Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

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Pearson Education, Dec 13, 2010 - Computers - 312 pages
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Adobe Creative Suite CS5 Design Premium How-Tos: Essential Techniques is a concise, economical, current, and informed guide to the key techniques for creating inviting and accessible design using Adobe Creative Suite CS5. Readers choose the How-Tos guide when they want immediate access to just what they need to know to get results. This book shows readers the key Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and InDesign features they need to create engaging design, and they can discover ways to leverage all the CS5 tools in the suite in their creative workflow.
 

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Contents

52 Testing Your Design with BrowserLab
53 Troubleshooting Your Design with CSS Inspect
54 Using Live Code and Live View
55 Using the Widget Browser
56 Reveal Dynamic Files on a Web Server
57 Taking Advantage of PHP Code Hinting
58 Working with HTML5 and CSS3 in Dreamweaver
59 Defining Rounded Corners and Shadows with HTML5 and CSS3

7 Using the Enhanced Batch File Renaming Options
8 Using Camera Raw on TIFFs and JPEGs
9 Taking Advantage of the New Export Presets
10 Adding Watermarks to Multiple Images
11 Using Mini Bridge in InDesign
12 Using Mini Bridge in Photoshop
Chapter Three Working with Photoshop
13 ContentAware Fill
14 Manipulating Images with Puppet Warp
15 Making Better Faster Selections and Masks
16 Simulating HDR Photography
17 Painting with Bristle Brushes 18 Mixer Brushes
19 3D Repoussé
20 Applying Photoshop Filters to Video
21 Whats So Smart About Smart Objects?
22 Lens Correction WeightLoss Clinic
23 Using Adobe Camera Raw to Edit RAW Images
24 Using Vanishing Point to Create a 3D MockUp
Chapter Four Working with Illustrator
25 Understanding the Perspective Grid
26 Drawing in Perspective
27 Creating Variablewidth Strokes
28 Creating Better Dashed Strokes
29 Adding Arrowheads to Strokes
30 Drawing with the Shape Builder Tool
31 Drawing Behind and Drawing Inside
32 Creating Bristle Brushes
33 Using Multiple Artboards
34 The Power of Appearances
35 Creating Crisp Artwork for the
36 Preparing Scalable Web and Print Graphics
Chapter Five Working with InDesign
37 Creating Multiple Page Sizes
38 Using the Revamped Layers Panel
39 Setting Up SpanSplit Columns
40 Working Efficiently with Objects
41 Using the Gap Tool
42 Using the Gridified Tools and Super StepandRepeat
43 Using Live Corner Effects
44 Creating an Interactive Slide Show
45 Creating an Animation for the
46 Exporting to SWF and Flash Professional
47 Exporting an Interactive PDF with Video
48 Exporting for EPUB
Chapter Six Working with Dreamweaver
49 Getting Started with Simplified Site Setup
50 Using Starter Layouts to KickStart Site Creation
51 Experimenting with Design Using CSS EnableDisable
60 Testing Alternate Designs with Multiscreen Preview
Chapter Seven Flash Catalyst
61 Flash Catalyst Basics
62 Getting to Know the Flash Catalyst Interface
63 Planning a Catalyst Project
64 Starting in Illustrator
65 Starting in Photoshop
66 RoundTrip Editing
67 Adding Video and Sound
68 Creating and Defining Components
69 Creating Interactions
70 The Flash Catalyst Timeline
71 Establishing Transitions
72 Publishing a Flash Catalyst Project
Chapter Eight Working with Flash Professional
73 Importing Your Illustrator and Photoshop Files
74 Roundtrip Image Editing with Flash and Photoshop
75 Importing and Exporting FXG Files
76 Getting BetterLooking Type in Flash
77 Using the Improved Type Composition Options
78 Exploring the Deco Tool
79 Adding Spring to Animations Inverse Kinematics
80 Using Motion Presets
81 Using Code Snippets
82 Working with Video
83 Publishing Your Flash Projects
84 Publishing AIR Applications
Chapter Nine Using Multiple Applications for Maximum Efficiency
85 Generating Live Metadata Captions with InDesign and Bridge
86 InDesign Tips for Easy Acrobat Forms
87 Sharing Color Swatches Between Illustrator InDesign and Photoshop
88 Linking Photoshop Images to Dreamweaver with Smart Objects
89 Taking Advantage of Photoshop and Illustrator Layers with InDesign
90 Preserving Photoshop Layers and Styles in Flash
Chapter Ten Automating Routine Tasks in
91 Automating Illustrator and Photoshop with Actions
92 Using the Image Processor in Photoshop or Adobe Bridge
93 Taking Advantage of InDesign Scripts
94 Using Custom Stamps to Sign Forms in Acrobat Professional
95 Creating Flash Web Galleries in Bridge
96 Creating PDF Contact Sheets with Bridge
Chapter Eleven Using the CS Live Services
97 Placing Buzzword Documents in InDesign
98 Creating an Online Review
99 Screen Sharing via Adobe ConnectNow
100 Tracking Web and Mobile Trends with SiteCatalyst NetAverages
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SCOTT CITRON is an award-winning graphic designer and publishing consultant based in New York City. A designer of fine books, logos, and Web sites, Scott has also taught graphic design at the Parsons School of Design, New School University, and NYU, among others. An Adobe Certified Instructor in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator, Scott's client list includes top firms such as the New York Times, Simon & Schuster, BMG Music/Columbia House, the Guggenheim Museum, and many others. Scott is a founder and current head of the New York InDesign Users' Group, the world's largest chapter of InDesign users with nearly 2,000 members.

Michael Murphy, a book publishing professional, has been a vice president at Random House, publisher of William Morrow, and founder of the literary agency Max & Co. By day two of his first visit to New Orleans in 1983, he knew he was home. He finally moved to New Orleans in 2009, and will never leave.

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