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Adobe: R InDesign(R) 2.0 Classroom in a Book
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InDesign 2.0 takes Adobe's popular page-layout program to the nextlevel--there's no area that hasn't been improved, streamlined, redesigned,or stuffed with new features. Who better to show you the fastest, easiestway to get to work with InDesign 2.0 than the pros behind the software?Adobe InDesign 2.0 Classroom in a Book brings the company's officialtraining series to your desktop.
Adobe InDesign 2.0 Classroom in a Book is a hands-on workbookstructured as a series of lessons--tested in Adobe's own classrooms andlabs--that you can follow on your own time, at your own pace. Forbeginners, there are step-by-step lessons that cover the fundamentalconcepts and features you need to master the program. If you've been usingInDesign, you can skip straight to the many sections on advanced features.Every chapter is sprinkled with professional tips and techniques and endswith a review section that reinforces what you've just put into practice; aCD full of project files provides everything you need to complete thelessons. Adobe InDesign 2.0 Classroom in a Book covers what's newand improved in InDesign 2.0: XML import and export, transparency, tablecreation, long document support, a superior printing interface, native MacOS X support, and tighter integration with Adobe LiveMotion, Photoshop,Illustrator, and more.
Book News Annotation:
A book/CD-ROM tutorial covering a range of InDesign tasks, from setting up a document layout to preparing a document for high- resolution printing. Step-by-step lessons allow readers to work at their own pace to create specific projects. Introduces the software's tools and palettes, then covers frames, text, typography, graphics, drawing, color management, and printing. Includes color and b&w illustrations, and review questions and answers. The accompanying CD- ROM contains files for lessons and projects.
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Adobe InDesign 1.5 Classroom in a Book guides users through self-paced lessons in desktop publishing, using the new features and tools available in the latest release of Adobe InDesign. Introductory lessons cover the basics of the interface, and contribute to familiarity with the tools, views, and frames of the InDesign environment. Using the building-block approach, each lesson increases skill and mastery of the application. Files on the CD-ROM accompany each lesson.
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team is made up of designers, writers, and editors who have extensive, real-world knowledge of and expertise in using Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing step-by-step projects to help both new and more experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
Table of Contents
A Quick Tour of Adobe InDesign.
Lesson 1: Getting to Know the Work Area.
Lesson 2: Setting Up Your Document.
Lesson 3: Working with Frames.
Lesson 4: Creating and Applying Colors, Tints, and Gradients.
Lesson 5: Importing and Linking Graphics.
Lesson 6: Drawing Vector Graphics.
Lesson 7: Working with Transparency.
Lesson 8: Importing and Editing Text.
Lesson 9: Working with Typography.
Lesson 10: Creating Tables.
Lesson 11: Publishing with XML.
Lesson 12: Combining Files into Books.
Lesson 13: Setting Up Your Monitor for Color Management.
Lesson 14: Ensuring Consistent Color.
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