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Electronic Page Composition and Image Assembly Chapter 15.

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2 Electronic Page Composition and Image Assembly Chapter 15

3 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Objectives State the function of page composition software. Identify the function of basic tools within a page composition program’s toolbox. Summarize how to create guidelines, text boxes, and picture boxes. Describe the importation of text and graphic images into a document.

4 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Objectives Discuss the value of creating style sheets and master pages. Define the basic terms of newsletter layout. Explain the linking function. Give examples of the functions of font-utility software. Paraphrase the basic steps of electronic image assembly.

5 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Electronic Page Composition Page composition softwarePage composition software allows importation of page elements Used to create newsletters, magazines, and ads Predecessor to desktop publishing

6 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Page Composition Functions

7 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Preparing an Electronic Mechanical Establish the document’s parameters with rulersrulers –Width and height –Number of columns –Outside margins Place ruler guides on the base sheetruler guides

8 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Conversion Chart

9 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Creating Boxes Text boxes –Define dimensions and placement of blocks of type Picture boxes –Hold photos and imported graphic images

10 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Establishing the FormatFormat Creating master pagesmaster pages –Saves production time –Eliminates the repetitive task of creating the same elements on each page Creating a style sheetstyle sheet –Handles a publication’s typography –Allows specs for page elements to be stored and applied instantly

11 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Newsletter Formats

12 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Types of Headlines

13 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Types of Cut Descriptions

14 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Journalistic Conventions Define what is considered traditional newspaper and newsletter design Columns of a rectangular story align across top and bottom

15 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Evening Out Lines

16 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Spacing Extra spacing might be needed to even columns WidowsWidows and orphans should be avoidedorphans

17 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Correcting Widows

18 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Building a Newsletter Guidelines are created Frames are created for masthead and cuts –Imported from librarylibrary –Can be used instead of a text box Spot color is chosen Text boxes are created for headlines, stories, and cutlines Text is imported and threaded or linked

19 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Threading and Linking

20 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Font Management Font-utility programs allow for creation of a font set font set –Typefaces can be selected from those used in the document –Saves time needed to scroll down list of fonts A font report should accompany each jobfont report –Recommended by printing companies and service bureaus receiving electronic files

21 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Electronic Image Assembly Imposition software is the preferred method –Virtual dummies can be folded on screen –Page-number sequence, page orientation, and folding marks are automatically applied –Options for controlling creep and bleeds Eliminates film-assembly process Imposed job is sent to the output device Document is converted to portable format

22 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions What is the function of page composition software? To create layouts for any type of document by positioning text and graphic elements.

23 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions Which basic tool within a page composition program’s toolbox permits an object to be angled and distorted to create the appearance of being 3D? The Shear tool

24 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions A(n) _____ is a closed figure of any shape used to position a graphic element. picture box

25 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions Text and graphic images can be _____ into a document with the Get Text or Get Picture command. imported

26 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions What is the value of creating style sheets and master pages? Production time is significantly reduced.

27 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions A newsletter’s _____ is the newsletter’s basic appearance, including the number of columns, typefaces used, margin sizes, and headline styles. format

28 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions What is the purpose of the linking function? The text of a story is imported into a document in one frame, and then the text can be flowed to subsequent frames.

29 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions What is the main function of font-utility software? Creating a font set

30 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Review Questions What are the basic steps of electronic image assembly? Imposing, previewing, editing, proofing, color separation, and printing.

31 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Font report –A list of the typefaces used in a document.  Font set –The font list for a document. These sets can be created for individual jobs, and only the set needed can be activated.

32 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Format –The form, dimensions, and general structure of a publication.  Journalistic convention –An accepted practice newspapers and other publications use, regarding typography and page layout.

33 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Library –A set of reference resources.  Master page –A page composition–program feature that can be set up to include the page geometry, typography, and other elements of a page that will recur in a document.

34 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Orphan –The first line of a paragraph at the bottom of a column of type.  Page composition software –An application that creates layouts for any type of document by positioning text and graphic elements.

35 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Picture box –A closed figure of any shape used to position a graphic element.  Ruler –A representation of a conventional ruler showing increments of linear measurement.

36 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Ruler guide –A light blue line that is not output to a printer, but assists in the placement of type or graphic elements during page composition.  Style sheet –A formatting tool used in page- composition programs that combines a number of attributes, such as type size, alignment, and other factors.

37 © Goodheart-Willcox Co., Inc.Permission granted to reproduce for educational use only. Glossary  Text box –A closed figure of any shape used to position text.  Widow –The last line of a paragraph at the top of a column of type.


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