A scalable font in which the outlines of each character are geometrically defined. The most popular languages for defining outline fonts are PostScript and TrueType.
An outline font is scalable because, given a geometrical description of a typeface, a printer or other display device can generate the characters at any size (scale). Aside from offering innumerable sizes of each font, outline fonts have the added advantage that they make the most of an output device ‘s resolution. The more resolution a printer or monitor offers, the better an outline font will look.
(n.) Anything that comes out of a computer. Output can be meaningful information or gibberish, and it can appear in a variety of forms — as binary numbers, as characters, as pictures, and as printed pages. Output devices include display screens, loudspeakers, and printers. (v.)To give out. For example, display screens output images, printers output […]
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Any machine capable of representing information from a computer. This includes display screens, printers, plotters, and synthesizers.
The process of writing more audio or data than the official capacity limit on a compact disc. Overburning a CD depends on the type of media, the software and writer being used. Also called oversizing.
To run a microprocessor faster than the speed for which it has been tested and approved. Overclocking is a popular technique for eking out a little more performance from a system. In many cases, you can force your CPU to run faster than it was intended simply by setting a jumper on the motherboard. Overclocking […]
In traditional photography, overexposure is a term used to describe the process of exposing film to too much light, which results in the photograph being too bright. In digital photography, where there is no film, overexposure refers to a white-looking or washed-out image (overexposed image). This generally happens when a digital photo or video was […]