Aldus


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Aldus

The software company that pioneered desktop publishing with its PageMaker program for the Macintosh. Aldus was acquired by Adobe.
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What Davies has accomplished emerges clearly in comparison with the other recent effort to introduce Aldus to a wider audience, Helen Barolini's Aldus and His Dream Book (New York, 1992), reviewed in RQ by Peter S.
They were not available for use or even casual consultation, and we merely assume that Aldus, along with a few of his contemporaries, knew that they existed, and also knew that they were inaccessible.
The newly approved board of directors elected David Appel as president of the Developers Cooperative; Greg Peterson, ShadeTree Marketing, as chairman of the board; Bev Multerer, Zephyr Design, as secretary; and Jerry McGuire of the Aldus Developers Cooperative as vice president and treasurer.
Top-of-the-line programs, such as QuarkXPress and Aldus PageMaker are costly, retailing around $900.
Minimize channel inventory: Aldus carefully monitors sell-through and reseller inventory levels, in part to minimize the inventory it has to take back when an upgrade ships.
Software: Aldus PageMaker, Microsoft Word, Aldus FreeHand, Silicon Beach SuperPaint, MicroSoft Excel, a clip art library, Claris FileMaker II and Connect MacNET -- plus a whole bunch of nifty utilities and desk accessories such as Fifth Generation Systems Suitcase II, Ray Lau's Stufflt, Symantec Utilities for Macintosh, and so on.
Having built Aldus Equity from scratch, we are excited to be joining forces with RREEF Alternative Investments to accelerate the growth of our business and provide greater services to our current and prospective clients," said Saul Meyer, a Partner at Aldus Equity.
There are major sections on Aldus and Venetian humanism in the 1490s, the major project involving the printing of the five volumes of the Greek Aristotle, the partial switch to Latin after 1500 and the creation of the Aldine italic-letter editions, the period from 1507--1509 when Erasmus was present in his shop, and the last years during which Aldus was finally able to publish the first edition of Plato's works in Greek (1513).
Symonds' massive 1886 treatise is cited once for a cultural aside, but attributions to Aldus are undocumented.
The Aldus Consumer Division (ACD) is a worldwide publisher of value- priced consumer software for Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh.
5 million in Aldus stock) and the question of Jackson's ongoing role; thereafter, he says there were no major surprises on either side.
Compumation, and Lightspeed of Boston, high-tech companies acquired respectively by Imation, Aldus and DuPont.