Typesetting or text formatting is a state of the art process, which brings refinement to the printed manuscript. This along with other prepress services is also the next step to designing. The designed manuscript will be provided to the typesetter, who’d look into the text and illustrations and get the manuscript ready for final printing.
All our solutions are customized around the requirements of clients from different industries who outsource to us. At PGBS, we are dedicated to offering time bound solutions in the most cost-effective manner to our customers. Our prepress solutions are automated which provides for perfection.
We provide very high scalability and can handle the immense volume of work. As the provider of premier quality support, we have a team of adept compositors in our outsourcing office who have the knowledge of InDesign, Quark, Advent 3B2, Frame maker, Latex and MS Word to format various kinds of inputs including academic papers, research papers/ reports, scientific journals and more.
Our service includes
- Book and document scanning services: Our quality book and document scanning solutions help customers with the huge volume of data that needs to be digitized with high accuracy.
- OCR conversion services: Our OCR conversions help to transform images into editable text while making sure the overall layout is retained.
- Copyediting and proofreading services: Our copy editing and proofreading processes help eliminate language related errors as well as check to ensure the positioning of data accurately. Our proofreading team checks the document completely including the table of content, index headers, and footers for spelling, grammar, and language related mistakes. Our copy editing process involves a detailed review of the document and if needed rewriting to ensure clarity and proficiency.
- Graphic Design Services: Any print or web medium graphics acts as a bridge to connect directly with customers interest. Our skilled designers create diverse graphic designs for print and web media project requirements.
Features of our typesetting services
- Design of chapter heading
- Selection of font
- Text flow having right indents
- Running footers and headers
- The layout of a copyright page
- Drop caps
- Tables and indexes
- Bullets and lists
- Images layouts
- Content on the front page and back along with dedication and CTA pages.
Our work process
- We will firstly send you a manuscript file creation checklist. Make sure that the file you are sending is in line with what we need. Just spare a few minutes to ensure adherence to the checklist so that we can keep the cost minimum and finish the work within the shortest turnaround time.
- We will need graphic elements and illustrations of your book as separate individual files. If not we will help you with graphics and illustrations. Based on the type of project, more details may be needed which will be requested in advance or on a real-time basis.
- Once the final manuscript is typeset, the proofreading process is done for avoiding errors. We will send you the final print-ready files as per your desired format according to your printer specifications.
Digital prepress services – Benefits of outsourcing to us
- Error-free output: A PDF file that is print-ready. There will not be any problems or formatting errors; you get complete and proof-read print-ready documents or your book interiors. Just upload the file to a printer; the whole thing becomes quite easy.
- Apex quality typesetting: You can impress your readers, as well as industry agents as the book provided, would look perfectly like the one that you see from the big fishes in the publishing domain.
- Customized to suit the specifications of your printer: The whole creation process is taken care of which includes typesetting for meeting the specifications of printers. You can work on other things that matter more without any tension.
- Multiple revisions: There will be provisions to review your file and recommends alterations in case if needed.
- Post-service support: The relationship never gets over; even after project completion, if you need any assistance from us, we would be happy to help.
FAQ’s related to our typesetting process
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PGBS with its experienced professionals offers a superior range of typesetting and prepress services for a variety of formats like the STM books and journals, magazines, law books, school books (K1-K12), catalogs, recipe books, proceedings, encyclopedias, directories and dictionaries and also the comic books.
Solutions offered by us will make the book easily sellable in the market. Font, text size and print style offered by our professionals are unmatched due to years of rich experience.
At PGBS, we have taken the quantum leap to engage in high-end DTP solutions. We hold immense experience in converting the manuscript documents into completely finished source files and output of your choice be it with PDF or other postscripts like PS, CRC and more.
We take the pride to boast about multilingual typesetting services in various languages including English, French, Swedish, Italian, Spanish, German, Arabic, Portuguese and other European languages.