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Computer presentation of data in science : a do-it-yourself guide, based on the Apple Macintosh, for authors and illustrators in the sciences

Author: Doig Simmonds; Linda Reynolds
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1989.
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doig Simmonds; Linda Reynolds
ISBN: 089838415X 9780898384154
OCLC Number: 18382146
Description: xiv, 178 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 Introduction.- 2 Choosing your system and software.- 3 Working methods.- 4 Preparing manuscripts and camera-ready copy.- 5 Principles of typography and layout.- 6 Using type and space to show the structure of text.- 7 Artwork creation and drawing tips.- 8 Posters, slides and OHP transparencies.- 9 Designing with colour.- Glossary 1 Terms used in graphic design and printing.- Glossary 2 Terms used in computing.- Appendix 1: Copyfitting.- How many words are there in the text?.- Method 1: Calculation by character count.- Method 2: Calculation by word count.- How many lines will the text occupy when it is typeset?.- How many lines will fit into a given column height?.- Appendix 2: Signatures and imposition.- Appendix 3: Publishing and the law.- Copyright.- Legal deposit in the British Library.- Deposit law.- What is 'publication'?.- Exempt publications.- Copyright registration.- International Standard Book Numbers.- Data Protection Act.- Appendix 4: Working comfort.- The work surface.- Seating.- Positive versus negative screens.- Screen filters.- Lighting.- Spectacles.- Further reading.- British Standards.- Writing.- Style manuals.- Electronic manuscripts.- Desktop publishing.- Legibility.- Typography and layout.- Tables.- Graphs, charts and diagrams.- Overhead projection.- Copyright.
Responsibility: by Doig Simmonds and Linda Reynolds.
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