Text and Graphics in the Electronic Age: Desktop Publishing for Scientists

Text and Graphics in the Electronic Age: Desktop Publishing for Scientists

by William E. Russey
     
 

Step-by-step the book introduces users to all aspects, with particular emphasis on: fundamentals of typography and typesetting rules, book design, techniques for dealing with mathematical expressions, requisite computer hardware, and various types of software that assist in DTP. Specific examples are based on the Apple Macintosh desktop publishing system, but the…  See more details below

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Step-by-step the book introduces users to all aspects, with particular emphasis on: fundamentals of typography and typesetting rules, book design, techniques for dealing with mathematical expressions, requisite computer hardware, and various types of software that assist in DTP. Specific examples are based on the Apple Macintosh desktop publishing system, but the principles discussed are equally applicable to other systems.

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Describes the background and skills by which scientists can use commercial software to prepare camera-ready copy of professional manuscripts for journals and books. Includes the steps of desktop publishing, typography and typesetting, mathematical expressions, the aesthetics of page layout and book design, and hardware and software considerations. Lists suppliers for the Macintosh software described, most of which is also available for Windows. A continuation of The Art of Scientific Writing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527285198
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Pages:
374
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x 0.71(d)

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