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In the News (Mon 18 Mar 19)

  
  Open Directory - Computers: Desktop Publishing
Daddy Desktop - Creative help for in-house desktop publishers, junior designers, and marketing executives, who will benefit from creative advice from a national award-winning professional art director and graphic designer.
Desktop Publishing and Graphic Design- Articles and Consulting - Desktop publishing, graphic design and SEO Articles.
Desktop Publishing Links - Links to many desktop publishing resources including books, magazines and websites about popular publishing applications.
www.dmoz.org /Computers/Desktop_Publishing   (712 words)

  
  Desktop publishers
Desktop publishers use a keyboard to enter and select formatting properties, such as the size and style of type, column width, and spacing, and store them in the computer, which then displays and arranges columns of type on a video display terminal or computer monitor.
Desktop publishers use scanners to capture photographs, images, or art as digital data that can be either incorporated directly into electronic page layouts or further manipulated with the use of computer software.
Desktop publishers often are subject to stress and the pressures of short deadlines and tight work schedules.
www.bls.gov /oco/ocos276.htm   (1925 words)

  
  IT-Enquirer - Desktop publishing Digest
Desktop publishers use a keyboard to enter and select formatting properties, such as the size and style of type, column width, and spacing, and store them in the computer, which then displays and arranges columns of type on a video display terminal or computer monitor.
Desktop publishing is a rapidly changing field that encompasses a number of different kinds of jobs.
Desktop publishers use scanners to capture photographs, images, or art as digital data that can be either incorporated directly into electronic page layouts or further manipulated with the use of computer software.
www.it-enquirer.com /main/ite/more/desktop_publisher   (1364 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing
In desktop publishing, the content and the appearance, the substance and the style, are all considered together so that ideas and emotions will attract attention and will be taken seriously.
Publishers use very expensive equipment to typeset print onto paper, but desktop publishers will find that a laser printer meets most needs.
An advantage of using desktop publishing for newsletters and worship bulletins is that most programs allow you to establish a style sheet or template that can be used over and over again.
www.elca.org /communication/congcomm/desktop.html   (2129 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing-Building a Partnership of Image and Text
Computer systems support publishing in a number of ways but when the ideas are shared on paper we sometimes use the term desktop publishing and often confuse this term with the concept of word processing.
Desktop publishing historically has meant organizing images and text together for display on a piece of paper, whether for newsletter or book.
Desktop publishing provides a different and motivating range of formats that are different than the structure of the standard essay.
www.ceap.wcu.edu /Houghton/EDELCompEduc/Themes/desktopPublish/desktoppublishing.html   (6636 words)

  
 JEP: Desktop Publishing Software
Basic desktop publishing: tools to control type, graphics, and the layout and design of pages; ability to create master pages and stylesheets that are used to automate and structure documents; and utilities to check files for technical compliance with the printing industry's standards (also known as "preflighting") before sending them to a service bureau.
One key feature that no other desktop- publishing program has is Ventura's central stylesheet configuration, in which one stylesheet holds all the formatting specifications for page tags (master pages), paragraph and character tags (styles), and frame tags (frame styles) for the entire book, rather than just for each individual chapter.
It was ahead of its time when initially released in the mid-1980's; it contained many features, such as drop caps and stylesheets, that were overwhelming and confusing for early desktop publishers who at that time were still honing their basic computer skills, and were not ready for advanced features that today are commonplace.
www.press.umich.edu /jep/08-01/chagnon.html   (3763 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Desktop publishing, which simplifies the once-complicated publishing process and technique, enables non-professionals to produce primary printing by themselves and also helps professional publishers to save money and time.
On the other hand, professional-level publishers use desktop publishing both to simplify the workflow in order to cut the overhead fee in different departments and to achieve a higher quality of outputs, so they demand a technology that is compatible with peripheral equipment and that has a high speed.
The desktop publishing field has continued to refine and improve its applications and I believe the future of this technology in refining is promising.
www-rcf.usc.edu /~wdutton/comm533/DP-WANG.htm   (1186 words)

  
 What is desktop publishing? - A Word Definition From the Webopedia Computer Dictionary
A desktop publishing system allows you to use different typefaces, specify various margins and justifications, and embed illustrations and graphs directly into the text.
In general, though, desktop publishing applications give you more control over typographical characteristics, such as kerning, and provide more support for full-color output.
A particularly important feature of desktop publishing systems is that they enable you to see on the display screen exactly how the document will appear when printed.
www.webopedia.com /TERM/D/desktop_publishing.html   (776 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing
Whether you are functioning as a desktop publisher by preparing files from which we will print, or using our graphic design department, the road from idea to execution is the same.
Regardless of whether you are preparing a project to print on your desktop laser or inkjet printer or preparing a project for us to print, we urge you to use the proper software tool for the job.
Desktop publishing: Direct printing of typeset material using small, relatively inexpensive computers and printers under the direct control of the creator of the material.
www.printlocal.com /Desktop_Publishing.htm   (1644 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Desktop publishing -- a new term that's making sudden impact on both the publishing world and the world of microcomputers.
The term desktop publishing is so new that Webster's Dictionary hasn't tried to define it yet.
He continues, ".As it stands, there are three obstacles to desktop publishing on the IBM PC: hardware, software and firmware.".
www.chips.navy.mil /archives/86_oct/file19.htm   (1921 words)

  
 VAW: The Macintosh and Desktop Publishing
He was convinced that he could duplicate the most sophisticated forms of publishing on a low-cost personal computer equipped with the new laser printers.
The combination of desktop publishing and a graphical user interface sent waves of delight and terror, respectively, through the market and the competition (Malone 387).
Apple's clever machine changed the desktop publishing world forever and eventually came into its own as a home computer for the rest of us.
homepage.mac.com /vectronic/macintosh/desktop.html   (1109 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing Workshop
Offered as a part of the Desktop Publishing workshop, this half-day course is aimed for those users who need a general overview of Desktop Publishing using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Publisher.
Offered as a part of the Desktop Publishing workshop, this half-day course is aimed for those users who need a general overview of document delivery using Adobe Acrobat.
Offered as a part of the Desktop Publishing workshop, this half-day course is aimed for those users who need a general overview of the printing and distribution of desktop publishing projects.
www.oir.uiuc.edu /fast3/workshops/desktop_publishing.htm   (958 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing - Graphic Arts - AIT - ICC   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Desktop Publishing refers to the use of computers and appropriate software to prepare type and images for reproduction.
publishing technologies of today can trace their origins to the proprietary equipment and software found in the printing trade in the early 1980's, the techniques of page layout, image acquisition and manipulation, and document illustration have evolved greatly since that time.
The Desktop Publishing certificate provides instruction in the techniques and skills needed to work in all areas involved in desktop publishing.
web4.icc.edu /ait/desktop_publishing   (243 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing Software Reviews, Best Desktop Publishing Software
MS Publisher 2007 is slated for a February launch, and Adobe's InDesign CS3, which will include optimization for Intel-based Mac computers, is scheduled for a second-quarter 2007 release.
Desktop publishing software offers templates, clip art and wizards to help you design, print and publish a family newsletter, brochures or even a Web site.
Publisher is geared mainly to small businesses, however, and many reviews say that Print Shop Deluxe and Print Explosion have more family friendly features and templates, despite some technical difficulties.
www.consumersearch.com /www/software/desktop-publishing-software/index.html   (1260 words)

  
 desktopPublishing.com - The original desktop publishing and graphic design resource for free DTP tips, tutorials, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The News Page has the latest desktop publishing, graphic design, software, and industry news.
Template Paradise has hundreds of FREE desktop publishing templates for Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Publisher, and QuarkXpress.
Instructions and images for linking to desktopPublishing.com can be found here.
desktoppublishing.com   (132 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing and Design Services   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Following is a list of web sites currently offering desktop publishing services.
Abke Publishing and Graphic Services Graphic design and illustration, web design and maintenance, 3D modeling and animation, desktop publishing services and multimedia presentations.
The Write Stuff offers traditional desktop publishing services, as well as photo restoration, retouching, and colorizing.
desktoppublishing.com /dtpservices.html   (359 words)

  
 Learning a desktop publishing program - Desktop Publishing RU
You can find a desktop publishing program to design multimedia presentations for a web site, to create 3-D graphics, to create audio and video streams and even to coordinate shows and productions.
For help with the first concern, an excellent resource is the number of website devoted to desktop publishing program reviews and resources, including desktoppublishing.com (developed in 1995).
To learn to use a desktop publishing program well, you need to give yourself at least a few weeks, Even though today's average desktop publishing program is easier to use than ever before, the very feature rich programs still take some time to learn.
desktoppublishing.ru.com /article4.html   (471 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing Software, Desktop Publishing Programs
Publisher is a more serious product, and its art collection is smaller than more family-oriented titles, since business users may have less need for 250,000 clip-art pictures.
If your publishing goals are less ambitious, and you'd like to spend less than $50 on publishing software, there are over a dozen variations of The Print Shop, including a version just for greeting cards and one for party crafts.
It used to be that you needed a sophisticated web publishing program to make your own family Web page, but it's simple with desktop publishing programs.
www.consumersearch.com /www/software/desktop-publishing-software/fullstory.html   (2036 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing with OpenOffice.org | Linux Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Desktop publishing is easy, and it also can be fun.
MS Publisher is a particularly nasty case, because few printing houses really want to deal with it.
Anyone who doesn't know that DTP is the standard abbreviation probably has never read anything on Desktop Publishing before - which just goes to show that it's wise to have at least a cursory look at the existing literature in a field before opening your own mouth and putting your foot in it.
www.linuxjournal.com /article.php?sid=7495   (4776 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Desktop Publishing - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Desktop Publishing, the use of a computer and specialized software to combine text and graphics to create a document that can be printed on either...
Search for books about your topic, "Desktop Publishing"
encarta.msn.com /Desktop_Publishing.html   (145 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing
The A.A.S. degree in Desktop Publishing prepares students for a career in graphic communications.
This curriculum prepares students with the skills needed for employment in a desktop publishing business or in an office which uses desktop publishing equipment.
Graduates of this program will be qualified for positions as entry-level desktop publishers or as support staff in an office that uses desktop publishing.
www.sandburg.edu /Academic_Programs/Business/Desktop_Publishing/desktop_publishing.html   (132 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing
Desktop publishing and preflighting of publications is our specialty.
You could not be in better hands with your desktop publishing that with APFS.
We can provide photography and help coordinate your desktop publishing, 4 color printing and websites for a consistent trade marking and branding look.
www.houstonphotographydesignwebsites.com /desktop_publishing.htm   (174 words)

  
 Desktop Publishing
Desktop Publishing is a great field for someone with computer skills and an eye for good design.
Go to your library or our favorite bookstore, Amazon.com, and look for books about newsletters and desktop publishing (you'll find some recommendations on the left of this article).
Research what other desktop publishers in your area are charging and price yourself competitively with them.
www.thelightkeeper.com /wah/ideas/dtp.htm   (680 words)

  
 Internet Brothers - Desktop Publishing
Desktop Publishing: a term that makes professional graphic artists and typographers cringe at the thought of lousy home made amateur art work.
However, with the advent of the personal computer, there has been a proliferation of desktop publishing software enabling the aspiring artist to create presentations, brochures, posters, business cards and a wide variety of materials needed to run a business or advertise a garage sale.
Here, we'll attempt to provide some pointers so that your desktop publishing projects will have the best look possible without spending years in design school.
internetbrothers.com /desktoppub1.htm   (458 words)

  
 Desktop publishing
Desktop publishing (DTP) began with programs like Adobe PageMaker and Ventura Publisher.
The original idea was to free advertising layout from high-cost traditional publishing methods; to put ad-agency-style publishing literally on a user's desktop.
The implication from the FAQ file, as I read it, is that they used to pay through the nose for traditional publishing methods, and now such things are done by expensive in-house proprietary software development.
www.icehouse.net /jim_d/dtp.html   (986 words)

  
 LinuxDevCenter.com -- Scribus: Open Source Desktop Publishing
While there are other desktop publishing (DTP) applications for Linux, based mostly on TeX and LaTex, Scribus sports a friendlier user interface and more features.
"Desktop publishing requires higher-quality output, whether we are referencing an image, font, or line drawing.
In desktop publishing, PostScript quality and reliability is critical, so improvements in the latest versions of Ghostscript show up in Scribus almost immediately.
www.linuxdevcenter.com /pub/a/linux/2004/09/02/scribus.html?page=1   (1239 words)

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