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desktop publishing

noun, Computers.
1.
the design and production of publications by means of specialized software enabling a personal computer to generate typeset-quality text and graphics.
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British Dictionary definitions for desktop publishing

desktop publishing

noun
1.
a means of publishing reports, advertising, etc, to typeset quality using a desktop computer DTP
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desktop publishing in Technology
text, application
(DTP) Using computers to lay out text and graphics for printing in magazines, newsletters, brochures, etc. A good DTP system provides precise control over templates, styles, fonts, sizes, colour, paragraph formatting, images and fitting text into irregular shapes.
Example programs include FrameMaker, PageMaker, InDesign and GeoPublish.
(http://cs.purdue.edu/homes/gwp/dtp/dtp.html).
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.text.desktop.
(2005-03-14)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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