Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Assessments
  2. Graphics Used in Computer Applications
    1. Background
    2. The Macintosh GUI
    3. Task 1
  3. Categories of Digital Graphics
    1. Bitmap Graphics
    2. Task 2
    3. Vector Graphics
    4. Task 3
    5. Meta Graphics
    6. Animated Graphics
    7. Task 4
    8. Task 5
    9. Task 6
  4. Using Graphics in Applications
    1. Task 7
  5. When to use Graphics
    1. Text
    2. Animation
    3. Sound
    4. Video
  6. Uses of Different Types of Graphics
    1. Bitmaps
    2. Why Bitmaps?
    3. Vectors
    4. Animated Graphics
    5. Meta Graphics
  7. SAQ1
    1. SAQ 2
    2. SAQ 3
    3. SAQ 4
    4. SAQ 5
  8. Attributes of Graphics
  9. Colour Models
    1. RGB
    2. CYMK
    3. The Colour Wheel
    4. Websafe
    5. Task 8
    6. Task 9
  10. Attributes of Vector Graphics
    1. Shapes
    2. Co-ordinates
    3. Lines
    4. Curves
    5. Paths
    6. Text on a Path
    7. Fill Colour
    8. Gradients
    9. Screen Based Applications
    10. Task 10
    11. Task 11
  11. Attributes of Bitmaps
    1. Pixels
    2. Pixel Values
    3. Resolution
    4. Bitmap Resolution
    5. Anti-Aliasing
    6. Task 12
    7. Colour Depth
    8. Dithering
  12. SAQ 6
    1. SAQ 7
    2. SAQ 8
    3. SAQ 9
    4. SAQ 10
    5. SAQ 11
    6. SAQ 12
    7. SAQ 13
    8. SAQ 14
    9. SAQ 15
  13. Learning Diary
  14. File Formats
    1. Uncompressed Bitmap
    2. Common Compressed Bitmap Formats
    3. Other Compressed Bitmap Formats
    4. Uncompressed Vector
    5. Delivery Vector
  15. Compression
    1. Compression Techniques
    2. Lossless Compression
    3. Compression Algorithms
    4. Lossy Compression
    5. Lossy Algorithms
    6. Excessive Compression
  16. SAQ 16
    1. SAQ 17
    2. SAQ 18
    3. SAQ 19
    4. SAQ 20
    5. SAQ 21
    6. SAQ 22
    7. SAQ 23
  17. Graphics Software Applications
    1. Bitmap Graphics Applications
    2. Other Bitmap Graphics Packages
    3. Vector Graphics Applications
    4. Animation Software
    5. Task 13
    6. SAQ 24
    7. SAQ 25
    8. SAQ 26
  18. Learning Diary