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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 Do I 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.
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).
Mac or PC for Designers? It Doesn't Matter...
There was a time when Mac was considered the only platform choice for graphic design and professional desktop publishing. Not anymore.
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.
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.
All rights reserved
Have you ever wondered what the phrase, all rights reserved, means? Learn the simple meaning behind this phrase. Page 2.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Printable Business Card Templates
These business card templates come complete with color and artwork. Download the free business card templates and customize with your own name and contact information. Add your own logo if you wish.
Need to Type Characters with Umlaut Accent...
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.
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.
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.
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
Newsletter Templates
Download free newsletter templates, primarily for print newsletters plus a few for Web use. These free newsletter templates are in PDF, Word, Publisher, and other formats.
What color are blue jeans?
A deep blue, almost violet, indigo is a color of the rainbow...
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.
Put the right space between your words
How much space do you put between words and characters? There are more spacing options available than just hitting the space bar once or twice. Explore the use of relative size spaces in common use for type in print and sometimes on the Web (such as non-breaking spaces).
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 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.
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.
Go Pro with These 5 Free Business Card Templates
Use these bare bones business card templates to help with sizing and margins.
A Beginner's Guide to Contrasting Colors
Colors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors.
Adobe InDesign Document Area
Dealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
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.
Green Color Meanings
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.
Put Together Your Business Card With These Parts
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.
What are the Favorite Colors of Women?
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.
How to Customize a T-Shirt With an Original...
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.
What are Men's Favorite Colors?
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.
Take the Mystery Out of Calibrating Your Monitor
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.
Count Down the Days. Make Your Own Calendars...
These free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
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.
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.
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. It is also referred to as placeholder or dummy text. Learn how to use it.
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.
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.
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.
Calibrate Your Printer
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.
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.
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.
Create a Certificate 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.
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.
Choose the Color of Joy and Sorrow: What Yellow...
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.
Make Your Own Mug Shot
Mug shots show up in police booking reports and in newsletters. Two totally different of uses of mug shots.
Use 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.
Free Printable Business Cards Designed Online
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.
Often used to refer to other spaces, there's just one place where you'll find the gutter of a book or similiar publication.
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.
Use Ragged Right or Full Justification...
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.
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.
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.
The Meaning of Colors
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 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.
Lavender Color Meanings
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.
Gray Color Meanings
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.
Microsoft Word Templates for School
Create calendars, class schedules, seating charts, and classroom signs or do book reports and make team sports rosters with these Word templates.
Stop Putting 2 Spaces 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 Achieve Full Bleed Printing From a...
Normally your desktop printer leaves a non-printing edge around your documents. However, there are ways to get a full bleed.
Graphic Design Portfolio Projects
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.
Brown Color Palettes - Brown Color Combinations
Pick a color palette with shades of brown. Find pleasing Brown color combinations for your print projects.
The Scissors Tool in Adobe InDesign
Learn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
Turquoise Colors
The many blue-green faces of the color turquoise.
Refresh Yourself With This Sophisticated Watery...
A mix of blue and green, the color turquoise has a sweet feminine feel while the darker teal shades add lively sophistication. Explore the meaning of the color turquoise, a warm and cool color.
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.
Ad Layout and Design Strategies
Try out this time-proven strategy for ad design or one of its variations.
This is the Color of Sweetness, Weakness, and...
Is pink your favorite color? It's the lighter, sweeter side of love. Explore what pink means in nature, culturally, and even in language.
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.
What Color is Fuchsia?
Magenta by any other name would be Fuchsia, a bright pinkish purple color.
What's the Best Software for Logo Design?
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.
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.
How to Use Shades of Black in Graphic Design
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.
Coolvetica - Download a free Helvetica Style Font
A free TrueType sans serif text font that mimics the ever-popular Helvetica font.
Want to Be a Writer? Make Sure You Get One of...
Byline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
What is Desktop Publishing?
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.
What Color is Vermilion?
Orange-red from cinnabar, a mineral. You might see it spelled as vermillion.
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.
Microsoft Word Template for Home / Personal...
From family calendars to greeting cards to bookmarks and invitations there's probably a template you can download for MS Word.
Before You Create a PowerPoint Presentation
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.
Parts of a Book
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.
Beige Color Meanings
Beige is a chameleon, taking on some of the attributes of stronger warm or cool colors it accompanies. On its own, it is a calm neutral background color. Explore beige color meanings and symbolism.
Orange Color Meanings
Orange is a vibrant combination of red and yellow so it shares some common attributes with those colors. Explore the meaning of the color orange.
Dark Blue Colors
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.
Remove Extra Spaces Between Sentences and...
Even though properly typeset material uses one space after a period, many people still type two spaces as if still using an old-fashioned typewriter. The fastest way to get rid of those extra spaces before importing text into your page layout program is to search your document for two spaces and replace those with a single space, preferrably using a macro.
Draw Shamrocks and Four Leaf Clover in Windows...
Use Windows Paint 7 to draw some simple clover for St. Patrick's Day projects. Page 3.
Graphic Design Basics
This self-paced, multi-lesson course is designed for those with no formal graphic design training.
Classic Sans Serif Fonts Give Your Print...
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.
Brown Color Meanings
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.
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.
White Color Meanings
When you picture purity and cleanliness, you picture the color white. Alone, it could be boring but it can also team up with other colors for a crisp look. Explore more of the nature, culture, and meaning of the color white.
Using Your Digital Camera as a Scanner
There was a time when having a scanner, especially a high-resolution flatbed scanner, was an essential piece of office equipment for desktop publishing and graphic design. Today, digital cameras can often take the place of a scanner.
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.
Purple Color Palettes - Purple and Lavender...
Pick a color palette with shades of purple. Find pleasing purple and lavender color combinations for your print projects.
Perfect Binding
Definition of Perfect Binding as it applies to desktop publishing.
What is Desktop Publishing Software?
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.
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.
How To Insert Page Numbers on Master Pages in...
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.
Anatomy of a Print Ad
Ads come in all shapes and sizes but they have a common goal -- to sell a product, a service, a brand. Text, visuals, or a combination of the two are the main elements of any print ad.
Best Graphics File Formats for Desktop Publishing
Not all graphics formats are suitable for all purposes. Find out when and why to use EPS, TIFF, JPEG, GIF and other common graphics file formats in desktop publishing.
Lookalike Fonts
Which fonts look most like Helvetica? What's a good substitute if you can't find Staccato? Browse this lengthy alphabetical list of fonts that share the same look, sometimes almost identical. These are known as font aliases, clones, or lookalike fonts.
The Big List of Mac Desktop Publishing Software
In alphabetical order, Mac OS desktop publishing software of all kinds.
What Color is Crimson?
The color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect.
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.
How To Obtain a Serial Number for the Adobe...
If you purchase a student edition of Adobe CS4 or other Adobe software, you won't get a serial number with the software. Instead, you get a product code which you have to submit online along with proof of eligibility.
What Color is Sapphire?
Sapphire is a shade of blue that isn't necessarily the same shade for everyone. It's a jewel tone.
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.
Why and How to Use Templates Effectively
In desktop publishing, templates are pre-designed documents that we can use to create business cards, brochures, greeting cards, or other desktop documents. Learn how to use templates more effectively and find free templates for desktop publishing.
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.
CMYK refers to four colors of ink used in printing.
Use These Classic Serif Fonts
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 many of these fonts do you own and use?
Kerning and Tracking
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.
Top Desktop Publishing Software for Windows
These top desktop publishing software programs for Windows are the ones that get the job done with the least amount of hassle either because they are easy to use, are packed with time-saving features, or they are industry standards, readily accepted by most service providers. Not every desktop publishing software program has all those attributes but these are the major players in desktop publishing and graphic design software.
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.
Microsoft PowerPoint Templates for School
Teach school or do a school report with free PowerPoint templates.
What is Tabloid?
Tabloid size is more than a sometimes sleazy newspaper. Find out what tabloid size is for paper and publications in desktop publishing.
Adobe InDesign Basic Tasks - Animations
Simple Animations Show Some Basic Tasks in Adobe InDesign. Page 3.
What Color is Blood Red?
The color of blood is red, red-orange, crimson, bright red, brownish red are supposed to represent the color of human blood.
What Color is Lilac?
The lavender and purple colors of lilac flowers is known as lilac.
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.
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.
Locate Font Files
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.
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.
Check Your Design Principles
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?
What Color is Navy?
Deep, dark, almost black, blue. Navy shares the formal attributes of blue and black.
Make Your Own WANTED Poster
Here's what you need to create your own unique customized Old West style WANTED poster. You'll find tips, free fonts, free papers, and tutorials. Use those Wanted Posters as gifts, party invitations, decorations, or greeting cards.
Scribus Tutorials
Scribus tutorials may not be quite as plentiful as those for InDesign or QuarkXPress but they are out there. I've rounded up some that I think you may find useful in getting up and running quickly with the free Scribus desktop publishing software.
How the Color Gold Affects Our Emotions
A cousin to yellow (and orange and brown) is gold. While green may be the color of money (U.S. money, that is) gold is the color of riches.
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.
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.
School Year Calendar Templates
Organize your school year with these free special purpose academic school year calendars in annual, monthly, weekly, and daily formats for teachers and students.
Create Traditional Style Certificates of...
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.
Gravure Printing
Learn how gravure or rotogravure printing is done and common uses of gravure printing with respect to desktop publishing and commercial printing.
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.
What Color is Cobalt?
A silvery gray metal becomes a beautiful blue. And it does come from an actual metal ore.
Common Keyboard Symbols
Explore the styles and usage for common keyboard symbols such as the at sign, asterisk, backslash, and hyphen. Page 8.
Where Can I Find Helvetica Fonts?
There are many flavors of Helvetica. Here's where to find the Helvetica font you need.
Before You Buy PANTONE Color Guides
For the first time purchaser, the number and variety of PANTONE Color Guides or swatch books can be overwhelming. Here's what you need to know about these swatch books to help you make an informed buying choice.
Ivory Color Meanings
Ivory is a soft neutral color that isn't quite white and has some of the earthiness of light browns. Ivory represents quiet, pleasantness with a touch of luster. Explore ivory color meanings and what colors go with ivory.
The Write Fonts - Handwriting Fonts for Teachers
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.
Logo Games and Quizzes
How well do you know logos that you see everyday? Test your logo IQ with these logo games and quizzes. How many corporate logos can you identify?
PANTONE Spot Color Name Suffixes
Here's your guide to understanding C, U, CV suffixes, and other naming conventions in PANTONE Matching System (PMS) colors.
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.
How To Create and Use Dashes and Hyphens
This simple how-to describes how to create and use en dashes, em dashes, and hyphens in your publications. One mark of professionally set type is the use of hyphens, en dashes, and em dashes.
Name Your Desktop Publishing Business
So, how do you decide on a business name? Get ideas from other businesses like yours. Look in your local phone company's Yellow Pages under Desktop Publishing and Graphic Designers for inspiration. Skim through online directory listings for Desktop Publishers too. Not feeling very creative? Use this list to help you brainstorm. Page 2.
Bond Paper
Bond paper - A strong, durable paper especially suitable to electronic printing and use in office machines...
Desktop Publishing
Defining desktop publishing. Discover what desktop publishing is and how it relates to graphic design, web design, electronic publishing, and creative printing.
What Color is Chartreuse?
Named for French liqueurs, chartreuse is a yellow-green that ranges from the color of broccoli's stem or grass or a bright or dull shade of green-tinged yellow.
Using Pictures of Paper Money
Using illustrations of actual paper currency in whole or in part within marketing materials is quite common. However, to keep on the right side of the law you must be familiar with the legal requirements for reproduction of paper currency for your country. Learn how to use pictures of paper money.

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