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How To Create Registration Marks
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How do you create registration marks on transparency film for screen printing, I have tried several times and am at my witts end,,,,is it that complex or I am that dumb  :/
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Not complex nor dumb just not there. This an outline (because I am shutting down for the day ) Might / might not help.

Gimp does not have other than a very rudimentary crop mark (in linux Gimp) so my advice is get a copy of Inkscape. http://www.inkscape.org

Starting with Gimp, export your design as a png https://i.imgur.com/8geUOZO.jpg

Open that in Inkscape and in the Extensions menu, there is a Render > Layout > Printing marks https://i.imgur.com/loWsLq4.jpg

You then need to fit the Page to include the registration marks https://i.imgur.com/PfGdiS1.jpg

Save or Export that as a pdf or png (up-to-you) https://i.imgur.com/mSvDZxq.jpg

Back to Gimp with the reg marks https://i.imgur.com/BWB9X6w.jpg

Dont know your design, it might be a single colour but as CMY separated colours -> Components -> Decompose the registration chevrons (which are cmyk) show up. This for magenta https://i.imgur.com/DbfymKx.jpg

Always helps if you give the OS you use and the version of Gimp.
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(Yesterday, 09:05 PM)rich2005 Wrote: Not complex nor dumb just not there.  This an outline (because I am shutting down for the day ) Might / might not help.

Gimp does not have other than a very rudimentary crop mark (in linux Gimp) so my advice is get a copy of Inkscape. http://www.inkscape.org

Starting with Gimp, export your design as a png  https://i.imgur.com/8geUOZO.jpg

Open that in Inkscape and in the Extensions menu, there is a Render > Layout > Printing marks https://i.imgur.com/loWsLq4.jpg

You then need to fit the Page to include the registration marks https://i.imgur.com/PfGdiS1.jpg

Save or Export that as a pdf or png (up-to-you) https://i.imgur.com/mSvDZxq.jpg

Back to Gimp with the reg marks https://i.imgur.com/BWB9X6w.jpg

Dont know your design, it might be a single colour but as CMY separated colours -> Components -> Decompose the registration chevrons (which are cmyk) show up. This for magenta https://i.imgur.com/DbfymKx.jpg

Always helps if you give the OS you use and the version of Gimp.

Thanks I will when I log into my laptop(at work currently) and I appreciate the help.
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