Synopses & Reviews
Graphic design professionals and design students alike are discovering the smart, sophisticated approach of Adobe's page layout software, InDesign; and they're mastering it with Adobe InDesign CS4 Revealed, a thorough overview of the latest release of the software. This highly visual book begins by covering the workspace and other fundamental concepts. Each subsequent chapter delves into new features, offering more in-depth coverage as the book progresses. With new material on the improved interface and features of CS4, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective.
About the Author
Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft's launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books - including this one - as the text for his classes.
Table of Contents
1: Exploring the InDesign Workspace. 2: Working with Text. 3: Setting up a Document. 4: Working with Frames. 5: Working with Color. 6: Placing and Linking Graphics. 7: Creating Graphics. 8: Working with Transparency. 9: Working with Tabs and Tables. 10: Making Books, Tables of Contents, and Indexes. 11: Exploring Advanced Techniques. 12: Preparing, Packaging, and Exporting Documents.