Adobe Creative Suite 5 Bible

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: eBook
  • Copyright: 2011-10-24
  • Publisher: Wiley

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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



Part I: Getting Started with Workflow Solutions.

Chapter 1: Introducing the Adobe Creative Suite.

Chapter 2: Taking a Tour of the Creative Suite.

Chapter 3: Understanding User Interfaces.

Part II: Getting Started with Design Workflows.

Chapter 4: Creating Production Workflows.

Chapter 5: Creating Color Managed Workflows.

Chapter 6: Using Adobe Bridge.

Chapter 7: Managing Adobe PDF Files.

Part III: Working with Objects and Images.

Chapter 8: Creating, Selecting, and Editing Objects and Images.

Chapter 9: Using Patterns, Symbols, and Styles.

Chapter 10: Acquiring and Correcting Images.

Chapter 11: Transforming Objects and Images.

Chapter 12: Applying Effects to Objects and Images.

Chapter 13: Working with 3D Objects.

Part IV: Working with Type.

Chapter 14: Working with Fonts.

Chapter 15: Working with Styles.

Chapter 16: Working with Text Frames.

Chapter 17: Working with Special Characters.

Part V: Using Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.

Chapter 18: Importing Word Processor Documents.

Chapter 19: Exporting Text to Microsoft Word.

Chapter 20: Working with Tables.

Part VI: Integrating Creative Suite Documents.

Chapter 21: Creating Adobe Flash Files.

Chapter 22: Designing and Modifying Layouts.

Chapter 23: Working with Layers.

Chapter 24: Creating Web Pages.

Part VII: Preparing Documents for Deployment.

Chapter 25: Understanding Digital Rights Management.

Chapter 26: Adding Interactivity to Documents.

Chapter 27: Working with PDF Forms.

Chapter 28: Creating Slide Presentations.

Chapter 29: Redacting Documents.

Part VIII: Deploying Documents.

Chapter 30: Getting to Know Acrobat.com.

Chapter 31: Preparing Documents for Distribution.

Chapter 32: Sharing Files.

Chapter 33: Creating Review Sessions.

Chapter 34: Using Adobe ConnectNow for Web Conferencing.

Part IX: Printing and Digital Prepress.

Chapter 35: Choosing Print Setups.

Chapter 36: Commercial Printing.


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