UIMOIBP048 Computer Typography

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Summer 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/2/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Anna Novotná, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Anna Novotná, Ph.D.
Institute of Computer Science – Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava
Timetable of Seminar Groups
UIMOIBP048/A: Wed 13:55–15:30 B3a, A. Novotná
The basic principles of working with a PC.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Students will learn to understand general typographic principles, get acquainted with high-typographic document creation tools. Learn how to work with a professional document and publication system.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to:
- describe and apply general typographic principles and rules;
- create basic types of documents in LaTeX;
  • 1. Design of printed documents in the 21st century.
  • 2. Basic concepts and work in LaTeX.
  • 3. Document structure, automatic content creation.
  • 4. Formatting of text and paragraphs.
  • 5. Text environments, enumerated lists and footnotes.
  • 6. Creating tables.
  • 7. Inserting pictures, editing headers and footers.
  • 8. Page layout and editing.
  • 9. Typesetting of technical text.
  • 10. Bibliography.
  • 11. Typesetting of special documents - letter, presentation.
    required literature
  • SATRAPA, Pavel. Latex pro pragmatiky 2.1. Liberec: Pavel Satrapa, 2023. 72 stran.
  • RYBIČKA, Jiří. Latex: pro začátečníky [online]. [Brno]: [Masarykova univerzita. Středisko pro pomoc studentů se specifickými nároky], [2018]. 1 online zdroj [cit. 2024-02-27]. Dostupné z: https://www.teiresias.muni.cz/knihovna/ryblatex.zip.
    recommended literature
  • MILLER, Brian D. Principles of web design. New York: Allworth Press, [2022], ©2022. viii, 267 stran. ISBN 978-1-62153-787-8.
  • KNYTL, Martin a KŘIVÁNKOVÁ, Lucie. Typografie & odborný text: průvodce pro zpracování nejen závěrečných prací. Druhé, aktualizované a rozšířené vydání. Hradec Králové: Gaudeamus, 2022. 286 stran, xv stran obrazových příloh. ISBN 978-80-7435-874-6.
  • Big type: graphic design and identities with typographic emphasis. First published. [Ifold]: Counter-Print Books, 2022. 224 stran. ISBN 978-1-8381865-7-9.
  • MITTELBACH, Frank a FISCHER, Ulrike. The LaTeX companion: Part 2. Third edition. Boston: Addison-Wesley, [2023], ©2023. xxxviii, 970 stran. Addison-Wesley series on tools and techniques for computer typesetting. ISBN 978-0-201-36300-5.
  • KRČÁL, Martin. Citační průvodce: norma ČSN ISO 690 [online]. Vydání: 1. Brno: Citace.com, s.r.o., 2021 [cit. 2024-02-27]. Dostupné z: https://www.pablikado.cz/dokument/rTgNP6REv1DE6fte.
  • MITTELBACH, Frank a FISCHER, Ulrike. The LaTeX companion: Part 1. Third edition. Boston: Addison-Wesley, [2023], ©2023. xxviii, 947 stran. Addison-Wesley series on tools and techniques for computer typesetting. ISBN 978-0-13-465894-0.
  • BLAŽEK, Filip. Typokniha: průvodce tvorbou tiskovin. 2. vydání. V Praze: UMPRUM, 2022. 279 stran. ISBN 978-80-88308-70-6.
    not specified
  • CHORÝ, Ondřej. Not Ok: tvarosloví ošklivého písma. Vydání první. V Praze: Vysoká škola uměleckoprůmyslová, 2022. 340 stran. Katedra; 8. svazek. ISBN 978-80-88308-56-0.
Teaching methods
Lectures, tutorial sessions, regularly assigned and evaluated home tasks.
Interactive lecture, Seminar with practice
Assessment methods
1. Active participation in seminars, min. 75%.
2. Elaboration of assignments with assessment 60% or more per each, there is possible submission in form of semestral work (LaTeX format)
Language of instruction
Teacher's information
There is electronic course prepared in IS SU.
The course is also listed under the following terms Summer 2021, Summer 2022, Summer 2023.
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