Rasterize: The converting of digital page
information into the proper format for output. The process done
by a RIP.
Raster Display: The most common type of
display terminal. Uses pixels in a columns and rows to display
Raster Font: A font created as a bitmap
RC Paper: A photographic paper used in photo
typesetters and imagesetters for output.
Red: One of the additive primary colors.
Register: In printing, the proper alignment
of an image on a sheet or the proper alignment of multiple images
to each other.
Registration Marks: Cross-hairs of some type
that used for the registration of film or plates.
Re-Screening: In printing, the act of
reproducing an image that has already been screened, such as an
image that has already been published.
Resolution: The output capability of an
output device usually expressed in dots-per-inch (dpi). Or the
quality of a half-tone usually expressed in line-screen (lpi).
RGB: Red, Green, Blue. The primary additive
colors that make up the spectrum on devices such monitors and
RIP: Raster Image Processor. The hardware and
software that convert data into a form for high resolution
Rosette Pattern: A dot pattern created when
two or more screens are printed over each other with angles that
differ by 30 degrees.
RRED: Right Reading Emulsion Down. In
printing it refers to film that when the image is correct the
emulsion side of the film would be down. This is the proper way
for plating. As opposed to RREU (Right Reading Emulsion Up)
RTF: Rich Text Format. A file format used by
Rule: A vertical or horizontal straight line.