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About Stylesheets A stylesheet provides a way to separate presentation (what a document looks like) from content (what it actually says). A common feature in most desktop publishing and word processing programs, stylesheets store and apply formatting to text and paragraphs. Using Stylesheets Using one or more stylesheets provides consistency within a document (like a help system) or within an organization, […]

Publication Standards of Digital Print

Publication Standards of Digital Print The following file formats are standard within the digital print industry: Portable Document Format (PDF) Developed as a closed standard document type, with a fixed, flattened layer that includes all text, graphics, and the structure needed to display them. Adobe released PDF as an open source file format in 2008. […]

Online Publishing

General Overview Online publishing is the publication of material using only digital formats. Materials that commonly use online publishing are e-books, electronic articles, magazines, and newspapers. Online publishing can also entail maintaining and expanding digital libraries and databases. This way of publication has gained popularity as the number of people using computers, tablet reading devices […]

Information Delivery

About Information Delivery Information delivery includes topics related to the publication and delivery of information products, including topics such as single-source publishing, online publishing, mobile device publishing, managing print publications, stylesheets, search and retrieval, digital print publication, and many others. Online Publishing Stylesheets Digital Print Publication

Evolution of the Digital Print Medium

Evolution of the Digital Print Medium During the last 50 years, great strides within the field of computer technology have paved the way for digital print publication to become a viable option for creators and readers. Below are several key events that directly influenced the development of digital text-based applications. 1960s The American Standard Code […]

Digital Print Publication

About Digital Print Publication Since the invention of the Gutenberg printing press, the publication cycle of writing, producing, distributing, and storing publications has taken place solely in a printed format. Recently, the development of digital technology, with its unlimited capacity for information processing, production, and storage, has lent itself as an ideal platform on which […]

Current Issues within the Digital Print Industry

Current Issues within the Digital Print Industry The digital print industry is currently addressing problems with accessibility, functionality, and availability of works within the medium. Movements towards global standardization are being made. Following is a list of the most prevalent issues and an explanation of their relevance to the technical community. Digital print standardization The […]

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