Use of ICT in Publishing. What is Desktop publishing (DTP)?. It refers to the process of using the computer to produce professional documents, also through photo image and editing software. Who uses DTP?. Newspaper and Magazines.
It refers to the process of using the computer to produce professional documents, also through photo image and editing software.
A Very powerful computer is needed with a lot of memory and a large hard drive, because manipulating pictures on the screen takes a lot of computing power.
A scanner is used to scan photographs and hand-drawn drawings into a document.If there is large amount of text to input, this can also be scanned in.
Digital cameras are able to take photographs that are digitised and stored inside the camera.
The templates come with a laid out design with little, images and text already in place.
Text and graphics are placed in frames. These frames can then be moved around the document and repositioned.
Style sheets are used to help make the text, headings and subheadings consistent.
It also makes it easier and quicker to apply styles to the document.