Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies [NOOK Book]


8 books in 1

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Basics
  • InDesign® CC
  • Illustrator® CC
  • Photoshop® CC
  • Acrobat® XI
  • Dreamweaver® CC
  • Flash® Professional CC
  • Fireworks® CC

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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies

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8 books in 1

  • Adobe Creative Cloud Basics
  • InDesign® CC
  • Illustrator® CC
  • Photoshop® CC
  • Acrobat® XI
  • Dreamweaver® CC
  • Flash® Professional CC
  • Fireworks® CC

Get your head into the Creative Cloud and learn to use the new Adobe applications

Whether you're meeting the Adobe creative applications for the first time or upgrading to Creative Cloud from an earlier version, here's just what you need to get up to speed. Get an overview of the entire family of tools first, go straight to the minibook on the one you'll use most, or explore the tools one by one — and free your creative genius!

  • Welcome to my cloud — get familiar with cloud-based access, storage, and collaboration
  • Paging InDesign — see how to design simple page layouts, import text, and create illustrations with InDesign
  • Illustrator magic — use type creatively and work with layers, filters, and effects in Illustrator
  • Go Photoshopping — sharpen up images for print or the web and explore new Photoshop 3D options
  • The nimble Acrobat — learn Acrobat's new features and how to use PDFs for sharing, editing, and document delivery
  • Oh, Dreamweaver — use it with CSS to build sharp-looking, interactive websites
  • Add some Flash — develop interactive animations and use Edge to enable them on mobile devices
  • Watch for Fireworks — create cool rollover effects and animations for your website with Fireworks

Open the book and find:

  • Menus and commands common to all the tools
  • Tips on creating digital documents
  • Ways to use Illustrator images
  • Cool new features in Photoshop
  • Steps for securing PDF files
  • Advice on creating CSS layouts
  • How to control Flash movies with ActionScript
  • Secrets for creating effective animations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118661246
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/18/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1056
  • Sales rank: 371,738
  • File size: 42 MB
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Meet the Author

Jennifer Smith is Vice President of American Graphics Institute and the author of numerous books on Adobe products. Christopher Smith is President of AGI and the author of several books in Wiley's Digital Classroom series. Jen DeHaan is a freelance writer and editor who has also worked for Adobe. Fred Gerantabee is an Emmy award-winning interactive designer, web developer, and author.

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Table of Contents

Introduction  1

Book I: Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Cloud 9

Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands 17

Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels 29

Chapter 4: Using Common Extensions and Filters 35

Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting Files 41

Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts 55

Chapter 7: Using Color 67

Chapter 8: Printing Documents 75

Book II: InDesign CC  87

Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CC 89

Chapter 2: Working with Text and Text Frames 109

Chapter 3: Understanding Page Layout 135

Chapter 4: Drawing in InDesign 155

Chapter 5: Understanding Color 175

Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation 181

Chapter 7: Exporting to PDF, Flash, and Printing 191

Chapter 8: Creating Digital Documents Using HTML and EPUB 205

Book III: Illustrator CC  213

Chapter 1: What’s New in Illustrator CC 215

Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CC 229

Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 249

Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 261

Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 271

Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 287

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 313

Chapter 8: Using Layers 325

Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 333

Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools 359

Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 373

Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 385

Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 399

Book IV: Photoshop CC  415

Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CC 417

Chapter 2: Getting into Photoshop CC Basics 427

Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 439

Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 449

Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 469

Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 481

Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 489

Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 503

Chapter 9: Using Layers 523

Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 541

Book V: Acrobat XI  553

Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 555

Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 567

Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 579

Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 587

Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 595

Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 611

Book VI: Dreamweaver CC  617

Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CC 619

Chapter 2: Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace 627

Chapter 3: Creating a Website 637

Chapter 4: Working with Images 649

Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text 663

Chapter 6: Linking It Together 679

Chapter 7: Creating Tables 687

Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 699

Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website 709

Book VII: Flash Professional CC  719

Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CC 721

Chapter 2: Creating Artwork and Text 737

Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation 755

Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation 771

Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video 791

Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 811

Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 823

Chapter 8: Getting into the (Work)Flow 843

Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 855

Book VIII: Fireworks CC  873

Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CC 875

Chapter 2: Free to Create 883

Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color 893

Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks 903

Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks 913

Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts 925

Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols 939

Chapter 8: Don’t Just Sit There — Animate! 949

Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks 961

Index  969

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