Desktop Publishing : An Illustrated Design Guide
Desktop publishing software can produce professional looking documents at the touch of a button. However, mastering the complexities of the software is only half the battle. Basic design rules also have to be followed if `professional' looking material is to be produced. Desktop Publishing has been written by a graphic designer and it deals specifically with design and design related problems. It also includes plenty of practice samples and templates.
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- Paperback | 192 pages
- 189 x 246mm
- 30 Sep 1994
- John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Blackwell Science Ltd
- Oxford, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Designing for DTP: Basic design tips; From wordprocessing to printed page: Dealing with discs; Instructing your author; Formatting text; Document length; Columns; Paragraphs; Typesetting: Fonts; Typesize; Spacing; Justification; Printers; Graphics: HTs and line drawings in documents; Scaling pictures; Captions; Techniques for line drawings; Camera ready artwork: Preparing for the printer; Colour; Imposition; Printing: Different methods; Buying print; Paper and binding; Specialist suppliers; Glossary; Index.