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Set Up Bleed

If setting up a new document

  • Select File/New
  • Change Units to Millimetres
  • Change Bleed to 3mm
  • Change Colour Mode to CMYK Colour
  • Set Raster Effects to High (300ppi)

If you already have a document, 

  1. Click off the artboard
  2. Select Document Setup
  3. Set Bleed to 3mm, and click OK
  • A red bleed line will appear around the Artboard
  • Extend background colour to the bleed line
  • Extend the background colour to the bleed line
  • Save with the appropriate PDF Preset
    (See how to set up a PDF Preset)
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