Pasteboard is where text objects are placed for editing before transferring

Pasteboard is where text objects are placed for

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Pasteboard is where text & objects are placed for editing before transferring them to the printable area; Printable page refers to the area enclosed in margin guides. (2mks) b) Margins and column guides . (2mks) Margins mark text areas on the page along the edges, while column guides divide the page into several fields. They are used to define the printable area. c) Change case and drop cap. (2mks) Change case is changing text from upper to lower case, sentence, title, or toggle case, while drop cap refer to making the first character in a line bigger and drops down to occupy the space in the lines that follow. 151
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d) Kerning and tracking. (2mks) Tracking refers to changing the visual denseness or openness of characters in aline, while Kerning is fixing particular pairs of letters that are too close or too far apart from each other. e) Fill and stroke A stroke refers to a line style, while a fill refers to applying background pattern such as shading to a graphical object. 4 a) What is layering as used in DTP (1 mk) Layering is the placing of text or objects on top of each other. b) Why is layering very useful in a desktop publisher? (1mk) It may be used to create watermarks. 5. What commands are used in place of portrait and landscape page orientation in PageMaker? (1mk) i. Portrait-tall; 152
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ii. Landscape-wide 6. Give three methods that are used to transform an object. (3mks) i. Rotating ii. Skewing iii. Reflecting 7. a) what is text wrap? (1mk) Text wrap is controlling the flow of text over or around a graphical object. b) Give three ways you can wrap text on an object. (3mks) Make the text jump the object to the next page or column Allow to text to jump over the object and continue on the same page Create a rectangular text wrap around all the sides of the object. 8. Define the term object grouping (2mks) 153
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This refers to joining objects in order to manipulate them as one object. 154
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INTERNET & E-MAIL 1. The first computer Network was set up by ARPA in the United States of America. What is the full meaning of the acronym ARPA (1mk) Advanced Research Projects Agency 2. Your manager wishes to be connected to the Internet. He already has a powerful personal Computer (PC), a printer, and access to a Telephone line. However, he understands that he will need a Modem. State why a modem is required to connect him to the internet. (2mks) A modem enables one to connect to the Internet and access information by transmitting data from one computer to another across telephone lines. 155
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3. The Internet connects millions of computers and telecommunication devices that have different hardware and software configurations. For these incompatible devices to be able to communicate, a protocols? (1mk) A protocol is a set of rules that govern how tow computers can send and receive data on a network Special communication rule that government sending and receiving of messages by computers on a network b) Name the two most common protocols for the Internet, and state their functions. (3mks) Transmission control Protocol (TCP); - It governs how data is
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