Adobe InDesign CS3 Bible

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 28, 2007 - Computers - 1032 pages
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While QuarkXPress has been the most-widely used page-layout program in the world, Adobe InDesign is rapidly gaining ground with better typography and transparency features, speedier performance, and more overall control. Learn InDesign now from respected InDesign and QuarkXPress expert Galen Gruman. He packs this book with real-world insights from publishing pros who use InDesign in critical projects, shows you the program's innovative architecture and functionality, and tells you everything you need to know to get up to speed. Whether an experienced designer, a novice, or somewhere in between, you'll find all the real-world tips and techniques you're looking for in this comprehensive reference.
 

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Contents

Setting Up Styles
501
Using Special Characters
521
Business Document Fundamentals
545
Automating Text
571
Working with Footnotes Indexes and TOCs
587
Summary
605
Graphics Fundamentals
619
Fitting Graphics and Frames Together
643

Setting Color and Style Defaults
127
Document Fundamentals
135
Working with Pages
167
Working with Layers
187
Creating Layout Standards
199
Defining Colors Tints and Gradients
229
Applying Effects to Objects 301
257
Adding Frames and Lines
259
Manipulating Objects
269
Transforming Objects
289
Orchestrating Objects
325
Text Fundamentals
367
Flowing Text through a Document
387
Editing and Formatting Text
403
Specifying Character Attributes
437
Specifying Paragraph Attributes
461
Creating Special Text Formatting
485
Drawing FreeForm Shapes and Curved Paths
655
Output Fundamentals
687
Preparing for Printing
713
Printing Techniques
737
The Summary pane
756
Creating Prepress Files
765
Electronic Publishing Techniques
787
Working with XML
811
Workgroup Publishing Techniques
823
Summary
842
Extending InDesign
855
Using Scripts
863
Installing or Upgrading InDesign
883
Switching from QuarkXPress
907
Switching from PageMaker
923
Index
945
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Galen Gruman is principal of the content and consulting firm The Zango Group and is a veteran desktop-publishing guru. He has written two dozen books on InDesign, QuarkXPress, and PageMaker, including QuarkXPress to InDesign: Face to Face. A former editor of Macworld, Gruman regularly contributes tips and publishing techniques to Macworld, Layers Magazine, and other publications.

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