Macintosh Graphic Techniques Multimedia

Macintosh Graphic Techniques Multimedia

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This text provides tools and techniques for creating high-quality, on-screen images and graphics with a Macintosh, and looks at how to create a multimedia product. The accompanying CD-ROM features working demos of a number of commercial programs and sharewell utilities, as well as example designs and all of the graphics included in the text. The text is written in self-contained sections, allowing users to move from topic to topic as needed. There are tools for all levels of user, from beginner to advanced, and a variety of products are explored, including Photoshop, Superpaint, Su[percard, and PowerPoint. Designing techniques are also covered - backgrounds, text, buttons and controls, and hypertext. There is also a chapter on designing pages for the World Wide Web.
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  • Mixed media product | 192 pages
  • 187.96 x 231.14 x 22.86mm | 680.39g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0121945901
  • 9780121945909

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Part 1 Basic concepts: graphics on the screen; bitmaps and objects; common graphic tools; colour; anti-aliasing. Part 2 Backgrounds: simple backgrounds; monochrome backgrounds; 3D buttons; icons; toggles and sliders. Part 3 Text: fonts; monochrome text; text effects; making text stand out; use of colour. Part 4 Interactive techniques: the user interface; buttons and controls; navigation; dialog boxes; hypertext. Part 5 Screen-based presentations and documents: tips for on-screen presentations; electronic documents. Part 6 Designing for the World Wide Web: the World Wide Web; introduction to HTML; graphics on the Web; tools; Guidelines.
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