Friday, September 2, 2011

Reference - Scrapbook Dictionary

A dictionary of terms commonly encountered in the digital scrapping world.
Acronym
Abbreviation Expanded
Definition
Action

A Photoshop action is recording of steps used to automate the creation of a papers and elements.  For Photoshop and Photoshop Elements.
Blinkie

A small (usually 50 x 150 pixels) animated digital image used to link to a blog, website or store.
CT
Creative Team
A group of people who turn scrap kits made by a designer into other scrap items, such as tags or layouts.
CS
Creative Suite
CS2, CS3, CS4, CS5. These are versions of Photoshop.
CU
Commercial Use
Most items that say this mean that you may use the item to sell but you'll need to read the descriptions because usually it means that you have to add something to it or if it's a graphic, you must put it ON something and flatten it to a jpeg file.  Some things are NOT allowed to be sold as a digital download only on hand printed items.
CU4CU
Commercial Use for Commercial Use
Means that you may take the product and sell it (not as is) by adding a graphic or personalization to it and then your customer may also sell it but they must sell it as a personalized and hand finished product.
CU4PU
Commercial Use for Personal Use
Means that you may take the product and sell it (not as is) by adding a graphic or personalization to it, your customer may only use the item for personal use, they may not sell it and make a profit from it.
CU OK
Commercial Use Allowed
Same as Commercial Use
Freebie

A free item.
FTU
Free To Use
Item is free for you to use.
Full Size

300 dpi scrap kit with 3600 x 3600 papers.
PTU
Pay To Use
Requires money/payment in order for you to acquire and use it.
PS
Photoshop
Made by Adobe.  A program you can use to make digital scrap kits.
PSE
Photoshop Elements
Made by Adobe.  A program you can use to make digital scrap kits.
PSP
Paint Shop Pro
Made by Corel. A program you can use to make digital scrap kits.
PU
Personal Use
Personal Use: Can be used for personal non-profit use.
QP
Quick Page aka Plopper
A decorated scrap page with holes/blanks for photographs that only requires pictures to make it complete. An instant page.
S4H
Scrap for Hire
Items can be used to make requested scrap or candy wrapping item for money.  Scrap 4 Hire refers to a scrapper creating an item for another person.  Can be synonymous with S4O.
S4O
Scrap for Others
Items can be used to make scrap items for other people.  A fee for the service may not be required. Can be synonymous with S4H.
Script
PSP
A Paint Shop Pro Script is a recording of steps used to automate the creation of a papers and elements.
Tagger-Size

72 dpi kit with 600 x 600 papers and elements smaller than 300 pixels on a side.
TOU
Terms of Use
Document that defines how you may use work generated by another designer/creator.

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1 comment:

  1. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave in the DigiFree category today [03 Sep 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

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