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For most non-designers, especially beginning desktop publishers, the scanning, prepress, and printing process isn't an intuitive one. Trial and error is often the only way to learn the technical basics producing professional-looking documents. If you're tired of learning the hard way, The Non-Designer's Scan and Print Book is for you. Using the format that is so popular in Peachpit's best-selling Non-Designer's series, this latest offering, fully cross-platform, provides a multitude of tips, techniques, and design, prepress, and production principles to help create professional-looking documents. Clear instructions and numerous examples cover the entire process of scanning, prepress, and printing. The only book targeted specifically to non-designers that teaches how to produce and print professional-quality documents without all the confusing service bureau, prepress, and printer jargon x Newest addition to the best-selling Non-Designer's series which includes The Non-Designer's Design Book, The Non-Designer's Web Book, and The Non-Designer's Type Book x Co-authored by Robin Williams, whose reputation and popularity are unmatched in the desktop publishing community x Cross-platform approach addresses both Windows and Macintosh users.

Book News Annotation:

Written for editors, writers, and others who find themselves with document-production projects, this guide to computer printing covers word-processing and page-layout programs, scanners and digital cameras, computer color modes, print resolutions, file formats, prepress, and printing.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

It's the newest addition to the bestselling Non-Designer's series which includes secrets of creating professional-looking scanned and printed documents using digital images in a cross-platform approach that works equally well for Macintosh and Windows users.

Synopsis:

For most non-designers, especially beginning desktop publishers, the scanning, prepress, and printing process isn't an intuitive one. Trial and error is often the only way to learn the technical basics of producing professional-looking documents.

If you're tired of learning the hard way, The Non-Designer's Scan and Print Book is for you. Using the format that is so popular in Peachpit's best-selling Non-Designer's series, this latest offering, fully cross-platform, provides a multitude of tips, techniques, and design, prepress, and production principles to help create professional-looking documents. Clear instructions and numerous examples cover the entire process of scanning, prepress, and printing.

Synopsis:

Two bestselling computer book authors present secrets for creating professional-looking scanned and printed documents using digital images. The cross-platform approach works equally well for Macintosh and Windows users.

About the Author

Sandee Cohen, a former advertising creative supervisor, has been teaching and training on the Macintosh for the past seven years. She teaches at the New School for Social Research Computer Instruction Center in New York City. She is also a contributing writer for several desktop publishing magazines. Her artwork has been used for book jacket covers, interior illustrations, maps, and technical illustrations.

Robin Williams is a fourth-generation Californian on both sides, born in Berkeley and raised in the Bay Area. She lived in Sonoma County for 15 years, then in 1993, she packed up her kids, the dog, and two cats and moved to New Mexico.

Table of Contents

The basics of desktop printing — The basics of commercial printing — Different types of computer applications — Computer color modes — Raster images and resolutions — Vector images — File formats — Process color printing — Spot colors — Specifying the number of colors — Scanners and scanning — Digital cameras and Kodak Photo CD — Stock photos and clip art — Fonts and outlines — High-resolution output — Output specifications — Trapping — Proofing your job — Preflight checklist — Quizzes and projects.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201353945
Author:
Williams, Robin
Author:
Cohen, Sandy
Author:
Cohen, Sandee
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Location:
Berkeley, Calif. :
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Desktop Publishing - General
Subject:
Desktop publishing
Subject:
Printing
Subject:
Scanning systems
Subject:
Design - Book
Subject:
Computerized typesetting
Subject:
Pictures
Subject:
Color printing
Subject:
Digital Media - Desktop Publishing
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Book
Subject:
Pictures -- Printing -- Data processing.
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Non-Designer's
Publication Date:
19990108
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
10.78 x 7 x 0.455 in 574 gr

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Product details 264 pages Peachpit Press - English 9780201353945 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It's the newest addition to the bestselling Non-Designer's series which includes secrets of creating professional-looking scanned and printed documents using digital images in a cross-platform approach that works equally well for Macintosh and Windows users.
"Synopsis" by , For most non-designers, especially beginning desktop publishers, the scanning, prepress, and printing process isn't an intuitive one. Trial and error is often the only way to learn the technical basics of producing professional-looking documents.

If you're tired of learning the hard way, The Non-Designer's Scan and Print Book is for you. Using the format that is so popular in Peachpit's best-selling Non-Designer's series, this latest offering, fully cross-platform, provides a multitude of tips, techniques, and design, prepress, and production principles to help create professional-looking documents. Clear instructions and numerous examples cover the entire process of scanning, prepress, and printing.

"Synopsis" by , Two bestselling computer book authors present secrets for creating professional-looking scanned and printed documents using digital images. The cross-platform approach works equally well for Macintosh and Windows users.
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