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15:48 Sep 4, 2008
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German to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Printing & Publishing / Printing Specifications
German term or phrase: Seitenverkürzung
Produktionsbedingte Seitenverkürzungen sind hier im Aufbau noch nicht berücksichtigt. Bei Verkürzungen bis 2 mm wird das Format wie hier beschrieben aufgebaut und aussen beschnitten.

I can't think of what the proper term for this would be in English. These are a set of instructions for printing a brochure. Anyone out there have any ideas?
Courtney Sliwinski
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3Page size reductions due to production requirements
2folio trimsgangels



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folio trims

i.e. page trims, not side or lateral trims, since at the end, it says 'von außen beschnitten'.

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Page size reductions due to production requirements

Page size reductions due to production requirements ??

...Page size reductions have been an industry-wide trend in recent years. The price of newsprint — the term for the paper we print on — has been rising steadily, so newspaper companies have reduced page sizes in an effort to control that sizable expense...

Note added at 3 days5 hrs (2008-09-07 21:11:17 GMT)

Seiten = pages
Verkuerzungen = reduction

    Reference: http://www.tribstar.com/max_jones/local_story_095221233.html
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