Technical Help

Data Direct Digital's technical advice is aimed at ensuring the smooth production of your order.

We ensure easy and secure file transfer, and we'll and highlight some of the gremlins in certain software packages. We also answer the technical hints on file transfer that we have learned over many years.

Image manipulation, retouching, graphic design, type-setting and document layout services are offered using all versions of popular software for both Windows and Macintosh operating environments.

Document Formats

  • Microsoft Office documents, including
    • Word (.DOC and .RTF)
    • Excel (.XLS)
    • PowerPoint (.PPT)
    • Publisher (.PUB)
  • Visio (.VSD)
  • HTML Documents (.HTM)
  • Plain text (.TXT)

Design Formats

  • Adobe Creative Suite files
    • Acrobat (.PDF)
    • Photoshop (.PSD)
    • Illustrator (.AI or .EPS)
    • InDesign (.IND or .INDD)
    • Pagemaker (.PMD)
  • Quark Xpress (.QXD)
  • CorelDraw (.CDR)
  • Raster Image formats (.TIF, .JPG, .GIF, .PNG)

Data Formats

  • XML Documents (.XML and XSLT)
  • Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets (.XLS)
  • Microsoft Access Databases (.MDB)
  • Comma-Separated Values (.CSV)
  • Tab-delimited and plain-text files (.TXT)

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