Jargon Buster

Print terminology can be confusing and intimidating when you don’t understand it. That's one reason why you'll always be able to speak to someone on the phone at Bishops. We're here to make your life easier. Think of us as an extension to your own team!

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Job ticket / job sheet

Alternate names for a works order. Bishops Printers uses a job ticket to track your job as it moves around the factory.


To shake a stack of papers, either on a machine or by hand, so that the edges line up. Also referred to as knocking-up.


Joint Photographic Electronic Group. A common standard for compressing image data.


Text which is flush to both the left and right margins.