Appendix A. Glossary


Differing scale effects along perpendicular (x,y) axis applied to an image. It’s the opposite of proportional scaling (equal effects on both axes).

anchored objects

Formerly known as inline graphics, these are objects attached to text that reflow with text as it is edited and reflowed.

aqueous coating

A water-based coating typically used all over a printed piece, as in a flood coated document. Because of its viscosity, it’s difficult to limit it to specific areas.

back matter

The last pages in a long document that include appendixes, indexes, and any blank pages left at the back.


The area used to align objects needed to extend beyond the trimline of your printed document.

blending mode

Found in the Transparency palette, ...

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