Render characters illegibly in part of layout, to emphasise design not content. Some word processing and page layout programs use a print preview feature that's similar to greeking.
In computing, a means of speeding up the display redraw rate of a computer monitor by representing text characters below a certain size as gray lines, boxes, or illegible dummy type.
Unreadable and meaningless text used to create the illusion of text in a specific area.
Substitution of a straight or squiggly line for text in a sketch.
Using nonsensical text to present a graphic design concept to a client. This is often used so the client focuses on the layout of the design and not the copy.
a software device where areas of grey are used to simulate lines of text. One of desktop publishing's less clever methods of getting round the slowness of high resolution displays on the PC.
The use of gray bars or "dummy" characters to represent text that is too small to be legible when displayed on the screen. Also, in graphic design, the use of dummy text in a layout so that the design of the document will be emphasized rather than its content.
rules or dummy Latin text used to show the look of a page without having to actually typeset the words
The use of dummy text that looks like Greek script and is used to give an impression of the appearance of the finished document. This is used to make it easy to judge the overall appearance of a document without being distracted by the meaning of the text.