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  1. Facing pages.

    Páginas enfrentadas.

    Pages left and right on a spread sheet.

  2. Factoids / Callouts.

    Etiquetas.

    Words, phrases or short texts used to label maps or charts.

  3. Fading / Blend / Gradient.

    Degradado.

    A mix of two colors that fade gradually from one tint to the other or from one tint to white.

  4. Feature / Special report.

    Tema especial / Reportaje.

    Article or report that is not a hard-news story. Can be about something in the present or something non-temporary, and often given a special graphic treatment.

  5. Fever chart / Line chart.

    Gráfico lineal.

    Chart containing points on a graph. It shows quantities over time.

  6. File size.

    Tamaño de documento.

    The size of a file, expressed in Kb, Mb, Gb, etc.

  7. Filler.

    Relleno / Recurso.

    Graphic element used to fill space on a page (for instance, an advertisement of the actual publication).

  8. Final art / Camera-ready art.

    Arte final.

    A layout document ready to print.

  9. Finish.

    Acabado.

    Final surface given to the paper (calendering, coating, embossing...). -Vellum finish: Acabado Vitella or Imitación pergamino. -Machine finish: Acabado en máquina. -Linen finish: Acabado imitación tela.

  10. Finishing.

    Acabados.

    All the processes made after the printing process of any graphic element.

  11. Flag / Head / Nameplate.

    Cabecera.

    The name of a publication, as displayed on the cover or the front page.

  12. Flat color.

    Color liso.

    Color area, printed without tone variation.

  13. Flat color / Spot color.

    Tinta plana / Tinta directa.

    Extra ink on a page, apart from CMYK.

  14. Flatplan.

    Lanzado / Planillo.

    Structure of the contents of a publication, showed page per page, useful as a guide for all the staff implied in the making of the publication.

  15. Flexography.

    Flexografía.

  16. Floating accents.

    Acentos flotantes.

  17. Flop.

    Reflejar.

    To turn an image, as it would be facing a mirror.

  18. Flush left.

    Justificación izquierda / Alineación izquierda.

    Text or elements aligned even along their left margin.

  19. Flush right.

    Justificación derecha / Alineación derecha.

    Text or elements aligned even along their right margin.

  20. Foam board / Lightweight cardboard.

    Cartón pluma / Foam.

    Expanded polystyrene board with both sides covered with a cardboard, normally black or white.

  21. Foil.

    Lámina.

  22. Folio / Running Head / Running foot.

    Folio / Folio explicativo.

    -Folio: In publishing, page number. -Running head / Running foot: Type giving the name of the publication, date and page number; usually located at the top (running head) or the bottom (running foot) of an inside page.

  23. Font.

    Fuente.

    All the characters of a typeface sharing the same size and weight (for instance, Typeface Futura, font Futura Light Italic 12 pt.)

  24. Font family.

    Familia tipográfica.

    All the different weights and styles of a tipography (italic, extended, light, etc.).

  25. Four-color process / Process / CMYK / Full color.

    A todo color / Cuatricromía / CMYK.

    The printing process that combines Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black inks.

  26. Four-score.

    A cuatro hendidos.

  27. Front page / Cover.

    Portada.

    –In books: the front of the book –including the title, author and publishing house. –In periodical publications: the first page. Also known as "Front page".

  28. Fugitive color.

    Color fugitivo.

    Color that is not solid.

  29. Full color / Four-color process / Process / CMYK.

    Cuatricromía / CMYK / A todo color.

    The printing process that combines Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black inks.

  30. Full frame / Full photo.

    Imagen entera.

    Image showed as it was shot, with its entire image area, not cropped at all.

  31. Full photo / Full frame.

    Imagen entera.

    Image showed as it was shot, with its entire image area, not cropped at all.