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InDesign CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide by Sandee Cohen

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8. Imported Graphics

One reason desktop publishing became so popular is how easy it made combining graphics such as photographs and illustrations with type for layouts.

In the years before designers began using personal computers, specialized workers, toiling under the exotic name of strippers, manually trimmed away the blank areas around graphics so that text could be placed around the image. (The name stripper is derived from combining strips of film together.)

Even more complicated was ...

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