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In compliance with Organic Law 15/1999, of 13 December, under the Personal Data Protection Act, we inform you that data collected will form part of an automated file, under the ownership of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A., with registered office at 162-164 Calle Llacuna, Barcelona, with the aim of managing enrollments and of informing of the company's activities and services within its field of action. You will be able to exercise access rights, rectification, cancel cancellation and/or opposition via written communication to the Legal Services of BARCELONA ACTIVE SPM S.A. at the aforementioned address.

 
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Self-publisher

Description

The desktop publisher gives the final format - that is why also they are also called final format editor - to typed texts and graphic elements using appropriate computer software for word processing, image editing or creating presentations. This professional prepares material for publication, either as a hard copy on paper or on electronic support. Likewise, the desktop publisher works with texts and charts in various formats: books, cards, promotional brochures, calendars, display cases and packing, magazines, daily newspapers, tickets, postcards, slides, etc.

Tasks

The final format editor performs the operations to obtain the material to be published. This includes processing, integration and filming of texts and images. Specifically, the tasks carried out are:
  • Process texts and images.
    Give the text format using word processors.
    Create charts to accompany the text.
    Enter digitized images using scanners, digital cameras, etc.
    Process and retouch images using appropriate graphic processing programs.
    Finish the project (background color, shapes, etc.).
    Create special effects.
  • Prepare the graphic design and final format of the document.
    Create and apply formats (typeface, column width, spacing interline, etc.).
    Design document layout.
    View the document lay-out on the computer screen and make any necessary adjustments.
    Prepare the printing plates or print directly in the case of digital printing (offset).
    Convert text and charts or images into HTML format for direct publication on the Internet.

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Barcelona Treball (Porta22)
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Llacuna, 162-164
08018 Barcelona
+34 934 019 777
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