing enough space for margins. The printer needs to have white space all around the page (which includes the heads and folios).
*A good rule of thumb to use when designing a page is to use a minimum of ¾-inch in the gutter (center of the book) and ½-inch on the other three sides.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|