Computer Business Applications-DTP
Desktop Publishing Skills for CBA
Using a computer with page-layout
software to design, edit, and
publications that include
text and graphics.
The study of all elements of type as a means of visual communication—from calligraphy to the use of digital type; includes the shape, size, and spacing of characters.
A family of alphabetic characters, numbers, punctuation marks and other symbols that share a consistent design
Fonts are measured by a system
the little extra stroke found at the end of main vertical and horizontal strokes of some letterforms.
Type which does not have serifs
Designs are unusual and unique and are designed to attract attention
Another name for Decorative Font
Designed to resemble handwriting, with styles ranging from formal to whimsical
special formatting applied to text
adds depth to text or other objects, making them appear more three-dimensional
appears darker than the surrounding text
slopes to the right
lowercase letters display in a smaller size than the regular uppercase letters, typically the height of lowercase letters in that font
creating the illusion of depth
aligning text or graphic elements to the top, bottom, sides, or middle of a page or box
Text is lined up against the left margin.
Text is lined up against the right margin
(printing) the part of tall lowercase letters that extends above the other lowercase letters
(printing) the part of lowercase letters that extends below the other lowercase letters
the height of lowercase letters, specifically the lowercase x, not including ascenders and descenders
the bottom line where the letters set in printing
having words so spaced that lines have straight even margins
a format where the left and right edges of the paragraph are equally distant from the left and right sides of the page