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  1. Deck / Drop head.

    Entradilla.

    A short text running below the main headline, introducing the story.

  2. Delete.

    Eliminar / Borrar.

    To remove a document or part of it from the computer's memory.

  3. Descender.

    Asta descendente.

    It refers to the part of a letter extending below the x-height.

  4. Descreen / Descreening.

    Destramar / Destramado.

  5. Descreening / Descreen.

    Destramar / Destramado.

  6. Die cut / Diecut.

    Troquel.

  7. Diecut / Die cut.

    Troquel.

  8. Dieline.

    Línea de corte o de plegado.

    Used as a pattern to show the cut and fold lines during the production of a package. Usually not printed on the final piece, but is used to determine the correct layout.

  9. Dingbats.

    Dingbats.

    Special typographic characters (symbols, bullets or other type ornaments).

  10. Diplomatic edition.

    Edición real.

  11. Diptych.

    Díptico.

    One page leaflet, folded in two.

  12. Display head / Display headline.

    Titular de fantasía.

    A headline that does not follow the standards of the publication. Used to emphasize a story, to enhance the layout of a feature or to unify a news package.

  13. Display headline / Display head.

    Titular de fantasía.

    A headline that does not follow the standards of the publication. Used to emphasize a story, to enhance the layout of a feature or to unify a news package.

  14. Dot gain.

    Ganancia de punto.

  15. Dots per inch (dpi) / DPI.

    Puntos por pulgada (ppp) / PPP.

    Number of electronic dots per inch contained in an image or that a normal printer is able to print. Higher dpi number means higher resolution of the output and so higher printing quality. An inch has traditionally 72 dots and this is the typical resolution for a screen or for a normal printer (72 dpi). Minimum resolution for printing newspapers: 150 dpi. Minimum resolution for printing magazines: 300 dpi.

  16. Double burn / Overprinting.

    Sobreimprimir.

    Is the process used to overlap two different elements for printing (for intances, type on top of an image).

  17. Double coated.

    Dobel estucado.

  18. Double truck / Spread sheet / Spread.

    Página doble / Doble / Doble página.

    Two facing pages united by a common layout and treated as one unit.

  19. DPI / Dots per inch (dpi).

    Puntos por pulgada (ppp) / PPP.

    Number of electronic dots per inch contained in an image or that a normal printer is able to print. Higher dpi number means higher resolution of the output and so higher printing quality. An inch has traditionally 72 dots and this is the typical resolution for a screen or for a normal printer (72 dpi). Minimum resolution for printing newspapers: 150 dpi. Minimum resolution for printing magazines: 300 dpi.

  20. Draft / Dummy / Rough layout / Scamp / Sketch.

    Borrador / Boceto / Bosquejo / Esbozo.

    A quick drawing or composition that is not refined or finalized. A page diagram showing where the different elements (art and text) go. Also all the different versions of a page before the final art.

  21. Drop Cap / Initial Capital / Initial Cap.

    Capitular / Inicial.

    A large capital letter that runs down two or more lines at the beginning of a bodytext or paragraph, for decoration or emphasis.

  22. Drop head / Deck.

    Entradilla.

    A short text running below the main headline, introducing the story.

  23. Drop out / Reverse.

    Negativo.

    Talking about images means black and white, reversed. But is also white text over a black background.

  24. Drop shadow.

    Sombreado.

    A slight shadowy effect aded to type.

  25. Drophead.

    Subtítulo.

    Line of text, like a small headline, running below the main headline and usually complementing it.

  26. Dummy / Draft / Rough layout / Scamp / Sketch.

    Bosquejo / Borrador / Boceto / Esbozo.

    A quick drawing or composition that is not refined or finalized. A page diagram showing where the different elements (art and text) go. Also all the different versions of a page before the final art.

  27. Duotone.

    Duotono / Bitono.

    Halftone that uses two colors, usually black and a spot color (Pantone).

  28. Dust jacket.

    Sobrecubierta.

    Extra layer of paper over the book hard coversto protect them form dust. Usually illustrated and always removable, they show information about the plot, the author or about other books on the same collection.