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Learn Adobe® InDesign® CS2 with hands-on exercises and demo movies.
Do you like to learn by doing? Do manuals leave you bored and craving realworld examples? Do you want concrete training that goes beyond theory and reference materials? If so, this is the book for you. These hands-on exercises, complete with insider tips and detailed color illustrations, teach you the latest techniques for powerful page layout using Adobe InDesign CS2. You’ll learn to set up documents, work with text and type styles, add color, work with tables, use transparency and other effects, and bring in graphics to your InDesign projects. You’ll also learn how to use the new features in InDesign CS2 such as Adobe Bridge, drag and drop text editing, layer visibility, and shareable swatches, to name only a few. Accompanied by a CD-ROM loaded with classroomproven exercises, QuickTime movies, and bonus tutorials, this book ensures you'll master the key features of InDesign CS2 in no time.
100+ Step-by-Step Tutorials
• Learning the interface
• Applying character and paragraph formatting
• Using leading, kerning, and tracking
• Creating paragraph and character styles
• Creating colors
• Placing and working with graphics
• Creating and transforming vector artwork
• Planning documents with Facing Page layouts
• Working with tables
• Using drop shadows, transparency, and feathering
• Using long document tools
• Outputting and exporting
• Plus much more!
Brian Wood is the vice president/ director of training and co-owner of eVolve Computer Graphics Training Inc., a Seattle-based company that specializes in providing training in Adobe Creative Suite applications. Brian has been an Adobe Certified Expert (A.C.E) in InDesign since version 2.0, and is also an Adobe Certified Instructor (A.C.I) in the program. He is also certified in QuarkXPress and has taught and used page layout programs for well over 10 years.
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