- Click the Page Design tab, and then click Size in the Page Setup group.
- Click Page Setup from the list of options, and select the dimensions you want.
- Position the object that you want to bleed so that it extends beyond the edges of the publication page.
- Click the File tab, and then click Print.
- Under Printer, click the printer drop-down, and then select Advanced Output Settings.
- Click the Marks and Bleeds tab, and then select the Crop marks check box under Printer's marks.
- Under Bleeds, select Allow bleeds and Bleed marks check boxes, and then click OK.
- Click Print.
A bleed will allow objects, such as pictures, to go beyond the defined borders of a printed page. You can use it when you want to avoid white margins for certain objects in your publication.
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Article ID: 2692598 - Last Review: Oct 18, 2012 - Revision: 1