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Article from Issue 51/2005

In this final part of our three-part series [1][2],we’ll put the finishing touches on our Linux newspaper. You’ll learn how to generate a PDF,and you’ll find out what a real pre-press professional thinks about our project.

In last month’s installment, we finished our newspaper front page and offered it as a guide for creating the remaining pages. Now we’ll show how to add the finishing touches and assemble the newspaper for printing. Templates In any print design project (or web design project, for that matter), one keyissue is consistency. In order to be consistent, it is necessary to create pages that look relatively similar even if they hold different types of content. Basic page elements, such as the system for numbering pages (called the folio in publishing), should be identical, as should the fonts used throughout.

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