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Gregath Company e-zine 
Volume 16, Number 2
February, 2017
Helping writers, genealogists and computer users of all kinds
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Please note that while an effort to generalize much of this text has been made, some references to "we, our, etc." still occur and much of the information provided applies to Gregath Company, Inc. and may not with other printer/publishers.  ALWAYS double check with your printer/publisher on every detail.

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Table of Contents
You may click on each department below to go directly to that article.  At the end of each article (if supported) is a link back to this contents.

What's It Mean?
Design Inspiration
Book Manufacturing Concepts
Marketing Advice
Genealogy Ideas
Computer Help

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What’s It Mean? A-Z
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Paper Grain: The direction most of the fibers within paper generally lie, corresponding to the direction of their flow on the papermaking machine.

Paper Opacity: Nontransparent property which prevents or reduces "show through" of printing from the book side of the next sheet.

Terms marked with an asterisk (*) are not generally used in our office.

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For other writing, printing, publishing, marketing lingo, check our glossaries at
http://www.gregathcomany.com/info/dictionary and
http://www.gregathcompany.com/info/dictionary/writers.html

Run across a word that you don't understand?  Try us - email us your word, term or phrase and we will see if we can shed some light on the matter!
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Design Inspiration
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Via digital watermark consider adding monograms, coats of arms, or book subject/part wallpaper designs to some, or all pages.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/printing/watermark.html
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Book Manufacturing Concepts
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Too much of a good thing: While technology exists to jam pack content on a page, and layer it with digital watermarks, don't use it in such a way that it splits the reader's attention too much. You don't want readers feeling like they have a puzzle book that is hard to read.

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/printing/watermark.html
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Marketing advice
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When using book content online (marketing or sharing), do Copyright protect yourself by placing information in a watermark on each page/image. Click for a few examples: Alexander Index (PDF), Green Index (PDF), Chute Cover (JPG)

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This section is drawn from
http://www.gregathcompany.com/service/printing/watermark.html
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Genealogy ideas
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Did you know the Library and Archives of Canada is digitizing (and making available) WWI soldier information: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/first-world-war-1914-1918-cef/Pages/canadian-expeditionary-force.aspx

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Have a tip?
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Computer aid!?!
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Looking for other ways to have your manuscript "at hand"? A tablet may be a better compromise between a desk or laptop and a phone. Again, Android users can download MS Word app for free, while Windows users can access MS Word for free, while online. Many of today's tablets can also attach keyboards, mice and wireless printers with ease while having robust memory (both speed and capacity).

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About this e-zine
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