Custom Logo Design Glossary
Facing pages: in a double-sided document, the two pages that appear as a spread when the publication is opened.
Feather: to insert small amounts of additional leading between lines, paragraphs, and before and after headings in order to equalize the baselines of columns on a page.
File Format: A file format defines how an application stores information in a file. When you name a file, an application automatically appends a filename extension, usually three characters in length; for example, .cdr, .bmp, .tif, and .eps. This filename extension helps you and the computer differentiate between different file types or file formats.
Fill: A color, bitmapped image, fountain, or pattern applied to an area of an image.
Filter: The name for an application that translates digital information from one form to another.
FlashPix (.fpx files) file format: originally designed by Eastman Kodak Company, is a bitmap format used mostly for digital photographs. It provides the ability to store several resolutions of an image in the same file. It also supports digital watermarks.
Folio: a page number, often set with running headers or footers.
Font: a set of characters in a specific typeface, at a specific point size, and in a specific style. "12-point Times Bold" is a font -- the typeface Times, at 12-point size, in the bold style. Hence "12-point Times Italic" and "10-point Times Bold" are separate font.