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Desktop Publishing Primer

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An ideal introduction for those new to desktop publishing and prepress operations, the Desktop Publishing Primer provides a comprehensive look at this ever-evolving area of graphic communications.

In addition to introducing the terminology, technologies, and practices common to desktop publishing oeprations, the primer explores a wide range of topics relevant to the everyday tasks performed in those areas.
Price: $44.00



Table Of Contents

•   Introduction
•   Operating Systems and Computer Hardware
•   Digital Files and File Formats
•   PostScript and PDF
•   Design, Typography, and Color
•   Software Applications for Publishing
•   Graphic Arts Production Workflows
•   File and Font Management
•   Quality Control and Proofing
•   Networks and Online Services
•   Glossary of Terms

About the Author

Hal Hinderliter serves the graphic arts community as an author, lecturer, and consultant through his company Hal Hinderliter Consulting Services (

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