Adobe InDesign CS2 Bible

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Wiley, May 6, 2005 - Computers - 944 pages
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If InDesign CS2 can do it, you can do it too ...

Here's everything you need to make the most of the software that's fast becoming the dominant professional tool. Take advantage of dynamic spell-checking, or create anchored objects that follow the text referring to them. Learn new object styles that let you easily apply consistent formatting and easily repeat transformations. Whether you're producing an ad campaign, a magazine, or an interactive PDF file, this comprehensive reference takes you step by step through the processes and techniques you need to create stunning layout projects.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of InDesign CS2

  • Enjoy enhanced integration with Adobe® Photoshop®, Illustrator®, and Acrobat®
  • Quickly apply formatting to almost any object with new object styles
  • Improve text handling with automatic bulleted or numbered lists, intelligent paragraph alignment, customizable Word import, and footnoting
  • Customize InDesign with keyboard shortcuts, workspace arrangements, and other saved presets
  • Easily switch presets in multi-user environments
  • Use nested styles to apply multiple levels of formatting to text
  • Create custom colors and duotone effects
  • Learn how to make the switch from QuarkXPress® and PageMaker® painlessly
  • Simplify workgroup operations with the InCopy® add-on

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Galen Gruman is principal at The Zango Group, an editorial and marketing consulting firm, and senior editorial associate at BayCreative, a creative consultancy, as well as editorial director at EmergeMedia, publisher of IT Wireless. Currently a frequent contributor to SBS Digital Design, Macworld, CIO, and InfoWorld, he has also been editor of Macworld and M-Business, executive editor of Upside, West Coast bureau chief of Computerworld, and vice president of content for He is coauthor of 18 other books on desktop publishing. Gruman led one of the first successful conversions of a national magazine to desktop publishing in 1986 and has covered publishing technology since then for several publications, including the trade weekly InfoWorld, for which he began writing in 1986, Macworld, whose staff he joined in 1991, and most recently SBS Digital Design. Originally a newspaper reporter in Los Angeles, Gruman got caught by the production-technology bug in 1979 and hasn’t recovered.

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