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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'We have been helping clients with a wide range of language and technology needs from complex content management system implementation in order to handle multi-language websites and workflows, to simple translation and desktop publishing of architectural plans, e-learning materials and marketing collateral,' she added.- TradeArabia News Service
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"Quark is still well-known for its desktop publishing system," says PG Bartlett, SVP of product management, "but it has become a lot more than that over the years."
Anyone who would like further information about the four-week desktop publishing course or the children's computer club should contact Holly Dennis, the school's community development manager, on 0121 703 8293 during school hours or via email at hdennis@tudor-grange.solihull.sch.uk
Combining the Adobe software and Apple hardware, along with Aldus' PageMaker desktop publishing application (Aldus being acquired by Adobe in 1994), allowed the partners to create the world's first affordable desktop-to-prepress document publishing system--and it was a huge hit.
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Since the invention of desktop publishing in 1985 with Aldus PageMaker (later Adobe PageMaker), which was first used with the Apple Macintosh computer and the Apple LaserWriter printer, PCs have greatly facilitated the process of putting words and pictures on paper.
The request for children's compositions as practice material prompted the principal and parent coordinator to suggest that the parents who were participating in the computer workshops produce the school's literary magazine using the desktop publishing equipment available through the University.
LOCAL organisations on Orkney are benefiting from Kate Barrett's newly-acquired desktop publishing skills.
His experience includes LAN and software migration, software quality assurance, reference manual authoring, system development, LAN application and support for desktop publishing, database design and management, and manufacturing workshop supervisor of LAN design and maintenance, with a staff of four.