Desktop Publishing Projects for DIY-ers

You don’t need to be a Desktop Publishing professional to create holiday or special event projects and materials. Here at BrightHub you’ll find expert tips and tutorials written by and for desktop publishers and professionals that the do-it-yourself person can follow to make holiday- or event-specific cards, banners, flyers, and much more.

PageMaker 7.0 Tutorial: How to Use the Control Palette

Adobe PageMaker’s Control Palette is a versatile feature that you can use to format and manipulate text and objects in your document. The Control Palette displays the properties of a selected block of text or image, and enables you to adjust its settings. Read on to learn how to use this feature.

How to Print PageMaker Documents

Adobe PageMaker’s printing options allow you to choose the number of copies to print, select the size of your print output, as well as customize additional printing options. Read on to learn how to print out your various PageMaker publications.

How to Make a Picture Frame in Paint Shop Pro

Although Paint Shop Pro comes with a number of predesigned picture frames for use in your projects, sometimes you want to use something that’s more suited for your personal designs. In this article, we’ll show how you can take any image and transform it into a customized picture frame.

Working with Text in Adobe PageMaker

Working with text in Adobe PageMaker is very similar to working with a word processor program such as Microsoft Word. Two key differences, however, are that in PageMaker 7.0, you will use the Text tool and enter all your text into a text box. Read on to learn how.

How to Create a New Document in PageMaker 7.0

PageMaker is a powerful page layout application. It offers a range of versatile tools for creating pamphlets, postcards, reports, newsletters, resumes, handouts, and other publications. This article focuses on the basics of how to create a new PageMaker document.

GIMP the Image Editor

GIMP, the free image editing software, stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program and is not to be confused with the duplicitous villain, Keyser Soze, nicknamed the gimp, from the film The Usual Suspects. GIMP is an open source and feature-laden image editing program that has an unbeatable price.