Full-color illustrations highlight breakthrough InDesign features
Covers both Mac and Windows versions
Get up and running fast with help from DTP guru Deke McClelland If you're a desktop publishing pro, Adobe InDesign is about to rock your world. This spirited guide explains why InDesign is the wave of the future and shows you step-by-step how to take advantage of the program's next-generation features including the ability to open QuarkXPress and PageMaker files!
Discover how to: Master layout, text, and graphics tools Export documents to PDF or HTML Use multiple masters and specialty typefaces Share documents between Mac and Windows Transition smoothly from Quark or PageMaker
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About the Author
Deke McClelland, a contributing editor at Macworld and Publish magazines, is the bestselling author of more than 50 computer books. Amy Thomas Buscaglia writes and edits for Adobe.com.
Table of Contents
PART I: InDesign in an Afternoon.
Chapter 1: Why Use InDesign?
Chapter 2: The Killer's Kisser.
Chapter 3: It's a Page!
Chapter 4: Rulers, Guides, and Other Shackles.
PART II: Type is Thicker than Gravy.
Chapter 5: Rock Yer Blocks Off.
Chapter 6: Fonts in the 21st Century.
Chapter 7: The Look of Type.
Chapter 8: All the Justification You Need.
Chapter 9: Making Files with Style.
PART III: Pictures on the Paper Trail.
Chapter 10: Graphic Language about Graphic Imagery.
Chapter 11: The Fill, the Stroke, the Color, the Drama.
Chapter 12: Slipping an Image into a New Shape.
Chapter 13: A Word Is Worth a Thousand Pictures.
PART IV: InDesign for Einsteins.
Chapter 14: Page Crazy.
Chapter 15: The Masters Are Your Slaves.
Chapter 16: Tinkering with Links.
Chapter 17: When Page Hits Paper.
Chapter 18: The Best Printer Is No Printer at All.
PART V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 19: Ten Shortcuts Everyone Should Know.
Chapter 20: Ten Hidden Tricks Even Einstein Didn't Know.
Chapter 21: Ten Terrific Typeface Families.
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