Adobe is launching their new professional page-layout application, InDesign 1.0, in the summer of 1999 in both Windows and Macintosh versions. Eagerly awaited by the design community, InDesign 1.0 features next-generation page layout tools, advanced palette-based interface, seamless integration with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and full support for PDF files. Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book guides users through short lessons in desktop publishing, using the exciting new techniques and tools available in ...
Adobe is launching their new professional page-layout application, InDesign 1.0, in the summer of 1999 in both Windows and Macintosh versions. Eagerly awaited by the design community, InDesign 1.0 features next-generation page layout tools, advanced palette-based interface, seamless integration with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and full support for PDF files. Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book guides users through short lessons in desktop publishing, using the exciting new techniques and tools available in Adobe InDesign. Introductory lessons cover the basics of the interface, and contribute to familiarity with the tools, views, and frames of the InDesign environment. Using the building-block approach, each lesson increases skill and mastery of the application. Files on the CD-ROM, constructed by the Adobe Development Team, accompany each lesson and add a rich, visual content to the learning package. Readers new to page layout, as well as experienced users of QuarkXPress and Adobe PageMaker, can benefit from these self-paced lessons, and enhance their publishing skills using the newest professional publishing application‹Adobe InDesign 1.0. Self-paced lessons teach users how to master Adobe InDesign 1.0, the hot new page-layout application from Adobe Systems Includes hands-on training materials from the experts at Adobe Systems in the popular Classroom in a Book format Teaches useful techniques in professional desktop publishing to the beginner and intermediate user of Adobe InDesign 1.0
A book/CD-ROM offering self-paced lessons as part of the official training series for Adobe graphics and publishing software. Teaches fundamental concepts and features of the program, and covers advanced features, with many tips and techniques. Each lesson provides step-by- step instructions for creating a specific project, and concludes with review questions and answers. Assumes a working knowledge of computer and operating system use. The CD-ROM contains lesson files. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About Classroom in a Book.
Checking System Requirements.
Installing the Program.
Install the Classroom in a Book Fonts. Copying the Classroom in a Book Files. Restoring Default Preferences. Additional Resources.
A Quick Tour of Adobe InDesign.
Getting Started. Threading Text in Frames. Working with Styles. Placing Graphics. Working with Master Pages. What Next?
Getting to Know the Work Area. Getting Started. Looking at the Work Area. Changing the Magnification of Your Document. Navigating Through Your Document. Working with Layers. Using Context Menus. Using Online Help. Using Adobe Online Services. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Setting Up Your Document. Getting Started. Setting Ip a New Document. Editing Master Pages. Placing Text and Graphics on the Layout Pages. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Working with Frames. Getting Started. Resizing Text Frames. Resizing Graphics Frames. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Colors, Tints, and Gradients. Getting Started. Defining Printing Requirements. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Importing and Editing Text. Getting Started. Opening a Document with Missing Donts. Flowing Text. Applying a Style. Creating a Headline and Applying a Style. Flowing Text into an Existing Frame. Loading Styles from Another Document. Threading Text. Changing the Number of Columns on a Page. Finding and Changing Formatting. Spell-checking a Story. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Typography. Getting Started. Using a Baseline Grid to Align Text. Changing the Spacing above and below Paragraphs. Changing Fonts and Type Style. Changing a Paragraph's Alignment. Adding a Decorative Font and Special Character. Applying a Gradient to Text. Applying Special Font Features. Adjusting the Kerning and Tracking. Applying the Multi-line and Single-line Composers. Creating a Table Using Tabs. Creating a Hanging Indent. Adding a Rule Below a Paragraph. Using Styles. Exporting a Document to PDF. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Solutions #1: Assembling a Template. Creating Magazine Article Based on Template.
Importing and Linking Graphics. Getting Started. Adding Graphics from Other Programs. Comparing Vector and Bitmap Graphics. Placing Photoshop Files. Adding an Illustrator File. Placing a PDF File. Managing Links to Imported Files. Using a Library to Manage Objects. Review Questions. Review Answers. Exploring on Your Own.
Drawing. Getting Started. Drawing Straight Segments. Drawing Curved Segments. Drawing Curves Connected by Corners. Editing Existing Paths. Creating a Compound Path. Creating a Perfectly Curved Arrow. Using Type Outlines as a Mask. Reflecting Objects. Selecting an Abject out of a Stack. Wrapping Text Around an Object. Adding an Inline Graphic. Review Questions. Exploring on Your Own.
Ensuring Consistent Color. Getting Started. Color Management: An Overview. Calibrating and Characterizing Your Monitor Using Adobe Gamma. Specifying the Adobe CMS Engine. Setting up System Profiles. Turning on Color Management and Setting up Source Profiles. Color-managing Objects. Setting up Colors for Color Management. Working with Illustrator Graphics. Working with Photoshop Files. Comparing Colors with and without Color Management. Review Questions. Review Answers.
Preparing Documents for High-Resolution Printing. Getting Started. Opening the Work File. Placing an EPS Graphic with Embedded OPI Links. Performing a Preflight Check before Printing. Creating a Bleed. About Trapping. Overprinting Objects. Creating Color Separations. Printing Black-and-white Proofs. Identifying Film Requirements for High-resolution Printing. Packaging Files for Hand off. Exploring on Your Own. Review Questions. Review Answers.