Adobe Creative Suite 5 Bible

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2010-06-28
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Use CS5 the way it was intended and get more productive

Whether you're designing for print or the Web, as a member of a design team or on your own, this book helps you integrate and manage workflows across all the tools in Adobe CS5. Want to maintain color consistency? Print without surprises to desktop printers or commercial printers? Repurpose documents? Share files? If you're a busy designer, this is the "Big Picture" book you need to solve the practical workflow issues you face every day.

-Optimize workflow across Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Flash, and Fireworks

-Achieve no–surprise color consistency across all CS5 applications

-Get the most out of Bridge and Mini Bridge

-Remove unwanted image details with Photoshop's Content Aware Fill

-Create dynamic content with video, sound, and interactivity

-Use CS Live and collaborate on projects over the Internet

Set up workflows for teams or freelancers

Manage color across all CS5 applications

Get more productive and more creative

Learn to use CS5 to produce better work and become a more productive designer

The newest release of Adobe Creative Suite boasts a world of must-have features and enhancements to each of its applications: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, GoLive, Acrobat, and Version Cue. Written by a duo of Adobe experts, this thorough reference focuses on the collection of programs that comprise the Creative Suite and shows you how to efficiently integrate and manage your workflow between these applications. Padova and Murdock address common issues and explain how to handle typical challenges with the intent of putting you on your way to becoming a more productive designer.

-Popular authors Ted Padova and Kelly Murdock delve into the programs that make up the new Adobe Creative Suite 5: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, GoLive, Acrobat, and Version Cue

-Shows you how to integrate and manage workflow among each of the Adobe applications

-Explains how to develop consistent color-managed workflows, move files among all of the CS5 programs, prepare files for print or the Web, repurpose documents, and more

As one of the few books to cover all of the Adobe programs, Creative Suite 5 Bible is an essential resource for sharpening your skills in order to become a better designer.

Author Biography

Ted Padova is the former CEO and Managing Partner of The Image Source Digital Imaging and Photo Finishing Centers in California. For more than 16 years he has taught classes in graphic design and digital prepress at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and at UCLA. Ted has written over a dozen books on Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, and Illustrator, including Adobe Acrobat PDF Bible and PDF Forms Using Acrobat and LiveCycle Designer Bible.

Kelly L. Murdock has authored more than 20 books on Web design, graphics, and multimedia, including five editions of the 3ds Max Bible. He is a freelance designer with a background in engineering and computer graphics.

Table of Contents

Getting Started with Workflow Solutions
Introducing the Adobe Creative Suite
Taking a Tour of the Creative Suite
Understanding User Interfaces
Getting Started with Design Workflows
Creating Production Workflows
Creating Color Managed Workflows
Using Adobe Bridge
Managing Adobe PDF Files
Working with Objects and Images
Creating, Selecting, and Editing Objects and Images
Using Patterns, Symbols, and Styles
Acquiring and Correcting Images
Transforming Objects and Images
Applying Effects to Objects and Images
Working with 3D Objects
Working with Type
Working with Fonts
Working with Styles
Working with Text Frames
Working with Special Characters
Using Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
Importing Word Processor Documents
Exporting Text to Microsoft Word
Working with Tables
Integrating Creative Suite Documents
Creating Adobe Flash Files
Designing and Modifying Layouts
Working with Layers
Creating Web Pages
Preparing Documents for Deployment
Understanding Digital Rights Management
Adding Interactivity to Documents
Working with PDF Forms
Creating Slide Presentations
Redacting Documents
Deploying Documents
Getting to Know Acrobat.com
Preparing Documents for Distribution
Sharing Files
Creating Review Sessions
Using Adobe ConnectNow for Web Conferencing
Printing and Digital Prepress
Choosing Print Setups
Commercial Printing
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Wonderful book May 3, 2011
If you are looking for a textbook to tie all your Creative Suite products together, this is the textbook for you. It's a nice reference book to jump around to the tasks you would like to learn. If you need to know about Photoshop, Illustrator, Etc.
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