Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand

Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand

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by Steve Johnson

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ISBN-10: 0789744465

ISBN-13: 2900789744462

Pub. Date: 05/26/2010

Publisher: Que

Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.



ACE Exam Objectives

More than 500 Essential InDesign CS5 Tasks

Inside the Book

• Improve publishing and


Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.



ACE Exam Objectives

More than 500 Essential InDesign CS5 Tasks

Inside the Book

• Improve publishing and productivity with the CS5 interface

• Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge

• Create and manage pages and books to keep track of your documents

• Transform and reshape objects to create a new look

• Create text and apply styles to display artistic text

• Use track changes and CS Review to share and review content

• Create interactive PDFs for use on the web

• Create output for commercial print purposes

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Table of Contents

Introduction xvii

1 Getting Started with InDesign CS5 1

Installing InDesign 2

Getting Started 4 New!

Viewing the InDesign Window 6

Showing and Hiding Panels 7

Working with Panels 8

Using the Tools and Control Panel 10 New!

Opening a Document 12

Opening a Document with Adobe Bridge 14 New!

Inserting Images or Text in a Document 16 New!

Using the Status Bar 17

Working with Document Windows 18

Checking for Updates Online 20 New!

Getting Help While You Work 22 New!

Saving a Document 24 New!

Finishing Up 26

2 Creating and Viewing a Document 27

Creating a New Document 28 New!

Creating a New Document from a Template 30

Creating a New Document Using Presets 32

Setting Up a Document 34 New!

Changing the Display View 36 New!

Changing the View with the Zoom Tool 38 New!

Viewing and Using Rulers 40 New!

Using Guides 42 New!

Changing Guides & Pasteboard Options 44 New!

Using Smart Guides 46

Using the Grid 48

Moving Around with the Hand Tool 50

Working with the Info Panel 51

Creating and Displaying Workspaces 52 New!

Using Undo and Redo 54

3 Managing Pages and Books 55

Using the Pages Panel 56

Inserting Pages 58

Changing the Page Size 60 New!

Navigating Pages 62

Adding Color Labels to Pages 64 New!

Deleting Pages 65

Moving Pages 66

Working with Page Spreads 68

Rotating Page Spreads 69

Creating Master Pages 70

Working with Master Pages 72

Working with Page Numbers and Sections 74

Working with Chapter Numbers 76

Creating and Using Text Variables 78

Creating a Book 80 New!

Managing Books 82

Creating a Table of Contents 84

Starting an Index 86

Creating an Index Entry 88

Creating an Index 90

Managing an Index 92

Adjusting Layouts 94

4 Working with Text 95

Using Type Tools 96 New!

Creating Type in a Text Frame 97

Creating Type Using Frame Tools 98

Creating Path Type 100

Importing Text 102

Flowing Imported Text 104

Working with Overflow Text 106

Using Smart Text Reflow 108

Typing and Selecting Text 110

Editing Text with Autocorrect 112

Copying and Moving Text 113

Changing Fonts 114 New!

Changing Font Size 116

Text Leading 117

Text Kerning 118

Text Tracking 119

Scaling or Skewing Text 120

Aligning Paragraphs 121

Indenting and Spacing Paragraphs 122

Creating a Drop Cap 123

Applying a Paragraph Rule 124 New!

Adding Bullets and Numbering 126

Setting Tabs 128

Working with Glyphs 129

Inserting Special Text Characters 130

Working with Hidden Text 131

Setting Text Frame Options 132 New!

Creating Columns 134 New!

Wrapping Text Around an Object 136

Creating Type Outlines 138

Adding Page Numbers to Continued Text 139

5 Placing and Working with Graphics 141

Placing Graphics 142

Placing Graphics with Options 143

Setting Place Import Options 144

Placing Multiple Graphics 146 New!

Placing Graphics from Adobe Bridge 148

Adding Captions to Graphics 150 New!

Copying or Moving Graphics 152

Using the Links Panel 153

Managing Linked Graphics 154 New!

Editing a Linked Graphic 156 New!

Displaying XMP Graphic Information 157

Creating Specialty Frames for Graphics 158

Selecting and Moving Frames and Graphics 160 New!

Fitting Graphics in Frames 162 New!

Nesting Graphics in Frames 164

Formatting Graphics in Frames 165

Controlling Graphics Display Performance 166

6 Working with Objects and Layers 169

Creating Shapes 170

Creating Lines 172

Creating Multiple Objects in a Grid 173 New!

Using the Selection Tool 174 New!

Using the Direct Selection Tool 176 New!

Resizing Objects 178 New!

Moving Objects 179 New!

Duplicating Objects 180 New!

Grouping and Combining Objects 182 New!

Aligning Objects 184 New!

Distributing Objects 186 New!

Arranging Object Stack Order 188

Transforming Objects 189

Repeating Object Transformations 190

Using the Free Transform Tool 191

Scaling Objects 192 New!

Shearing Objects 193 New!

Rotating Objects 194 New!

Locking and Unlocking Objects 196 New!

Hiding and Showing Objects 197 New!

Creating Inline Objects 198

Creating Anchored Objects 199

Creating and Deleting Object Layers 200 New!

Setting Layer Options 202

Showing and Hiding Layers and Objects 203 New!

Locking Layers and Objects 204 New!

Merging Layers and Groups 205

Working with Objects on Layers 206 New!

Using the Measure Tool 207

Using Live Screen Drawing 208 New!

7 Applying and Managing Color 209

Changing Color Settings 210

Changing Color Profiles 212

Working with Color Modes 214

Applying Colors 215 New!

Using the Eyedropper Tool 216

Working with the Color Panel 218 New!

Working with the Swatches Panel 220

Managing Color Swatches 222

Working with Swatch Libraries 224

Creating Tint Swatches 225

Creating Gradient Swatches 226

Creating Mixed Inks 228

Using Colors from the Kuler Panel 230

Overprinting Colors 232

Proofing Colors on the Screen 233

8 Applying Fills, Strokes, and Effects 235

Applying Fill and Stroke Colors 236 New!

Changing Stroke Attributes 238

Creating Stroke Styles 240

Applying Gradients 242

Using the Gradient Tool 244

Using the Gradient Feather Tool 245

Creating Blends and Effects 246

Applying Shadow Effects 248

Applying Glow Effects 249

Applying Bevel and Emboss Effects 250

Applying Feather Effects 251

Applying Corner Object Effects 252 New!

Converting Shape Objects 254

Setting Object Defaults 255

9 Working with Points and Paths 257

Drawing with the Pen Tool 258

Selecting and Moving Points and Segments 260

Converting Points 262 New!

Adding and Deleting Anchor Points 264

Splitting Paths 266

Joining Anchor Points 268

Using the Smooth Tool 269

Using the Pencil Tool 270

Erasing to Reshape Paths 272

Working with Pathfinder 273

Creating a Compound Path 274

Working with Clipping Paths 276

10 Working with Tables 279

Creating Tables 280

Importing Text into Tables 282

Entering and Editing Text in a Table 284

Modifying a Table 286

Adjusting Table Rows and Columns 288

Adjusting Table Cells 290

Aligning Content in Table Cells 291

Creating Table Headers and Footers 292

Adding Strokes and Fills 294

Alternating Fills and Strokes 296

Adding Diagonal Lines in Cells 298

Adding a Border to a Table 299

Adjusting Tables in the Text Frame 300

11 Working with Styles 301

Using the Paragraph Styles or Character Styles Panel 302

Changing the Basic Paragraph Style 303

Creating Paragraph Styles 304

Creating Character Styles 306

Creating GREP Styles 308

Creating Style Groups 309

Loading and Importing Styles 310

Applying and Overriding Styles 312

Creating Nested Styles 314

Creating Object Styles 316

Creating Table and Cell Styles 318

Using Quick Apply 320

12 Finalizing a Document 323

Using Spell Check 324

Using Custom Dictionaries 326

Finding and Changing Fonts 327 New!

Using Find and Change 328

Searching for Text 330

Searching Using GREP 332

Searching for Glyphs 333

Searching for Objects 334

Working with Hyphenation 335

Keeping Lines Together 336

Changing Justification Options 337

Using the Story Editor 338 New!

Adding Footnotes 340

Creating and Working with Notes 342

Changing Case 344

13 Creating an Interactive Document 345

Defining Hyperlink Destinations 346

Creating Hyperlinks 348

Converting and Stylizing Hyperlinks 350 New!

Using the Hyperlinks Panel 352

Creating Cross-References 354

Creating Bookmarks 356

Adding Media 358 New!

Setting Media Options 360 New!

Adding Animation with Motion Presets 362 New!

Working with Animations 364 New!

Changing Animation Order 366 New!

Adding Page Transitions 367

Using the Buttons Panel 368

Creating Buttons 370

Working with Events and Actions 372

Working with Button States 374

Setting Button Tab Order 375

Creating Multi-State Objects 376 New!

Using the Preview Panel 378 New!

14 Automating the Way You Work 379

Creating a Library 380

Using and Updating a Library 382

Changing Library Item Information 383

Searching and Sorting Libraries 384

Creating and Using Snippets 386

Creating Conditional Text 388

Using and Running Scripts 390

Using Data Merge 392

Working with XML 394

Exporting XML or IDML 396

15 Exporting a Document 397

Exporting a Document 398 New!

Understanding Export File Formats 399 New!

Exporting as a Print PDF 400

Setting PDF General Options 402 New!

Setting PDF Compression Options 404

Setting PDF Marks and Bleeds Options 405

Setting PDF Output Options 406

Setting PDF Advanced Options 407

Setting PDF Security Options 408

Exporting with PDF Presets 409

Exporting PDF Files in the Background 410 New!

Setting PDF Media Options 411 New!

Exporting as an Interactive PDF 412 New!

Exporting as an EPS 414

Exporting as a Flash Movie 416 New!

Exporting as a Flash File 418 New!

Exporting Cross-Media Files 420 New!

Exporting as a JPEG 422 New!

16 Printing and Outputting a Document 425

Printing a Document 426

Printing with Presets 427

Setting General and Setup Print Options 428 New!

Setting Marks and Bleed Options 430 New!

Setting Graphics Options 432

Previewing Color Separations 433

Setting Output Options 434

Setting Trapping Options 436

Setting Advanced Options 438

Setting Color Management Options 440

Creating a Print Summary 441

Printing Spreads in a Booklet 442

Using Live Preflight 444

Inserting File Information 446

Creating a Package 448 New!

Using Document Fonts 450 New!

17 Customizing the Way You Work 451

Setting General Preferences 452 New!

Setting Interface Preferences 453 New!

Setting Type Preferences 454

Setting Advanced Type Preferences 456

Setting Composition Preferences 457

Setting Units & Increments Preferences 458 New!

Setting Dictionary Preferences 460

Setting Spelling Preferences 462

Setting Notes Preferences 464

Working with Appearance of Black Preferences 465

Setting Story Editor Display Preferences 466

Setting File Handling Preferences 468 New!

Setting Clipboard Handling Preferences 470 New!

Defining Shortcut Keys 471

Customizing Menus 472

Configuring Plug-Ins 473 New!

Customizing the Control Panel 474

18 Collaborating with Others 475

Sharing Text with Buzzword 476 New!

Reviewing Content with CS Review 478 New!

Tracking Text Changes 480 New!

Sharing Content with Adobe InCopy 482

Setting Up User Identification 483 New!

Exporting Content from InDesign 484

Using the Assignments Panel 485

Creating an Assignment 486

Checking Content Out and In 488

Updating Content 489

Working with InCopy 490 New!

19 Working Together with Adobe Programs 491

Exploring Adobe Programs 492 New!

Exploring Adobe Bridge 493

Getting Started with Adobe Bridge 494

Getting Photos from a Digital Camera 495

Working with Raw Images from a Digital Camera 496 New!

Working with Images Using Adobe Bridge 498

Setting Preferences in Adobe Bridge 500

Applying Image Adjustments 502

Creating a Web Photo Gallery 503

Automating Tasks in Adobe Bridge 504

Using Mini-Bridge 505 New!

Exploring CS Live Services 506 New!

Sharing My Screen 507 New!

Reviewing CS Documents 508 New!

Exploring Adobe Device Central 510

Checking Content Using Adobe Device Central 511

Using Adobe Extension Manager 512

New Features 513 New!

Adobe Certified Expert 519

Index 525

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