Greeking

Updated: 11/13/2018 by Computer Hope
Greeking example

Method of displaying small text by software programs. Because some text is too small to display on monitors, fake characters or gray lines are used to display text. A good examples of where you are likely to see greeking is in a computer game that shows text in a book as small lines or text and in a print preview. The picture is an example of Greeking that helps show the overall layout of the page, but for the most part cannot be read.

Lorem ipsum, Printing terms, Print preview, Typography terms, Word processor terms