Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies®

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2010-06-28
  • Publisher: For Dummies
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The perennial Adobe Creative Suite bestseller-fully updated for the latest versionFeaturing eight books in one, this All-in-One For Dummies guide covers the key features and tools that you need to know in order to understand how to use each individual program within the Adobe Creative Suite-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash-to its fullest potential. Within the nearly 1,000 pages, you'll find creative inspiration as well as tips and techniques to sharpen you productivity. Dedicates a minibook to each of the programs within the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite 5-InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash-as well as a minibook devoted to Creative Suite basics Serves as a one-stop learning opportunity for each product inside the Design Premium Suite Walks you through creating print and Web-based marketing or advertising materials or other publicationsAdobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is a premium resource on the latest version of the Adobe Creative Suite.

Author Biography

Jennifer Smith, Executive Vice President of the American Graphics Institute, is the author of Photoshop CS5 Digital Classroom and other books.

Christopher Smith is an industry expert on electronic publishing software.

Fred Gerantabee is an author and Emmy Award–winning interactive designer and Web developer.

Table of Contents

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Basics
Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 5
Using Common Menus and Commands
Exploring Common Panels
Using Common Extensions and Filters
Importing and Exporting
Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts
Using Color
Printing Documents
InDesign CS5
What's New in InDesign CS5
Introducing InDesign CS5
Working with Text and Text Frames
Drawing in InDesign
Understanding Page Layout
Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation
Understanding Color and Printing
Integrating InDesign with Other Creative Suite Applications
Exporting Documents for Printing and as Graphics
Illustrator CS5
What's New in Illustrator CS5
Discovering Illustrator CS5
Using the Selection Tools
Creating Basic Shapes
Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images
Using Type in Illustrator
Organizing Your Illustrations
Using Layers
Livening Up Illustrations with Color
Using the Transform and Distortions Tools
Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools
Using Filters and Effects
Using Your Illustrator Images
Photoshop CS5
Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS5
Getting Into Photoshop CS5 Basics
Messing with Mode Matters
Creating a Selection
Using the Photoshop Pen Tool
Thinking about Resolution Basics
Creating a Good Image
Working with Painting and Retouching Tools
Using Layers
Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web
Acrobat 9.0
Discovering Essential Acrobat Information
Creating PDF Files
Adding Interactivity to PDF Files
Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics
Using Commenting and Annotation Tools
Securing Your PDF Files
Dreamweaver CS5
Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver
Introducing Dreamweaver CS5
Creating a Web Site
Working with Images
Putting Text on the Page
Linking It Together
Creating Tables
Creating CSS Layouts
Publishing Your Web Site
Flash Professional CS5
Getting Started in Flash CS5
Drawing in Flash CS5
Symbols and Animation
Creating Advanced Animation
Importing Graphics and Sounds
Lights, Camera, Movie Clips!
Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript
Getting Into the (Work)Flow
Publishing and Final Delivery
Working with Flash Catalyst CS5
Fireworks CS5
Introducing Fireworks CS5
Free to Create
Livening Up Your Artwork with Color
Creating Text in Fireworks
Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks
Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts
Using Buttons and Symbols
Don't Just Sit There - Animate!
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