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In today’s Business Studies class, We will be learning about the different types of Display. We hope you enjoy the class!
Whether a typewriter has pica or elite typeface it should produce six standard line spaces to a vertical inch (25 mm). Six clear single line spaces make one vertical inch (25 mm), e.g.
Vertical spacing entails returning the carriage with the line space regulator at 1 from the top edge of the typing paper to the bottom edge of the paper.
When the content is vertically displayed, the top and bottom margins must be equal. T centre items, vertically, for example on A5 portrait paper, procedure as follows:-
1 Insert A5 portrait in the typewriter with the left edge on 0.
2 Clear all the tab stops.
3 Move the margin stops to the extreme left and right of the carriage.
4 Set the line space regulator at 1.
5 Adjust the typing paper on the roller.
6 Recall the number of vertical line spaces on A5 portrait.
7 Count the number of lines on the material to be typed.
8 Subtract the number of lines on the material from the number of line spaces on A5 Portrait.
9 Divide the remainder by 2, and add one space.
10 From the top edge of your typing paper, return the carriage the number of single-line spaces arrived at in Step 9 and type the first line, etc.
In horizontal spacing, 1 inch (25 mm) on elite typewriter contains 12 characters (12 horizontal spaces) while on pica typewriter, 1 inch (25 mm) contains 10 characters (10 horizontal spaces).
To centre the content horizontally, the left and right margins must be equal. Proceed as follows:
- Clear all tabs
- Move the margin stops to the extreme left and right of the carriage
- Set the line space regulator to 1.
- Insert A5 landscape paper, for example, with the left edge on 0.
- Adjust the paper evenly on the roller
- Read the scale point on the right edge of the paper, pica is 82, elite is 100.
- With a pencil, mark in pairs the characters, including spaces and punctuation marks, on each of the horizontal lines you wish to centre.
- Bring the typing point to the centre of your typing paper, pica 41 and elite 50.
- From this centre half, backspace once for every two letters on the horizontal line and type the first line at the point reached.
- Return the carriage to the centre and backspace once for every two letters in the second line and type the line at the point reached.
- Repeat these steps for the third and subsequent horizontal lines.
1 How will you centre the expression ‘JESUS IS LORD’?
2 What are the typewriter typefaces?
Read BUSINESS STUDIES FOR JSS3 BY O. A. LAWAL and others pages 102-102.
1 When matter is vertically displayed, the top and bottom margins must be ———–
A. even number B. uneven C. equal D. unequal
2 Whether a typewriter has pica or elite typeface it should produce —— standard line spaces to a vertical inch (25 mm). A. six B. seven C. eight D. nine
3 When items are displayed in closed capitals the space between each word should be — A. three B. two C. one D. four
4 Displaying work in spaced capitals will involve giving ———– spaces between words. A. one B. two C. three D. four
5 The appropriate finger for depressing the spacebar is —————————————–
A. right thumb B. left thumb C. right index finger D. left index finger
- Type the following expression in spaced capitals ‘The quick brown fox jumps right over the lazy dog.
- List and type with a typewriter, 15 parts of the typewriter.
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