A demonstration version of a piece of software that has one or more critical features disabled. Many software companies distribute crippled versions of their applications free with the hope that users will get hooked and buy the full version.
1. Software crippleware is a type of shareware program that is distributed free to the user. In crippleware vital features of the program such as printing or the ability to save files are disabled until the user purchases a registration key. While crippleware allows consumers to see the software before they buy, they are unable […]
- crisis blog
A slang term used to describe a blog that is created only to handle a business public relations crisis. Crisis blogs enable a company to immediately respond to an allegation or rumor. See “The History of Blogging” in the Quick Reference section of
A Unix command for scheduling jobs to be executed sometime in the future. A cron is normally used to schedule a job that is executed periodically – for example, to send out a notice every morning. It is also a daemon process, meaning that it runs continuously, waiting for specific events to occur.
In computer graphics, to cut off the sides of an image to make it the proper size or to remove unwanted parts. Most graphics applications allow you to crop images with a clip feature.
- crop marks
Printed or drawn lines indicating where the paper should be cut to produce the correct page size. Crop marks are necessary for offset printing because the original paper that goes through the printing press is usually larger than the final page size. Many desktop publishing systems are capable of automatically printing crop marks for camera-ready […]