Synopses & Reviews
Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software--and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS6 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. The Data Files used to complete the projects found in the book are now available online. For access information please refer to the directions available in the preface of the book.
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. Getting to Know InDesign. 2. Working with Text. 3. Setting up a Document. 4. Working with Frames. 5. Working with Color. 6. Working with Placed Images. 7. Creating Graphics. 8. Exploring Effects and Advanced Techniques. 9. Working with Tabs and Tables. 10. Making Books, Tables of Contents and Indexes. 11. Preparing, Packaging, and Exporting Documents for Print.