9780470614495

InDesign CS5 For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9780470614495

  • ISBN10:

    0470614498

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-05-10
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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Summary

What the book covers: understanding the InDesign ingredients, customizing InDesign to work your way, opening and saving your work, discovering how pages work, working with layers and objects, building and using templates, working with color, creating frames and shapes, manipulating objects, organizing objects, aligning and arranging objects, putting words on the page, editing text, managing styles, fine-tuning paragraph details, finessing character details, adding special type treatments, importing graphics, fitting graphics and setting paths, working with tabs and tables, creating indexes, working with automated text, publishing books, calibrating color, exporting PDF files, and more. Updated coverage: This new edition will have approximately 20-30% new content. Series features: Information presented in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the Dummies series for more than eighteen years.

Author Biography

Galen Gruman is the principal at The Zango Group, an editorial and book production firm. He has designed and produced numerous publications. Galen has authored or coauthored more than 20 books on desktop publishing, and he is currently the Executive Editor for InfoWorld.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Before You Begin
Understanding InDesign Ingredients
Making InDesign Work Your Way
Document Essentials
Opening and Saving Your Work
Discovering How Pages and Layers Work
The Joys of Reuse
Working with Color
Object Essentials
Adding Essential Elements
Manipulating Objects
Organizing Objects
Aligning and Arranging Objects
Text Essentials
Putting Words on the Page
The Ins and Outs of Text Editing
The Styles of Text
Fine-Tuning Paragraph Details
Finessing Character Details
Graphics Essentials
Importing Graphics
Fitting Graphics and Setting Paths
Getting Down to Business
Working with Tabs and Tables
Working with Footnotes, Indexes, and TOCs
Working with Automatic Text
Publishing Books
Printing, Presentation, and Web Essentials
Printing and PDF'ing Your Work
Web Project Basics
Presentation Project Basics
The Part of Tens
Top Ten New Features in InDesign CS5
Top Ten Resources for InDesign Users
Index
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