Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium (CS2) not only offers entirely new versions of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, GoLive, and Acrobat Professional, but also introduces Adobe Bridgea new application specifically designed to help you preview and work with all your CS2 documents. Adobe has also strived to make the integrated versioning and workflow system, Version Cue, more flexible and easier to use. In addition, the suite eliminates a lot of the headaches associated with working with stock photography with the introduction of Adobe Stock Photos.
Getting acquainted with the multitude of new features and tools found in CS2 is enough to make anyone's head spin. With limited time in a day, uncovering new capabilities in your applications is often at the bottom of your priority list. That's where this book comes in. It's intended to help those new to the product suite quickly get up to speed but also includes useful tips and tricks that longtime Adobe software users will appreciate.
This first chapter helps you get your bearings with the new version of the suite. It highlights the fundamental interface elements common in many of the suite's applications and explains the options available to customize them. The brand-new tools, Adobe Bridge and Adobe Stock Photos, are detailed here as well. So let's get started.