phototypesetter


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pho·to·type·set·ter

 (fō′tō-tīp′sĕt′ər)
n.
1. Any of various machines used in phototypesetting.
2. The operator of one of these machines.

phototypesetter

(ˌfəʊtəʊˈtaɪpsɛtə)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a machine for phototypesetting
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Then another tool would take the formatted text and send it to a printer or phototypesetter.
Dailies needed publishing systems, but a weekly ready to jettison a phototypesetter that generated only galleys could cobble together PCs or Macintoshes, word-processing and page-makeup software, and laser printers.
Not wanting to teach archaic and antiquated methods, and remembering my director's comments, I bought a used computerized phototypesetter (the district had no funds and this was a new course for the Orange County area).
In 1983, Typecraft was the first in the United Kingdom to develop pc- based (Commodore) software to drive a phototypesetter.
Graphic elements and forms had to be tediously drawn in pen-and-ink, or composed on a phototypesetter.
The paperless society foreseen in science fiction never materialized, but plain paper laser typesetters are taking a bigger bite out of the phototypesetter market.
An 860 is used to transmit copy to a phototypesetter in the company's print shop, where type is set without re-keying the copy.
A PDP 8 for each wire "was essentially doing that buffering," which accommodated the different speeds of the wire receiver and the editorial computer that fed a fast phototypesetter, said Leon.
Dewar said his company had long offered newspapers a phototypesetter translator, or "little black box," with software that converted one typesetter's coding to another's.
Also, the user can print text and graphics on virtually any type of microprocessor-based printing device, including laser electronic laser electronic printers, facsimile devices, phototypesetters and plotters.