9780300118001

Software Essentials for Graphic Designers; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Acrobat

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  • ISBN13:

    9780300118001

  • ISBN10:

    0300118007

  • Edition: CD
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/28/2006
  • Publisher: Yale University Press

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Summary

"A guide to the seven leading software programs in graphic design, presenting the essential basics that students and professionals need on a day-to-day basis to use Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, QuarkXPress, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Acrobat, including: seven chapters that focus on a separate program and familiarize the user with the screen, menus, windows, tools, navigation system, and basic procedures specific to each piece of software; overviews of all the software applications and descriptions of how they interact with one another, and features a full glossary of terms; information on such wider aspects of digital technology as color management and printing processes; and instructions in both Mac and PC formats."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Mark Gatter is the founder of Whole Page Graphics, a graphic website design company, and the author of Getting It Right in Print: A Guide for Graphic Designers, a guide to commercial printing processes.

Table of Contents

Introduction 4(6)
Adobe Photoshop
10(40)
The Photoshop Environment
12(4)
The Selection Tools
16(5)
The Painting Tools
21(6)
Image-adjustment Tools
27(5)
Using Layers
32(6)
Using Masks
38(3)
More Techniques
41(5)
Web Tools
46(4)
Adobe Illustrator
50(26)
The Illustrator Environment
52(5)
The Toolbox, Part I
57(8)
Working with Colour
65(3)
The Toolbox, Part II
68(4)
Working with Images
72(1)
More Techniques
73(2)
Saving Illustrator Files
75(1)
Adobe InDesign
76(34)
The InDesign Environment
78(7)
The InDesign Toolbox
85(2)
Working with Colour
87(5)
Working with Text
92(12)
Working with Images
104(4)
More Techniques
108(2)
QuarkXPress
110(32)
The Quark Environment
112(7)
The Toolbox
119(2)
Working with Colour
121(2)
Working with Text
123(12)
Working with images
135(3)
Utilities and Pre-Press
138(3)
More Techniques
141(1)
Macromedia Dreamweaver
142(42)
The Dreamweaver Environment
144(8)
Getting Started
152(5)
Adding Page Content
157(4)
Adding Links
161(7)
Frames
168(2)
More about Tables
170(3)
Templates
173(2)
Server-Side Includes (SSI)
175(2)
Adding Behaviours
177(3)
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
180(3)
Going `Live'
183(1)
Macromedia Flash
184(36)
The Flash Environment
186(4)
The Toolbox
190(6)
Basic Techniques
196(3)
Animation
199(5)
Working with Layers
204(7)
Animated Graphics Symbols
211(1)
Actions and Behaviours
212(7)
Previewing and Saving
219(1)
Adobe Acrobat
220(12)
The Acrobat Environment
222(2)
Generating PDF Documents from QuarkXPress
224(1)
Generating PDF Documents from Adobe InDesign
225(4)
Colour Management Settings (CMS)
229(3)
Glossary 232(4)
Index 236

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