Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:22:24 +0000
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZSome methods for dealing with .pub files include using online conversion tools and creating other file formats from within Publisher to share the file.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHave you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZPick 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZColors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors. This page shows how the RGB color wheel works and how it might be used.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZIn 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHelvetica is a well-known and well-used font. But sometimes you might want something that just looks very similar to this font.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHow to create diacriticals with tilde accent marks. Type characters with tilde accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and using HTML.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAn 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDiscover 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDon't have Adobe Acrobat but you need to grab some text or images out of a PDF? There are several ways to do this and I'll explain each one here. Discover the different types of software you can use for pdf extractions.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDesktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for printing. But it goes a bit beyond a basic definition.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThere are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities. These programs are for Windows.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZYour newsletter layout doesn't have to have all these parts but most newsletters will have at least three of these elements of newsletter design, and usually many more. Find out what these parts are and get tips on how to put together a newsletter layout.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZWhen 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFree doesn't always mean stripped down or severely limited. There are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThere 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThis simple how-to on rendering copyright symbols, registered trademark symbols, and TM trademark symbols explains the usage and how to type them.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZWhen 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZOne 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZStep-by-step, here's how easy it is to install TrueType or OpenType fonts under various versions of Windows.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFont installation on a Mac is a simple drag and drop operation for both True/OpenType and PostScript fonts. Learn how to do it here.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFeeling 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFollow these 10 easy steps to make your own basic greeting card in any desktop publishing or graphics software.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDid you know that the color wheel you learned in school isn't the same as the colors used for the Web? It's not even the way colors are mixed for printing? Well, ok, same colors, just different arrangements and mixes. Learn more.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe problem with color is that no two people see it the exact same way. When color precision is needed, look to calibration, printing methods, and other color combinations to help resolve color issues.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZA 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCreate diacriticals or accent marks, such as the cedilla accent marks. Learn how to type them on a Mac, a Windows PC, or using HTML.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHere you will find the many blue-green faces of the color turquoise. Each slide is accompanied by a picture to provide a visual example.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZMost business cards are rectangles of standard dimensions. Discover not only the standard size but guidelines for working with variations.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZA deep blue, almost violet, indigo is a color of the rainbow...
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe meaning of color is important in graphic design. Explore attributes of cool and warm colors and meanings for use in print and Web design.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZStart 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe 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?
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAssuming 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCode 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe crisp, clean, uncluttered lines of these sans serif fonts are periennial favorites that are formal and friendly as well as suitable for specific tasks from newspapers to billboards.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZMug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Create your own fake police booking photo.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThese sites have online business card makers that walk you through creating a customized business card -- upload your own images in some cases -- then produce a printable business card template for download.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFind blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates for holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZOften used to refer to other spaces, there's just one place where you'll find the gutter of a book or similiar publication. You'll need it to deal with creep too.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThese business card templates come complete with color and artwork. Download the free business card templates and personalize with your info and logo too.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAfter creating a project you'll want to get the best output whether you use your desktop printer or commercial printing services. There are many ways to get it printed. Discover the range of printing methods and when to use which type of printing process.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCalibrating 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZGo 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThese definitions use metaphor an allegory to explain how the principles of design work. This is lesson 1 in the introduction to the principles of design self-paced course.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFreelance and in-house graphic designers, small business owners, secretaries, teachers, students, and individual consumers... discover who does desktop publishing. Explore Different Groups of People Who Do Desktop Publishing
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZSome software upgrades come almost yearly but do you need to upgrade to the latest and greatest every time? Maybe not. Here are some guidelines for when you should probably consider an upgrade for your desktop publishing software.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCreate your graduation invitation or announcement from as many of these elements as you desire. Here are some wording suggestions.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCommercial & shareware business card software programs do one thing -- business cards -- but do it well.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDiscover what graphic design software is, who makes it, and what the top choices are in graphic design software.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHSV is a color model that describes colors (hue or tint) in terms of their shade (saturation or amount of gray) and their brightness (value or luminance).
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZBond paper is a strong, durable paper especially suitable for electronic printing and use in office machines.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZUse these bare bones business card templates to help with sizing and margins.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZScribus tutorials may not be quite as plentiful as those for InDesign or QuarkXPress but they are out there. I've rounded up some that I think you may find useful in getting up and running quickly with the free Scribus desktop publishing software.
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2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFree and shareware fonts are offered for download on this site and many others on the Web. If you've never downloaded a file from the Web before, here's the basic instructions to help you grab all the fonts you want.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZLook at some examples of radial balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZWithout 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAlignment is the placement of text and graphics so they line up on the page. Learn how to use the principle of alignment and view examples of different types of alignment used in page layout.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDeep, dark, almost black, blue. Navy shares the formal attributes of blue and black.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZNormally your desktop printer leaves a non-printing edge around your documents. There are ways to get a full bleed, also known as print to the edge or borderless printing. It may require getting a new printer or maybe just getting different paper.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHelp 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZBlue is calming. A natural color, from the blue of the sky, blue is a universal colour. Dark blue can be conservative or ultra-modern. Discover the symbolism and meaning of blue.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZMost of the time, the color white is achieved by leaving ink off of an area of white paper. What happens if you want to print white ink on dark paper? Find out when you can and can't print white ink and alternatives to printing white ink colors.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZCalibrating 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThese classic serif fonts are designer favorites, preferred and used for their timeless appearance, legibility, and appropriateness for a wide variety of print projects.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZByline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAdobe Acrobat is for creating, editing, and organizing PDF files.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZAlignment that works for one design might be totally inappropriate for another. Discover the pros and cons of left-aligned opposed to fully justified.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThe color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect. Find out some more interesting information and similar shades here.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZFrom the pale Alice Blue to the blue of the sky, hex codes and RGB numbers and symbolism for the lighter side of blue.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZWondering what the best software is for desktop publishing? Get answers to that question and more involving choosing and using software for desktop publishing.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZYou can make a greeting card with most any desktop publishing software but there are specialty greeting card software products as well. These greeting card software programs feature ready-made templates, design wizards, clip art, fonts, or other extras to make it easy to design and print your own cards, announcements, or invitations. Most do many other print projects as well such as labels or fliers.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZGrids are invisible structures holding together elements on a page (print or Web). Discover how and where to use grids in page layout, especially in print.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZLearn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZBeige 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDoing desktop publishing involves more than just having and using desktop publishing software. Discover the basic and advanced knowledge and training needed to do desktop publishing from start to finish as well as how to do desktop publishing as a freelance business.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZBylines give the author of an article credit for their writing. Learn how to effectively incorporate bylines into desktop publishing documents including newsletter design.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHow 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHow to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThis 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDesign 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.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThere is no single best desktop publishing software. There are, however, specific programs that are better suited for certain tasks than others. Explore these suggestions for the best desktop publishng software. I'll drop a few names too.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZHow white is white? In terms of paper, there are many different levels of whiteness or brightness. See how paper brightness affects the quality and appearance of the printed page, especially photos.
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2016-09-29T11:22:24ZPage layout is a verb and a noun. Learn how page layout fits into desktop publishing and graphic design and what page layout applications are.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZThere are many flavors of Helvetica. Here's where to find the Helvetica font you need.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZLessons defining and illustrating the elements of design. Five introductory lessons cover lines, shapes, mass, texture, and color with a self-test assignment at the end.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZStart with a blank template that includes guidelines and instructions to aid in placement and printing. Add your own text and images to create candy bar wrappers.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZBusiness cards serve many purposes but their primary purpose is to tell what you do and give the recipient a way to contact you. Other information is optional. See what the minimum information is that should go into a business card design.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZIdeally, logo design should be done in a vector graphics software program initially. Find out what others are ideal for logo design.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZMedium blue, Dodger Blue, UN Blue, Cornflower, and Royal are some of the shades of blue in the medium range.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZNo matter how great the business card design, if important parts are missing it doesn't do the job as effectively as it could. Make sure your business card design has all the needed parts.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZOrange-red from cinnabar, a mineral. You might see it spelled as vermillion.
2016-09-29T11:22:24ZDefining desktop publishing. Discover what desktop publishing is and how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and creative printing.