Computer-to-Plate...we'll do it again
We promised you a warts-and-all report on our last issue, the first Australian magazine entirely printed direct to plate.
Digital publishing articles
An archive of published articles about digital publishing that have appeared in a variety of Australian and international magazines and newspapers.
Paper is manufactured in hundreds of sizes, from huge rolls used by newspapers to small pre-cut pages used by laser printers and photocopiers.
Piglet the lister
Piglet, one of the characters in Winnie The Pooh, was forever making lists of things. Poor Piglet probably wouldn't have coped well with the Web, getting tangled in the tags and wondering where on earth he was.
Send in the troops
Computers crash and the Macintosh is no exception. But before calling in the National Guard, you can follow these relatively simple steps, and save time and money, and maybe learn something at the same time.
The Louvre in Paris contains some of the worlds most beautiful paintings.
Macworld Mac Secrets
What is it about the Macintosh? I went looking for a really good reference on Windows for a friend and could not find one.
Apple T-Shirts: A Yearbook of History at Apple Computer
I remember visiting Apple Cupertino for the launch of the LCII and I laughed at how easy it was to tell the real old hands of Apple at the press gathering: they were the ones with T-shirts dating back to the Mac Plus and SE.
The Mac is Not A Typewriter
Hands up anyone who knows what the difference is between a hyphenation dash and an em dash? Now, what do we use in our word processors in place of an underline to emphasise text?
Zen and the Art of Resource Editing
The Berkeley Macintosh Users Group were once the big guys in the Macintosh user group world and published some great magazines and a number of good books.
Books about desktop publishing
If there is one thing that is almost universally acknowledged about Apple it is that they know how to make a product look good.
Horses for courses
If you were going to build a house, you'd consult an architect rather than a marketer. If you were going to market a product, you consult a marketer rather than an architect.
The Little Mac Book
Robin Williams is a goddess when it comes for useful books for beginners, this book and The Mac Is Not A Typewriter are the two books I tell all new Mac owners to buy.
The Non-Designer's Design Book
The Non-Designers Design Book: Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice to give it the full title is another gem from Robin Williams keyboard.
Books and software reviews
Computer books and software reviews
When you have information scattered all over your multi-gigabyte hard disk getting through the folder tree can be time consuming.
When it comes to converting images from one format to another Graphic Converter is a star. You would be selling it short if that is all you used it for.