PageMaker


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PageMaker

A full-featured desktop publishing program for Windows and Macintosh from Adobe. PageMaker was the de facto standard in the graphics arts industry for many years for creating ads, brochures, newsletters and books of all sizes and kinds. Introduced originally for the Mac in 1985 by Aldus Corporation, it set the standard for desktop publishing. In fact, Paul Brainerd, president of Aldus, coined the term. The PC version was introduced in 1987 for Windows 1.0 and was the first non-Microsoft Windows application. PageMaker was superseded by Adobe's InDesign. See InDesign.
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I think that desktop publishing-all those pagemaker, postscript-they were gifts from God to Apple computer.'
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Pagemaker) allow text to picked up and moved around the screen and placed wherever you wish.
For instance, you can create a Word or WordPerfect file out of a PageMaker file.
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Jean Vassier, who had handled accounts and correspondence, became a true managing editor who soon was handling PageMaker with ease and discussing fonts and file formats with the printer as if they were common knowledge.
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