PDF Uploader Preview Trim Guides

Using our PDF Uploader to upload your book for printing? If so, preview your PDF carefully before you upload it. 

Then, after you've successfully uploaded your PDF, click Preview Book to review the cover and pages.

  • Keep any important content (text, tops of heads, etc) at least 1/4 inch from the black dashed trim line. 
  • If your content is too close to the trim line, check the specs for Margins/Safe Boundary on our specifications page, adjust your original file, and upload and preview again.


In this upload, the hat is far enough from the dotted trim line. It won't be trimmed off.



Here, the hat's much too close to the black trim line. It might be trimmed off.too_close.png


The text below is far enough from the dotted trim line. It's not at risk of being trimmed off. (I wouldn't move it any further to the right, though).


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