There are two DTP Full Form. Let us first look at the first one.
DTP Full Form
- Desktop Publishing
It is basically a publishing software which is used to generate very high quality printed materials for businesses, individuals and organizations. The software helps in giving a nice control over the layout and design of the page when compared to a word processor.
Types of DTP
There are basically two types of DTP,
- One which creates virtual pages
- And the other which creates electronic pages
The first one, i.e. virtual pages is generally printed on physical papers, for example, it is printed as books, magazines, newspapers, etc
Commonly used DTP software
Below are the commonly used DTP software,
- Adobe PageMaker
- Microsoft Office Publisher
- Corel Ventura
- Adobe FrameMaker
- Adobe InDesign
- Ventura Publisher
- Express Publisher and many more
Usage of DTP
There are various uses of DTP, it is used to publish,
- Comics and much more
Advantages of DTP
- One can customise the document according to their needs by using DTP
- One can outsource DTP services if they are not interested in buying the software
- One can even enhance the existing page layouts by various methods such as changing the colour, balancing the contrast and space.
Let us look into the other full form of DTP.
Distributed Transaction Processing
This is basically a technique which can be used to distribute the various functions of a transaction over several transaction programs within a network. In this type of database, there are two or more types of network hosts involved.
Properties of DTP
It is necessary that DTP has all the four following properties. They are,
Advantages of DTP
- DTP can be used with various other partners like non-CICS and CICS platforms, but only when they support APPC
- Along with CICS, EXEC or CPI communications, it can be used
- One can design flexible and much more efficient application using DTP
- One can control two transactions and also converse with each other
- One can remotely process remote resources and also transfer data across systems
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