Published: Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:20:19 +0000
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZSome methods for dealing with .pub files include using online conversion tools and creating other file formats from within Publisher to share the file.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHave you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZPick the right titles and other wording for your award certificates. You can mix and match headings and descriptive text to suit the occasion. Here is some common wording and tips on using them in a certificate honoring an individual or group.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZColors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors. This page shows how the RGB color wheel works and how it might be used.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZDesktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for printing. But it goes a bit beyond a basic definition.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWhen speaking the language of color, what colors speak to women? Explore the favorite colors of women and colors traditionally or culturally associated with women. Use color studies to determine the best colors to use in print and Web when targeting females of all ageas.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHelvetica is a well-known and well-used font. But sometimes you might want something that just looks very similar to this font.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZMake your own basic greeting cards using any desktop publishing or graphics software. Here's how.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHow to type characters with tilde accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, a mobile device and using HTML.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThere are a lot of fonts that are suitable for an award certificate. But if you want a somewhat traditional, formal, or semi-formal look then stick to some of these Blackletter and Script font combinations.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZAn accent mark is a mark or addition to some characters to denote a specific pronunciation. This chart shows what keystrokes to use to type acute, cedilla, circumflex, grave, tilde, and umlaut accented characters.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWhen you need to grab text or images out of a PDF but don't have Adobe Acrobat, try these alternatives you can use for PDF extractions.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZIn this list, you'll find a very brief description of each of the handwriting fonts and a link to view a larger sample and download the font.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZTry one of these free downloadable templates for oversized Christmas gift tags.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZEvery newsletter layout has at least three of these elements of newsletter design and some have all the parts listed here.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe main players in the desktop publishing software field are Adobe, Inc., Corel Corporation, and Quark, Inc. with products that stick close to the original desktop publishing software definition. Additionally, Microsoft, Serif, Xara, and others have been producing consumer and business desktop publishing software (aka page layout software) for many years.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWhen speaking the language of color, what colors speak to men? Explore the favorite colors of men before choosing colors for print or web projects targeted to males.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThis simple how-to on rendering copyright symbols, registered trademark symbols, and TM trademark symbols explains the usage and how to type them.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFont installation on a Mac is a simple drag and drop operation for both True/OpenType and PostScript fonts. Learn how to do it here.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThere are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities. These programs are for Windows.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZStep-by-step, here's how easy it is to install TrueType or OpenType fonts under various versions of Windows.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFeeling dark blue. Blue is a favorite color of both men and women. While all shades of blue carry some of the same symbolism, certain attributes are stronger for dark blues. The deepest darkest blues also share some of the same color meanings as black.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFree doesn't always mean stripped down or severely limited. Check out these free desktop publishing applications for the Mac.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZTwo original greeting card template designs in PDF format, ready to print, sign, and send. Also, an envelope template. Plus, you'll find links to more holiday greeting card ideas.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZAssuming you have the appropriate desktop publishing software, chosen for the type of projects and printing you plan to do, and understand the basics of using desktop publishing software, here are the key steps to creating an attractive layout in most types of page layout software and printing it from your desktop printer.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZMost business cards are rectangles of standard dimensions. Discover not only the standard size but guidelines for working with variations.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFind blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates for holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZDiscover cultural and traditional meanings, what colors work together, and browse some palettes in this exploration of color symbolism. Get the symbolism for shades of blue, red, purple, warm colors like orange, cool colors like green, and neutrals such as brown, beige, and silver.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThis simple how-to is on the proper use of typographer's quotation marks and inch and feet tick marks. Use typographical correct quotes, apostrophes, and primes.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHere you will find the many blue-green faces of the color turquoise. Each slide is accompanied by a picture to provide a visual example.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe three primary differences in commercial offset printing and desktop printing (inkjet and laser) are the colors of ink and the way the ink is placed on the paper as well as the type of machinery used to accomplish the task.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZCreate diacriticals or accent marks, such as the cedilla accent marks. Learn how to type them on a Mac, a Windows PC, or using HTML.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZOne of the most frequent requests I used to get was for school fonts that mimic the various print and cursive handwriting styles including D'Nealian, Zaner-Boser, and Getty-Dubay Italic. So, I've scoured the nooks and crannies of the Web to come up with this collection of commercial, shareware, and freeware sources for these handwriting fonts for teachers.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZMug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Create your own fake police booking photo.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZA deep blue, almost violet color, indigo is the color of blueberries and your newest dark blue jeans. Use this cool color in designs to convey trust.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZCode Red: What is the meaning of red when used on the Web? CSS and SVG Color Keywords allow you to use named colors to represent specific Hexadecimal or RGB colors. But do these colors say what you intend? Explore the color symbolism of various shades of red in the CSS and SVG Color Keywords.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe meaning of color is important in graphic design. Explore attributes of cool and warm colors and meanings for use in print and Web design.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZCalibrating your printer ensures (as much as possible) that what you print is consistent with what you see on-screen. The two go hand in hand.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZStart with one of these free templates in PNG format then add text then create a gold seal. Make an award certificate using only Microsoft Word.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZTthese sans serif fonts are perennial favorites that are formal and friendly as well as suitable for specific tasks from newspapers to billboards.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZOne is more production-oriented than the other but they are quite similar in most ways.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZGo royal. Be special. Look like a lady in shades of purple. Explore purple color meanings, symbolism, common uses, different shades of purple, and colors that go well it.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZCalibrating monitors, printers, and scanners helps yield more consistent color between all these devices. However, it may never have occurred to you that calibrating your digital camera can also produce more reliable color matching.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFrom the pale Alice Blue to the blue of the sky, hex codes and RGB numbers and symbolism for the lighter side of blue.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZAzure is a friendly, calming color that encompasses a range of light-to-dark blue shades. Here are some of the best azure shades for your next design project.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThere's just one place where you find the gutter of a book or similar publication. You'll need it to deal with creep or other binding options.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe best fonts for newsletters should be readable but there's room for a little experimentation and fun in some areas such as the nameplate and pull-quotes.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThis FAQ shows you step-by-step how to obtain fonts, open archived fonts, and install fonts for Mac and PC. Downloading the font doesn't automatically make it show up in your software font list.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWhat happens if you want to print white ink on dark paper? Find out your options and alternatives to achieve the effect your want.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFold your paper in a special way and with one snip of the scissors you'll have a perfect 5 point star to use for crafting projects. There will be lots of scrap paper left over that you can use for other projects - like confetti!
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHSV is a color model that describes colors (hue) in terms of their shade (saturation or amount of gray) and brightness (value).
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZUsed to entice the reader to an article, a pull quote is a small selection of text pulled out and quoted in a larger typeface.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZMedium blue, Dodger Blue, UN Blue, Cornflower, and Royal are some of the shades of blue in the medium range.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWondering what the best software is for desktop publishing? Get answers to that question and more involving choosing and using software for desktop publishing.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZBond paper is a strong, durable paper especially suitable for electronic printing and use in office machines.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZCrimson, the color of love and blood, originally came from an insect. Find guidance for using crimson in design here.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZA good composition is one that is not only pleasing to look at but also effectively conveys the message of the text and graphics to the intended audience.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZBlue is a calming natural color. Discover the symbolism of blue and how it is used in design and other fields.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZAdobe InDesign provides plenty of customization options for non-printing elements when you work with a document.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHow to type characters with grave accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, a mobile device and using HTML.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZFree fonts are offered for download on many websites. If you've never downloaded a font from the web before, this basic information gets you started.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZDiscover what graphic design software is, who makes it, and what the top choices are in graphic design software.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe examples you'll find here demonstrate varying degrees of each of the six principles of design. Do your page layouts use all these principles of design?
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZNormally your desktop printer leaves a non-printing edge around your documents. There are ways to get a full bleed, also known as borderless printing.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZPaper brightness affects the quality and appearance of the printed page, especially photos. Brightness and whiteness are two different values.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWithout delving into every possibility, every nuance of a typeface, let's look at some of the key characteristics of body type and how to choose the font style and size most suitable for text.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZBook publishing takes several forms. You can write the book then turn it over to someone else, self-publish, or pick and choose which aspects of book publishing you want to delegate and which you keep for yourself. For self-publishing there are many things you need to know about how to design and layout a book and get it printed.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZA byline is a short phrase often located at the top of an article that indicates the name of the author.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZBylines give the author of an article credit for their writing. Learn how to effectively incorporate bylines into desktop publishing documents including newsletter design.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZNeed to print on plastic or cardboard? You need flexographic printing. Learn how flexography expands printing options beyond the familiar ink on paper.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZNavy blue shares the formal attributes of both blue and black. It conveys importance, stability and sophistication in design projects.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHelp readers keep reading by adding jumplines when newsletter articles continue on subsequent pages. Get tips on using and designing jumplines or continuation lines in newspaper, magazine, or newsletter design.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZDesign and print iron-on transfers for t-shirts and other wearable items. Here's a list of the supplies you'll need and tips for getting better transfers with less waste or mistakes.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZRGB colors add up to hex codes in desktop publishing and graphic design.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThere are more spacing options available than just hitting the spacebar once or twice. Explore the use of relative size spaces in common use for type in print and sometimes on the Web.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHow to create letters with diacritical marks, such as the circumflex accent marks. Learn how to type these on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
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2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThese classic serif fonts are designer favorites, preferred for their timeless appearance and legibility for a wide variety of print projects.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThere are many flavors of Helvetica. Here's where to find the Helvetica font you need.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZIdeally, logo design should be done in a vector graphics software program initially. Find out what others are ideal for logo design.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThese free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZAlignment that works for one design might be totally inappropriate for another. Discover the pros and cons of left-aligned opposed to fully justified.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWith the right design software you can create almost any print or Web project imaginable. For print projects you generally need word processing, page layout, and graphics applications. For the Web, some of those same programs work but there's also specialized Web design software as well. Creative printing programs feature clip art and templates for a variety of home, school, and office projects. Discover what specific design software works best for each use.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZDoes green evoke nature, the environment, or health to you? Explore green color meanings, symbolism, shades of green and colors that go well with those shades.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZPerfect binding as it applies to desktop publishing and steps for a DIY version of perfect binding.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThe variety of photo quality inkjet papers can seem overwhelming. However, there are really only five main differences in all these papers with four of these playing a critical role: brightness, weight, caliper, and finish. Learn how to choose the right paper for your needs based on these criteria and see how a few different types of paper stack up against each other.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZSometimes you want to dress up your text more than just changing the color or making it bold and you don't want to fire up Photoshop. Try InDesign.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZHow to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZIn desktop publishing, templates are pre-designed documents that we can use to create business cards, brochures, greeting cards, or other desktop documents. Learn how to use templates more effectively and find free templates for desktop publishing.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZThis definition of desktop publishing explains how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and printing.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZBeige is a chameleon, taking on some of the attributes of stronger warm or cool colors it accompanies. On its own, it is a calm neutral background color. Explore beige color meanings and symbolism.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZUse thes PNG or AI templates to make Certificates of Appreciation, Recognition, and Achievement. I've got instructions on how to turn these templates into custom certificates.
2017-01-20T11:20:19ZWhat do you want to know about preparing digital files and getting them printed? Look here for answers to common and sometimes not so common questions about prepress and printing including paper, PostScript, and proofs.