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page layout program

A desktop publishing program such as Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress. The capabilities of such a program go well beyond word processing and include such features as color control, precision typography, the layout of text and columns and the addition of rules and borders. See desktop publishing.
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A "Visual Quickstart Guide" on the use of this page layout program.
In the beginning there were word processors, page layout programs and drawing packages.
The first Macintosh page layout program that incorporated a third capability (beyond word processing and graphics) was RagTime.
Paula also uses the newsletter to showcase new graphics and page layout programs.
With most page layout programs, you create text and graphics in separate, dedicated programs and then import them.
Frame offers a different set of filters for FrameMaker 4 users running on Windows and Macintosh platforms, which allows users of these platforms to import and export leading file formats along with word processing and page layout program files.
Scrivener is designed especially for working on the first drafts of long documents; unlike most word processors and page layout programs, Scrivener's toolset is dedicated to the creation of content rather than the appearance of a document.
McCue, a software trainer specializing in Adobe and Quark products, shows print professionals and other users how to get the most out of page layout programs such as Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress, how to use image applications such as Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Freehand, how to prepare a print job for submission to a printer or service bureau, and how to use Adobe Acrobat to distribute a document in a universally accessible format while preserving the layout.
He examines change tracking and document comparison in Microsoft Word and Adobe FrameMaker, the word processing and page layout programs most widely used in technical communication.
If you're experiencing slow screen redraw in screen-intensive applications such as PageMaker and other page layout programs, it could be caused by a large number of fonts in your Fonts folder.
It includes CoreiDRAW 9 vector illustration and page layout programs, CorelPHOTO-PAINT 9 image editing and painting utilities, and Bitstream[R] FontTastic font installer.
This format is most popular for page layout programs.