Adobe InDesign CS Bible

Adobe InDesign CS Bible

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"Galens industry experience has made him a reliable source of information, and hes well respected and trusted. His books are lively, fun, and educational." Shellie L. Hall, Publishing Guru and Principal of the DuckType Consultancy If Adobe InDesign cs can do it, you can do it too ...InDesign CS brings dozens of exciting new features to an upstart layout program that is fast becoming a major powerhouse. This comprehensive reference helps you use them to create stunning catalogs, brochures, magazines, or interactive PDFs. Discover how to create and save assorted presets for easy access to proven formatting, and how to apply several levels of formatting intelligently using nested style sheets. Explore the enhanced behind-the-scenes capabilities that let InDesign make it easier than ever to produce cutting-edge documents. Everything you need to know is right here. Inside, youll find complete coverage of Adobe InDesign cs Apply formatting to almost any object through the new Control palette Make InDesign work the way you do with customizable keyboard shortcuts, workspace arrangements, and other saved presets that can be switched easily in multiuser environments.show more

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  • Online resource | 984 pages
  • 182.88 x 236.22 x 58.42mm | 1,428.81g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0764542273
  • 9780764542275
  • 2,208,060

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"Galen's industry experience has made him a reliable source of information, and he's well respected and trusted. His books are lively, fun, and educational." --Shellie L. Hall, Publishing Guru and Principal of the DuckType ConsultancyIf Adobe InDesign cs can do it, you can do it too ... InDesign CS brings dozens of exciting new features to an upstart layout program that is fast becoming a major powerhouse. This comprehensive reference helps you use them to create stunning catalogs, brochures, magazines, or interactive PDFs. Discover how to create and save assorted presets for easy access to proven formatting, and how to apply several levels of formatting intelligently using nested style sheets. Explore the enhanced behind-the-scenes capabilities that let InDesign make it easier than ever to produce cutting-edge documents. Everything you need to know is right here.Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Adobe InDesign csApply formatting to almost any object through the new Control paletteMake InDesign work the way you do with customizable keyboard shortcuts, workspace arrangements, and other saved presets that can be switched easily in multiuser environments Increase your control over print output through new bleed and slug tools and the enhanced text-wrap toolCreate custom colors and duotone effects with the new ink-mixing toolIntegrate InDesign CS seamlessly into your production workflow with native support for Photoshop(R), Illustrator(R), and Acrobat(R)Get answers fast, with hundred of tips and a complete reference to shortcutsSwitch to InDesign from QuarkXPress(R) or PageMaker(R), painlesslySimplify workgroup operations with the InCopy add-onUse Mac OS(R) X and Windows(R) 2000/XP for the ultimate publishing environmentshow more

About Galen Gruman

Galen Gruman is principal at The Zango Group, an editorial and marketing consulting firm, and senior editorial associate at BayCreative, a creative consultancy, as well as editorial director at EmergeMedia, publisher of IT Wireless. He has also been editor of Macworld and M-Business, executive editor of Upside, West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld, and vice president of content for ThirdAge.com. He is coauthor of 13 other books on desktop publishing. Gruman led one of the first successful conversions of a national magazine to desktop publishing in 1986 and has covered publishing technology since then for several publications, including the trade weekly InfoWorld, for which he began writing in 1986, and Macworld, whose staff he joined in 1991. Originally a newspaper reporter in Los Angeles, Gruman got bit by the production-technology bug in 1979 and hasn't recovered.show more

Table of contents

Foreword: InDesign's Impact. Foreword: The InDesign Mission. Preface. Acknowledgments. Introduction. InDesign QuickStart. Part I: Welcome to InDesign. Chapter 1: What InDesign Can Do for You. Chapter 2: A Tour of InDesign. Chapter 3: Getting InDesign Ready to Go. Part II: Document Fundamentals. Chapter 4: Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents. Chapter 5: Working with Pages. Chapter 6: Working with Layers. Chapter 7: Creating Layout Standards. Chapter 8: Defining Colors and Gradients. Chapter 9: Book Publishing. Part III: Object Fundamentals. Chapter 10: Adding Text Frames, Picture Frames, and Lines. Chapter 11: Manipulating Frames and Lines. Chapter 12: Orchestrating Objects. Chapter 13: Timesaving Techniques. Part IV: Text Fundamentals. Chapter 14: Preparing Text Files for Import. Chapter 15: Working with Text. Chapter 16: Flowing Text through a Document. Chapter 17: Specifying Character Attributes. Chapter 18: Specifying Paragraph Attributes. Chapter 19: Creating Special Text Formatting. Chapter 20: Setting Up Style Sheets. Chapter 21: Setting Up Tabs and Tables. Part V: Graphics Fundamentals. Chapter 22: Preparing Picture Files for Import. Chapter 23: Importing Pictures. Chapter 24: Modifying Imported Pictures. Chapter 25: Special Effects for Pictures. Chapter 26: Drawing Free-Form Shapes and Curved Paths. Chapter 27: Modifying Shapes and Paths. Chapter 28: Treating Text as Artwork. Part VI: Output Fundamentals. Chapter 29: Preparing for Color Prepress. Chapter 30: Preparing for Printing. Chapter 31: Printing Techniques. Chapter 32: Creating Output Files. Part VII: Cross-Media Fundamentals. Chapter 33: Interactive Document Setup. Chapter 34: Working with XML. Part VIII: Going Beyond the Program. Chapter 35: Working with Others. Chapter 36: Using Plug-Ins. Chapter 37: Using Scripts. Part IX: Introduction to Publishing. Chapter 38: The Publishing Environment. Chapter 39: Layout Theory and Practice. Chapter 40: Typography Theory and Practice. Chapter 41: Using Special Characters. Chapter 42: Color Fundamentals. Part X: Appendixes. Appendix A: Installing or Upgrading InDesign. Appendix B: What's New in InDesign CS. Appendix C: Switching from QuarkXPress. Appendix D: Switching from PageMaker. Appendix E: Switching to Mac OS X. Appendix F: Using Adobe InCopy. Appendix G: The InDesign Central Web Site. Appendix H: Shortcuts Cheat Sheet. Index.show more

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