Written for editors, writers, and others who find themselves with document-production projects, this guide to computer printing covers word-processing and page-layout programs, scanners and digital cameras, computer color modes, print resolutions, file formats, prepress, and printing. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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