Published: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:16:48 +0000
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZSome methods for dealing with .pub files include using online conversion tools and creating other file formats from within Publisher to share the file.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHave you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZPick 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZColors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors. This page shows how the RGB color wheel works and how it might be used.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHelvetica is a well-known and well-used font. But sometimes you might want something that just looks very similar to this font.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZIn 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDiscover 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZAn 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHow to type characters with tilde accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, a mobile device and using HTML.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDesktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for printing. But it goes a bit beyond a basic definition.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZWhen 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZWhen 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDon'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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities. These programs are for Windows.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThis simple how-to on rendering copyright symbols, registered trademark symbols, and TM trademark symbols explains the usage and how to type them.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZYour 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFree doesn't always mean stripped down or severely limited. Check out these free desktop publishing applications for the Mac.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThis 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFeeling 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFollow these 10 easy steps to make your own basic greeting card in any desktop publishing or graphics software.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZStep-by-step, here's how easy it is to install TrueType or OpenType fonts under various versions of Windows.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFont installation on a Mac is a simple drag and drop operation for both True/OpenType and PostScript fonts. Learn how to do it here.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZMug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Create your own fake police booking photo.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZMost business cards are rectangles of standard dimensions. Discover not only the standard size but guidelines for working with variations.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHere you will find the many blue-green faces of the color turquoise. Each slide is accompanied by a picture to provide a visual example.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZOne 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZAfter 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZTthese sans serif fonts are perennial favorites that are formal and friendly as well as suitable for specific tasks from newspapers to billboards.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCalibrating 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZA 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe meaning of color is important in graphic design. Explore attributes of cool and warm colors and meanings for use in print and Web design.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZWhat happens if you want to print white ink on dark paper? Find out your options and alternatives to achieve the effect your want.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCreate diacriticals or accent marks, such as the cedilla accent marks. Learn how to type them on a Mac, a Windows PC, or using HTML.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHSV 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).
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZBond paper is a strong, durable paper especially suitable for electronic printing and use in office machines.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFind blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates for holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZAssuming 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCode 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThis 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHow 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZA 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe primary purpose of a business card is to identify you and give the recipient a way to contact you. Other information is optional.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZGo 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZStart 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCalibrating 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFreelance 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
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZNavy blue shares the formal attributes of both blue and black. It conveys importance, stability and sophistication in design projects.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDiscover what graphic design software is, who makes it, and what the top choices are in graphic design software.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZYou've designed the perfect printed piece. But now you need to put it on paper. Which paper? Here's a look at your primary paper options, regardless of the color, size, or finish for your printed masterpiece.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFrom the pale Alice Blue to the blue of the sky, hex codes and RGB numbers and symbolism for the lighter side of blue.
2016-10-26T11:16:48Z'Invented' in the 1980s, desktop publishing isn't dead, it has simply evolved. Many of the tasks remain the same but the software used and publishing methods have changed.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZLearn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZGrids 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZUsed to entice the reader to an article, a pull quote is a small selection of text pulled out and quoted in a larger typeface.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZWithout 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZNormally 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.
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2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZBylines give the author of an article credit for their writing. Learn how to effectively incorporate bylines into desktop publishing documents including newsletter design.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHow 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect. Find out some more interesting information and similar shades here.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere'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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZIdeally, logo design should be done in a vector graphics software program initially. Find out what others are ideal for logo design.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZFree 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDesign 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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?
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZDownload free fonts for Halloween projects. Dripping blood fonts, scary dingbats with monsters, witches, jack-o-lanterns, and other Halloween creatures.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZToday's logo designers need software, clip art, and fonts to go along with their design talents. While there are a multitude of choices for each, there are a few more popular, industry-standard software programs that serious designers should consider. The field is wide-open as to clip art and fonts but there are certain packages that can help new designers get up and running quickly.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZOne is more production-oriented than the other but they are quite similar in most ways.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZNeed to print on plastic or cardboard? You need flexographic printing. Learn how flexography expands printing options beyond the familiar ink on paper.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZByline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZBlue is a calming natural color. Discover the symbolism of blue and how it is used in design and other fields.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHelp 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThese classic serif fonts are designer favorites, preferred for their timeless appearance and legibility for a wide variety of print projects.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZUse these bare bones business card templates to help with sizing and margins.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCalibrating your monitor provides a screen display that simulates ink colors printed on paper. If your reds are coming out orange, calibrate.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZStart 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThese business card templates come complete with color and artwork. Download the free business card templates and personalize with your info and logo too.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHow to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThe 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZYou 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZBeige 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZHow to type characters with grave accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, a mobile device and using HTML.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZBook 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZMedium blue, Dodger Blue, UN Blue, Cornflower, and Royal are some of the shades of blue in the medium range.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZAdobe Acrobat is for creating, editing, and organizing PDF files.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThis definition of desktop publishing explains how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and printing.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZScribus 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere is no single best desktop publishing software. There are, however, specific programs that are better suited for certain tasks than others.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZRGB colors add up to hex codes in desktop publishing and graphic design.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZThere are many flavors of Helvetica. Here's where to find the Helvetica font you need.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZSometimes 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.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZRed can be an angry or passionate color. Discover the symbolism of the color red and how it is used in design and other fields.
2016-10-26T11:16:48ZCommercial & shareware business card software programs do one thing -- business cards -- but do it well.