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 PageMaker was superseded by Adobe's InDesign.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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Newsletter publishing was never the same after the mid-'80s partnership of Adobe's Type 1 fonts and Aldus's groundbreaking PageMaker 2.
This particular offering looks at the latest version of Adobe's powerful PageMaker desktop publishing solution and helps to strip it of its veneer of complexity.
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Elemenet K produces a variety of computer technology newsletters and journals, including such titles as Windows Professional, Inside PageMaker and Exploring Oracle.
According to the company, this advancement makes it possible to work with NCS colors in Photoshop, Coral Draw, Pagemaker, Freehand and Illustrator for both PC and Macintosh with the help of a single tool -- the NCS palette.
Even with multiple vendors providing windows clones, the issue of how User B can view a PageMaker file that he or she received from User A when User B doesn't have PageMaker has not been solved.
InDesign, which is due to ship in June for Macintosh and Windows hardware, is built on top of an open architecture that Adobe claims is more flexible and customizable than either its own own PageMaker or Quark's Xpress publishing packages.
Denver-based Quark, purveyors of the popular page layout program XPress, is seeking to control San Jose-based Adobe, which through acquisitions now develops and sells PageMaker, the pioneering product in the page layout software market segment, as well as FrameMaker, a long-document layout program.
If you don't want to fool with AOL and you already have some design skills, you can use a graphic software package with Web authoring tools, such as Adobe PageMaker.
Helen Barolini and her publisher, aided by the Aldus Corporation (of PageMaker, the desktop publishing program), have desired "to capture the spirit and classic beauty of its design" by reproducing all the illustrations and some of the actual pages with an essay on Aldus Manutius and the Hypnerotomachia.
The consensus in the desktop publishing industry is that PageMaker is an excellent jack-of-all-trades program - especially for beginning and intermediate users - while XPress is the choice for high-end professional-level publishing," the column concludes.