desktop publishing


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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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Alert to the cost savings being attributed to desktop publishing in late 1986, Price and her colleagues evaluated the technology and found it lacking at that time.
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Express Publisher is a perfect compliment to Spinnaker's PFS: desktop publishing program.
Desktop publishing offers shortcuts, making the production process more painless.
The Rand World Database(TM) -- scheduled to be completed this fall -- will allow geographic data to be output to film or digital formats for print or electronic applications in desktop publishing, as well as for PC software and multimedia platforms.
Desktop publishing, like other computer-based enhancements to the workplace, is here to stay.
designs, manufactures and markets plain-paper typesetting, large format color, and specialized Windows printing systems for professional graphic arts, pre-press and desktop publishing users.
The cost cutting that most people associate with desktop publishing occurs primarily when functions that had formerly been purchased from outside vendors are brought in-house.
We're glad to have the number one selling desktop publishing software -- this is a way to thank our customers who made that possible.
marketing rights to Aldus PageMaker desktop publishing software.