Best Practices for Desktop Publishing [NOOK Book]

Overview

Best Practices for Desktop Publishing: A guide for working with InDesign, QuarkXPress, and other page-layout programs

Why do some documents look better, more readable, more professional than others? Because some people know the small (and not so small) but important rules to follow when laying out a document. This guide covers all of the rules about dealing with text, images, colors, and files, so your documents will always look slick, ...

See more details below
Best Practices for Desktop Publishing

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$2.99
BN.com price

Overview

Best Practices for Desktop Publishing: A guide for working with InDesign, QuarkXPress, and other page-layout programs

Why do some documents look better, more readable, more professional than others? Because some people know the small (and not so small) but important rules to follow when laying out a document. This guide covers all of the rules about dealing with text, images, colors, and files, so your documents will always look slick, inviting, and well put together.

You'll learn how to treat your fonts right, how to set up styles for paragraphs and characters, how to flow text around images, how to manage all the tricky aspects of photographs, colors, and objects, and how to work with your print shop.

This practical, approachable guide by experienced page-layout expert Sandee Cohen will help you master the art of creating supremely readable documents.

Table of Contents:

What Are Best Practices?

Setting Up Your Document

Best Practices for Typography

Using Automation Features

Text Rules: Don’t Put Two or More…

Giving Text the Old Runaround

Working with Styles

Page Geometry

Rules About Rules

Empty Objects

Picture This!

The ABCs of Fonts

The Wonderful World of Colors

Working with Layers

Naming Files

Put Your Document on a Diet

Sitting Down at the Tables

A Final Grab Bag

Communicate

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780132965668
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 1/26/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 50
  • Sales rank: 1,054,883
  • File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

What Are Best Practices?

Setting Up Your Document

Best Practices for Typography

Using Automation Features

Text Rules: Don’t Put Two or More…

Giving Text the Old Runaround

Working with Styles

Page Geometry

Rules About Rules

Empty Objects

Picture This!

The ABCs of Fonts

The Wonderful World of Colors

Working with Layers

Naming Files

Put Your Document on a Diet

Sitting Down at the Tables

A Final Grab Bag

Communicate

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 5
( 3 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(3)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    Bri

    Why am on this class im so dumb

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

    August

    Has crisp brown eyes, very mysterious. Many secrets.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2013

    HONORS MATH

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing all of 3 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)