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FAQ- Folding

What are the different types of folding options?

Half Fold
This type of fold is mainly used for brochures and postcards. It is constructed by folding a sheet of paper in half once, making four panels (two front and two back).
 
Tri-Fold This fold is commonly used for mailing and brochures, with the paper being folded into thirds. After folding, it consists of six panels (three front, three back).
 
Z-Fold The "Z" style offers an advantage for multi-page letters to be collated and inserted for mailing. It is made by folding the paper twice (in zigzags) creating six panels (3 front, 3 back). 
 
Double Parallel Fold
The double parallel fold requires a four panel design. It is made by folding a sheet of paper in half twice in the same direction making eight panels. 
 
Parallel Roll Fold
This fold is created when paper is folded inward multiple times as if you are "rolling up" the paper with folds. It consists of 4 panels. 
 
Right Angle Fold (fold in half, tri-fold)
This fold is made by folding a sheet of paper in half, then folding it into thirds in the opposite direction.
 
Right Angle (French) Fold
This fold is made by folding a paper in half in one direction and then folding it in half again in the opposite direction. After folding, it consists of eight panels (4 front and 4 back).
 


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