Desktop publishing (also known as DTP) is the creation of documents using page layout software on a personal computer. EDUCONF TECHNOLOGIES PRIVATE LIMITED provides DTP training according to the current requirement of IT industry. The term has been used for publishing at all levels, from small-circulation documents such as local newsletters to books, magazines and newspapers. Desktop publishing is the use of the computer and software to create visual displays of ideas and information. Desktop publishing documents may be for desktop or commercial printing or electronic distribution including PDF, slide shows, email newsletters, and the Web.
Desktop publishing is the use of the computer and specialized software to create documents for desktop or commercial printing. Desktop publishing refers to the process of using the computer to produce documents such as newsletters, brochures, books, and other publications that were once created manually using a variety of non-computer techniques along with large complex photo type setting machines.
Today desktop publishing software does it all – almost. But before PageMaker and other desktop publishing software there were e-scales, paste-up, and other non-desktop computer ways of putting together a design for printing. Properly speaking, desktop publishing is the technical assembly of digital files in the proper format for printing. In practical use, much of the “graphic design” process is also accomplished using desktop publishing and graphics software and is sometimes included in the definition of desktop publishing. Comparison between desktop publishing and graphic design.