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Adobe InDesign CS2 Classroom in a Book

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780321321855

ISBN10:
0321321855
Format:
Paperback w/CD
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Adobe Press
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Summary

Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does-an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Table of Contents

Getting Started
About Classroom in a Book
1(1)
Prerequisites
1(1)
Installing the program
2(1)
Copying the Classroom in a Book files
2(1)
Restoring default preferences
2(1)
To delete your preferences
3(1)
Additional resources
4(1)
Adobe Certification
4(3)
What's New in Adobe InDesign CS2
Object Styles
7(1)
Adobe Bridge and Creative Suite integration
8(1)
Improved text handling
9(1)
Enhanced graphics handling
10(1)
XML features
11(2)
A Quick Tour of Adobe InDesign CS2
Getting started
13(5)
Changing the viewing mode
18(1)
Viewing guides
19(1)
Adding text
20(1)
Threading text in frames
21(1)
Placing and flowing text
21(2)
Threading text
23(3)
Adding a pull-quote
26(1)
Wrapping text around an object
27(1)
Adding a stroke to the frame
28(1)
Changing the frame and text position
29(1)
Adjusting the size of an image
30(1)
Working with styles
31(1)
Applying paragraph styles
31(2)
Formatting text for the character style
33(1)
Creating and applying a character style
34(1)
Applying object styles
35(1)
Working with graphics
36(1)
Positioning graphics within a frame
37(1)
About the Position tool
38(1)
Targeting layers when placing
39(2)
Cropping and moving the photograph
41(1)
Exploring on your own
42(3)
Getting to Know the Work Area
Getting started
45(1)
Looking at the work area
46(1)
About the Toolbox
47(3)
Document window
50(2)
Using the Pasteboard
52(1)
Viewing and arranging palettes
53(3)
Customizing your workspace
56(1)
Using palette menus
56(2)
Changing the magnification of your document
58(2)
Navigating through your document
60(1)
Turning pages
60(4)
Scrolling through a document
64(1)
Using the Navigator palette
65(1)
Working with layers
66(2)
Using context menus
68(1)
Selecting Objects
69(1)
Using InDesign Help
70(2)
Exploring on your own
72(1)
Review questions
73(1)
Review answers
73(2)
Setting Up Your Document
Getting started
75(2)
Creating and saving a custom page size
77(1)
Starting a new document
78(1)
Editing master pages
79(1)
Adding guides to the master
80(1)
Renaming the master page
81(1)
Creating a master page for footers
81(2)
Dragging guides from rulers
83(2)
Creating a footer text frame in the master page
85(3)
Creating a placeholder master
88(1)
Adding a title placeholder frame
89(2)
Adding a placeholder frame for graphics
91(2)
Drawing a colored shape
93(2)
Creating text frames with columns
95(2)
Applying the masters to document pages
97(2)
Adding sections to change page numbering
99(2)
Adding new pages
101(1)
Deleting and arranging pages
102(1)
Placing text and graphics on the document pages
102(3)
Overriding master page items on document pages
105(2)
Editing master pages
107(3)
Exploring on your own
110(1)
Review questions
111(1)
Review answers
111(2)
Working with Frames
Getting started
113(2)
Modifying text frames
115(1)
Resizing text frames
115(3)
Using anchor points to reshape a text frame
118(2)
Modifying graphics frames
120(2)
Resizing a graphics frame
122(1)
Resizing and moving an image within a frame
122(2)
Changing the shape of the frame
124(1)
Modifying a frame within grouped objects
125(1)
Wrapping text around a graphic
126(2)
Creating new frames and adjusting the contents
128(1)
Duplicating a frame and its contents
128(1)
Replacing the contents of graphics frames
129(1)
Converting shapes
130(1)
Using the Position tool
131(2)
Drawing a new graphics frame
133(2)
Placing and coloring text in a color-filled frame
135(1)
Orienting objects in space
136(1)
Adjusting text inset within a frame
136(1)
Rotating an object
137(1)
Aligning multiple objects
138(1)
Rotating an image within its frame
138(1)
Finishing up
139(1)
Exploring on your own
140(1)
Review
141(1)
Review questions
141(1)
Review answers
141(2)
Importing and Editing Text
Getting started
143(1)
Managing fonts
144(1)
Creating and entering text
145(1)
Creating a headline and applying a style
145(2)
Flowing text
147(1)
Flowing text manually
147(2)
Flowing text automatically
149(1)
Resizing a text frame
150(1)
Flowing text into an existing frame
151(1)
Working with styles
152(1)
Applying a style
152(1)
Loading styles from another document
153(2)
Vertically aligning text
155(1)
Threading text
155(3)
Changing the number of columns on a page
158(1)
Using semi-autoflow to place text frames
159(1)
Applying and editing the sidebar styles
160(2)
Adding a page continuation note
162(1)
Changing horizontal and vertical text alignment
163(1)
Finding and changing
164(3)
Finding and changing special characters
167(1)
Finding and changing a missing font
168(1)
Checking Spelling of a story
169(1)
Adding words to a dictionary
170(2)
Checking Spelling dynamically
172(1)
Automatically correcting misspelled words
172(2)
Checking Spelling with other languages
174(1)
Drag and drop text editing
175(1)
Using the story editor
176(1)
Creating text on a path
177(2)
Exploring on your own
179(2)
Review questions
181(1)
Review answers
181(2)
Working with Typography
Getting started
183(2)
Adjusting vertical spacing
185(1)
Using a baseline grid to align text
185(2)
Viewing the baseline grid
187(2)
Changing the spacing above and below paragraphs
189(2)
Changing fonts and type style
191(2)
Changing paragraph alignment
193(1)
Adding a decorative font and special character
193(2)
Applying special font features
195(1)
Applying a gradient to text
195(2)
Creating a drop cap
197(1)
Applying a fill and stroke to text
198(1)
Adjusting the kerning and tracking
199(2)
Applying the paragraph and single-line composers
201(2)
Working with tabs
203(3)
Creating a hanging indent
206(1)
Adding a rule below a paragraph
207(2)
Exploring on your own
209(1)
Review questions
210(1)
Review answers
210(3)
Working with Color
Getting started
213(2)
Defining printing requirements
215(1)
Adding colors to the Swatches palette
216(1)
Applying colors to objects
217(3)
Creating dashed strokes
220(1)
Working with gradients
221(1)
Creating and applying a gradient swatch
222(2)
Adjusting the direction of the gradient blend
224(1)
Creating a tint
225(2)
Creating a spot color
227(1)
Applying color to text
228(1)
Applying colors to additional objects
228(2)
Creating another tint
230(1)
Using advanced gradient techniques
231(1)
Creating a gradient swatch with multiple colors
231(1)
Applying the gradient to an object
232(1)
Applying a gradient to multiple objects
233(3)
Color management: An overview
236(1)
About the device-independent color space
237(1)
About ICC profiles
238(1)
About color management engines
238(1)
Components of a CMYK press-oriented workflow
239(1)
Setting up color management in InDesign CS2
239(1)
A look at the Bridge
240(1)
Specifying the Adobe ACE engine
240(2)
Setting up default working spaces
242(1)
Assigning source profiles
243(1)
Specifying the rendering intent
244(1)
Color-managing imported graphics
245(1)
Assigning a profile after importing an image
246(1)
Embedding a profile in a Photoshop image
247(1)
Setting up color management in Photoshop CS2
248(3)
Assigning a profile while importing a graphic
251(1)
Embedding a profile in an Illustrator graphic
252(1)
Setting up color management in Illustrator CS2
253(1)
Embedding a profile in a graphic from Illustrator
254(1)
Placing a color-managed Illustrator file into InDesign CS2
255(3)
Other information resources for color management
258(1)
Exploring on your own
259(1)
Review
260(1)
Review questions
260(1)
Review answers
260(3)
Working with Styles
Getting started
263(2)
Creating and applying object styles
265(1)
Creating an object style
265(3)
Applying an object style
268(1)
Creating and applying character styles
269(1)
Creating a character style
270(3)
Applying a character style
273(1)
Creating and applying paragraph styles
274(1)
Creating a paragraph style
274(3)
Applying a paragraph style
277(1)
Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
278(1)
Creating a paragraph style for nesting
278(4)
Creating a nested style
282(4)
Globally updating styles
286(2)
Loading styles from another document
288(2)
Finishing up
290(1)
Exploring on your own
291(1)
Modifying an object style
292(1)
Review questions
293(1)
Review answers
293(2)
Importing and Linking Graphics
Getting started
295(2)
Adding graphics from other programs
297(1)
Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
297(1)
Managing links to imported files
298(1)
Identifying imported images
299(1)
Viewing information about linked files
300(1)
Showing Files in the Explorer (PC) or Finder (Mac OS)
301(1)
Updating revised graphics
301(3)
Adjusting view quality
304(1)
Working with clipping paths
305(1)
Removing a white background using InDesign
305(3)
Working with alpha channels
308(1)
Importing a Photoshop file and alpha channels
309(1)
Examining Photoshop paths and alpha channels
310(2)
Using Photoshop alpha channels in InDesign
312(2)
Placing native files
314(1)
Importing a Photoshop file with layers and layer comps
314(2)
Placing inline graphics
316(2)
Adding text wrap to an inline graphic
318(1)
Importing an Illustrator file
319(1)
Importing an Illustrator file with layers
320(2)
Using a library to manage objects
322(2)
Creating a library
324(1)
Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
325(1)
Exploring on your own
326(1)
Review questions
327(1)
Review answers
327(2)
Creating Tables
Getting started
329(3)
Importing and formatting a table
332(1)
Formatting borders and alternating row colors
333(3)
Adding cell strokes
336(1)
Formatting the heading cells
336(3)
Deleting a column
339(1)
Using graphics within tables
340(1)
Setting fixed column and row dimensions
340(1)
Placing graphics in table cells
341(2)
Placing multiple graphics in a cell
343(2)
Formatting text within a table
345(1)
Applying character styles to text in a table
345(1)
Dragging to adjust column size
346(2)
Working with tables within existing text frames
348(1)
Finishing up
349(1)
Exploring on your own
350(1)
Review questions
351(1)
Review answers
351(2)
Working with Transparency
Getting started
353(2)
Importing and colorizing a black-and-white image
355(1)
Applying transparency settings
356(1)
Changing the opacity of solid-color objects
357(1)
Applying the Multiply blending mode
358(2)
Applying feathering to the margins of an image
360(1)
Adjusting the transparency settings for EPS images
361(2)
Adjusting transparency for Photoshop images
363(1)
Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
364(2)
Applying transparency settings to text
366(1)
Creating a drop shadow
367(2)
Exploring on your own
369(1)
Review questions
370(1)
Review answers
370(3)
Working with Long Documents
Getting started
373(1)
Defining a book
374(1)
Creating a book file
374(1)
Setting the order and pagination
375(2)
Working with a table of contents
377(1)
Adding the table of contents file
377(1)
Generating a table of contents for the book
378(2)
Maintaining consistency across book files
380(1)
Reassigning the style source
380(1)
Synchronizing book documents
380(2)
Indexing the book
382(1)
Creating index references
382(2)
Creating index cross-references
384(1)
Generating the index
385(2)
Exploring on your own
387(1)
Review questions
388(1)
Review answers
388(3)
Printing and PDF Exporting
Getting started
391(2)
Using Preflight
393(3)
Using Package
396(2)
Creating an Adobe PDF proof
398(1)
Separation preview
399(1)
Transparency flattener preview
400(2)
Previewing the page
402(1)
Printing a laser or inkjet proof
402(8)
Exploring on your own
410(1)
Review questions
411(1)
Review answers
411(2)
Using XML
Getting started
413(1)
About XML
414(1)
Viewing XML tags
415(2)
Importing and applying XML tags
417(3)
Tagging images
420(1)
Viewing and organizing structure
421(2)
Viewing and applying attributes
423(1)
Exporting XML
424(2)
Importing XML
426(2)
Mapping tags to style
428(1)
Using XML snippets
429(1)
Exploring on your own
430(1)
Review questions
431(1)
Review answers
431(2)
Working with Adobe Bridge and Version Cue
Getting started
433(1)
Using Adobe Bridge
434(1)
Navigating and viewing files
434(1)
Saving file groups
435(1)
Working with Version Cue
436(1)
Creating a new project and adding files
437(2)
Working with file versions
439(2)
Version Cue Workspace Administration
441(1)
Organizing and locating files
442(2)
Exploring on your own
444(1)
Review questions
445(1)
Review answers
445


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