Graphics - What does graphics mean?
In general terms, the word “graphic” refers to any visual representation of data and includes a variety of forms including drawings, photographs, line art, graphs, diagrams, numbers, symbols, geometric designs, maps, and engineering drawings. Graphics may be images only or may also include text and they can be used for decorative or functional purposes, including educating, informing, illustrating, or entertaining.
When applied to computers, the term graphics is commonly used to refer to 2D digital images that are displayed, stored, created, or edited on a computer. There are two types of computer graphics; bitmap graphics and vector graphics, both of which can be used when designing templates for label printing.Go Back to Glossary