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An advanced finished copy of a document, generally used internally or sent to reviewers. Also called checker, slip proof.
A graphical display of related information that uses time lines and other symbols to illustrate multiple time-based activities or projects on a horizontal time scale. See also plot types.
A study of the differences between two different information systems or applications, often for the purpose of determining how to get from one state to a new state. A gap is sometimes spoken of as "the area between where we are and where we want to be" or the area between as-is and to-be. Gap analysis is undertaken as a means of bridging that space. TEMPLATE
A web sites subpage that is intended for a specific audience. See also landing page.
Expenses for general management and administration; for example, insurance and legal fees. See also cost types.
A document category that has a particular content, form, or style.
Placing a document within social and textual contexts.
Graphics interchange file format. A bitmap image format that supports animations and simple graphics with up to 256 colors. See also bitmap graphics file formats.
See white-box testing.
See primary navigation.
A combination of globalization and localization that creates products and services for the demands of a global market while recognizing regional/local demands. See also globalization, internationalization, localization.
A list of specialized words or phrases that appear in a document, along with their definitions. See also back matter.
Highlight surrounding an image.
A major decision point in the project life cycle that allows the decision maker(s) to decide whether to continue, change, or end an activity or project.
A menu-driven system for searching and retrieving files from the web.
A gradual transition of colors.
A system of rules that define the structure of a language.
Funds given for a specific purpose.
The relative level of detail, depth of penetration, scale, or size of an object or activity.
Designing and printing on paper and other substrates.
The arrangement of type, visual elements, and specifications to convey a visual message.
A network analysis technique that allows for conditional and probabilistic treatment of logical relationships (that is, some activities may not be performed).
An icon-based user interface to a system. See also user interface.
A printing method that uses metal cylinders etched with millions of tiny ink wells.
A combination of black-box and white-box testing methodologies which involves testing a piece of software against its specifications but also uses some knowledge of its internal workings.
A graphic image that appears to be black, white, and shades of gray, but that only uses a single color of ink.
See dummy text.
Research that looks for issues that emerge repeatedly from the data and which generates, tests, and amends theories. See also research methods.
Learning activities and materials used in interactive, group-paced instruction.
A blog with multiple contributors. See also blog types.
Knowledge, beliefs, or opinions shared by multiple individuals. See also knowledge.
A mode of thinking in which group members place solidarity and cohesiveness above honestly appraising alternatives.
The combination of the inside margins of two facing pages. See also alley.Return to Glossary home