- To typeset by exposing type characters onto photographic film, which is then used to generate printing plates.
- 1975, ADVANCES IN COMPUTERS - Volume 13, →ISBN, page 56:
- These concordances have been filmset, a process by which material is composed on film guided by appropriate programs that sense in the input stream "escape codes" which indicate a change in type font, size, or special characters.
- 2012, Peter Karow, Font Technology: Methods and Tools, →ISBN, page 194:
- The electronic capabilities of today's new typesetting programs enable us to filmset type with optimum lines - comparable with the setting of Johannes Gutenberg's famous 42-line Bible.
filmset (not comparable)
- Created using a process of filmsetting.
- 1958, Books of the Month - Volume 73, page 3:
- But Private Angelo is considered to be Britain's first filmset commercially distributed book.
- 2007, John Lewis, Typography: Design and Practice, →ISBN, page 107:
- To some extent the actual thickness of the filmset letters can be controlled to suit differing paper surfaces.
filmset (plural filmsets)
- Alternative form of
- 2012, William Boyd, Bamboo, →ISBN, page 449:
- Blood is one of the easiest things to arrange on a filmset.
- 2012, Michael Windover, Art Deco: A Mode of Mobility, →ISBN, page 153:
- Some of Peters's filmset designs, together with those for the store and for an ideal art centre, were put on display at Bullock's Wilshire not long after the store's opening.
- 2014, Samantha Harvey, Dear Thief, →ISBN, page 194:
- True enough, Spain has become a filmset to me, the whole of it barely more real than Fort Bravo itself.