What is a proof? What is a hard proof? What is a soft proof?

A proof is an example of a finished printed product. 

Color Proof: a hard printed proof to show exact color matching

Construction Proof: a hard printed proof that is a replication of the product and shows proper pagination, in perfect bound books the cover is not attatched and the pages are loose

Soft Proof: a pdf version of the final file, used for evaluating content and pagination


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