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How to Open .PUB files Without Microsoft...
There are currently no plug-ins, viewers, or shortcuts for using .PUB files outside of Publisher. Some of the methods for dealing with .pub files include using online conversion tools and creating other file formats from within Publisher if you need to share the file with others.
Recognize Achievement With the Right Certificat...
Pick the right titles and other wording for your award certificates. You can mix and match headings and descriptive text to suit the occasion. Here is some common wording and tips on using them in a certificate honoring an individual or group.
Color Symbolism: What the Different Colors Mean...
Discover cultural and traditional meanings, what colors work together, and browse some palettes in this exploration of color symbolism. Get the symbolism for shades of blue, red, purple, warm colors like orange, cool colors like green, and neutrals such as brown, beige, and silver.
What to Know about the Color Indigo
A deep blue, almost violet, indigo is a color of the rainbow...
How Big is a Business Card Supposed to Be?
Most business cards are rectangles of standard dimensions. Discover not only the standard size but guidelines for working within that size along with variations (such as mini business cards).
How to Install TrueType or OpenType Fonts in...
Step-by-step, here's how easy it is to install TrueType or OpenType fonts under various versions of Windows.
Beginner's Guide to Extracting Text and Images...
Don't have Adobe Acrobat but you need to grab some text or images out of a PDF? There are several ways to do this and I'll explain each one here. Discover the different types of software you can use for pdf extractions.
How to Create Certificates of Recognition in...
Start with one of these free templates in PNG format then add text then create a gold seal. Make an award certificate using only Microsoft Word.
Want to Make Your Own Greeting Cards? Use These...
Find blank and pre-designed printable greeting card templates for holiday cards, invitations, announcements, birthday cards, and other kinds of greeting cards.
A Beginner's Guide to Contrasting Colors
Colors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors.
The Easy Way to Type Tilde Accent Marks
How to create diacriticals with tilde accent marks. Type characters with tilde accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and using HTML.
All About.com Tutorials for Adobe InDesign
Dealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
Download, Customize, and Print These Business...
These business card templates come complete with color and artwork. Download the free business card templates and personalize with your info and logo too.
Free Print and Cursive School Fonts For...
These free handwriting fonts for teachers mimic lettering used to teach print and cursive handwriting skills. In this list you'll find a very brief description of each of the handwriting fonts and a link to view a larger sample and download the font.
What Fonts Look Like Helvetica?
Helvetica is a well-known and well-used font. But sometimes you might want something that just looks very much like Helvetica. You might even already have a good Helvetica alternative but without a name to go by it can be difficult to sift through a large font collection. Whatever you need it for, there are dozens of fonts that look like Helvetica.
How to Install Fonts on a Mac - It's Easier...
Font installation on a Mac is a simple drag and drop operation for both TrueType/OpenType fonts and PostScript fonts. Learn how to install fonts on a Mac.
Want the Best Software to Design Your Logo?...
Ideally, logo design should be done in a vector graphics software program initially. Find out what other desktop publishing software or graphics software is ideal for logo design.
10 Steps to Make a Greeting Card on Your Computer
Follow these 10 easy steps to make your own basic greeting card in any desktop publishing or graphics software.
Go Pro with These 5 Free Business Card Templates
Use these bare bones business card templates to help with sizing and margins.
Want to Make Your Newsletter More Successful?...
Your newsletter layout doesn't have to have all these parts but most newsletters will have at least three of these elements of newsletter design, and usually many more. Find out what these parts are and get tips on how to put together a newsletter layout.
How to Use the Color Blue
Blue is calming. A natural color, from the blue of the sky, blue is a universal colour. Dark blue can be conservative or ultra-modern. Discover the symbolism and meaning of blue.
Choose These Fonts for a Traditional Certificate
There are a lot of fonts that are suitable for an award certificate. But if you want a somewhat traditional, formal, or semi-formal look then stick to some of these Blackletter and Script font combinations.
What is the Best Graphic Design Software?
Discover what graphic design software is, who makes it, and what the top choices are in graphic design software.
A Web-Publisher's Guide to Copyrights (Index)
Have you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
How to Create Trademark and Copyright Symbols...
This simple how-to on rendering copyright symbols, registered trademark symbols, and TM trademark symbols in your software and in HTML shows the Mac and Windows commands and HTML codes to render copyright symbols with most standard fonts. It also explains the usage and give typesetting tips for copyright and trademark symbols.
Great, Free Newsletter Templates for Print
Download free newsletter templates, mostly for print plus a few for Web use. These newsletter templates are in PDF, Word, Publisher, and other formats.
Microsoft Word Templates for Business
Do business with Microsoft Word templates. Find free to download for business brochures, word schedules, meeting agendas, memos, ads, and all kinds of business forms.
Make a Mugshot of Yourself and Shock Your...
Mug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Two totally different of uses of mug shots. Or, create your own fake police booking photo and put it in a newsletter, a greeting card, or a wanted poster.
How to Type Characters with Umlaut Accent Marks
How to create letters with diacritical marks, such as the umlaut accent marks. Type umlaut accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
How to Design Free Printable Business Cards...
These sites have online business card makers that walk you through creating a customized business card -- upload your own images in some cases -- then produce a printable business card template for download.
What Information Should Go On a Business Card?
Business cards serve many purposes but their primary purpose is to tell what you do and give the recipient a way to contact you. Other information is optional. See what the minimum information is that should go into a business card design.
Wondering What "Desktop Publishing" Is? Here's...
There's a short answer and a longer one. Get both. To start, desktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for desktop or commercial printing. But it goes a bit beyond that basic definition.
Free Candy Bar Wrappers - Templates by Jacci in...
Series of candy bar wrapper templates for a variety of sizes of rolls and bars of candy. Get templates for candy bar wrappers in Microsoft Publisher and Serif PagePlus formats as well as some PNG images
A Beginner's Guide to the Principals of Graphic...
The examples you'll find here demonstrate varying degrees of each of the six principles of design. Do your page layouts use all these principles of design?
Make Your Own Calendars With These Free Templates
These free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
A Quick Guide to the Color Purple: Its...
Go royal. Be special. Look like a lady in shades of purple. Explore purple color meanings, symbolism, common uses, different shades of purple, and colors that go well it.
St. Patrick's Day Fonts
there is a lot of overlap and the modern fonts based on historical writing systems often include features that cross-over from one time period or style to another so they don't always fit neatly into any one classification. Download some free Irish / Celtic / St. Patrick's Day fonts.
These Are the Colors Women Love Most
When speaking the language of color, what colors speak to women? Explore the favorite colors of women and colors traditionally or culturally associated with women. Use color studies to determine the best colors to use in print and Web when targeting females of all ageas.
A Quick Guide to Using the Color Red: Its...
When you see red does it make you angry or passionate? Explore the meaning of the color red in all its powerful, lovely shades.
The Interesting History of Easter Colors
Different colors are used at different times in the celebration of Easter and it varies by religion. However, the colors most closely associated with Christianity and Easter in particular are red, purple, black, white, and gold. Discover their meaning.
How to Use the Scissors Tool in Adobe InDesign
Learn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
A Beginner's Guide to Graphic Design
This self-paced, multi-lesson course is designed for those with no formal graphic design training.
How to Calibrate Your Printer to Get the Color...
Calibrating your printer insures (as much as possible) that what you print is consistent with what you see on-screen. The two go hand in hand.
How to Type Quotes, Apostrophes, and Primes
This simple how-to is on the proper use of typographer's quotation marks and inch and feet tick marks. Use typographical correct quotes, apostrophes, and primes.
5 Great Free Desktop Publishing Programs for...
Free doesn't always mean stripped down or severely limited. There are some free desktop publishing software options with admirable desktop publishing and page layout capabilities. These programs are for Windows.
A Designer's Guide to Understanding Colors, How...
The meaning of color is important in graphic design in order to convey the right tone, message, and evoke the desired response to the brochure, newsletter, ad, Web site, or other publication. Explore attributes of cool and warm colors and color meanings for use in print and Web design and desktop publishing.
How to Draw Festive Holiday Graphics in Windows...
Use Windows Paint 7 to draw some simple clover for St. Patrick's Day projects.
How to Customize with an Original Iron-on...
Design and print iron-on transfers for t-shirts and other wearable items. Here's a list of the supplies you'll need and tips for getting better transfers with less waste or mistakes.
Wondering What Desktop Publishing Software Is...
The main players in the desktop publishing software field are Adobe, Inc., Corel Corporation, and Quark, Inc. with products that stick close to the original DTP software definition. Additionally, Microsoft, Serif, Xara, and others have been producing consumer and business desktop publishing software (aka page layout software) for many years.
Why is Green the Color of St. Patrick's Day?
Sure, any green will do. But what shades of green are most closely associated with Ireland, the Irish, and specifically St. Patrick's Day? And not just green. How about orange and gold? Find out.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Green: It's...
Does green evoke nature, the environment, or health to you? Explore green color meanings, symbolism, shades of green and colors that go well with those shades.
Understanding the Differences Between Kerning...
Kerning and tracking are two related and frequently confused typographical desktop publishing terms. Both type or letterspacing terms refer to the adjustment of space between characters of type. Learn how to use kerning and tracking.
Get Your Green On With St. Patrick's Day...
Download one or all of these free St. Patrick's Day greeting card templates. Greeting card designs feature a St. Patrick's Day theme with custom graphics by Jacci.
Throwing a Party? Make Your Own Invitations....
There are many reasons to choose diy invitations over store-bought versions including cost and personalization. You can save money by designing them yourself. You can create a more personalized invitation that expresses who you are, fits a specific party theme, or incorporates personal elements such as photos. Use these tips and resources to combine paper, computer, crafts, and more for diy invitations for parties or do it yourself wedding invitations.
Simplify Back-to-School With Education-Oriented...
Create calendars, class schedules, seating charts, and classroom signs or do book reports and make team sports rosters with these Word templates.
Understanding Text-Alignment Rules (Desktop...
Alignment that works for one design might be totally inappropriate for another layout. Discover the pros and cons of left-aligned, ragged right text alignment as opposed to fully justified text alignment.
How To Type Characters With Grave Accent Marks
Create letters with diacritical marks, such as the grave accent marks. Learn how to type the grave accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
Want to Know What Colors Men like the Most?...
When speaking the language of color, what colors speak to men? Explore the favorite colors of men before choosing colors for print or web projects targeted to males.
How To Type Characters With Circumflex Accent...
How to create letters with diacritical marks, such as the circumflex accent marks. Learn how to type the circumflex accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
Want to Be a Writer? Make Sure You Get One of...
Byline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
How To Type Characters With Acute Accent Marks
How to create diacriticals such as acute accent marks. Learn to type acute accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, and in HTML.
How to Create Certificates of Recognition
Use thes PNG or AI templates to make Certificates of Appreciation, Recognition, and Achievement. I've got instructions on how to turn these templates into custom certificates.
How To Type Characters With Cedilla Accent Marks
Create diacriticals or accent marks, such as the cedilla accent marks. Learn how to type cedilla accent marks on a Mac, a Windows PC, or using HTML.
Practice Projects for Your Graphic Design...
Use these projects to build your graphic design portfolio or simply to provide yourself with some design and layout practice. Create some from your imagination or work from specs provided by imaginary clients for a more real world experience.
Best Fonts for Newsletters
The best fonts for newsletters should be readable but there's room for a little experimentation and fun in some areas such as the nameplate and pull-quotes.
Turquoise Colors
The many blue-green faces of the color turquoise.
A Beginner's Guide to Adobe Acrobat Distiller
Find out what the Distiller program has to do with PDF files, how to use it, and where to find it.
Crimson: The Color of Love and Blood?
The color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Yellow: Its...
Yellow is sunshine and deceit? Most colors do have a positive and negative association. Explore the meanings of the color yellow and yellow colour names and yellow color palettes.
Trying to Install a Downloaded Font? Here's How
This FAQ shows you step-by-step how to obtain fonts, open archived fonts, and install fonts for Mac and PC. Downloading the font doesn't automatically make it show up in your software font list.
Need to Know Where The "Gutter" Is in a Book or...
Often used to refer to other spaces, there's just one place where you'll find the gutter of a book or similiar publication.
Best Fonts for Books
The best fonts for books are generally unobtrusive serif or sans serif fonts. Discover guidelines and specific favorite book font choices.
How to Take the Mystery Out of Calibrating Your...
The way images look on a computer screen is different from the way they look in print. It's pixels vs. drops of ink and they don't do color the same way. Calibrating your monitor provides a screen display that simulates what you would see on paper. Not exact, but close. Without calibration your reds may print orange and your gray may turn black.
Flexography
Need to print on plastic? You may need flexographic printing. But not just for plastic. Learn how flexography is done and common uses of flexography with respect to desktop publishing and commercial printing.
What is Bond Paper?
Bond paper - A strong, durable paper especially suitable to electronic printing and use in office machines...
What's the Best Way to Arrange Text and Images?
The principles of design govern how the elements of design are arranged within a composition whether that's a logo, a photo collage, or a page from a book. Learn what these principles of design are and how they work.
The Verdict on Adobe PageMaker 7 (Desktop...
Not quite on a par with InDesign or QuarkXPress, Adobe PageMaker is still a professional-level page layout application. Marketed as a small business/enterprise publishing solution, PageMaker outshines the similarly-targeted Microsoft Office Publisher in output but not in price or ease of use.
11 Essential Elements to the Perfect Business...
No matter how great the business card design, if important parts are missing it doesn't do the job as effectively as it could. Make sure your business card design has all the needed parts.
11 Parts of an Award Certificate
A certificate or award for recognizing achievements is a simple piece of paper that, at the very least, has a title and the name of the recipient. But there are a few more components that make up most certificates.
6 Points to Ponder When Considering a Software...
Some software upgrades come almost yearly but do you need to upgrade to the latest and greatest every time? Maybe not. Here are some guidelines for when you should probably consider an upgrade for your desktop publishing software.
Blank Candy Wrapper Templates for Microsoft...
Start with a blank template that includes guidelines and instructions to aid in placement and printing. Add your own text and images to create candy bar wrappers.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Lavender: Its...
Lavender has long been a favorite flower and color of genteel ladies. This shade of purple suggests refinement along with grace, elegance, and something special.
What Color is Navy?
Deep, dark, almost black, blue. Navy shares the formal attributes of blue and black.
Best Free School Templates for Microsoft...
Teach school or do a school report with free PowerPoint templates.
4 Tips for Printing in White Ink
Most of the time, the color white is achieved by leaving ink off of an area of white paper. What happens if you want to print white ink on dark paper? Find out when you can and can't print white ink and alternatives to printing white ink colors.
T-Shirt Design Software for Windows
Here are a selection of Windows t-shirt design software specifically for creating personalized t-shirts and similar fabric iron on transfer crafts.
Adobe InDesign Basic Tasks - Animations
Simple Animations Show Some Basic Tasks in Adobe InDesign. Page 3.
Make Perfect Business Cards with This Windows...
Commercial & shareware business card software programs do one thing -- business cards -- but do it well.
Why Graphic Designers Need Portfolios and What...
You need samples to get the job but you need the job in order to have samples. That old Catch-22 doesn't have to stop you from putting together a good desktop publishing or graphic design portfolio. It just requires a bit more creativity. Page 3.
Wondering What Shade of Red Is Considered...
Blood red is supposed to represent the color of human blood. It's not usually a bright red either. Want your Halloween to be truely gruesome? Use the right color of blood.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Dark Blue: Its...
Feeling dark blue. Blue is a favorite color of both men and women. While all shades of blue carry some of the same symbolism, certain attributes are stronger for dark blues. The deepest darkest blues also share some of the same color meanings as black.
A Designer's Guide to Using Shades of Brown and...
Get down-to-earth when you use brown colors. Explore the symbolism and meaning of the color brown and various shades of this neutral color.
Coolvetica - Download a free Helvetica Style Font
A free TrueType sans serif text font that mimics the ever-popular Helvetica font.
Make Your Print Project Beautiful with These...
These classic serif fonts are designer favorites, preferred and used for their timeless appearance, legibility, and appropriateness for a wide variety of print projects.
How to Make Your Print Project Beautiful with...
The crisp, clean, uncluttered lines of these sans serif fonts are periennial favorites that are formal and friendly as well as suitable for specific tasks from newspapers to billboards.
What Color is Azure?
Between blue and cyan is a sea of azure.
Brown Color Palettes - Brown Color Combinations
Pick a color palette with shades of brown. Find pleasing Brown color combinations for your print projects.
How Do I Design A Good Newsletter?
First and foremost, a good newsletter has good content that meets the needs and expectations of the reader. On the design side, a good newsletter design creates interest and maintains readability through consistency, conservation, and contrast.
What Color is Scarlet?
A slightly orange-tinted shade of red, scarlet is the color of flames.
What Color Is Fuchsia?
Magenta by any other name would be Fuchsia, a bright pinkish purple color.
Perfect Binding
Definition of Perfect Binding as it applies to desktop publishing.
What are the Rules of Desktop Publishing?
What are the rules of desktop publishing? Follow a few simple rules or guidelines to help ensure that you create the best looking pages possible. These are simply tried and true methods of page layout, design, and production.
Learn How to Do Desktop Publishing for Fun or...
Doing desktop publishing involves more than just having and using desktop publishing software. Discover the basic and advanced knowledge and training needed to do desktop publishing from start to finish as well as how to do desktop publishing as a freelance business.
Wondering What a .PUB File Is or What to Do...
A page layout document format created by Microsoft Publisher, learn how to create, open, edit, and share Microsoft Publisher .pub files with others.
How to Use Lorem Ipsum Dolor Placeholder Text
The Lorem ipsum text is a series of somewhat nonsense sentences with enough real latin components thrown in just to make it confusing.
St. Patrick's Day Pictures and Graphics Tutorials
Pick and choose the shamrocks, clover, leprechauns, and gold you want to use or learn how to draw your own. Here are free graphics, tutorials for Photoshop, Illustrator, and other programs, and other imagery and icons for use in your St. Patrick's Day projects.
Understanding 'HSV' Color Models (Hue,...
HSV is a color model that describes colors (hue or tint) in terms of their shade (saturation or amount of gray) and their brightness (value or luminance).
Principles of Design Definitions
These definitions use metaphor an allegory to explain how the principles of design work. This is lesson 1 in the introduction to the principles of design self-paced course.
What is the Best Desktop Publishing Software?
There is no single best desktop publishing software. There are, however, specific programs that are better suited for certain tasks than others. Explore these suggestions for the best desktop publishng software. I'll drop a few names too.
Newsletter Tips
If you're looking for some quick ideas on creating or improving a newsletter layout, consider these tips.
Books of All Sizes Have Just 3 Parts
Most books will have at least a front and back cover, title page, and body text but usually there will be many more parts of a book design. Explore the physical components of hardcover and softcover books as well as the design elements that make of the text portion of most books.
What Does it Mean When a Design Bleeds?
When any image or element on a page touches the edge of the page leaving no margin it is said to bleed off the page. There are specific requirements for creating bleeds in page layout.
Where to Get the Best Printable Photo...
These free printable photo calendars feature colors, artwork, photos or clip art, or fancy layouts. Download and print weekly, monthly, yearly, or special purpose free printable photo calendars and printables.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Pink: Its...
Is pink your favorite color? It's the lighter, sweeter side of love. Explore what pink means in nature, culturally, and even in language.
Want to Teach Handwriting? Try These Delightful...
One of the most frequent requests I used to get was for school fonts that mimic the various print and cursive handwriting styles including D'Nealian, Zaner-Boser, and Getty-Dubay Italic. So, I've scoured the nooks and crannies of the Web to come up with this collection of commercial, shareware, and freeware sources for these handwriting fonts for teachers.
How To Do Desktop Publishing and Desktop Printing
Assuming you have the appropriate desktop publishing software, chosen for the type of projects and printing you plan to do, and understand the basics of using desktop publishing software, here are the key steps to creating an attractive layout in most types of page layout software and printing it from your desktop printer.
What Color is Sapphire?
Sapphire is a shade of blue that isn't necessarily the same shade for everyone. It's a jewel tone.
Leading
Leading (ledding) is the space between lines of type. Discover how it is measured and specified.
Introduction to the Elements of Design
Lessons defining and illustrating the elements of design. Five introductory lessons cover lines, shapes, mass, texture, and color with a self-test assignment at the end.
Wondering Where Font Files Are Stored on Mac or...
Which files are the right files? Often filenames for fonts are cryptic, at best. For Type 1 fonts the two files are located in different folders. Here is how to manually locate your fonts to ensure you include the right fonts (and all files) with each project.
Polygons and Stars in InDesign
Use the Polygon tool and Star Inset settings to create basic star shapes with InDesign. Page 2.
What You Didn't Know about Cursive Handwriting...
How you write now is largely dependent on how you were taught to write way back in grade school, whether you were taught cursive or stuck with printing.
Design Software
With the right design software you can create almost any print or Web project imaginable. For print projects you generally need word processing, page layout, and graphics applications. For the Web, some of those same programs work but there's also specialized Web design software as well. Creative printing programs feature clip art and templates for a variety of home, school, and office projects. Discover what specific design software works best for each use.
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Acrobat is for creating, editing, and organizing PDF files.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Black: Its...
Black can be serious and conventional or sexy and rebellious. Discover the symbolism of black and how it is used in design and other fields.
Greeting Card Software for Windows
You can make a greeting card with most any desktop publishing software but there are specialty greeting card software products as well. These greeting card software programs feature ready-made templates, design wizards, clip art, fonts, or other extras to make it easy to design and print your own cards, announcements, or invitations. Most do many other print projects as well such as labels or fliers.
Map Legend
The key to understanding the symbols used on a map is its legend.
How to Create a Pro Design for Your Ad in 5...
Try out this time-proven strategy for ad design or one of its variations.
Best Fonts for Wedding Invitations
There are no rules about what fonts you have to use on your wedding invitations but there are some typical choices, especially for formal invitations.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Gray: It's...
What does the neutral color of gray mean and what colors work best with gray in design and publishing? Find out the color symbolism of gray and other terms such as slate and silver that represent grey colors.
Best Desktop Publishing Software for Mac OS X
In alphabetical order, Mac OS desktop publishing software of all kinds.
How To Download Fonts From the Web
Free and shareware fonts are offered for download on this site and many others on the Web. If you've never downloaded a file from the Web before, here's the basic instructions to help you grab all the fonts you want.
Clip Art
Drawings, pictures, illustrations...
3 Expert Tips That Will Make Your Next...
It's not enough to know how to use all the bells and whistles in PowerPoint. To design effective PowerPoint presentation materials follow three basic rules that have nothing to do with being a PowerPoint power user or not.
Are You Using the Right Iron-on Transfer Paper?
Save yourself from hefty repair bills by using the right paper for iron-on transfers. Get tips on the types of iron-on transfer papers.
What Is Desktop Publishing?
Defining desktop publishing. Discover what desktop publishing is and how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and creative printing.
How to Install, Preview, and Delete Fonts in...
Windows 7 makes it easy to install fonts. Learn how to preview and delete fonts too in this illustrated tutorial.
Make Your Own WANTED Poster
You could use an online tool, or create your own unique customized WANTED poster using free fonts, free papers, and tutorials. Use custom Wanted Posters as gifts, party invitations, decorations, and greeting cards.
How to Achieve Full Bleed Printing From a...
Normally your desktop printer leaves a non-printing edge around your documents. There are ways to get a full bleed, also known as print to the edge or borderless printing. It may require getting a new printer or maybe just getting different paper.
Wondering How Many Spaces Come after a Period...
Should you put one space or two spaces after a period or other sentence-ending punctuation? Professional design and typography dictates one space only (usually).
How to Automatically Add Page Numbers to Master...
InDesign automatically numbers pages of your document in the style you designate when the proper page numbering code is placed on the Master Pages. Here's how to make it happen.
Fax Templates
Dress up your faxes with a cover sheet using these fax templates. Choose from a large selection of styles in primarily PDF and Word formats.
Best Free Microsoft Word Templates (Home/Person...
From family calendars to greeting cards to bookmarks and invitations there's probably a template you can download for MS Word.
Scribus
Probably the premiere free desktop publishing software application, Scribus is open source desktop publishing software for Windows, Mac, Linux, and other platforms. It has the features of the pro packages (and perhaps the steeper learning curve too), but it's free.
What Does Page Layout Mean?
Page layout is a verb and a noun. Learn how page layout fits into desktop publishing and graphic design and what page layout applications are.
Text Effects in Adobe InDesign
Sometimes you might want to dress up your text a little more than just changing the color or making it bold and you don't want to fire up Photoshop to create those headlines. Do it in InDesign.
Penmanship Print
A free manuscript font. Desktop Publishing. Page 5.
A Basic Guide to Color for Print and Web
Your computer monitor emits light so it stands to reason that the computer uses the three color regions of RED, GREEN, and BLUE to reproduce the colors we see.
Light Blue Colors for Your Web Page and Images
From the pale Alice Blue to the blue of the sky, hex codes and RGB numbers and symbolism for the lighter side of blue.
Learning Curve 2.0
Free Cursive Font from Blue Vinyl. Page 3.

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