Adobe InDesign CS5 Classroom in a Book

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Overview

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn InDesign CS5 choose Adobe InDesign CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working with InDesign CS5. Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging page layouts using InDesign CS5.

This completely revised CS5 edition covers the new tools for interactive documents, simplified object selection, multiple page sizes, track text changes, new layers panel, production enhancements, and print to digital capability. The companion CD includes all the lesson files that readers need to work along with the book. This thorough, self-paced guide to Adobe InDesign CS5 is ideal for beginning users who want to master the key features of this program. Readers who already have some experience with InDesign can improve their skills and learn InDesign's newest features.

Note from the publisher:
FREE Adobe InDesign CS5.5 updates are available for this title. Simply register your product at www.peachpit.com/register and you will receive the updates when they become available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321701794
  • Publisher: Adobe Press
  • Publication date: 5/31/2010
  • Series: Classroom in a Book Series
  • Pages: 402
  • Sales rank: 279,168
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
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Table of Contents

Getting Started

1 Introducing the Workspace

2 Getting to Know InDesign

3 Setting up a Document and Working with Pages

4 Working with Objects

5 Flowing Text

6 Editing Text

7 Working with Typography

8 Working with Color

9 Working with Styles

10 Importing and Modifying Graphics

11 Creating Tables

12 Working With Transparency

13 Outputing and Exporting

14 Creating Rich interactive documents

Appendix: Color Management

Bonus 15 (on disc) Working with Long Documents

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  • Posted March 30, 2012

    I thought that if Im going buy a book on indesign why not get th

    I thought that if Im going buy a book on indesign why not get the one written by people who created the program. And Im glad I bought it. This book is divided into 14 lessons. Im on my third lesson and I like it so far. I've learned the basics in the first two lessons that took my professor 2 month to show us. It's easy to understand, it explains you what you will learn from the following practice and you just follow the instructions (images provided). I definitely recommend!

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