Real World Adobe InDesign CS2

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Peachpit Press, 2006 - Computers - 867 pages
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Industrial strength techniques for a page layout powerhouse, make this volume essential reading for anyone serious about InDesign CS2! Due to its tight integration with Adobe's Creative Suite 2 and a slew of new features, InDesign CS2 is set to overtake QuarkXPress. This completely revised volume promises to get readers up to speed fast on all of InDesign CS2's newest features. Written by pros for pros, with industrial strength InDesign CS techniques that can make all the difference in real world production environments. With QuarkXPress all but rolling over and playing dead in recent times, and InDesign growing ever more sophisticated and integrated with Adobe's other graphics powerhouse programs, more and more designers are taking a good, hard look at Adobe's page layout program. Now, with the introduction of InDesign CS2 [Illegible] part of Adobe's perfectly synchronized, tightly integrated Creative Suite 2 (which also includes Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS2, GoLive CS2, Acrobat 7 and the Adobe Bridge), they're ready to make the switch! time saving tips they'll need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign CS2, without missing a beat (or a deadline!) in their fast paced production cycles. Design pros will find everything they need here to successfully master InDesign's advanced page layout tools, manage color, snippets, and use the Bridge effectively and more. They'll also find complete coverage of InDesign CS2's new features: Object Styles, Layers with PDFs, using InCopy, Smarter text handling and much more.
 

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This beginning to intermediate guide to InDesign CS2 (see Computer Media,LJ 11/1/05), Adobe's desktop publishing and page-layout software, covers both the Mac and the Windows versions. Tips for those ... Read full review

Contents

Workspace
1
Page Layout
93
Text
163
Type
237
Drawing
319
Where Text Meets Graphics
377
Importing and Exporting
459
Long Documents
543
Transforming
575
Color
607
Printing
671
Scripting
729
Interactive PDF
767
XML
789
Index
829
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Award-winning designer and illustrator Olav Martin Kvern has written for Macworld, Publish, and Adobe magazines. With Steve Roth, he wrote the Real World PageMaker (Random House). In addition, he has designed many books for Peachpit Press and is currently the scripting and automation guru for the Adobe InDesign engineering team. David Blatner is the author or co-author of 13 books, including the world's best-selling book on QuarkXPress. Blatner has over a half-million books in print in 13 languages, on topics such as QuarkXPress, InDesign, and Photoshop, including The QuarkXPress Book, Real World Photoshop, Real World Scanning and Halftones, and InDesign for QuarkXPress Users.

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