Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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The must-have book on the leading suite of software for graphic and web designers

Fully revised and updated this hands-on resource offers a one-stop learning opportunity through eight minibooks dedicated to each product inside Adobe's Design & Web Premium Suite. The minibooks include Adobe Creative Suite Basics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks. The book contains information on new image enhancements to After Effects, 64-bit versions ...

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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies

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Overview

The must-have book on the leading suite of software for graphic and web designers

Fully revised and updated this hands-on resource offers a one-stop learning opportunity through eight minibooks dedicated to each product inside Adobe's Design & Web Premium Suite. The minibooks include Adobe Creative Suite Basics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks. The book contains information on new image enhancements to After Effects, 64-bit versions of Illustrator and Flash Professional, and a new tool, dubbed Helium, that will enable designers to create content using HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Offers the depth needed by novices and long-time professionals
  • Covers the key features and tools users need to master individual programs to their fullest capacities
  • Helps designers to be more creative and productive
  • Filled with tips and techniques for using the 8 design programs

This popular package gives designers a full review of the most popular design and development tools on the market.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118239636
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/14/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1008
  • Sales rank: 666,877
  • File size: 33 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Book I: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Basics 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 6 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 43

Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts 57

Chapter 7: Using Color 69

Chapter 8: Printing Documents 77

Book II: InDesign CS6 87

Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CS6 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 CS6 213

Chapter 1: What's New in Illustrator CS6 215

Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS6 223

Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 241

Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 251

Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 261

Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 277

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 301

Chapter 8: Using Layers 311

Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 319

Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools 343

Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 355

Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 367

Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 379

Book IV: Photoshop CS6 393

Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS6 395

Chapter 2: Getting Into Photoshop CS6 Basics 409

Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 421

Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 429

Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 447

Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 457

Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 463

Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 477

Chapter 9: Using Layers 497

Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 515

Book V: Acrobat X 527

Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 529

Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 539

Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 551

Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 559

Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 567

Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 581

Book VI: Dreamweaver CS6 587

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver 589

Chapter 2: Introducing Dreamweaver CS6 599

Chapter 3: Creating a Website 611

Chapter 4: Working with Images 623

Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text 637

Chapter 6: Linking It Together 655

Chapter 7: Creating Tables 665

Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 677

Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website 691

Book VII: Flash Professional CS6 701

Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CS6 703

Chapter 2: Drawing in Flash CS6 719

Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation 739

Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation 761

Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video 785

Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 807

Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 819

Chapter 8: Getting Into the (Work)Flow 841

Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 855

Book VIII: Fireworks CS6 877

Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CS6 879

Chapter 2: Free to Create 887

Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color 897

Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks 903

Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks 911

Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts 923

Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols 937

Chapter 8: Don’t Just Sit There — Animate! 947

Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks 959

Index 967

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