Definitions for "Page Layout"
A term referring to the act of creating blank pages in page layout software and positioning text and graphics elements onto those pages. It is the equivalent of mechanical paste-up and is what most people think of when they think of desktop publishing.
The process of assembling text, graphics, and other elements into a finished page. Page layout is done in a layout program such as QuarkXPress. The elements that make up the page (such as pictures, text, and logos) are usually created in other programs (like Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, or various word-processing programs) and then assembled in the page-layout program. Modern page layout programs can also perform many of the functions of word processors and drawing software. Once the page is assembled in a page layout program, it is ready to be printed.
The assembly of type, graphics and pictures into page form for typographic print-out.
Keywords:  placement, items, design
is the placement of design items within the page.