Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect


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What is an advantage of desktop publishing software over word processing software?

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1. What does DTP stands for?

2. What is the biggest advantage of Portable Document Format (PDF)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Desktop publishing and word processing software are some of the most widely used programs by computer users of all kinds, and this quiz/worksheet pairing will help gauge your understanding of the features of both. Quiz questions focus on software classification, affiliated three-letter abbreviations, advantages and disadvantages, and brand name examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • Classification of well-known software programs
  • Definitions for common programming three-letter abbreviations
  • Comparing word processing and desktop publishing

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast ideas from the lesson, such as desktop publishing and word processing
  • Defining key concepts - ensure you can accurately define key terms like PDF and DTP
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding desktop publishing and word processing

Additional Learning

To find out more about this topic, review the corresponding lesson titled Desktop Publishing & Word Processing Software: MS Word, InDesign & WordPerfect. The lesson covers the following main objectives:

  • Examples of working with text
  • Uses for word processing software
  • Examples of popular word processing software
  • Desktop publishing definition
  • Applications for desktop publishing
  • Pros and cons of using word processing and desktop publishing