Desktop Publishing

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Desktop Publishing

Desktop Publishing (abbreviated DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout skills on a personal computer. DTP software can generate layouts and produce typographic quality text and images comparable to traditional typography and printing. This technology allows individuals, businesses, and other organizations to self-publish a wide range of printed matter.

COURSE OUTLINE Desktop Publishing


  • Planning Your Document
  • Creating your Document
  • Importing Graphics

Design Principles

  • Planning for Focus and Flow
  • Understanding Design Elements
  • Using Other Design Tools

Typography Principles

  • Learning Font Basics
  • Selecting Fonts
  • Understanding Spacing
  • Using Special Character

Communicating with Color

  • Understanding Color
  • Using Color Libraries and Options
  • Distinguishing Print and Web Colors

Designing with Images

  • Modifying Bitmap Graphics
  • Incorporating Vector Graphics
  • Using Digital Photography
  • Working with Objects

Business Publications

  • Maximizing Production time
  • Using Logos
  • Designing Newsletter
  • Publishing to a Professional Printing Service
  • Using the Business of Technology


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