What are crop marks and bleed?

Crop Marks act as a guide for your printer so that they know where exactly to crop.

Bleed refers to the practice of extending a design slightly to ensure an accurate print job, which will be trimmed to ensure the design/artwork runs to the edge of the badge. 

Crop marks and bleed both act as a guide for printers to accurately print to the appropriate size. The Badge Creator allows for both crop marks and bleed to be set when generating badges, however, their exact specifications will depend on your printer and the size of the stock you will be printing on. 

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