Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 18, 2009 - Computers - 816 pages
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Design professionals rely on Adobe’s Creative Suite Design Premium to deliver innovative ideas in print, Web, and mobile design. Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies helps you beef up your skills with the latest version of this software. You’ll learn all about the hot new versions of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks.

Whether you’re creating newsletters, Web sites, cool original art, or animations, this book has it covered. You’ll find out how to build Web pages with text and drawings, photos, Flash animations, and rollovers; check out enhanced Photoshop 3D tools; develop interactive animations for the Web or video with Flash CS4; and use the easier rollover and action features in Dreamweaver CS4 to add interactivity without coding. You’ll also discover:

  • How to get familiar with the menus, panels, and tools that are similar throughout the suite
  • Tips for getting creative with Illustrator’s cool new vector tracing feature
  • Ways to use the annotation capabilities in Acrobat 9.0 and the improved CSS capabilities in Dreamweaver
  • What Fireworks CS4, the newest addition to the suite, can add to Web sites
  • Which extensions and filters are common to all programs
  • Hard-to-find keyboard shortcuts in Illustrator
  • How to enhance and manipulate photos with Photoshop
  • Secrets for smoothing out your workflow
  • How to use the Adobe Bridge
  • Steps for using each program

To help you quickly find what you need, Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is divided into eight minibooks:

  • Adobe Creative Suite Basics
  • InDesign CS4
  • Illustrator CS4
  • Photoshop CS4
  • Acrobat CS4
  • Dreamweaver CS4
  • Flash CS4
  • Fireworks CS4

Adobe CS4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is your one-stop guide to all the parts of Adobe’s ultimate toolkit for today's designer.

 

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Contents

Using Layers
Saving
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Discovering
Creating PDF
Adding
Editing and
Using

Using Color
Printing
CS4
Whats New
Check for
Improving Integration with Flash
InDesign CS4
Drawing in
Points and segments
Working with
Clipping
Exporting
Integrating
CS4
Whats New
Discovering
Using the
Creating
Using the
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Organizing
Using Layers
Livening Up
Using the
Puckertool
Working
Using
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Getting Into
Messing with
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Securing
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Creating Rollovers
Putting Text
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Publishing
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Drawing in
Symbols and
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Importing
Lights
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Enabling the grid
Publishing
Choose the files
Introducing
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Livening Up
Creating Text
Getting
Hotspots
Using
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About the author (2009)

Jennifer Smith is a Certified Technical Instructor and former art director. She also founded Aquent Graphics Institute. Christopher Smith is President of Aquent Graphics Institute and an Adobe Certified Expert. Fred Gerantabee is an Emmy Award-winning interactive designer, author, and educator.

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