Graphic-web-print designing glossary/dictionary of terms
These terms are commonly used in the graphic design
and website design world.
Halftone Process used in print for Photographs, paintings,
and drawings. Because most printing presses cannot produce continuous
tones, images are converted to halftones to simulate continuous
tones. Using fine dots of varying size and spacing, halftones can
reproduce the shades and textures of the original image.
Hexadecimal A numbering system which uses a base of 16.
The first ten digits are 0-9 and the next six are A-F. Hexadecimal
numbers are used to color web pages. For example, the hexadecimal
equivalent for the color white is #FFFFFF.
HTML Abbreviation for Hypertext Markup Language;
a cross-platform text-formatting system for creating web pages,
including copy, images, sounds, frames, animation and more.
Hue The actual color of an object. Hue is measured
as a location on a color wheel, expressed in degrees. Hue is also
understood as the names of specific colors, like blue, red, yellow,
Hyperlink A hyperlink, more commonly called a link, is
an electronic connection between one web page to either (1) other
web pages on the same web site, or (2) web pages located on another
web site. More specifically, a hyperlink is a connection between
one page of a hypertext document to another.
Hypertext Hypertext is any text that can be chosen by
a reader and which causes another document to be retrieved and displayed.