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Hairline

A very thin line or gap about the width of a hair or 1/100 inch.

Hairline

Halftone

In traditional publishing, a continuous-tone image photographed through a screen in order to create small dots of varying sizes that can be reproduced on a printing press. Digital halftones are produced by sampling a continuous-tone image and assigning different numbers of dots, which simulate different sized dots, for the same effect.

Halftone

Hard return

A return created by the Return or Enter key, as opposed to a word-wrap, or soft return, which will adjust according to the character count and column width.

Hard return

High-resolution Image

An image with enough detail (achieved through having plenty of pixels per inch) for quality reproduction and use in final film. How high the resolution should be depends on the image typeLine-art should have resolution of 600 PPI or above and photographs should have resolution twice the�

High-resolution Image

Hue

The actual color of an object. Hue is measured as a location on a color wheel, expressed in degrees. Hue is also understood as the names of specific colors, like blue, red, yellow, etc.

Hue