desktop publishing


General English

General Science

  • noun the design, layout and printing of documents using special software, a small computer and a printer.


  • The use of a computer, specialized programs, and a high-quality printer to produce an output suitable for commercial printing. Its abbreviation is DTP.

Information & Library Science

  • noun the design and layout of text and graphics using a small computer with a specific software application package and a printer.

Media Studies

  • noun the use of a personal computer and specialist software to lay out and produce typeset-quality documents for printing