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Is a Mac or a PC Better for Graphic Designers?
There was a time when Mac was considered the only platform choice for graphic design and professional desktop publishing. Not anymore.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Beginner's Guide to Contrasting Colors
Colors that might clash or compliment are contrasting colors.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
What to Know about the Color Indigo
A deep blue, almost violet, indigo is a color of the rainbow...
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 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.
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.
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 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.
All About.com Tutorials for Adobe InDesign
Dealing with slugs, bleeds, and other options when setting up a new document.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
How to Draw Festive Holiday Graphics in Windows...
Use Windows Paint 7 to draw some simple clover for St. Patrick's Day projects.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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
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.
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 Use the Scissors Tool in Adobe InDesign
Learn how the scissors tool works and the basic use of the Adobe InDesign scissors tool.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Adobe InDesign Basic Tasks - Animations
Simple Animations Show Some Basic Tasks in Adobe InDesign. Page 3.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Make Your Own Calendars With These Free Templates
These free calendar templates and printables feature basic weekly, monthly, or yearly calendars in various formats.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
What is Bond Paper?
Bond paper - A strong, durable paper especially suitable to electronic printing and use in office machines...
How to Correctly Space Characters (Typsetting)
There are more spacing options available than just hitting the spacebar once or twice. Explore the use of relative size spaces in common use for type in print and sometimes on the Web.
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.
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.
Want to Be a Writer? Make Sure You Get One of...
Byline - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the author...
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.
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.
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.
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.
Crimson: The Color of Love and Blood?
The color of love and blood, crimson comes from an insect.
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.
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.
Map Legend
The key to understanding the symbols used on a map is its legend.
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.
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.
Brown Color Palettes - Brown Color Combinations
Pick a color palette with shades of brown. Find pleasing Brown color combinations for your print projects.
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.
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.
The Absolute Creepiest Free Fonts for Halloween
Download free fonts for Halloween projects. Dripping blood fonts, scary dingbats with monsters, witches, jack-o-lanterns, and other Halloween creatures.
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.
Coolvetica - Download a free Helvetica Style Font
A free TrueType sans serif text font that mimics the ever-popular Helvetica font.
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.
Perfect Binding
Definition of Perfect Binding as it applies to desktop publishing.
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.
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.
Wondering What "CMYK" Is? Read This
CMYK refers to four colors of ink used in printing.
Turquoise Colors
The many blue-green faces of the color turquoise.
Make Perfect Business Cards with This Windows...
Commercial & shareware business card software programs do one thing -- business cards -- but do it well.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Choosing the Right Graphic File Type for a...
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.
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.
What Color is Navy?
Deep, dark, almost black, blue. Navy shares the formal attributes of blue and black.
Leading
Leading (ledding) is the space between lines of type. Discover how it is measured and specified.
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.
What Color Is Fuchsia?
Magenta by any other name would be Fuchsia, a bright pinkish purple color.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Orange: Its...
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.
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.
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.
How to Cut Perfect 5 Pointed Stars in Just One...
Fold your paper in a special way and with one snip of the scissors you'll have a perfect 5 point star to use for crafting projects. There will be lots of scrap paper left over that you can use for other projects - like confetti!
Newsletter Tips
If you're looking for some quick ideas on creating or improving a newsletter layout, consider these tips.
Best Desktop Publishing Software for Mac OS X
In alphabetical order, Mac OS desktop publishing software of all kinds.
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.
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.
InDesign CS Selection, Type, and Line Drawing...
The Erase Tool allows you to erase parts of paths which you no longer need. You cannot use this tool with text paths.
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.
Your Packages and Your Wallpaper May Have This...
Learn how gravure or rotogravure printing is done and common uses of gravure printing with respect to desktop publishing and commercial printing.
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.
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.
Penmanship Print
A free manuscript font. Desktop Publishing. Page 5.
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).
4 Parts of a Greeting Card
A greeting card is generally a simple document -- a piece of folded paper with text or images on the front and a message inside. Although there are variations, greeting cards generally follow a typical layout. Folded on the side or the top, there's a front, an inside spread (usually only half is used), and a back.
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.
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.
Everything You Need to Know about the Color...
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.
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.
Daily Dose of DTP
Learn desktop publishing one or two words at a time and one rule at a time with this free desktop publishing class.
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.
Vermilion. The Other Orange?
Orange-red from cinnabar, a mineral. You might see it spelled as vermillion.
What Color is Scarlet?
A slightly orange-tinted shade of red, scarlet is the color of flames.
What Color is Sapphire?
Sapphire is a shade of blue that isn't necessarily the same shade for everyone. It's a jewel tone.
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 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.
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.
Why Use Photo Credit Lines?
Photo Credit Line - A short phrase or paragraph that indicates the name of the photographer...
Can't Find a Specific Font? Try These Tips to...
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.
Scriptina Font - Download Beautiful Free Script...
Let your letters flow and swirl with Scriptina and its alternate characters. It's a semi-connected cursive font that's a free download.
My Windows Font Folder is missing 'Install New...
The Windows 95/98 Fonts folder is a 'special' folder. For some reason the folder has lost its special attributes and is behaving like a regular folder under Windows. Here's how to restore the folder so the 'Install New Font' command is available.
Shareware Handwriting Teacher Fonts
These teacher fonts mimic the style of type used to teach print and cursive handwriting skills. These are shareware handwriting teacher fonts for download to try before you buy.
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.
A Designer's Guide to the Color Turquoise: It's...
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.
A Graphic Designer's Guide to 'DPI'
Resolution, scanning, and graphics size can be confusing, even for experienced designers. For those new to desktop publishing it is often overwhelming. Start with these basics and build you way up to a full understanding of resolution.
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.
Chartruese Can't Decide If It's Yellow or Green
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.
Set Up Guides in Adobe InDesign
Use these options, tips, and shortcuts to set up margin, ruler, and column guides in InDesign software.
How to Use Your Digital Camera like 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.
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