Want to get the word out about the fall festival at your school, the latest game, debate club meeting, or other special events? Here are three simple tips to help you create a great, eye-catching flyer for your school event in minutes, using any basic desktop publishing program.
Desktop Publishing Tips & Tools
Get recomendations on the best dtp tools as well as time-saving tips and tools from experienced desktop publishing professionals. Learn secrets to improving your page layout skills, which tools you should pay money for and which you can do without and lots of how-to articles to help you along.
You don’t have to be a graphic designer to create professional-looking documents, but it helps to know what they know. Here arefFive simple steps you can folow to help you design perfect desktop publishing projects.
The keyboard shortcuts in Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 can help accelerate the creation and editing process of images. In Part 1 of this series, we take a look at the keyboard shortcuts related to the File, Edit, and View functions.
Part 2 of this series on keyboard shortcuts in Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 covers those commands related to Image, Adjust, Layers, Selections, and Window functions.
The brush and tool keyboard shortcuts in Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo X2 may be the most time-saving of all its menu functions. In Part 3 of this series, we cover these shortcuts, and provide a brief overview of how you can use each brush and tool.
Adobe Illustrator, Adobe FreeHand MX, and CorelDRAW are three illustration programs you can use for page layout. These drawing programs may be used more often by professional desktop publishers, but if you have access to any of them, you have a great page layout application at your fingertips
There are two types of tools for creating computer graphics: image editors and illustrators. For small businesses, image (photo) editors will suffice for many projects. In Part 1 in this continuing series on the best desktop publishing tools, we’ll look at the top image editing programs.
Ready to go green with your desktop publishing business but not sure what hue will work for you? You can start by asking yourself some key questions. In Part 1 of this series on Going Green in Desktop Publishing, we’ll provide the questions, but you’ll need to decide what your answers will be.
For home publishing projects, there’s no shortage of inexpensive page layout software. But which are the best tools for creating and printing projects such as personalized greeting cards, or family photo albums and scrapbooks? Let’s look at the top three: Print Shop, Print Master, and Print Artist.
A professional-level page layout program may sometimes be the better choice for certain types of desktop publishing tasks. In part 2 of this series on the best desktop publishing tools for page layout we’ll take a look at the two top professional page layout programs: Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress.
Remember the old Rocky and Bullwinkle cartoon? Bullwinkle was always trying to pull a rabbit out of his hat, and it would never work. Sometimes finding the right clipart or image for your document can be just as difficult. Here are tips on how to use Picasa to easily pull the rabbit out of your hat.
This series on the Best Desktop Publishing Tools will help you make the right choices for your DTP needs. And because this channel’s focus is on small office/home office (SOHO) desktop publishing, it is fitting to launch the series with a look at the best page layout programs for small businesses.
Quality desktop publishing tools for your small business that won’t break your budget? Yup–as long as you’re willing to break free of the commercial realm and try out free and open source products. Get started here with this roundup of the ten best free and open source desktop publishing programs.
If you need to create a brochure and it’s your first time doing so, there are some universal truths to keep in mind as you go through the process. Here are ten tips that will help you produce a brochure that delivers the message you want.
Desktop publishing has come a long way. Gone are the days of outsourcing the creation of your marketing materials. With Photoshop Elements you can use your edited photos in a number of ways, such as in a company brochure, without a lot of expense. So how does the new, free Photoshop Express compare?
This is a comparison of three software packages for creating presentations: Keynote 2006, PowerPoint 2007, and ThinkFree Show. All three are powerful. They all give very professional looking results, and you can easily create simple designs or more complex presentations. So which one is for you?