camera-ready copy


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camera-ready copy

n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing type matter ready to be photographed for plate-making without further alteration. Also called: mechanical
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camera-ready copy

[ˈkæmrəˌrɛdɪ ˈkɒpɪ] n (Typ) → testo pronto per la fotocomposizione
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Could I select 320 pages of onomastic articles from Word Ways, supplying Irvington Press of New York with the camera-ready copy? At first I didn't believe that Word Ways could produce that much onomastic-related material, but a quick survey proved that it was possible if just about everything were used.
I can say that because, although 1 prepared camera-ready copy for my six previous books, this one was designed and typeset professionally.
It is perhaps one of those occasions common enough these days where the printer has been only too happy to take camera-ready copy from the author's computer files instead of undertaking a professional typesetting job.
Camera-ready copy from this phase is returned to the author(s) for final proof reading.
Authors of accepted manuscripts are also required to submit camera-ready copy of graphs or other types of figures.
Illustrations, charts, and reproductions should be supplied as camera-ready copy from the best original possible.
Instead of our usual 24-page on-site program booklet, for example, I took camera-ready copy on disk to a 24-hour copy shop and produced a flyer in less than a day.
She noted that little of camera-ready copy sent to newspapers made it into print.
"You might want to find another printer or make sure your translator has given you camera-ready copy."
Should state associations decide to change their name to reflect the proposed new name, the national association will assist in the transition process with marketing and image-building efforts as well as camera-ready copy at no charge.
In most cases, you won't have to provide camera-ready copy for your ad.
Contributing to this reputation is its practice of eliminating the team of editors that normally shepherds a book through the publication process, and of printing its volumes from camera-ready copy supplied by the author.