Halftone: in traditional publishing,
a continuous-tone image photographed through a screen
in order to create small dots of varying sizes that
can be reproduced on a printing press. Digital halftones
are produced by sampling a continuous-tone image and
assigning different numbers of dots, which simulate
different sized dots, for the same effect.
Halftone screen: in traditional
publishing, the screen through which a continuous-tone
image is photographed, measured in lines per inch.
Although digital halftones are not actually photographed
through a screen, the term is still used to describe
the size of the dots; the larger the dots (fewer
lines per inch), the more grainy the image. Special
screens can be used for special effects.
Hang indent alignment: type set
so that the first line is flush left and subsequent
lines are indented.
Hard hyphen: a non breaking hyphen,
used when the two parts of the hyphenated word should
not be separated. As opposed to a soft (or normal)
hyphen, on which the word-wrapping function of a
program will break a line.
Hard return: a return created
by the Return or Enter key, as opposed to a word-wrap,
or soft return, which will adjust according to the
character count and column width.
Hue: The property of a color that
allows it to be classified it by its name. For example,
blue, green, and red are all hues.
HSB (hue, saturation, brightness):
A color model that defines three components: hue,
saturation, and brightness. Hue determines color
(yellow, orange, red, etc.); brightness determines
perceived intensity (lighter or darker color); and
saturation determines color depth (from dull to
Head: a line or lines of copy
set in a larger face than the body copy.
HTML: The World Wide Web authoring
standard comprised of markup tags that define the
structure and components of a document. The tags
are used to tag text and integrate resources (such
as images, sound, video, and animation) when you
create a Web page.
Hyperlink: An electronic link
that provides access directly from one place in
a document to another place in that document or
to another document.
Hyphenation zone: For ragged-right
text, an arbitrary zone about 1/5 to 1/10 of the
length of the line; if a long word is not hyphenated
and leaves a gap within that zone, discretionary
hyphens are used to fill the line.
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