In print terminology the printer guides are adjustable clips, usually plastic that are found on the paper tray. The paper guides are designed to help keep the paper aligned. You can adjust these clips to the edges of the paper to keep the paper in place while being used by the printer.
- paper prototype
Commonly used in software development, it is a method used for testing and evaluating interfaces. While viewing the prototype(s), users attempt to complete tasks and provide feedback and thoughts on their interaction with paper versions of different screens, menus, and GUIs. Paper prototyping allows project development teams to cost-efficiently conduct usability tests with real users […]
- paper size systems
The ISO 216 paper size system is an international standard that is used in many places in the world in copy and print devices that defines paper sizes. Based on the metric system, the ISO paper size system uses a height-to-width ratio with an aspect ratio of 1 to 1.414 (The square root of 2). […]
- paper-white display
A high-quality monochrome monitor that displays characters in black against a white background. Such monitors are popular for desktop publishing because they most closely mimic real paper with black type. Some manufacturers make a distinction between normal white-background monitors and paper-white monitors, where the background is slightly tinted to look more like bonded paper.
- paperless office
The idealized office in which paper is absent because all information is stored and transferred electronically. With the ever-expanding application of computers into business areas as diverse as accounting, desktop publishing, billing, mail, and scheduling, it seemed in the early 80s that the real paperless office was just around the corner. Ironically, just the opposite […]
In digital video and film terminology parabolic is a type of microphone that is used to record sounds from a great distance.