Synopses & Reviews
The decision was an easy one: With a feature set that equals or exceeds its competitors and an increasingly tight integration with the other Adobe tools that are key to your workflow, InDesign cs was a no-brainer when it came time to update your page layout capabilities. Problem is, you've still got to learn the thing, and learn it well: Your job, after all, depends on it. No one understands that better than the authors of this book, who draw on their own real-world professional knowledge to deliver all the industrial-strength production techniques and timesaving tips you need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign cs in record time. You'll find everything you need here to successfully master InDesign's advanced page-layout tools; manage color; create, link, and unlink text frames; and run your own custom InDesign scripts. You'll also find complete coverage of all of InDesign cs' new features: an updated Story Editor, nested styles, separation previews, the Package for GoLive command, and more.
You've mastered page design and can easily work your Quark magic. Now you are ready to take the plunge and switch to Adobe InDesign CS2 and you need to learn and start successfully using the award-winning software, immediately! Real World Adobe InDesign CS2 has all the industrial-strength techniques and time-saving tips you need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign CS2, without missing a beat or a deadline! You'll find everything you need here to master InDesign's advanced page layout tools, manage color, snippets, use the Bridge effectively, and more. You'll also find complete coverage of InDesign CS2's new features: Object Styles, Photoshop and Adobe PDF layer support, using InCopy, Smarter text handling, flexible XML support, and much more. Written by pros for design pros, this book has all the real-world, industrial-strength InDesign CS2 techniques that will make all the difference in your fast-paced production environment!
About the Author
Award-winning designer and illustrator Olav Martin Kvern has written for Macworld, Publish, and Adobe magazines. With Steve Roth, he wrote the Real World PageMaker (Random House). In addition, he has designed many books for Peachpit Press and is currently the scripting and automation guru for the Adobe InDesign engineering team. David Blatner is the author or co-author of 13 books, including the world's best-selling book on QuarkXPress. Blatner has over a half-million books in print in 13 languages, on topics such as QuarkXPress, InDesign, and Photoshop, including The QuarkXPress Book, Real World Photoshop, Real World Scanning and Halftones, and InDesign for QuarkXPress Users.