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In just a short time you can learn how to use all the components of Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Design Premium Edition) to design, create, and edit graphics, publications, and web pages of all kinds–everything from simple brochures to entire integrated ad campaigns.

 

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, and Bridge from the ground up.

 

“This book should be required reading for every introductory digital graphics course. Mordy has packed this book with great information for folks at all levels of expertise!”

 – Sharon Steuer, author of The Illustrator CS3 Wow! Book

 

Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. He worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator and is currently a consultant and trainer specializing in Adobe Creative Suite. A production artist for both print and the Web for many years, he is an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist.

 

John Ray is a senior business analyst and developer for The Ohio State University Research Foundation. He provides custom network, security, and programming solutions for clients across the country, including the National Regulatory Research Institute and the Brevard Metropolitan Planning Organization in Florida.

 

Learn how to…

  • Choose the ideal Creative Suite 3 application for the job
  • Make accurate selections
  • Manage complex compositions with layers
  • Apply filters, effects, and transformations
  • Control color and type precisely
  • Manipulate vector objects
  • Paint, draw, and animate objects
  • Prepare images for use on the Web
  • Create websites
  • Display and print your work anywhere–exactly as designed
  • Design brochures
  • Develop an entire integrated ad campaign

 

Register your book at www.informit.com/title/9780672329340 for access to source images, updates, and links.

 

Category:  Graphics/Web Design

Covers:  Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium Edition–Adobe Bridge CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3, Flash CS3 Professional, Dreamweaver CS3, Acrobat 8 Professional

User Level:  Beginning—Intermediate

 

Book News Annotation:

Golding, an Adobe Certified Expert and Print Specialist, helps readers get started with the Adobe Creative Suite of design and production tools. He offers an overall introduction to the different applications in the Creative Suite, then considers each application's strengths and weaknesses and looks in depth at its features and uses. A collection of projects gives readers a chance to use all of the applications. B&w screenshots are included on every page.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

Golding, an Adobe Certified Expert and Print Specialist, helps readers get started with the Adobe Creative Suite of design and production tools. He offers an overall introduction to the different applications in the Creative Suite, then considers each application's strengths and weaknesses and looks in depth at its features and uses. A collection of projects gives readers a chance to use all of the applications. B&w screenshots are included on every page. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

If you are faced with the challenge to learn the Adobe Creative Suite, you probably also find yourself faced with the challenge of carrying five big books to help you learn all that you need to know. Why take on more than is necessary? Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite 2 All in One has all the answers to your Adobe Creative Suite questions in one easy-to-use book. You will learn all of the products and technologies in a logical, well-integrated fashion. Understand the fundamentals of how they work separately and together to maximize your potential with:
  • Adobe Photoshop CS2
  • Adobe Illustrator CS2
  • Adobe GoLive CS2
  • Adobe InDesign CS2
  • Adobe Version Cue CS2
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Stock Photos
  • Adobe Acrobat 7.0

Get up to speed quickly and easily on all of the Adobe CS2 products with the help of Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite 2  All in One.

 

About the Author

Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite 2 All in One#LINK<>#About the Author

Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. A production artist for both print and the Web for many years, Mordy, an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist, has served as a hands-on trainer and has spoken at worldwide events and seminars including Macworld, Seybold, NAB, and PhotoshopWorld.

Mordy worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator 10 and Adobe Illustrator CS, and is currently a consultant specializing in the Adobe Creative Suite through his company, Design Responsibly (http://www.designresponsibly.com).

You can often find Mordy hanging around the Adobe User to User forums (http://www.adobeforums.com) or the Print Planet forums (http://www.printplanet.com), and you can reach him at mordy@mordy.com. Other books published by Mordy Golding include Real World Adobe Illustrator CS2 (Peachpit Press, 0-3213-3702-6, 2005), Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Illustrator in 24 Hours (Sams Publishing, 0-672-32313-3, 2003), and The Web Designer's Guide to Color (Hayden Books, 1-5683-0354-8, 1997).

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Table of Contents

Part I: The Suite

    Chapter 1: Overview: The Creative Process                                                3

        The Dream Team........................................................................... 4

            Adobe Bridge CS3............................................................ 4

            Adobe Photoshop CS3..................................................... 4

            Adobe Illustrator CS3....................................................... 5

            Adobe InDesign CS3........................................................ 6

            Adobe Flash CS3 Professional.......................................... 7

            Adobe Dreamweaver CS3................................................ 7

            Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professional........................................ 8

        The Different Versions of Adobe Creative Suite 3.......................... 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium............................ 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standard........................... 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium............................... 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Standard.............................. 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premium...................... 9

            Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collection....................... 10

        Summary..................................................................................... 10

    Chapter 2: So Many Applications: Which One to Use?                              11

        Adobe Bridge CS3...................................................................... 12

            Where Bridge Came From............................................... 12

            What Bridge Does........................................................... 12

            When to Use Bridge........................................................ 14

        Adobe Photoshop CS3............................................................... 15

            Where Photoshop Came From........................................ 15

            What Photoshop Does..................................................... 15

            When to Use Photoshop.................................................. 19

        Adobe Illustrator CS3................................................................. 20

            Where Illustrator Came From.......................................... 20

            What Illustrator Does....................................................... 20

        When to Use Illustrator........................................................ 24

        Adobe InDesign CS3.................................................................. 25

            Where InDesign Came From........................................... 25

            What InDesign Does........................................................ 26

            When to Use InDesign..................................................... 29

        Adobe Flash CS3 Professional.................................................... 30

            Where Flash Came From................................................. 30

            What Flash Does............................................................. 30

            When to Use Flash.......................................................... 33

        Adobe Dreamweaver CS3.......................................................... 33

            Where Dreamweaver Came From................................... 34

            What Dreamweaver Does................................................ 34

            When to Use Dreamweaver............................................. 37

        Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional..................................................... 38

            Where Acrobat Came From............................................ 38

            What Acrobat Does........................................................ 38

            When to Use Acrobat...................................................... 41

        Summary..................................................................................... 43

    Chapter 3: The Game Plan: Developing a Workflow                                  45

        What Is a Workflow?.................................................................. 45

        Understanding Print, the Web, and Beyond.................................. 47

        Designing for Print....................................................................... 47

            Corporate Identity........................................................... 48

            Brochure......................................................................... 48

            Advertising Campaign...................................................... 48

        Designing for the Web................................................................. 49

            Web Banner.................................................................... 49

            Website........................................................................... 49

        Designing for Both Print and the Web........................................... 50

            Print/Online Newsletter.................................................... 50

            Interactive PDF............................................................... 50

        Moving to a PDF Workflow........................................................ 50

        Summary..................................................................................... 51

    Chapter 4: The Key That Makes It All Work: Integration                          67

        Getting Started with the Creative Suite......................................... 67

            Real World System Requirements for Running the Creative Suite       68

            Quick Tip for Launching the Suite Applications................. 70

        Common User Interface............................................................... 71

        Panels and Docks........................................................................ 71

            Showing/Hiding Panels..................................................... 72

            Adjusting Panels.............................................................. 74

            Docking Panels................................................................ 76

            Custom Workspaces....................................................... 79

        Tools........................................................................................... 81

            The Tools Panel............................................................... 81

            Selection Tools................................................................ 84

            Drawing Tools................................................................. 91

        Keyboard Shortcuts.................................................................... 92

        Making Your Own Shortcuts....................................................... 94

        Moving Data Between Apps........................................................ 95

            Copy and Paste............................................................... 95

            Exporting/Importing......................................................... 96

            Native File Support......................................................... 96

        Creating PDF Files...................................................................... 97

        Enhancing Integration with Metadata............................................ 98

        Summary..................................................................................... 99

Part II: The Applications

    Chapter 5: Using Adobe Bridge CS3                                                      103

        Finding Your Way Around in Bridge.......................................... 103

            Understanding the Bridge Window................................. 104

            Managing the Bridge Workspace................................... 105

        Browsing Your Files.................................................................. 106

            The Folders Panel.......................................................... 106

            The Content Panel......................................................... 107

            The Favorites Panel....................................................... 108

        Viewing Files, Setting Metadata, and Filtering Content................ 109

            The Preview Panel......................................................... 109

            The Metadata Panel....................................................... 110

            The Keywords Panel..................................................... 111

            Additional Metadata Settings......................................... 112

            Filtering Based on Metadata.......................................... 112

            Finding Files Based on Metadata................................... 113

        Accessing Professional Photography Services............................. 113

            Adobe Stock Photos..................................................... 114

            Adobe Photographers Directory.................................... 115

        Other Bridge Functions.............................................................. 115

            Bridge Home................................................................. 115

            Acrobat Connect........................................................... 116

            Get Photos from Camera............................................... 116

            Version Cue.................................................................. 117

            Creative Suite Color Settings......................................... 117

        Summary................................................................................... 119

    Chapter 6: Using Adobe Photoshop CS3                                                121

        Introduction to Photoshop CS3.................................................. 121

        Opening, Creating, and Importing Files....................................... 123

            The Open Dialog Box.................................................... 123

        Creating a New File........................................................... 124

        Importing Images............................................................... 127

        Customizing Your Interface with Workspaces............................ 128

        Working with Selections............................................................ 129

            Marquee Selection Tools............................................... 130

            Lasso Tools................................................................... 131

            Magic Wand................................................................. 133

            The Quick Selection Tool.............................................. 135

            Feathering..................................................................... 135

            Modifying Selections...................................................... 138

            Channels....................................................................... 140

            Paths............................................................................. 141

        Layers and Effects..................................................................... 143

            Layers 101.................................................................... 144

            Layer Groups................................................................ 147

            Layer Styles.................................................................. 147

            Layer Comps................................................................ 149

        Working with Masks................................................................. 151

            Layer Masks................................................................. 151

            Vector Masks............................................................... 152

            Quick Mask Mode........................................................ 152

        Applying Transformations.......................................................... 153

            Smart Objects............................................................... 154

        Digital Painting........................................................................... 156

            Choosing Colors............................................................ 157

            Gradients....................................................................... 158

            The Brush and Pencil Tools............................................ 161

            History Brush................................................................ 163

            Art History Brush.......................................................... 164

        Photoshop and the Web............................................................ 165

            Slicing........................................................................... 167

            Creating Simple Web Animations................................... 169

        Setting Type.............................................................................. 171

            Styling Text................................................................... 172

            Warping Text................................................................ 173

        Adjusting Images....................................................................... 174

            Auto Controls................................................................ 174

            Levels........................................................................... 174

            Curves.......................................................................... 175

            Shadow/Highlight........................................................... 177

            Adjustment Layers......................................................... 178

            Match Color.................................................................. 179

            Dodge and Burn Tools................................................... 180

        Retouching Images..................................................................... 180

            The Clone Stamp Tool................................................... 180

            The Healing Brush......................................................... 181

            The Spot Healing Brush................................................. 182

            The Patch Tool.............................................................. 182

            Red Eye Correction....................................................... 182

            Optical Lens Correction................................................. 183

            Blurring Images.............................................................. 183

            Sharpening Images......................................................... 184

            Getting Rid of Dust and Scratches.................................. 185

        Other Filters.............................................................................. 186

            Vanishing Point.............................................................. 186

            Filter Gallery.................................................................. 188

            Extract.......................................................................... 190

            Liquify........................................................................... 192

            Noise............................................................................ 193

        Smart Filters.............................................................................. 194

        Automating Tasks...................................................................... 196

            Actions.......................................................................... 196

            Scripts........................................................................... 197

            Photomerge................................................................... 198

            Crop and Straighten Photos........................................... 199

        Spot Colors............................................................................... 199

            Spot Channels............................................................... 200

            Monotones, Duotones, Tritones, and Quadtones............ 200

        Saving and Printing Files............................................................ 202

        Summary................................................................................... 203

    Chapter 7: Using Adobe Illustrator CS3                                                  205

        Introduction to Illustrator CS3.................................................... 205

        Creating and Opening Files........................................................ 208

            Creating a New File....................................................... 208

            Creating a New File from a Template............................. 209

            Opening Files................................................................ 210

        Drawing Basic Vector Objects................................................... 211

            Drawing Closed Vectors: Shapes................................... 211

            Drawing Open Vectors: Paths........................................ 217

        Working with Selections............................................................ 236

            The Selection Tool......................................................... 236

            The Direct Selection Tool.............................................. 237

            Grouping Objects.......................................................... 238

            The Group Selection Tool.............................................. 239

            The Lasso Tool............................................................. 240

            The Magic Wand Tool................................................... 241

        Fills and Strokes........................................................................ 241

            Solid Colors.................................................................. 242

            Gradients....................................................................... 243

            Patterns......................................................................... 246

            Strokes......................................................................... 247

            Offset Path and Outline Path.......................................... 249

        Live Paint Groups...................................................................... 250

        Brushes..................................................................................... 252

            Calligraphic Brushes...................................................... 252

            Scatter Brushes............................................................. 254

            Art Brushes................................................................... 256

            Pattern Brushes............................................................. 257

        Organizing Your Files Using Layers............................................ 259

            The Layers Panel........................................................... 260

            Using Layers in the Design Process................................ 261

        The Appearance Panel............................................................... 262

        Masking Objects....................................................................... 263

            Clipping Masks............................................................. 264

            Layer Clipping Masks.................................................... 265

            Opacity Masks.............................................................. 265

        Applying Transformations.......................................................... 267

            Moving Objects............................................................. 268

            Rotate, Scale, Reflect, and Shear................................... 269

            The Free Transform Tool............................................... 274

            Transform Each............................................................. 275

            The Transform Panel...................................................... 278

            Transform Again............................................................ 278

            Aligning Objects............................................................ 279

            Defining a Key Object................................................... 280

        Using Symbols........................................................................... 281

            The Symbolism Tools.................................................... 282

        Working with Type.................................................................... 286

            Text on a Path............................................................... 288

            Formatting Text............................................................. 288

            Converting Text into Vector Shapes............................... 291

        Live Effects............................................................................... 291

            The 3D Effects.............................................................. 293

            The Rasterize Effect....................................................... 302

            The Stylize Effects......................................................... 303

            Warp............................................................................ 307

            Global Live Effects Settings............................................ 308

            Expanding an Appearance............................................. 309

        Distortion with Envelopes........................................................... 309

        Blends....................................................................................... 311

        Working with Raster Images...................................................... 313

        Vector Tracing.......................................................................... 314

        Charts and Graphs..................................................................... 315

            Creating a Graph........................................................... 316

            Graph Options............................................................... 318

            Ungrouping Your Graph................................................ 319

        Web Graphics........................................................................... 319

            Pixel Preview................................................................. 319

            Object-Based Slicing..................................................... 321

            Save for Web and Devices............................................ 321

        Saving/Exporting Files................................................................ 325

            Save.............................................................................. 325

            Export........................................................................... 332

            Save for Microsoft Office.............................................. 332

        Printing...................................................................................... 333

        Summary................................................................................... 334

    Chapter 8: Using Adobe InDesign CS3                                                   335

        Introduction to InDesign CS3..................................................... 335

            Creating a New File....................................................... 336

            Creating a New File from a Template............................. 338

            The Open Dialog Box.................................................... 338

            The InDesign Workspace.............................................. 339

            High-Resolution Preview................................................ 340

            Rulers and Guides.......................................................... 340

            Making Selections and Applying Transformations........... 341

        Placing Content......................................................................... 341

            To Frame or Not to Frame?.......................................... 341

            Placing Text................................................................... 343

            Text Threading.............................................................. 344

            Placing Images............................................................... 345

            Cropping and Scaling Images......................................... 347

            Managing Placed Content.............................................. 349

        The Power of Typography......................................................... 351

            Fonts and OpenType Support........................................ 351

            Character Formatting..................................................... 353

            Kerning and Tracking.................................................... 354

            Paragraph Formatting.................................................... 355

            Styles............................................................................ 356

            Setting Tab Stops.......................................................... 359

            Change Case................................................................. 359

            Converting Text to Outlines............................................ 359

            The Story Editor............................................................ 360

            Checking Spelling.......................................................... 361

            Using the Dictionary....................................................... 361

            Search and Replace....................................................... 362

            Text Frame Options....................................................... 362

        Working with Objects................................................................ 363

            Grouping Objects.......................................................... 363

            The Pathfinder and Align Panels..................................... 363

        Aligning and Distributing Objects........................................ 365

        Coloring Objects....................................................................... 365

            Fills and Strokes............................................................ 365

            Working with Swatches................................................. 365

            Spot Colors................................................................... 366

            Corner Options............................................................. 367

            Object Styles................................................................. 368

        Layout Techniques..................................................................... 369

            Snippets........................................................................ 369

            Creating a Text Wrap.................................................... 369

            The Pages Panel............................................................ 370

            Layers........................................................................... 371

            Working with Large Documents..................................... 372

        Creating and Using Tables......................................................... 375

            Modifying Tables........................................................... 375

            Styling Tables................................................................ 376

            Table Styles................................................................... 377

            Table Headers and Footers............................................ 377

            Using the Table Panel.................................................... 378

        Adding Interactivity.................................................................... 378

            Movies.......................................................................... 378

            Hyperlinks..................................................................... 379

        Bookmarks....................................................................... 380

        Saving, Printing, and Prepress.................................................... 381

            Exporting Files............................................................... 381

            Separations Preview...................................................... 382

            Preflight......................................................................... 383

            Package........................................................................ 383

            Cross-Media Export...................................................... 384

            Printing.......................................................................... 384

        Summary................................................................................... 387

    Chapter 9: Using Adobe Flash CS3                                                        389

        Getting Started with Flash.......................................................... 389

            Navigating the Flash Interface........................................ 390

            The Stage...................................................................... 391

            The Tools Panel............................................................. 393

            The Timeline Panel......................................................... 394

            The Properties Panel...................................................... 396

            The Library Panel and Symbols...................................... 396

            Other Panels.................................................................. 397

        Drawing in Flash........................................................................ 399

            Tools............................................................................. 399

            Viewing and Modification Tools..................................... 400

            Creation Tools............................................................... 400

        Selecting and Transforming Objects........................................... 405

            Selection Tools.............................................................. 405

            The Eyedropper Tool.................................................... 406

            Transforming Scale, Rotation, Envelope, and Distortion.. 406

            Smoothing and Straightening Shapes.............................. 408

            Using Snap to Objects to Connect Shapes..................... 408

        Animation Basics and Terminology............................................. 409

            Frames and Frame Rate................................................. 409

            Frame Rate Versus the Number of Frames..................... 411

            Frame Rates of Different Types of Animation................. 411

            Keyframes and Blank Keyframes................................... 412

            Tweening....................................................................... 413

        Important Flash Document Properties........................................ 413

        Simple Frame Animations and Tools.......................................... 415

            Previewing an Animation by Using Test Movie............... 416

            Editing One Keyframe at a Time.................................... 416

            Using the Frame View Settings....................................... 417

            Using the Onion Skin Tools............................................ 418

            Incorporating Pauses..................................................... 419

        Advanced Animation Through Tweening.................................... 420

            Tweening More than Position......................................... 421

            Using Ease In and Ease Out........................................... 422

        Making a Shape Tween..................................................... 423

        Importing Graphics, Sounds, and Movies................................... 423

            Importing Graphics........................................................ 423

            Importing Sounds.......................................................... 425

            Importing from a File..................................................... 425

            Importing Video............................................................ 429

        Creating Buttons for Interactive Animations................................ 433

            Making a Button............................................................ 433

            Setting Button States...................................................... 434

        Using ActionScript and Behaviors to Create Nonlinear Movies... 435

            The Actions Panel.......................................................... 436

            Specifying Actions and Using Parameters....................... 438

            Frame Actions............................................................... 440

            Button Actions............................................................... 441

            Movie Clip Actions........................................................ 443

            Using Behaviors............................................................. 446

        Publishing Your Animation......................................................... 448

        Summary................................................................................... 449

    Chapter 10: Using Adobe Dreamweaver CS3                                         451

        Defining Your Web Project........................................................ 451

            Creating New Documents.............................................. 452

            Editing Individual Files................................................... 452

            Creating a Site............................................................... 452

        Navigating the Dreamweaver Workspace................................... 456

            Document Window........................................................ 457

            Insert Panel................................................................... 459

            Properties Panel............................................................ 460

            Other Panel Groups....................................................... 461

            Managing Your Workspace Layout............................... 464

        Creating and Editing Basic Pages............................................... 465

            Setting a Page Title........................................................ 465

            Choosing an Editing View and Using View Controls....... 466

        Adding and Modifying Page Content.................................. 475

        Working with Images................................................................. 479

            Adding an Image........................................................... 479

            Image Attributes............................................................ 480

            Adding Rollover Images................................................. 486

        Advanced Layout with Tables.................................................... 493

            Basic Tables.................................................................. 493

            Adding and Modifying Table Content............................. 494

            Using Layout Tables...................................................... 497

        Advanced Layout with Frames................................................... 500

            Adding Frameset Objects.............................................. 500

            Creating Arbitrary Frames............................................. 501

            Resizing Frames............................................................. 501

            Setting Frame Names and HTML Sources..................... 502

            Setting the Scrolling and Resize Attributes...................... 502

            Setting Borders.............................................................. 503

            Targeting Linked Pages to Open in a Specific Frame...... 503

        Advanced Layout with Layers and CSS..................................... 504

            Creating a Layer............................................................ 504

            Positioning Layers.......................................................... 505

            Layer Content............................................................... 506

            Using the AP Elements Panel......................................... 506

        Using Cascading Style Sheets.................................................... 508

            Internal Versus External................................................. 508

            Creating Tag Styles........................................................ 509

            Creating a Class Style.................................................... 510

            External CSS................................................................. 511

        Transferring Files to and from Remote Sites................................ 512

            Adding Your Remote Site Connection............................ 512

            The File Transfer Interface............................................. 516

            Importing an Existing Website........................................ 519

        Reusing Content in a Website by Using the Library..................... 520

            Creating a Library Item.................................................. 520

            Adding a Library Item to a Page.................................... 524

            Making Changes to a Library Item................................. 525

        Summary................................................................................... 526

    Chapter 11: Using Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional                                   527

        Introduction to Acrobat............................................................. 527

        Viewing PDF Files..................................................................... 528

            Setting File View Modes................................................ 528

            Navigation Tools........................................................... 529

            Other Panels.................................................................. 531

            Managing Multiple Windows.......................................... 534

        Creating PDF Files.................................................................... 534

            Creating a PDF File from One or More Files.................. 534

            Creating a PDF File from Microsoft Applications........... 535

            Creating a PDF File from a Web Page........................... 535

            Creating a PDF File from a Scanner............................... 536

        Editing and Manipulating PDF Files............................................ 537

            TouchUp Tools............................................................. 538

            Checking Spelling.......................................................... 538

        Using Comments and Markup.................................................... 538

            Adding Text Edits.......................................................... 539

            Adding Sticky Notes..................................................... 539

            Stamp Tool................................................................... 540

            Advanced Comment and Markup Tools......................... 541

            Importing and Exporting Comments............................... 542

            Summarizing Comments................................................. 542

        Reviewing PDF Documents....................................................... 543

            Email-Based Review...................................................... 543

            Review Tracker............................................................. 544

            Enabling Review Features for Adobe Reader Users........ 544

        Using Sound and Movies........................................................... 544

            Adding Sound............................................................... 544

            Adding Movies.............................................................. 544

        Creating Interactivity.................................................................. 545

            Adding Bookmarks....................................................... 545

            Linking and Actions....................................................... 546

            JavaScript Support........................................................ 546

        Ensuring Accessibility................................................................. 547

        Using Forms.............................................................................. 548

            Creating Forms.............................................................. 548

            Performing Calculations................................................. 551

        Importing and Exporting Form Data................................... 552

        Security..................................................................................... 553

            Restricting Opening and Editing...................................... 553

            Encrypting for Certain Identities..................................... 554

            Digital Signatures........................................................... 554

            Certified PDF................................................................ 556

        PDF Presentations..................................................................... 557

            Creating a Slideshow..................................................... 557

            Full Screen Preferences................................................. 558

        Printing and Saving PDF Files.................................................... 559

            Saving........................................................................... 559

            Reverting....................................................................... 560

            Printing.......................................................................... 561

            Advanced Printing Options............................................ 561

            Preflight......................................................................... 563

        Acrobat Distiller........................................................................ 563

        Summary................................................................................... 564

Part III: The Projects

    Chapter 12: Creating a Corporate Identity                                               567

        Creating a Version Cue Project.................................................. 567

        Creating the Logo...................................................................... 568

            Choosing a Typeface..................................................... 568

            Creating an Illustration................................................... 569

            Saving the Logo............................................................. 574

        Preparing a Photo...................................................................... 574

            Adjusting the Image....................................................... 574

            Saving the Image........................................................... 576

        Designing the Business Card...................................................... 576

            Creating a New Document............................................. 576

        Designing the Letterhead............................................................ 579

        Designing the Envelope.............................................................. 580

        Summary................................................................................... 581

    Chapter 13: Creating a Brochure                                                             583

        Planning the Layout in InDesign.................................................. 583

        Importing the Text..................................................................... 584

        Preparing Images....................................................................... 586

        Designing the Cover................................................................... 589

            Text Effects................................................................... 590

            Additional Images and Text Styling................................. 592

            Creating a Text Wrap.................................................... 593

            Adding the Logo............................................................ 593

        Designing the Inside of the Brochure........................................... 594

            Adding a Background.................................................... 595

            Styling Text................................................................... 596

            Inserting Tables............................................................. 597

            Finishing Touches.......................................................... 599

        Summary................................................................................... 600

    Chapter 14: Creating an Ad Campaign                                                    601

        Choosing and Preparing Images in Photoshop............................ 601

        Setting Up Pages in InDesign..................................................... 602

        Setting Up a Master Page.......................................................... 603

            Adding Common Design Elements................................. 604

            Adding Text.................................................................. 605

        Placing the Photos..................................................................... 605

        Exporting a PDF File for Review................................................ 609

        Adding Comments to the File in Acrobat.................................... 609

        Making Changes in InDesign...................................................... 611

        Exporting It As a PDF/X-1a—Compliant File.............................. 611

        Summary................................................................................... 612

    Chapter 15: Creating a Web Banner                                                       613

        Creating a New Illustrator File................................................... 613

        Adding the Images..................................................................... 614

        Choosing a Web-Safe Color...................................................... 618

        Adding the Tag Line.................................................................. 619

        Adding the Logo........................................................................ 619

        Preparing the Layers.................................................................. 619

        Creating a Flash Animation........................................................ 620

        Summary................................................................................... 624

    Chapter 16: Creating a Web Page                                                           625

        Creating Web Graphics............................................................. 625

            Header Graphic............................................................. 625

            Page Design.................................................................. 627

            Creating Web Graphics................................................. 632

        Creating a Site in Dreamweaver................................................. 634

            Choosing and Modifying a Layout.................................. 634

            Navigation–The Left Sidebar....................................... 639

            Main Content................................................................ 641

            Right Sidebar................................................................. 644

            Faux Column CSS Effect............................................... 645

            Previewing in a Browser................................................ 646

        Summary................................................................................... 647

    Appendix: Output: Sending Your Files to Print                                         649

TOC, 0972329344, MF

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ISBN:
9780672327520
Author:
Golding, Mordy
Publisher:
Sams
Author:
Ray, John
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Design
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Web sites -- Design.
Subject:
Internet - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Sams Teach Yourself All in One
Publication Date:
July 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
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Y
Pages:
744
Dimensions:
9.14 x 7 x 1.426 in 1154 gr

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