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desktop publishing

n.
The design and production of publications using personal computers with graphics capability.

desktop publishing

n
(Communications & Information) a means of publishing reports, advertising, etc, to typeset quality using a desktop computer. Abbreviation: DTP

desk′top pub′lishing


n.
the design and production of publications by means of specialized software enabling a microcomputer to generate typeset-quality text and graphics.
[1980–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.desktop publishing - (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materialsdesktop publishing - (computer science) the use of microcomputers with graphics capacity to produce printed materials
publishing, publication - the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Translations
stolní ediční systém
desktoppublishingdtp
kompiuterinė leidyba
elektroniska izdevejdarbiba

desktop publishing

[ˈdɛskˌtɒp ˈpʌblɪʃɪŋ] ndesktop publishing m inv

desktop publishing

(ˈdesktop ˌpabliʃiŋ) noun
(also DTP) the production of a magazine etc using a small computer and a printer.
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Desktop publishing software (Adobe InDesign[R] or QuarkXpress[R])
com)-- Community Business College has started a series of new software skill courses using Adobe's InDesign CC, the industry-standard desktop publishing software
He said, Desktop publishing software that came out in the 1980s and '90s put industrial-strength publishing tools, that were once only accessible to large companies, in the hands of millions of people.
Now with the advent of computers and desktop publishing software it takes only minutes to turn a manuscript into a purchasable item--at least in a digitally published form such as Kindle, and not so very much longer for turning that manuscript into a traditional print edition through self-publishing, either directly under the authors own imprint, or indirectly through a POD (publish on demand) company.
It wasn't until the early '90s with desktop publishing software and relatively low cost copies from Kinko's did that really become feasible and "mainstream" (in an underground, not quite mass market 'zine sorta way).
led the first revolution in publishing with QuarkXPress(r), desktop publishing software that rapidly became the industry standard.
Desktop publishing software supplier Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced on Thursday that its wholly owned subsidiary, Snowbird Acquisition Corporation, has commenced a tender offer for online business optimisation software company Omniture Inc (Nasdaq:OMTR).
The system is based around its desktop publishing software QuarkXPress 7 and has system requirements of Mac OSX v10.
They use desktop publishing software packages to set out the artwork, images and text in line with design requirements before proofreading and checking the document for accuracy and visual impact.
They use desktop publishing software packages to set out the artwork, images and text in line with design reguirements before proofreading and checking the whole document.
Designer Canvas owners Steve and Christine Morgan transferred the artwork to desktop publishing software and the youngsters, from the Alternative Education Service at the Cleadon Park Centre, in South Shields, then worked in groups to create their own 5ft by 3ft posters.
Medical illustrators use graphic design, editing and artistic skills together with knowledge of desktop publishing software to produce materials and resources for lectures and conferences, and artwork for educational posters and leaflets.