Desktop Publishing -Chapter 2

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Orientation
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The vertical or horizontal position in which a page is printed
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Portrait
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A page design in which the shortest side is the top of the page
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Landscape
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A page design in which the longest side is the top of the page
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Facing Pages
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A DTP term indication that there are right and left sides
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Gutter
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The inside margin of a document with facing pages. It is slightly wider than the outside margin to allow for binding space. The term ”gutter\” is also used to mean the space between columns
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Recto Pages
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The odd-numbered pages in a document with facing pages
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Verso pages
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The even-numbered pages in a document with facing pages
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Booklet
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A desktop published document that consists of two pages printed front and back on a single sheet of paper
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Letter
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A standard American paper size that is 8.5 x 11 inches
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Legal
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A standard American paper size that is 8.5 x 14 inches
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Trim
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A paper size that is reduced or cut from a standard size
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Bond paper
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Usually used in a photocopier or a personal printer
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A better quality than bond
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Book paper
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Text Paper
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Very high quality
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Newsprint paper
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Low quality and inexpensive
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Cover stock paper
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A heavy stock
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One to which a finish has been added, producing a better-qualityprint
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Coated Paper
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Dot gain
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Describes the spreading of ink once it is applied to paper. Dot gain is a concern particularly when using a low-quality paper such as newsprint
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Z folds
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Divides a page into thirds, with print on one side
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Tri fold
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Much like a Z fold, butt with both sides containing print.
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Accordion Fold
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Divides a page into fourths
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Gatefold
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Folds the sides into the middle of a page
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Business letter fold
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Folds a page into thirds to fit in a standard business envelope
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Half Fold
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Divides the page in half. It is often a booklet fold.
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Saddle Stitch
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Places staples in the middle of folded pages
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Spiral binding
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Uses plastic or metal combs
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Perfect binding
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Uses glue along the edge of pages to create a book
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What can be used to plan a document before opening your DTP software?
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Thumbnail Sketch
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Vertical pages are printed in what type of orientation?
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Portrait orientation
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Horizontal pages are printed in what type of orientation?
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Landscape Orientation
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In what orientation are most bound documents printed?
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Vertically
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In what orientation are flyers that are folded in thirds printed?
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Horizontally
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What DTP term indicates that there are right and left sides to the project?
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Facing Pages
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What is the name of the inside margin of facing pages?
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Gutter
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What are the odd-numbered pages in a document with facing pages called?
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Recto pages
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What are the even-numbered pages in a document with facing pages called?
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Verso
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What is the name of a desktop publishing document that consists of two pages printed front and back on a single sheet of ?
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Booklet
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What is the name of the standard American size of paper that is 8.5 x 11 inches
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Letter
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What is the size called when it is cut to a specific, not standard, size?
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Trim size
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Which type of paper produces a better quality print?
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Book paper
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How is paper weight measure?
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Pounds
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What are the two most common methods of binding a document?
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Staples at the top left or along the side of the pages.

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