Real World Adobe InDesign 1.5: Industrial-Strength Page-Layout

Real World Adobe InDesign 1.5: Industrial-Strength Page-Layout

by Olav Martin Kvern
     
 
The author of this book drafted the InDesign user manual and the scripting guide for the Adobe Developer Support Group. On top of that, he¹s a talented illustrator, graphic designer, so this book reflects both his deep knowledge of this program and how to present its intricacies to users, as well as his understanding of how professional designers can get the most out

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The author of this book drafted the InDesign user manual and the scripting guide for the Adobe Developer Support Group. On top of that, he¹s a talented illustrator, graphic designer, so this book reflects both his deep knowledge of this program and how to present its intricacies to users, as well as his understanding of how professional designers can get the most out of this eagerly awaited professional page layout application.

The book provides thorough coverage of all the basic features‹working with text and palettes, inserting graphics, integrating with Photoshop, and employing PDF, EPS, and HTML formats, plus a detailed introduction to InDesign page layout. Real World InDesign is filled with insider tips, supporting illustrations, and practical real-world solutions including a primer on using a commercial print shop and brief tutorials on automating and customizing InDesign with AppleScript and Visual Basic.

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Kvern (an illustrator, graphic designer, and software developer) offers guidance on using Adobe's newest layout program. He offers advice on layout, proofing, and printing, with specific attention given to using the features of the program efficiently. Specific chapters focus on workspace, page layout, text, type, the place where text and graphics meet, drawing, importing and exporting, transforming, color, printing, and scripting. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201354782
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/17/2000
Series:
Real World Series
Pages:
508
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.01(h) x 1.05(d)

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