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The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign CS4
Adobe InDesign CS4 Classroom in a Book contains 14 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning page layout with Adobe InDesign and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. Explore typography and color, and learn more about creating tables and using styles. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.
Create layouts for magazines, newsletters, and brochures. Learn how to make Adobe PDF files and rich interactive documents. Prepare files for high-resolution printing and the Web.
“Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book is the best way to learn hands-on with real-world examples. You'll gain exposure to good print design as well as efficient workflow techniques.” —Michael Witherell, Adobe Certified Expert, Publishing, Training, and Consulting
Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn InDesign CS5 choose Adobe InDesign CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working with InDesign CS5. Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging page layouts using InDesign CS5.
This completely revised CS5 edition covers the new tools for interactive documents, simplified object selection, multiple page sizes, track text changes, new layers panel, production enhancements, and print to digital capability. The companion CD includes all the lesson files that readers need to work along with the book. This thorough, self-paced guide to Adobe InDesign CS5 is ideal for beginning users who want to master the key features of this program. Readers who already have some experience with InDesign can improve their skills and learn InDesign's newest features.
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
Table of Contents
1. Introducing the Work Area
2. Getting to Know InDesign
3. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
4. Working with Frames
5. Importing and Editing Text
6. Working with Typography
7. Working with Color
8. Working with Styles
9. Importing and Modifying Graphics
10. Creating Tables
11. Working with Transparency
12. Working with Long Documents
13. Output and Exporting
14. Creating Rich Interactive Documents