11Teachers often use DTP software to produce worksheets or exercises for students to use in class.
12Hardware requirements ComputerPrinterScannerDigital Camera
13ComputerA Very powerful computer is needed with a lot of memory and a large hard drive, because manipulating pictures on the screen takes a lot of computing power.
14Printer Ink-jet printer is used that is capable of printing in colour. Laser printers produce better quality, but colour laser printer are very expensive.
15ScannerA scanner is used to scan photographs and hand-drawn drawings into a document. If there is large amount of text to input, this can also be scanned in.
16Digital CameraDigital cameras are able to take photographs that are digitised and stored inside the camera.
17Advantages of Digital Camera There is no need for filmsDon’t need to have the photos developedImages transfer directly to the computerImages can be altered and sized
18Features available in DTP Software TemplatesStyle SheetsText Frame
19TemplatesThe templates come with a laid out design with little, images and text already in place.
20Advantages of using templates Templates can save timeConsistent style – if everyone in an organisation uses the same template
21Text FrameText and graphics are placed in frames. These frames can then be moved around the document and repositioned.
22It also makes it easier and quicker to apply styles to the document. Style SheetsStyle sheets are used to help make the text, headings and subheadings consistent.It also makes it easier and quicker to apply styles to the document.