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Desktop Publishing Basics. By Gary Braman. DTP Terminology. What is Desktop Publishing?. ?. ?. ?. ?. ?. Computer. Software. Laser printer. DTP Terminology. What is Desktop Publishing?. Desktop Publishing. Portrait. Landscape. DTP Terminology. Page Orientation. Flush left.

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dtp terminology
DTP Terminology

What is Desktop Publishing?

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?

?

?

?

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Computer

Software

Laser printer

DTP Terminology

What is Desktop Publishing?

Desktop

Publishing

slide4

Portrait

Landscape

DTP Terminology

Page Orientation

slide5

Flush left

Flush right

Justified

Center

DTP Terminology

Arrangement or Column Structure

slide6

Column width

Top Margin

Indent

Display type

Run around

or Text wrap

Text type

Left

Margin

Right

Margin

Bottom Margin

Gutter

DTP Terminology

slide7

Word Processing Basics

  • One Space between sentences

One space between sentences. Not two spaces.

One space between sentences. Not two spaces.

slide8

A

Sans Serif

Word Processing Basics

  • Two type faces per document

A

Serif

slide9

Smart Quotes

"

Dumb Quotes

Word Processing Basics

  • Use real quotes
slide10

With tabs

Item one

Item two

Item three

Without tabs

Item one

Item two

Item three

Word Processing Basics

  • Use Tabs for alignment
slide11

Spelll Cheack

Spell Chek

Spell Cheeck

Spel Check

Speell Check

Word Processing Basics

  • Spell check
slide12

New York

Geneva

Chicago

San Fransisco

Monoco

Word Processing Basics

  • Never use city fonts
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…for emphasis

Use Bold or Italic instead

Word Processing Basics

  • Don’t use…
slide14

Word Processing Basics

  • Don’t use all caps in decorative type faces
slide15

Using Text Type

  • Use 10-12point
slide16

Using Text Type

  • Use Serif type faces

Type

slide17

Using Text Type

  • Use Upper and lower casenot all CAPs

Type

TYPE

slide18

Using Text Type

  • Use accent type sparingly

If everything is bold, nothing is bold.

slide19

Using Text Type

  • Separate paragraphs with indents or space
slide20

Using Text Type

  • Break up text with headings and sub-heads
slide21

Using Text Type

  • Column width of 39 characters—Justified
slide22

Using Text Type

  • Use points for leading not lines
slide23

THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS. THIS IS ALL CAPS.

This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold. This is all bold.

This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic. This is all italic.

Using Text Type

  • Don’t use CAPS, bold or italicsfor blocks
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Using Display Type

  • Use 18point or over
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Use for headings and titles

Using Display Type

  • Use all CAPS sparingly
slide26

Using Display Type

  • Use Thick sans serif type for reverse
slide27

Using Display Type

  • May use initial capsto start story

T

his is an example paragraph used to illustrate an effect. If you can read this, your eyes are quite good. Thanks for coming by today.

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Using Display Type

  • No spacebetween headings and text
slide29

Using Display Type

  • Don’t mixdecorative type faces
slide30

Lists

  • Use numbers, letters or symbols for bullets

1. Item one

2. Item two

3. Item three

a. Item one

b. Item two

c. Item three

  • Item one
  • Item two
  • Item three
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Lists

  • Don’t use asterisks or hyphens for bullets

* Item one

* Item two

* Item three

- Item one

- Item two

- Item three

slide32

Lists

  • Don’t mix symbols for bullets

- Item one

• Item two

* Item three

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Lists

  • Don’t use bullets with center alignment
  • Big item one
  • Item two
  • Item three
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • One dominant element per layout
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • Alignment—use a clear line to align items
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • Grouping—group items that belong to together
slide37

Auto Show

Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • Contrast—between elements and background
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • White space—leave some empty space
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • Don’t have elements too close to the edges
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Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

DTP Design

  • Don’t go “Box Crazy”
slide41

DTP Design

  • Don’t use distracting borders

Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

slide42

DTP Design

  • Don’t place elements in the corners

Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

slide43

DTP Design

  • Don’t place images in the middle of text

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Center

Left

Center

Left

DTP Design

  • Don’t mix alignments

Auto Show

Cedar Falls Civic Center

347 Washington Street

March 15

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Admission-$6.00

true or false

Portrait

Landscape

TRUE OR FALSE

There is no difference between portrait and landscape printing

FALSE

Use as many fonts as possible to keep the readers attention.

Use as many fontsas possible tokeepthereadersattention

FALSE

Use italics and bold instead of

TRUE

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Which is Serif and San Serif?

A

A

Sans Serif

Serif

2

  • How many fonts per document?
assignment
Assignment
  • Create a Newsletter about YOUR GROUP PRODUCT!
  • Draft is due next class.
  • Idea for Category headings?