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  1. Planning Your Document Desktop Publishing

  2. Preplanning • Determine your AUDIENCE • Determine the PURPOSE of the Product • Creating a production SCHEDULE

  3. Layout • Create a Thumbnail sketch A Thumbnail sketch is a working document using stick figures and boxes labeled text.

  4. Orientation Orientation: Vertical or Horizontal position in which a page is printed The shortest side is at the top of the page. The longest side is at the top of the page.

  5. Page Arrangement • Facing Pages: There is a left & right side • Gutter: Inside margin of a document with facing pages or spaces between columns • Recto Pages: Odd-numbered pages in a document with facing pages • Verso Pages: Even-numbered pages in a document with facing pages • Booklet: Two pages printed front & back on a single sheet of paper

  6. Paper Size • Letter (8.5 x 11) • Legal (8.5 x 14) • Ledger (11 x 17)

  7. Paper Type • Bond—Used in copier or personal printer • Book—Better quality than bond • Text—Very high quality • Newsprint—Low quality & inexpensive • Cover Stock—Heavy stock paper • Coated—Has a finish on it producing better-quality print • Dot Grain—Spreading of ink once it is applied to paper

  8. Paper Folds • Z fold—Divides the paper into thirds when printing on one side • Trifold—Divides the paper into thirds when printing on both sides • Accordion—Divides the paper into fourths • Gatefold—Folds the sides into the middle of a page