Getting a Document Together. Communicating Information Documents and Publications. This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable. For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation. Portrait or landscape.
Communicating InformationDocuments and Publications
This icon indicates the slide contains activities created in Flash. These activities are not editable.
For more detailed instructions, see the Getting Started presentation.
Theorientationof a page can be in one of two ways:
portrait or landscape.
A page can be in a number of sizes.
Once the orientation and page size have been set up the marginsandalignmenthave to be decided.
The marginis the space left between your text/images and the edge of the page.
Some documents do not require a margin – a poster looks better with the background taken right to the edge.
Some documents look better with a margin. A newspaper can be read more easily, and looks better, with a white margin all the way round.
Some documents need a bigger margin on some sides. A larger margin on the left leaves enough space for the holes so that the pages can be filed away.
WYSIWYG– (wizzy wig)
It sound like a magic word – here’s what it is…
What You See Is WhatYou Get
A number of programs are WYSIWYG.
To be sure, always preview your work before you print.
Zoom in and take a closer look.
Check that everything fits as you planned, and that the document is on the correct amount of pages.
Check that the whole document looks as you want it to. This saves time, ink and paper.
More magic words –
Spelling – is it right or write?
Punctuation – is it? Is it! or It is.
Grammar – It were or it was?
You must check your document for SPG. The computer spell and grammar check does not fix everything.
Your document is not the same without it.
Before printing check the following and make your choice:
What can I remember?