Laid Finish: Grade of paper with parallel
lines to resemble handmade paper.
Landscape: Page or monitor orientation in
which the page width exceeds the page length. Opposite of
Layout: Drawing or sketch of a proposed
Leaders: Dashes or dots arranged in a row to
guide the eye across the page.
Leading: Pronounced "ledding". The
distance from baseline to baseline between lines of printed text.
Letterspacing: Small amounts of space between
letters that can be added or removed to fill out space or change
Ligature: Certain letter combinations that
appear frequently together in fonts are combined as one
Linen Finish: Grade of paper with a
cross-weave pattern resembling woven fabric.
Line Screen: The resolution of a halftone,
expressed in lines per inch.
Line Work: Artwork that does not require
screening for reproduction in print. (i.e. text)
LPI: Lines per inch. A measure of resolution