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Learning Center

  1. What Programs Can you Print From?
  2. How Can I send a file for Printing?
  3. Can you deliver straight to my office?
  4. Do you keep files i send to you?
  5. What is a ZIP file?
  6. Wht is a PDF File/
  7. What is a bleed?
  8. What types of paper stock do you carry?
  9. What is the turnaround for my job?
  10. What do Ineed to supply with for my job?
  11. What is the largest file I can upload?
  12. I need my order rushed, can you help me?
  13. Do you offer design services?
  14. Are there any jobs to small for CalWest?

 

What Programs Can you Print From?

Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Publisher), Adbe Acrobat Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign, Quark.

How Can I send a file for Printing?

You may email us a small file or use our automated system here.

Can you deliver straight to my office?

Yes, a small courier fee will apply.

Do you keep files i send to you?

We do not keep your files unless specifically arranged.

What is a ZIP file?

A ZIP file is a compressed archive that may hold one or many files within. To create a ZIP archive, or open an existing ZIP archive please visit www.winzip.com and download appropriate software.

What is a PDF File?

is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each PDF file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed-layout flat document, including the text, fonts, graphics, and other information needed to display it.

What is a bleed?

Printing that goes beyond the edge of the sheet after printing. Thise nsures that once your product is trimmed, no white lines will show on edges.

What types of paper stock do you carry?

We have an entire library of paper stocks from linen to matt to canvas to glossy to vinyl. Please ask one of our staff for more details.

What is the turnaround for my job?

This depends on the type of job and how busy we are. Something simple and straightforward printing will take a day, while offset or graphic design services may take longer.

What do I need to supply with for my job?

A PDF file or high quality JPG (300 DPI)

What is the largest file I can upload?

1GB

I need my order rushed, can you help me?

Yes Rush orders are available. However this means other orders may be delayed and thus a rush fee will apply.

Do you offer design services?

Yes we have an in-house graphic designer that can help you with all your design needs.

Are there any jobs to small for CalWest?

No. In the age of digital printing, no job is too small. If you need 2 colour prints or 200 colour prints, we will be happy to help you.