You can prepare an image for printing and placement in a desktop publishing document or in some cases print directly from the image editing/preparation program.
Photoshop can be used to enhance and tweak how an image looks, but it
pulls double duty for sizing and saving an image in the proper file format
for your desktop publishing program.
Re-size your image to the intended dimensions by choosing Image size from the menu. The dialog box will give you a chance to change the resolution as well. Most desktop printers can handle 300 dpi (your mileage may vary) Consult your printer's manual or experiment by printing a test page. Save your file as a TIFF, PICT, JPEG or EPS. PageMaker & Quark handle all types, while older versions may be JPEG-clueless.
|These 2 desktop publishing programs have been helping people print
text and images together, forever.
PageMaker allows 2 ways to add imagery to a page layout document for printing.
Special Occasion Cards
| A proper business card is an essential tool for doing business these
days, but DTP empowers you to change your greeting like you would a hat.
Why not print up a 'limited edition' version to exchange with others
in the event of a special occasion; birth, graduation, vacation phone
numbers, new web site, raffles or fishbowl drawings! Who knows they might
become a collector's items!
By designing once and pasting many times, you can 'gang' them on an 8.5 x 11 page for printing. Add guides for cutting the cards into individual pieces.