The Wells & Drew Printing Dictionary – X


xerographic paper:
papers made to reproduce well in copy machines and laser printers.

a dry method of reproduction of graphic material in which the image is created in the form of electrostatic charges by reflecting the image onto the surface of a charged photo conductor.

abbreviation for eXtended Graphics Array, usually used to refer to a system capable of displaying 24-bit graphics at a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels.

In typography the x-height equals the height of a lowercase letter ‘x’.

abbreviation for X Logical Font Description.

abbreviation for eXtensible Markup Language, a subset of SGML constituting a particular text markup language for interchange of structured data. XML is a trademark of the WWWC (World Wide Web Consortium). More information can be found on this page.

abbreviation for Transmitter On / Transmitter OFF.

abbreviation for XML Paper Specification, a Microsoft alternative to the PDF file format. XPS is a page description language for exchanging documents which preserve their layout and offer good output quality on both the screen and printing devices. More information can be found here.

manufacturer of densitometers and other measuring tools for the graphic arts industry

a small module or add-on that adds functionality to the layout program QuarkXPress