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SPECIAL EDITION USING Adobe® Creative Suite 2
By Michael Smick, Pariah S. Burke, Francisco Meza, Steve Moniz, Carla Rose, Susan Smith
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Publisher: Que
Pub Date: September 07, 2005
ISBN: 0-7897-3367-6
Pages: 1008
 



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   Copyright
   ABOUT THE AUTHORS
   WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
      READER SERVICES
   INTRODUCTION
      WHO SHOULD READ THIS BOOK?
      WHY CHOOSE THE SPECIAL EDITION?
      WHY CHOOSE THE ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE?
      HOW THIS BOOK IS ORGANIZED
      COMMON CONCEPTS
        Chapter 1.  CREATIVE SUITE 2 BASICS
      CREATIVE SUITE VERSUS COMPONENT PROGRAMS
      NEW GLOBAL FEATURES
      WHAT IS VERSION CUE?
      WHAT IS ADOBE BRIDGE?
      USING ADOBE STOCK PHOTOS
      THE HELP CENTER
    Part I:  PHOTOSHOP AND IMAGEREADY
          Chapter 2.  WORKING WITH PHOTOSHOP
      BEST PRACTICES
      FILE FORMATS
      UNDERSTANDING THE PHOTOSHOP CS2 INTERFACE
      PHOTOSHOP HELP CENTER
      GRIDS AND GUIDES
      CREATING A NEW PHOTOSHOP DOCUMENT
          Chapter 3.  USING THE PHOTOSHOP TOOLBOX
      USING THE OPTIONS BAR
      USING THE SELECTION TOOLS
      USING THE CROP AND SLICE TOOLS
      USING THE RETOUCHING TOOLS
      USING THE PAINTING TOOLS
      USING THE DRAWING AND TYPE TOOLS
      USING THE SHAPE TOOLS
      USING THE ANNOTATION, MEASURING, AND NAVIGATION TOOLS
      SELECTING FOREGROUND AND BACKGROUND COLORS
      CHANGING VIEW MODES
          Chapter 4.  UNDERSTANDING PHOTOSHOP MENUS AND PALETTES
      THE FILE MENU
      THE EDIT MENU
      THE IMAGE MENU
      THE LAYER MENU
      THE SELECT MENU
      THE FILTER MENU
      THE VIEW MENU
      THE WINDOW MENU
      THE HELP MENU
      KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
      FILE MANAGEMENT
      PHOTOSHOP PALETTES
      THE BRUSHES PALETTE
          Chapter 5.  WORKING WITH IMAGES AND COLOR IN PHOTOSHOP
      LOOKING AT ARTWORK, IMAGERY, AND COLOR
      UNDERSTANDING THE TWO TYPES OF COLOR
      WORKING WITH RGB, CMYK, AND SPOT COLORS
      UNDERSTANDING PHOTOSHOP'S OTHER COLOR MODES AND MODELS
      UNDERSTANDING CHANNELS
      WORKING WITH GRADIENTS
      GETTING PRINTING RESULTS
          Chapter 6.  WORKING WITH LAYERS IN PHOTOSHOP
      WORKING WITH LAYERS
      UNDERSTANDING THE LAYERS PALETTE
      ALIGNING AND DISTRIBUTING LAYERS
      USING LAYER STYLES
      UNDERSTANDING LAYER BLENDING OPTIONS, OPACITY, AND TRANSPARENCY
      WORKING WITH PHOTOSHOP'S SPECIALTY LAYERS
      TRANSFORMING LAYERS
      USING LAYER COMPS
          Chapter 7.  USING SELECTIONS, PATHS, AND TRANSFORMS IN PHOTOSHOP
      TELLING PHOTOSHOP WHERE TO WORK
      WORKING WITH THE SELECTION TOOLS
      WORKING WITH SELECTION COMMANDS
      UNDERSTANDING ALPHA CHANNELS AND MASKS
      PATHS: WORKING WITH VECTORS IN PHOTOSHOP
      USING PHOTOSHOP'S SHAPE LAYERS
      CLIPPING PATHS AND VECTOR MASKS
          Chapter 8.  WORKING WITH TYPE IN PHOTOSHOP
      UNDERSTANDING PHOTOSHOP'S TYPE CAPABILITY
      WORKING WITH THE TYPE TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE TYPE PALETTES AND COMMANDS
      USING SPELL CHECK AND FIND/REPLACE
      WORKING WITH FONTS AND FONT EMBEDDING
          Chapter 9.  CREATIVE IMAGING IN PHOTOSHOP
      USING THE EXTRACT TOOL
      USING THE FILTER GALLERY
      USING THE LIQUIFY FEATURE
      USING PATTERN MAKER
      WORKING WITH THE VANISHING POINT FEATURE
      UNDERSTANDING FILTER CATEGORIES
      WORKING WITH DIGIMARC
      CORRECTING IMAGES
          Chapter 10.  CREATING A POWER WORKFLOW IN PHOTOSHOP
      UNDERSTANDING PHOTOSHOP SCRIPTING
      UNDERSTANDING PHOTOSHOP'S ACTIONS
      WORKING WITH ACTIONS IN PHOTOSHOP
      CREATING CUSTOM ACTIONS IN PHOTOSHOP
      USING OTHER PHOTOSHOP AUTOMATE COMMANDS
          Chapter 11.  WORKING WITH IMAGEREADY
      WEAVING PHOTOS INTO THE WEB
      WORKING WITH THE IMAGEREADY DESKTOP
      GETTING HELP
      EXPORTING FILES TO IMAGEREADY
      PREPARING IMAGES FOR THE WEB
      SAVING FOR THE WEB
      WORKING WITH QUALITY SETTINGS
      UNDERSTANDING RESOLUTION AND PIXEL SIZE
      USING THE REPOPULATE VIEWS MENU
      WORKING WITH TRANSPARENCY IN GIF AND PNG-8 IMAGES
      SAVING THE PICTURE
      EMAILING YOUR PICTURES
      MASTERING IMAGEREADY
          Chapter 12.  BUILDING WEB GRAPHICS IN IMAGEREADY
      TRANSPARENCY ON THE WEB
      OPTIMIZING A COLOR TABLE
      PREPARING BACKGROUNDS
      EDITING OUTPUT SETTINGS
      CREATING SWF FLASH FILES
      PREPARING IMAGES FOR GOLIVE
      WORKING WITH TEXT FOR THE WEB
      MASTERING IMAGEREADY
    Part II:  ILLUSTRATOR
          Chapter 13.  UNDERSTANDING THE ILLUSTRATOR ENVIRONMENT
      BEST PRACTICES
      NEW FEATURES AND TOOLS
      ILLUSTRATOR HELP
      ILLUSTRATOR PREFERENCES
      SETTING UP THE WORKSPACE
      SETTING UP A DOCUMENT
      USING GRIDS AND GUIDES
      UNDERSTANDING FILE FORMATS
          Chapter 14.  WORKING WITH ILLUSTRATOR TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE SELECTION TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE DRAWING TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE TYPE TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE PAINTING TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE RESHAPING TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE SYMBOLISM TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE GRAPH TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE SLICING AND CUTTING TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING THE MOVING AND ZOOMING TOOLS
      UNDERSTANDING OTHER CONTROLS
      WORKING WITH KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
          Chapter 15.  UNDERSTANDING ILLUSTRATOR PALETTES AND MENUS
      WORKING WITH ILLUSTRATOR PALETTES
      USING PALETTE MENUS
      UNDERSTANDING WORKSPACES
      UNDERSTANDING MENU COMMANDS
      FINAL THOUGHTS
          Chapter 16.  UNDERSTANDING AND DRAWING PATHS IN ILLUSTRATOR
      WORKING WITH VECTOR ART
      USING THE SHAPE TOOLS
      USING LINE TOOLS
      USING THE DRAWING TOOLS
      MODIFYING PATHS
      FINAL THOUGHTS
          Chapter 17.  WORKING WITH COLOR IN ILLUSTRATOR
      IDENTIFYING AND CHOOSING COLOR
      USING COLOR
      FINAL THOUGHTS
          Chapter 18.  WORKING WITH OBJECTS IN ILLUSTRATOR
      ARRANGING AND GROUPING OBJECTS
      BLENDING AND WARPING OBJECTS
      WORKING WITH 3D OBJECTS
      UNDERSTANDING SYMBOLS
      USING LIVE PAINT
      FINAL THOUGHTS
          Chapter 19.  WORKING WITH TYPE IN ILLUSTRATOR
      UNDERSTANDING TYPE OBJECTS
      WORKING WITH TYPE
      USING CHARACTER AND PARAGRAPH STYLES
      WORKING WITH TEXT WRAP
      CREATING OUTLINES
      EMBEDDING FONTS
      FINAL THOUGHTS
          Chapter 20.  WORKING WITH PLACED GRAPHICS AND FILTERS IN ILLUSTRATOR
      WORKING WITH PLACED GRAPHICS
      USING FILTERS WITH PLACED IMAGES
      WORKING WITH EFFECTS ON PLACED IMAGES
          Chapter 21.  IMPORTING, EXPORTING, AND SAVING IN ILLUSTRATOR
      IMPORTING OPTIONS
      EXPORTING OPTIONS
      SAVING OPTIONS
      SHARING VECTOR GRAPHICS
      PRINTING
      USING PRINT PRESETS
      PRINTING WITH POSTSCRIPT
      OVERPRINTING
      TRAPPING
          Chapter 22.  SPEEDING UP ILLUSTRATOR AND DATA FUNCTIONALITY
      AUTOMATING TASKS WITH ACTIONS
      WORKING WITH ILLUSTRATOR SCRIPTS
      CREATING DATA-DRIVEN GRAPHICS
      WORKING WITH GRAPHS
      WORKING WITH VERSION CUE
      WORKING WITH PHOTOSHOP
      THINGS TO KNOW
    Part III:  INDESIGN
          Chapter 23.  UNDERSTANDING THE INDESIGN WORK AREA
      BEST PRACTICES
      WHY USE INDESIGN OVER ILLUSTRATOR?
      SAVING AND EXPORTING FILES
      WHAT'S NEW?
      GETTING FAMILIAR WITH THE INDESIGN WORK AREA
          Chapter 24.  UNDERSTANDING THE INDESIGN INTERFACE AND TOOLS
      THE INDESIGN TOOL PALETTE
      INDESIGN PALETTES
      THE PAGEMAKER TOOLBAR
      INDESIGN MENU COMMANDS
      INDESIGN KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
      INDESIGN APPLICATION PREFERENCES
      SUMMARY
          Chapter 25.  UNDERSTANDING DOCUMENT AND PAGE SETUP IN INDESIGN
      DOCUMENT SETUP
      GRIDS AND GUIDES
      RULER MEASUREMENTS
      THE PAGES PALETTE
      THE BOOK FEATURE
          Chapter 26.  WORKING WITH OBJECTS IN INDESIGN
      CREATING OBJECTS
      EDITING AND RESHAPING OBJECTS
      TRANSFORMING OBJECTS
      APPLYING FILL AND STROKE
      GROUPING OBJECTS
      USING OBJECT LIBRARIES
      WORKING WITH OBJECT EFFECTS
      UNDERSTANDING THE COPY/PASTE OPTIONS
      WORKING WITH COMPOUND PATHS
      CONVERTING SHAPES
      USING OBJECT STYLES
      WORKING WITH SNIPPETS
          Chapter 27.  WORKING WITH TYPE IN INDESIGN
      USING THE CHARACTER PALETTE
      USING THE PARAGRAPH PALETTE
      USING THE TYPE MENU COMMANDS
      WORKING WITH TYPE STYLES
      UNDERSTANDING TEXT FRAME OPTIONS
      WORKING WITH OPENTYPE FONTS
      USING THE STORY EDITOR
      MANAGING TABLES
      PLACING TEXT
      WORKING WITH AUTOFLOW
      WRAPPING TEXT
      PUTTING TYPE ON A PATH
          Chapter 28.  WORKING WITH GRAPHICS IN INDESIGN
      PLACING IMAGES
      UNDERSTANDING LINKS
      UNDERSTANDING PLACED IMAGE RESOLUTION
      WORKING WITH PSD FILES
      USING CLIPPING PATHS IN INDESIGN
      CROPPING IMAGES
      RESIZING GRAPHICS
      FITTING GRAPHICS
      USING THE LINKS PALETTE
      COPYING AND PASTING FROM ILLUSTRATOR
      WORKING WITH PLACED PDFS
          Chapter 29.  WORKING WITH COLOR IN INDESIGN
      UNDERSTANDING COLOR BASICS
      USING THE COLOR PALETTE
      USING THE SWATCHES PALETTE
      USING COLOR LIBRARIES
      WORKING WITH GRADIENTS AND GRADIENT SWATCHES
      USING THE EYEDROPPER TOOL
          Chapter 30.  CREATING AND MODIFYING PATHS IN INDESIGN
      WORKING WITH OBJECTS
      WORKING WITH COMPOUND PATHS
      USING THE PATHFINDER PALETTE
      CREATING OUTLINES
      PLACING IMAGES AND TEXT IN PATHS
          Chapter 31.  EXPORTING, SAVING, AND PRINTING WITH INDESIGN
      EXPORTING TO PDF
      DEFINING PDF PRESETS
      TRANSPARENCY FLATTENING
      WORKING WITH PDF COLOR
      SPECIFYING PAGE MARKINGS
      WORKING WITH IMAGE COMPRESSION
      EXPORTING TO GOLIVE
      PRINTING YOUR DOCUMENT
      PREPARING YOUR DOCUMENT FOR A SERVICE PROVIDER
          Chapter 32.  SPEEDING UP INDESIGN AND DATA FUNCTIONALITY
      UNDERSTANDING XML
      USING DATA MERGE
      CREATING TABLES OF CONTENTS, FOOTNOTES, AND INDEXES
      WORKING WITH SCRIPTING, PLUG-INS, AND INCOPY
      WORKING WITH VERSION CUE AND INDESIGN
      USING OTHER RESOURCES
      MASTERING THE PROGRAM
    Part IV:  GOLIVE
          Chapter 33.  UNDERSTANDING THE GOLIVE WORK AREA
      NEW FEATURES
      FILE FORMATS
      THE GOLIVE INTERFACE
      DISPLAYING TOOLBARS AND PALETTES
      THE DOCUMENT WINDOW
          Chapter 34.  WORKING WITH GOLIVE TOOLS AND PALETTES
      THE TOOLS PALETTE
      THE OBJECTS PALETTE
      GOLIVE'S MENUS
      KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
      WORKING WITH COLOR
      COLOR SETTINGS IN GOLIVE
      SITE COLORS
          Chapter 35.  CREATING WEB PAGE LAYOUTS WITH GOLIVE
      UNDERSTANDING DOCTYPES AND ENCODING
      UNDERSTANDING PAGE LAYOUT METHODS
      ADDING CONTENT TO YOUR WEB PAGES
      USING THE LAYOUT GRID
      USING LAYERS
      CREATING AND EDITING TABLES
          Chapter 36.  WORKING WITH IMAGES AND MULTIMEDIA IN GOLIVE
      ADDING IMAGES
      USING SMART OBJECTS
      IMPORTING MULTIMEDIA FILES
          Chapter 37.  USING CASCADING STYLE SHEETS IN GOLIVE
      CASCADING STYLE SHEET BASICS
      REDEFINING HTML CODE WITH CSS
      USING CLASSES TO FORMAT WITH CSS
      CREATING ID STYLES
      CREATING EXTERNAL STYLE SHEETS
      IMPORTING AND USING AN EXTERNAL STYLE SHEET
      USING ADVANCED CSS FEATURES
      SPECIFYING A DEFAULT CSS STYLE SHEET FOR YOUR SITE
      USING GOLIVE'S CSS LAYOUT OBJECTS
          Chapter 38.  WORKING WITH SOURCE CODE IN GOLIVE
      USING THE GOLIVE SOURCE CODE EDITORS
      SETTING SOURCE CODE PREFERENCES
      USING THE SPLIT SOURCE CODE VIEW AND SOURCE CODE PALETTE
      USING THE VISUAL TAG EDITOR
      USING THE OUTLINE EDITOR
      USING THE JAVASCRIPT EDITOR
      CHECKING SYNTAX
      FINDING AND CHANGING CODE ELEMENTS
          Chapter 39.  CREATING WEB FORMS IN GOLIVE
      DESIGNING FORMS IN GOLIVE
      CREATING A NEW FORM
      FACILITATING FORM NAVIGATION
      ABOUT VALIDATING FORM DATA
      SOURCES FOR FORM SCRIPTS
          Chapter 40.  CREATING A WEBSITE WITH GOLIVE
      USING THE SITE CREATION WIZARD
      USING VERSION CONTROL
      USING SITE SAMPLES AS TEMPLATES FOR NEW SITES
      WORKING IN THE SITE WINDOW
    Part V:  ACROBAT, DISTILLER, AND DESIGNER
          Chapter 41.  UNDERSTANDING THE ACROBAT WORKING ENVIRONMENT
      BEST PRACTICES (WHEN TO USE AND NOT USE ACROBAT)
      NEW ACROBAT FEATURES
      FILE FORMATS SUPPORTED
      THE DESIGNER ENVIRONMENT (WINDOWS ONLY)
          Chapter 42.  WORKING IN A PDF IN ACROBAT
      WORKING WITH FONTS
      EDITING TEXT
      COMPRESSING IMAGES
      REARRANGING PAGES
      ADDING HEADERS AND FOOTERS
      ADDING WATERMARKS AND BACKGROUNDS
      CREATING BOOKMARKS
      WORKING WITH DESTINATIONS
      COMMENTS
      USING MARKUP TOOLS
      INITIATING REVIEWS AND COMMENTS IN ADOBE READER
      WORKING WITH THE COMMENTS TAB
      EXTRACTING DATA FROM COMMENTS
      USING THE TRACKER
      UNDERSTANDING SECURITY AND DIGITAL IDS
    Part VI:  WEB CHAPTERS
          Chapter 43.  UNDERSTANDING MENUS AND OPTIONS IN ACROBAT
      CUSTOMIZING THE TOOLBAR
      USING THE NAVIGATION PANE
      WORKING WITH MENUS
      USING KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
      USING HELP
          Chapter 44.  WORKING WITH ADVANCED ACROBAT PDF FILES
      UNDERSTANDING OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION (OCR)
      UNDERSTANDING FONTS
      UNDERSTANDING COLOR
      COMPRESSING PDF FILES
      PREPARING FILES FOR PRESS
      EMBEDDING AND DISPLAYING 3D OBJECTS
      COLLECTING DATA FROM FORMS
      THE JAVASCRIPT EDITOR
      THE ORGANIZER
          Chapter 45.  USING DISTILLER
      SETTING DISTILLER PREFERENCES
      CREATING AND LOADING .JOBOPTIONS
      WORKING WITH WATCHED FOLDERS
      WORKING WITH FONTS
      DISTILLING ERRORS
      WHAT IS PDF/X?
      PROCESSING A FILE WITH DISTILLER
          Chapter 46.  USING ADOBE DESIGNER (WINDOWS CS2 ONLY)
      BEST PRACTICES (WHEN TO USE AND NOT USE DESIGNER)
      NEW FEATURES (WHAT WAS DESIGNER PREVIOUSLY?)
      FILE FORMAT CHART (IMPORT, EXPORT, SAVE)
      CREATING A SIMPLE FORM
      BARCODES AND CUSTOM OBJECTS
      SUBSTITUTING AND EMBEDDING FONTS
      JAVASCRIPT INSIDE FORMS
   Index



Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2
Special Edition Using Adobe Creative Suite 2
ISBN: 0789733676
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2005
Pages: 426
Authors: Michael Smick

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