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Print Clearly

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Free Manuscript Font from Blue Vinyl. Page 7.



Rule of Thirds and Balance

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Look at some examples of using the rule of thirds to create visual balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.



Who Does Desktop Publishing?

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Freelance 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



Desktop Publishing Isn't Dead

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

'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.



Designing With QR Codes

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

There's a lot of information about what a QR code is and how to use it but now get some advice on how to incorporate that code into your print pieces.



Put Together a Better-Looking Page With These...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

A 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.



Grids and Balance

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Look at some examples of using grids to create visual balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.



Introduction to the Elements of Design

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Lessons 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.



A Beginner's Guide to the Principals of Graphic...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

The 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?



Radial Balance

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Look at some examples of radial balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.



What Trim Size Means in Printing

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Trim size refers to the final size of a printing project after all excess paper has been trimmed away.



Difference Between Graphic Design and Desktop...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

One is more production-oriented than the other but they are quite similar in most ways.



The Importance of Desktop Publishing in the...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Don't be too quick to dismiss desktop publishing as a relic of the past. Whatever you call the software, it is still a vital tool in business communications in both print and digital forms.



Here's Why Desktop Publishing Is So Important

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Desktop publishing, used properly, enhances visual communication and streamlines the process of disseminating information...



48 Lessons for Learning Desktop Publishing DTP

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Learn desktop publishing one or two words at a time and one rule at a time with this free desktop publishing class.



Asymmetrical Balance

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Look at some examples of symmetrical balance in this lesson on the Principles of Design.



Wondering What "Desktop Publishing" Is? Here's...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Desktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for printing. But it goes a bit beyond a basic definition.



Elsevier Word Templates

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Desktop Publishing.



Adding Page Numbers to PageMaker 7

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Adobe PageMaker automatically numbers pages in the style you designate when the proper page numbering code is placed on the document's master pages.



Desktop Publishing Software FAQs

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Wondering what the best software is for desktop publishing? Get answers to that question and more involving choosing and using software for desktop publishing.



Free Oversized Christmas Tag Download

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Try one of these free downloadable templates for oversized Christmas gift tags.



The Verdict on Adobe PageMaker 7 (Desktop...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Not quite on a par with InDesign or QuarkXPress, Adobe PageMaker is still a professional-level page layout application. Marketed as a small business/enterprise publishing solution, PageMaker outshines the similarly-targeted Microsoft Office Publisher in output but not in price or ease of use.



Did You Know That Relief Printing is A Little...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Learn what types of printing processes are known as relief printing and what relief printing means for desktop publishing.



Balance as a Principle of Design - Symmetrical...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Learn more about symmetrical balance by taking a look at some examples in this lesson on the Principles of Design.



Here's What a Knockout Is in Design

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

No fighting—a knockout occurs where colors overlap. Learn what a knockout means in desktop publishing and graphic design.



Put It In Reverse: Reversed Type Treatments in...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Here are ways to use reversed type as well as what to avoid when setting text in reversed type.



Customize With an Original Iron-on Transfer

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Design 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.



Use All Caps with the Right Fonts

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Stop shouting. Online TYPING IN ALL CAPS is considered shouting and is frowned on in most cases. In print, shouting is never worse than when it is done with decorative or script typefaces. It’s ugly. It’s hard to read. Just don’t do it, PLEASE!



Discover the Art (& Math) of Folding a...

2016-12-10T11:02:25Z

Get measurements in inches and picas for the panels of several paper sizes and folding styles for brochures including tri-fold, 4 panel spiral folds, and gatefolds.