Synopses & Reviews
'Sharpen your InDesign skills with this definitive resource created specifically for design professionals who need to lay out, proof, export, and print/publish pages in InDesign CS5. Best-selling authors Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner, and Bob Bringhurst share their hands-on techniques to help you master InDesign’s advanced layout tools. This book is brimming with insightful advice, illustrations, and shortcuts that will have you producing high-quality work in no time. This is the book that experts open to find real answers to their questions about InDesign.
In Real World Adobe InDesign CS5 you’ll learn how to:
- Use the new Layers panel to simplify working in complex documents
- Optimize your workflow with multiple page sizes and track text changes
- Learn the best practices for consistent color management
- Increase efficiency with scripts and other automation features
- Make your layouts come to life with the new Animation and Media panels for interactive documents
Sharpen your InDesign skills with this definitive resource created specifically for design professionals who need to layout out, proof, export, and print pages with Adobe InDesign CS5.
Complete coverage of InDesign CS5’s new features includes: tools for interactive documents, including the new animation panel; simplified object selection; multiple page sizes; track text changes; new layers panel, live captions; production enhancements, and print to digital capability.
Real World Adobe InDesign is brimming with insightful advice, illustrations and shortcuts that will have you quickly and professionally producing your work in no time. This is the book that experts open to find real answers to their questions about InDesign. It’s written in a friendly, visual style that offers accurate information and creative inspiration for intermediate to expert users.
Adobe InDesign is a full-fledged, sophisticated program, tightly integrated with the other Adobe industry leading graphics and Web programs in the Creative Suite. It's the essential tool for anyone doing page layout and design.
Real World Adobe InDesign CS4 offers industrial-strength and time-saving techniques for design professionals who need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign CS4, without missing a beat (or a deadline!) in their fast-paced production cycles. Design pros will find everything they need here to successfully master InDesign's advanced page layout tools, manage color, snippets, and use the program more efficiently.
They'll also find complete coverage of essential features in InDesign CS4, including: live preflight, customizable Links panel, conditional text, cross references, interactive document capability with the new SWF file, animated page transitions, export to Flash CS4 functionality, Smart Guides and Smart Spacing, spread rotation, and smart text reflow.
About the Author
Olav Martin Kvern is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, software designer, and writer. He coauthored the ground-breaking Real World PageMaker. He has written for Macworld, Publish, and Adobe magazines. In addition, he has designed many books for Peachpit Press and is currently on the Adobe InDesign Developer Technologies team. David Blatner is an internationally respected author or co-author of more than 15 books, including Adobe InDesign Breakthroughs, Adobe Photoshop Breakthroughs, and Real World Adobe Photoshop. He also wrote the world's best-selling book on QuarkXPress, Real World QuarkXPress.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Workspace
Chapter 2 Page Layout
Chapter 3 Text
Chapter 4 Type
Chapter 5 Drawing
Chapter 6 Where Text Meets Graphics
Chapter 7 Importing and Exporting
Chapter 8 Long Documents
Chapter 9 Transforming
Chapter 10 Color
Chapter 11 Printing
Chapter 12 Scripting
Chapter 13 Interactive Documents
Chapter 14 XML