Glossary - Publishing Terms

  Return to Glossary home AA Acetate Acknowledgements Against the grain Appendix Ascender Author's alteration (AA) Back matter Back up Banner Baseline Bibliography Bind Binding Binding types Bleed Blind folio Blind image Block print Blue pencil Blueline Callout Camera-ready copy Cap height Case bind Character spacing Checker Chrome CMYK Collate Colophon Color process printing Color separation Comb binding Communication design Condensed Copyright page Crease Crop marks Cross marks Deboss Descender Desktop publishing (DTP) Die Die cut Digital proofing Dingbat Direct digital color proof Display font Drop cap Drop shadow Drop-out blue Dry proof DTP Dummy Dummy text Duplex Electronic publishing Em dash¬†(– or --) Em space Emboss En dash (–) En space End matter End note Engraving Extent Face Fade-out blue Family Fatty Flyleaf Foil emboss Foil stamp Fold marks Foldout Folio Font Font family Font smoothing Footer Foreword Four-color process printing Front matter Full-color printing Fully justified Galley proof Gatefold Glossary Glow Grain direction Gravure Grayscale Greeking Gutter Hanging indent Hardcopy Header Heading Heat stamp Hot foil stamp Indent Index International standard book number (ISBN) Introduction ISBN Italic Kerning Laminate Landscape Layout LC Leading Leaf Left justified Letter spacing Line spacing Lithography Lowercase (LC) Manuscript (MS) Margins Mark up Mechanical Mechanical separation Mockup Monospaced type MS Non-repro blue Nonreproducing blue Off-press proof Offset printing Online publishing Opacity Opaque Over run Overage Overlay Page Page count Page design Page proof Pagination Panel Pantone matching system (PMS) Paste-up Perf marks Perfect binding Photoengraving Pica Plate PMS Point Point size Portrait Position marks Positive space Post binding PostScript Preface Preliminary matter Preparation Prepress Prepress proof Press check Press proof Print publishing Process colors Process printing Production run Proof Proportionally spaced type Publisher (Microsoft) Publishing Pullout Raised cap Raised printing Ream Recto Redline Register marks Reverse RGB Rights page Rivers Rule Run-in heading Running foot Running head Saddle-stitch binding Sans serif   Score Separation Serif Sidebar Side-stitch binding Signature Slip proof Slip sheets Softcopy Spine Spiral binding Spread Stamp Strike off Style Subheading Subscript Superscript Table of contents Table of figures Table of tables Tear sheet Thermography Tint Title page TOC TOF Tool TOT Tranny Transparency Trial proof Trim size TrueType Type family Typeface Typography Varnish Version Version control Verso Watermark Weight White space Widow Wire binding With the grain Word spacing X-height Return to Glossary home