For busy SOHO desktop publishers, it helps to have a one-stop reference shop of articles and tips that's available anytime. While that is the mission of the Bright Hub DTP channel as well, this resource guide drills down into the site to find and deliver a few precious nuggets of DTP knowledge.
Get the DTP Expert Advice You Need
The Bright Hub Desktop Publishing channel has a highly professional legion of writers whose expertise is as diverse and deep as the topic of desktop publishing is wide. We have experts in Quark, InDesign, PageMaker, Publisher, and the open source Scribus software; experts in Photoshop, Paint Shop, and the open source GIMP program: experts in layout, color, fonts, and templates; and experts in how-to's for creating DTP projects for everything from holiday cards to business cards and from birthday banners to professional brochures and pamphlets. This guide serves as a conduit to the articles by the DTP writing team that offer great resources and information for desktop publishers, all in one place. If you're a desktop publisher, bookmark this page for a reference point and I am sure before long you will find you want to bookmark all the articles listed here. And check back here often, as this guide will be continuously updated as new DTP resource articles come online.
RGB Color vs. CMYK Color
This article offers a succinct explanation of the differences between RGB color and CMYK color--important concepts for desktop publishers to understand so that their printed documents look the way they did on screen.
Software for SOHO Publishers
Scribus Powerful Desktop Publishing for Free
This article introduces desktop publishers to Scribus, an open-source desktop publishing software package that rivals the big players, except in one area -- cost. Scribus is free.
Free Calendar Design Software
This article covers the best free, downloadable calendar software available on the Web. Whether you want to make a personalized calendar for Grandma or a professional-looking one to give to clients, stop here first to find the right software for you.