Publishing Tools for the Masses - Software Review - Evaluation

by Edwin Powell

There once was a time when typesetting and page layout were arcane arts practiced by highly trained professionals, but the PC revolution has changed all that. Today, the ability to create professional-looking publications is within the grasp of just about anyone with the right hardware and software, along with a side order of creativity. [more]

Publications do's and don'ts

by Edwin Powell

They say some of the best things in life are free, but whether that includes advice may be debatable. Nonetheless, here are a few tips for improving the look of your publication by improving its design. [more]

Shade 7 standard

by Ron LaFon

Many are familiar with the company Curious Labs, but probably few know that e frontier acquired the company in November 2003, although it still operates as Curious Labs. The company recently introduced a family of products called Shade 7. [more]

Simple But Sophisticated Desktop Publishing

Software Publishing's Harvard Publisher 7.3

Home office troupers do it all--even function as their own art departments, grappling with a plethora of programs to produce good-looking business cards, income-generating brochures, and enticing Web sites. Thankfully, both Microsoft's and Software Publishing's latest budget-priced publishing packages are powerful enough to create all these materials and more, giving your endeavors the professional look you crave without requiring a large investment of time--or an art school degree.[more]