Description : Presents solutions to a variety of problems in using Adobe InDesign, covering such topics as menus, making pages, text and tables, using color, drawing, and printing.
Description : You've mastered page design and can easily work your Quark magic. Now you are ready to take the plunge and switch to Adobe InDesign CS2 and you need to learn and start successfully using the award-winning software, immediately! Real World Adobe InDesign CS2 has all the industrial-strength techniques and time-saving tips you need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign CS2, without missing a beat or a deadline! You'll find everything you need here to master InDesign's advanced page layout tools, manage color, snippets, use the Bridge effectively, and more. You'll also find complete coverage of InDesign CS2's new features: Object Styles, Photoshop and Adobe PDF layer support, using InCopy, Smarter text handling, flexible XML support, and much more. Written by pros for design pros, this book has all the real-world, industrial-strength InDesign CS2 techniques that will make all the difference in your fast-paced production environment!
Description : Adobe InDesign is no longer the industry newcomer—it’s a full-fledged, sophisticated program, tightly integrated with the other Adobe industry leading graphics and Web programs. It’s the essential tool for anyone doing page layout and design. With the release of InDesign CS3—part of Adobe’s perfectly synchronized, tightly integrated Creative Suite 3 (which now includes Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, Dreamweaver CS3, and Flash CS3 Professional in the Design Premium and Web Premium packages)—it takes its place in the design firmament! Real World Adobe InDesign CS3 offers industrial-strength and time-saving techniques for design professionals who need to start laying out, proofing, and printing pages with InDesign CS3, 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 program more efficiently. They’ll also find complete coverage of essential features in InDesign CS3, including new gradient feather, directional feather, and bevel and emboss effects; improved transparency controls; improved long document support; expanded Find/Change; and an even more flexible and customizable user interface.
Description : This edition of Real World Photoshop is more tightly focused for the needs and demands of the professional digital photographers. From acquiring images to using an efficient processing workflow to maintaining image quality and final output quality all within the powerful feature set of Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Photoshop Extended CS4. Coverage of new features includes: live, non-destructive corrections in the Adjustments panel, re-editable, feathered, density controlled masks, enhanced auto-align, auto blend, 360 degree panoramas, and more. The book's new focus helps readers understand the core workflow tasks, main print and web output options as well as the commercial printing information necessary to hand off images for prepress. Essentials information on file formats, color settings, image adjustment fundamentals, sharpness, detail, noise reduction, and image storage and output is also included. Photoshop Extended is covered where it relates specifically to photographers.
Description : Real World QuarkXPress is the world's best-selling reference on QuarkXPress. At many design firms and schools it’s considered required reading. With its friendly, easy-to-read style, you’ll learn QuarkXPress from the bottom up as a beginner. If you’ve had some experience with QuarkXPress, this book will help you sharpen your skills with all the new features of version 7. And if you’re an advanced user, all the tips, tricks, and techniques will turn you into a raging, inexorable QuarkXPress demon. In this book, you'll learn how to: Speed up just about every task with the new Measurements palette Apply sophisticated drop shadows to text, images, boxes, and more Experiment with transparency and image e ects Create expert tables with imported Microsoft Excel data and rich formatting Collaborate with others using the Shared Content and Composition Zones technologies Prevent sticky output problems with color setups, output styles, and Job Jackets Automate your projects with new QuarkXPress scripts and third-party XTensions For the latest updates, visit the Real World QuarkXPress site: www.peachpit.com/Quark7 "This is the book. Period. I’ve learned something from every new edition of Real World QuarkXPress since 1990.” —Jay Nelson, Editorial Director, PlanetQuark.com and Design Tools Monthly
Description : Presents step-by-step instructions and advice on using Adobe InDesign CS2, covering such topics as formatting tables, building multi-page documents, creating indexes and table of contents, and working with photographs.
Description : Anyone who relies on Photoshop to meet tough production challenges knows that when a new version arrives, especially one as chockfull of enhancements as Photoshop CS3, there's no time to fool around. You need to get up to speed on it, and you need to do so now. This book will get you there. In this copiously illustrated book, best-selling author David Blatner offers shows you how to sharpen your Photoshop production techniques and provides clear explanations of the concepts that drive them. Readers will learn about managing color, correcting colors, capturing images, getting great scans, and more. They'll also find complete coverage of Photoshop CS3's new features: a streamlined interface, nondestructive Smart Filters, a new Quick Selection and Refine Edge tools, improved Curves, automatic layer alignment and blending, and more. Throughout, the emphasis in this book is on efficiency: the timesaving tips and professional shortcuts that will allow readers to solve their everyday production challenges creatively with Photoshop CS3.
Description : In this time-saving guide, design expert Conrad Chavez provides an introduction to the Adobe Creative Cloud. Conrad demonstrates how the Adobe Creative Cloud can enhance your workflows to meet the challenges of today’s creative projects. Coverage includes designing an app for iPad, designing a website without writing code, creating a photography portfolio website and more. Fully updated for the latest release of the Adobe Creative Cloud, this guide covers the latest CC software.