Adobe Creative Suite 2

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Adobe Press, 2006 - Computers - 307 pages
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Adobe Creative Suite 2, Adobe's tightly integrated set of design tools, offers enough goodies to make any graphic designer swoon. Since the Premium edition of this software collection includes Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS 2, InDesign CS2, GoLive CS2, and Acrobat 7.0 Professional–as well as a handful of other shiny new tools–users will find everything they need to create beautiful content for print, the Web, and mobile devices. Here to make sure you master it quickly and completely is a self-paced guide from Adobe's Creative Team--the folks behind the software. With the Classroom in a Book series, you learn by immersion. Step-by-step, project-based lessons walk you through sample real-life projects, while review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the new skills you've learned. The companion CD, filled with lesson and media files, will have you working on print, Web and PDF projects in no time. Whether you're a graphic design novice, student, graphic designer, educator, or are just new to the Adobe Creative Suite, this book will give you a solid overview of Adobe's creative design software.

 

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Contents

Getting Started
1
Asset Creation and General Setup
17
Designing a CD Cover
49
Creating Distinctive Packaging
69
Building a Web Site
93
Lesson overview
131
Adding guides in ImageReady
137
Setting up a simple Web site in GoLive
144
Using the CSS Editor
212
Inserting stories as Smart Text Components
218
Review
224
Lesson overview
227
7
232
Lesson overview
251
The Adobe Creative Suite vision
272
Version Cue versus traditional filemanagement systems
279

Adding Animation
159
Moving from Print to
191
Updating modified Smart Objects in GoLive
197
Performing the Package for GoLive command
204
Making Version Cue Work for You
294
Index
301
Copyright

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The Adobe Creative Team is made up of designers, writers, and editors who have extensive, real-world knowledge of and expertise in using 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 more experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.

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