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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies

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Your all-in-one guide to Adobe's new Creative Cloud

Packed with more than a thousand pages of content, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the Creative Cloud. Written by designers for designers, this book is filled with useful information and expert instruction that spans eight minibooks to help you get started with Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat XI, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and Fireworks CC. You'll learn the latest graphic design and web development tools, tricks, and techniques; watch your productivity explode; and unleash your creative genius with this valuable resource.

  • Helps print, web, and mobile media professionals get the very most out of the latest features and techniques available in Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Provides beginners with design basics while providing the depth of coverage sought by more experienced design professionals

  • Covers the key features and tools in seven of Adobe's most popular Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and Fireworks) plus a minibook dedicated to Creative Cloud basics

  • From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, this comprehensive guide shows you how to do it all!

    Table of Contents

    1. Cover Page
    2. Title Page
    3. Copyright
    4. Contents at a Glance
    5. Table of Contents
    6. Introduction
      1. Why Is It Important?
      2. About This Book
      3. Foolish Assumptions
      4. Icons Used in This Book
      5. Beyond the Book
    7. Book I: Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud
      1. Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Cloud
        1. Introducing InDesign CC
        2. Using Illustrator CC
        3. Getting Started with Photoshop CC
        4. Working with Acrobat XI
        5. Introducing Dreamweaver CC
        6. Moving into Flash Professional CC
        7. Welcoming You to Fireworks CC
        8. Crossing the Adobe Bridge
        9. Integrating Software
        10. Acquiring Assets for this Book
      2. Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands
        1. Discovering Common Menus
        2. Using Dialog Boxes
        3. Encountering Alerts
        4. Getting to Know Common Menu Options
        5. About Contextual Menus
        6. Using Common Keyboard Shortcuts
        7. Changing Your Preferences
      3. Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels
        1. Understanding the Synchronized Workspace
        2. Using Panels in the Workspace
          1. Moving panels
          2. Looking at common panels
      4. Chapter 4: Using Common Extensions and Filters
        1. Looking at Common Extensions and Filters
          1. Plugging in to InDesign
          2. Adding on to Photoshop
          3. Using Illustrator plug-ins
          4. Adding capabilities to Acrobat
          5. Extending Dreamweaver
        2. Using Filters and Plug-Ins
      5. Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting Files
        1. Discovering the Adobe Bridge Application
          1. Accessing the Bridge software
          2. Navigating in Adobe Bridge
          3. Managing color
        2. Importing Files into a Document
          1. Placing content in InDesign
          2. Adding content to a Photoshop file
          3. Placing files into Illustrator
          4. Adding to Acrobat
          5. Importing into Dreamweaver
        3. Exporting Your Documents
          1. Exporting from InDesign
          2. Exporting content from Photoshop
          3. Exporting Illustrator files
          4. Exporting Acrobat content
          5. Exporting Dreamweaver content
      6. Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts
        1. Using Graphics in Your Documents
          1. Working with bitmap images
          2. Discovering vector graphics
        2. Working with Paths and Strokes
        3. Adding Text
          1. Using fonts
          2. Discovering types of fonts
          3. Using text and fonts on the web
        4. The Fundamentals of Page Layout
          1. Deciding which Creative Cloud programs to use
          2. Designing a layout for print
          3. Choosing a web page layout
      7. Chapter 7: Using Color
        1. Looking at Color Modes and Channels
          1. Using RGB
          2. Working with CMYK
          3. Saving in grayscale
          4. Looking at color channels
        2. Choosing Colors
          1. Using swatches
          2. Mixing colors
        3. Using Color on the Web
      8. Chapter 8: Printing Documents
        1. Choosing Printers
          1. Using consumer printers
          2. Looking at professional printers
        2. Buying a Printer
        3. Printing Your Work
          1. Choosing where and how to print
          2. Looking at paper
          3. Saving files for a professional printer or service provider
          4. Printing to standard PDF format
    8. Book II: InDesign CC
      1. Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CC
        1. Getting Started with InDesign CC
          1. Creating a new publication
          2. Opening an existing publication
          3. Looking at the document setup
        2. Touring the Workspace
          1. Tools
          2. Menus
          3. Panels
          4. Contextual menus
        3. Setting Up the Workspace
          1. Showing and hiding grids and guides
          2. Snapping to a grid or a guide
          3. Using Smart Guides
          4. Customizing menus
          5. Customizing the interface appearance
          6. Saving a custom workspace
        4. Working with Documents
          1. Importing new content
          2. Viewing content
          3. Saving your publication
      2. Chapter 2: Working with Text and Text Frames
        1. Understanding Text, Font, and Frames
        2. Creating and Using Text Frames
          1. Creating text frames with the Type tool
          2. Creating text frames with the Frame tool
          3. Creating text frames from a shape
        3. Adding Text to Your Publication
          1. Importing text
          2. Controlling text flow
          3. Adding placeholder text
          4. Copying and pasting text
        4. Looking at Text Frame Options
          1. Changing text frame options
          2. Using and modifying columns
        5. Modifying and Connecting Text Frames on a Page
          1. Resizing and moving the text frame
          2. Threading text frames
          3. Adding a page jump number
        6. Understanding Paragraph Settings
          1. Indenting your text
          2. Text alignment and justification
          3. Saving a paragraph style
        7. Editing Stories
          1. Using the story editor
          2. Checking for correct spelling
          3. Using custom spelling dictionaries
        8. Using Tables
          1. Creating tables
          2. Editing table settings
          3. Creating table styles
        9. Looking at Text on a Path
      3. Chapter 3: Understanding Page Layout
        1. Importing Images
          1. Importing PDFs
          2. Importing other InDesign documents
        2. Linking and Embedding Images
        3. Setting Image Quality and Display
        4. Selecting Images
        5. Manipulating Text and Graphics in a Layout
          1. Page orientation and size
          2. Margins, columns, and gutters
          3. Using guides and snapping
          4. Locking objects and guides
        6. Merging Text and Graphics
          1. Wrapping objects with text
          2. Modifying a text wrap
        7. Working with Pages and the Pages Panel
          1. Selecting and moving pages
          2. Adding and deleting pages
          3. Numbering your pages
        8. Using Master Spreads in Page Layout
          1. Creating a master spread
          2. Applying, removing, and deleting master pages
          3. Changing individual page sizes
      4. Chapter 4: Drawing in InDesign
        1. Getting Started with Drawing
          1. Paths and shapes
          2. Points and segments
        2. Getting to Know the Tools of the Trade
          1. The Pencil tool
          2. The Pen tool
          3. Basic shapes and frame shapes
        3. Drawing Shapes
          1. Creating a shape with exact dimensions
          2. Using the Polygon tool
        4. Editing Basic Shapes
          1. Changing the size with the Transform panel
          2. Changing the size with the Free Transform tool
          3. Changing the stroke of a shape
          4. Changing the shear value
          5. Rotating a shape
        5. Drawing Freeform Paths
          1. Using the Pencil tool
          2. Using the Pen tool
        6. Editing Freeform Paths
        7. Modifying Frame Corners
        8. Using Fills
          1. Creating basic fills
          2. Making transparent fills
          3. Looking at gradients
          4. Removing fills
        9. Adding Layers
        10. Creating QR Codes
      5. Chapter 5: Understanding Color
        1. Selecting Color with Color Controls
        2. Understanding Color Models
        3. Using Color Swatches and Libraries
          1. The Swatches panel
          2. Swatch libraries
      6. Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation
        1. Working with Transformations
          1. Looking at the Transform panel
          2. Using the Free Transform tool
          3. Rotating objects
          4. Scaling objects
          5. Shearing objects
          6. Reflecting objects
        2. Understanding Clipping Paths
        3. Arranging Objects on the Page
          1. Aligning objects
          2. Distributing objects
      7. Chapter 7: Exporting to PDF, Flash, and Printing
        1. Preflight: Preparing Your Documents for Printing
        2. Packaging Your Documents
        3. Understanding File Formats
        4. Exporting Pubtications
          1. Exporting PDF documents for printing
          2. Exporting EPS files
          3. Exporting JPEG and PNG files
          4. Exporting to Flash
          5. Exporting text files
        5. Printing Your Work
          1. Understanding bleed
          2. Doing it yourself: Printing and proofing at home or the office
      8. Chapter 8: Creating Digital Documents Using HTML and EPUB
        1. Adapting Content for Digital Distribution
        2. Creating Digital Documents
          1. Creating alternate layouts
          2. Creating liquid layouts
          3. Other digital document features
        3. Exporting HTML
        4. Exporting EPUB
    9. Book III: Illustrator CC
      1. Chapter 1: What's New in Illustrator CC
        1. New Features for Placing Images
        2. Unembedding an Image
        3. Packaging Your Illustrator File
        4. Improvements in Color Features
          1. Discovering the improved Kuler panel
          2. Using the Separations Preview panel
        5. Guides Enhancements
      2. Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CC
        1. Deciding When to Use Illustrator CC
        2. Creating a New Document
        3. Need a Design Boost? Try a Template
        4. Opening an Existing Document
        5. Taking a Look at the Document Window
        6. Taking Advantage of Artboards
          1. Creating multiple artboards
          2. Exploring enhanced artboard features
          3. Printing a document with multiple artboards
        7. Becoming Familiar with the Tools
        8. Checking Out the Panels
        9. Changing Views
        10. Navigating the Work Area with Zoom Controls
      3. Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools
        1. Getting to Know the Selection Tools
          1. Anchor points
          2. Bounding boxes
          3. Selection tools
        2. Working with Selections
          1. Creating a selection
          2. Selecting an anchor point
          3. Using a marquee to select an object
          4. Selecting multiple objects
          5. Saving a selection
        3. Grouping and Ungrouping
          1. Creating a group
          2. Using Isolation mode
        4. Manipulating Selected Objects
      4. Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes
        1. The Basic Shape Tools
          1. Creating rectangles and ellipses
          2. Using the Rounded Rectangle tool
          3. Using the Polygon tool
          4. Using the Star tool
        2. Resizing Shapes
        3. Tips for Creating Shapes
          1. Creating advanced shapes
          2. Using the Pathfinders
          3. Using the Shape Builder tool
      5. Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images
        1. Pen Tool Fundamentals
          1. Creating a straight line
          2. Creating a constrained straight line
          3. Creating a curve
          4. Reconnecting to an existing path
          5. Controlling curves
          6. Creating a corner point
        2. The Hidden Pen Tools
          1. Adding tools to help make paths
          2. Using the Eraser tool
        3. Tracing Artwork
          1. Creating a template layer
          2. Using Image Trace
          3. Changing the View
        4. Other Details You Should Know about Placing Images
        5. Using Photoshop Layer Comps
      6. Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator
        1. Working with Type
          1. Creating text areas
          2. Creating a line of text
          3. Flowing text into an area
          4. Dealing with text overflow
          5. Creating columns of text with the Area Type tool
          6. Threading text into shapes
          7. Wrapping text
          8. Outlining text
          9. Putting text on a path, in a closed shape, or on the path of a shape
        2. Assigning Font Styles
        3. Using the Character Panel
        4. Using the Control Panel
        5. Using the Paragraph Panel
          1. Alignment
          2. Indentation
        6. Text Utilities: Your Key to Efficiency
          1. Find and Replace
          2. Spell checker
          3. The Hyphenation feature
          4. The Find Font feature
          5. The Change Case feature
          6. Text styles
      7. Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations
        1. Setting Ruler Increments
        2. Using Guides
          1. Creating a ruler guide
          2. Creating a custom guide
        3. Using the Transform Panel for Placement
        4. Changing the Ruler Origin
        5. Thinking about Object Arrangement
        6. Hiding Objects
        7. Locking Objects
        8. Creating a Clipping Mask
        9. Creating a Clipping Path Using the Draw Inside Button
      8. Chapter 8: Using Layers
        1. Creating New Layers
        2. Using Layers for Selections
        3. Changing the Layer Stacking Order
        4. Moving and Cloning Objects
        5. Hiding Layers
        6. Locking Layers
      9. Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color
        1. Choosing a Document Profile
        2. Using the Swatches Panel
        3. Applying Color to the Fill and Stroke
        4. Changing the Width and Type of a Stroke
        5. Using the Color Panel
        6. Saving Colors
          1. Building and using custom libraries
          2. Using the Color Guide and color groups
          3. Adding Pantone colors
        7. Editing Colors
        8. Building and Editing Patterns
        9. Advanced Pattern Editing
        10. Working with Gradients
          1. Using the Gradient tool
          2. Apply a gradient to a stroke
          3. Using transparency in gradient meshes
        11. Copying Color Attributes
        12. Painting Made Easy: The Live Paint Feature
      10. Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools
        1. Working with Transformations
          1. Transforming an object
          2. Aligning to the Grid using the Transform panel
          3. Using the Transform tools
        2. Creating Distortions
          1. The Liquify tools
        3. Using the Envelope Distort Command
      11. Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools
        1. The Mesh Tool
        2. The Blend Tool
          1. Creating a blend
          2. Setting Blend options
        3. The Symbol Sprayer Tool
          1. Exploring the symbol tools
          2. Creating and spraying symbols on the artboard
        4. Transparency
          1. Blend modes
          2. Opacity masks
      12. Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects
        1. Working with Effects
          1. Understanding the Appearance panel
          2. Applying an effect
          3. Adding a Drop Shadow effect
        2. Saving Graphic Styles
        3. Creating 3D Artwork
        4. Adding Multiple Fills and Strokes
        5. Using the Perspective Grid
      13. Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images
        1. Saving and Exporting Illustrator Files
          1. The native Adobe Illustrator file format
          2. Saving Illustrator files back to previous versions
          3. The EPS file format
          4. The PDF file format
        2. Saving Your Artwork for the Web
        3. Flattening Transparency
          1. Flattening a file
          2. Using the Flattener Preview panel
        4. Printing from Illustrator
    10. Book IV: Photoshop CC
      1. Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CC
        1. Scaling Up with Better Quality
        2. New Methods for Managing Layers
        3. Using Camera Raw as a Filter
        4. Shake Reduction
          1. Live Shape properties
      2. Chapter 2: Getting into Photoshop CC Basics
        1. Getting to Know the Tools
        2. Navigating the Work Area
          1. Docking and saving panels
          2. Taking advantage of workspace features
          3. Zooming in to get a better look
        3. Choosing Your Screen Mode
        4. Getting Started with Basic Tasks in Photoshop CC
          1. Opening an image
          2. Creating a new file
          3. Cropping an image
          4. Using grids as you crop
          5. Saving images
      3. Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters
        1. Working with Bitmap Images
        2. Choosing the Correct Photoshop Mode
          1. Bitmap
          2. Grayscale
          3. Duotone
          4. Index color
          5. RGB
          6. CMYK
          7. LAB color
          8. Multichannel
          9. Bit depth
      4. Chapter 4: Creating a Selection
        1. Getting to Know the Selection Tools
          1. The Marquee tool
          2. The Lasso tool
          3. The Quick Selection tool
          4. The Magic Wand tool
          5. Painting a selection with the Quick Mask tool
        2. Manipulating Selections with Refine Selection
          1. Transforming selections
          2. Feathering
          3. Tweaking the edges of a selection with the Refine Edge feature
        3. Saving Selections
        4. Preserving Corrective Perspective with the Vanishing Point Feature
      5. Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool
        1. Selecting the Right Pen Tool for the Task
        2. Using a Path as a Selection
        3. Creating Curved Paths
        4. Clipping Paths
        5. Using Shape Layers
          1. Creating and using a custom shape
          2. Changing the color of the shape
          3. Removing a shape layer
      6. Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics
        1. Creating Images for Print
          1. The resolution formula
          2. Changing the resolution
        2. Determining the Resolution for Web Images
        3. Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter to an Image
      7. Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image
        1. Reading a Histogram
          1. Breaking into key types
          2. Setting up the correction
        2. Creating a Good Tone Curve
          1. Finding the highlight and the shadow
          2. Setting the highlight and shadow values
          3. Adjusting the midtone
          4. Finding a neutral
        3. Editing an Adjustment Layer
        4. Testing a Printer
      8. Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools
        1. Using the Swatches Panel
        2. Choosing Foreground and Background Colors
        3. The Painting and Retouching Tools
          1. Changing the brush
          2. The Spot Healing Brush tool and Content-Aware feature
          3. The Healing Brush tool
          4. The Patch tool
          5. The Red Eye tool
          6. The Brush tool
          7. The Clone Stamp tool
          8. The History Brush tool
          9. The Eraser tool
          10. The Gradient tool
        4. Blending Modes
          1. Painting with color
          2. Filling selections
        5. Saving Presets
      9. Chapter 9: Using Layers
        1. Creating and Working with Layers
          1. Duplicating a layer
          2. Selecting a layer
          3. Controlling the visibility of a layer
          4. Rearranging the stacking order
        2. Creating a Text Layer
          1. Warping text
          2. Fine-tuning text
        3. Using Layer Masks
          1. Creating a layer mask from a selection
          2. Creating a vector mask from a pen path
        4. Organizing Your Layers
          1. Activating multiple layers simultaneously
          2. Auto-Align Layers tool
          3. Layer groups
          4. Duplicating a layer group
        5. Using Layer Styles
          1. Applying a style
          2. Creating and saving a style
          3. Thinking about opacity versus fill
        6. Smart, Really Smart! Smart Objects
        7. Experimenting with 3D Files
        8. Filter Capabilities in the Layers Panel
        9. Merging and Flattening the Image
          1. Merging
          2. Flattening
      10. Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web
        1. Choosing a File Format for Saving
          1. Wonderful and easy Photoshop PSD
          2. Photoshop EPS
          3. Photoshop PDF
          4. TIFF
          5. DCS
        2. Saving for the Web
          1. GIF
          2. JPEG
          3. PNG
          4. WBMP
          5. Matte
        3. Saving Settings
    11. Book V: Acrobat XI
      1. Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information
        1. Working with PDF Files
        2. Knowing When to Use Adobe PDF Files
        3. Introducing the Adobe Acrobat Workspace and Tools
          1. Toolbars
          2. Changing page magnification
          3. Viewing modes
          4. Additional viewing options
          5. Navigation panels
      2. Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files
        1. Creating PDF Files from Microsoft Office
          1. PDF conversion options
          2. PDF conversion options from Microsoft Word and Excel
          3. Converting PowerPoint files to PDF
        2. Creating PDF Files from Adobe Creative Cloud Applications
          1. Converting Photoshop and Illustrator files to PDF
          2. Converting InDesign documents to PDF
        3. Converting Other Electronic Documents to PDF
        4. Creating PDF Files from Paper Documents and the Web
          1. Converting paper documents to PDF
          2. Converting web pages to PDFs
      3. Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files
        1. Adding Bookmarks to Create Easy PDF Navigation
          1. Creating bookmarks that link to a page
          2. Creating bookmarks that link to a website
          3. Using bookmarks
          4. Editing bookmarks
        2. Adding Interactive Links
        3. Adding Buttons to Simplify Your PDF Files
      4. Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics
        1. Editing Text
          1. Using the Edit Text & Images tool to manipulate text
          2. Using the Edit Text & Images tool to edit graphics
        2. Exporting Text and Graphics
          1. Exporting text with Select, Copy, and Paste
          2. Exporting text with Save As Other
      5. Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools
        1. Creating Comments with the Comment Panel
          1. The Add Sticky Note tool
          2. The Text Edit tools
          3. The Add Stamp tool
          4. The Highlight Text tool
          5. The Attach File tool
          6. The Drawing Markup tools
          7. The Add Text Box tool
          8. The Add Text Callout tool
          9. The Pencil tool
        2. Managing Comments
          1. Viewing comments
          2. Changing a comment's review status
          3. Replying to a comment
          4. Showing and hiding comments
          5. Sharing comments
          6. Summarizing comments
          7. Enabling commenting in Adobe Reader
        3. Reviewing PDF Documents
          1. Using Shared Reviews
          2. Using Email Reviews
      6. Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files
        1. Understanding Password Security
        2. Applying Password Security to Your PDF Documents
        3. Limiting Editing and Printing
        4. Removing Sensitive Data
    12. Book VI: Dreamweaver CC
      1. Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CC
        1. Exploring the CC Interface
        2. Taking Advantage of HTML5 and CSS3 Support
        3. Bringing Your Pages to Life with CSS Transitions
        4. Working with Fluid Grids
        5. Exploring Mobile Authoring Options and Tools
      2. Chapter 2: Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace
        1. Getting to Know the Workspace
          1. The Insert panel
          2. The Document toolbar
          3. Using the panel groups
          4. Saving your workspace
        2. Creating a Site
        3. Checking Out the Property Inspector
        4. Previewing Your Page in a Browser or with Live View
        5. Understanding Dreamweaver Preferences
      3. Chapter 3: Creating a Website
        1. Website Basics
        2. Starting a New Site
        3. Creating a New Page for Your Site
        4. Adding an Image to Your Page
        5. Managing Your Website Files
        6. Delving into HTML Basics
        7. What Is HTML5?
      4. Chapter 4: Working with Images
        1. Creating Images for the Web
        2. Putting Images on a Page
          1. Inserting an image
          2. Dragging and dropping an image
        3. Getting to Know the Property Inspector
        4. Placing Photoshop Files
          1. Photoshop Smart Objects
          2. Updating Photoshop Smart Objects
        5. Aligning an Image
        6. Using an Image as a Background
        7. Creating Rollovers
        8. Inserting Media
      5. Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text
        1. Adding Text
          1. Formatting text
          2. Using the Property inspector to style text
          3. Spell-checking your text
        2. Understanding Cascading Style Sheets
          1. Using CSS for text
          2. Creating a new type selector
          3. What is a style sheet?
          4. Creating a new class selector
      6. Chapter 6: Linking It Together
        1. The Basics of Linking
        2. Creating Internal Links
          1. Using the Hyperlink dialog box to create a link
          2. Using the Property inspector to create a link
          3. Creating hyperlinks with Point to File
        3. Creating ID Attributes
        4. Linking to Pages and Files Outside Your Website
        5. Linking to E-Mail
        6. Linking to a PDF File
        7. Resolving Link Errors
      7. Chapter 7: Creating Tables
        1. Working with Tables
          1. Editing table attributes
          2. Adding and deleting rows and columns
          3. Merging and splitting cells
        2. Selecting a Table and a Cell
        3. Changing the Color and Alignment of Table Cells
        4. Applying Table Formatting with CSS
        5. Adding and Importing Content
      8. Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts
        1. Using CSS Starter Pages
        2. Modifying a New Layout
        3. Controlling Elements with ID Styles
        4. Creating Relatively Positioned DIVs
        5. Styling DIV Elements
        6. Using Behaviors with Boxes
        7. Using CSS Transitions
      9. Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website
        1. Clean Up after Yourself!
        2. Running Site Reports
        3. Getting Connected
          1. Your website — live!
          2. Synchronizing your site
        4. Improving Your Site
    13. Book VII: Flash Professional CC
      1. Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CC
        1. Creating Your First Flash Document
        2. Getting Familiar with the Workspace
          1. The Tools panel
          2. The Timeline
          3. The Property inspector
          4. Panels (right side)
        3. Creating and Saving Workspaces
        4. Changing General Preferences
        5. Saving and Opening Documents
        6. FLA versus XFL File Format
        7. Getting to Know Flash Player
        8. Talking about Layers
        9. Importing Files
        10. Exporting Files from Flash
        11. Publishing Your Movie
      2. Chapter 2: Creating Artwork and Text
        1. Drawing Shapes and Lines
          1. Drawing basic shapes with the shape tools
          2. Merging shapes
          3. Creating perfect lines with the Line tool
          4. Creating lines and curves with the Pen tool
          5. Drawing freehand with the Pencil tool
        2. Selecting and Editing Shapes
          1. Modifying fill and stroke colors
          2. Merge versus Object Drawing mode
        3. Splicing and Tweaking Shapes and Lines
          1. Tweaking a shape with the Selection and Subselection tools
          2. Editing a shape with the Lasso tool
          3. Modifying artwork created by using the Pen and Pencil tools
        4. Transforming Artwork and Shapes
          1. Using the Free Transform tool
          2. Using the Transform panel
          3. Skewing your artwork
        5. Working with Text
          1. Adding filters to text
          2. Transforming type
          3. Distorting and modifying character shapes
        6. Creating Colors and Gradients
          1. Creating and adding colors from the Color panel
          2. Creating gradients
          3. Applying and transforming gradients
        7. Working with the Brush Tool
      3. Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation
        1. Visiting the Library
        2. Creating and Modifying Graphic Symbols
          1. Adding symbols to the stage
          2. Modifying symbols
          3. Sorting symbols
          4. Organizing symbols with folders
          5. Duplicating symbols
        3. Getting Started with Animation: Frames and Keyframes
        4. Creating Animation with Motion and Shape Tweens
          1. Creating a motion tween
          2. Resizing tween spans
          3. Creating a Shape Tween
        5. Tweened versus Frame-by-Frame Animation
        6. Understanding Frame Rate
      4. Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation
        1. Creating Transformations
        2. Joining Motion
        3. Creating Fade-Ins and Fade-Outs
        4. Copying and Pasting Motion
        5. Creating and Using Motion Presets
          1. Creating a Motion Preset
          2. Applying a Motion Preset
        6. Animating along a Path with Motion Guides
        7. Affecting Rate of Speed with Easing
        8. Fine-Tuning Shape Tweens with Shape Hinting
        9. Using Mask Layers
        10. Previewing Your Movie
      5. Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video
        1. Bitmap versus Vector Artwork
        2. Importing Other File Formats
        3. Importing Bitmap Images
          1. Converting bitmap images to symbols
          2. Applying motion tweens
        4. Importing Photoshop and Illustrator Files
          1. Importing Photoshop (.psd) files
          2. Importing Illustrator (.ai) files
        5. A Note about Illustrator Symbol Libraries
        6. Importing Sounds
          1. Placing sounds on the Timeline
          2. Editing sounds
        7. Adding Video to Your Flash Movie
          1. To embed or not to embed?
          2. Working with the FLVPlayback component
        8. Embedding Video on the Timeline
      6. Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips!
        1. Discovering Movie Clips
        2. Creating and Placing Movie Clips
        3. Previewing Movie Clip Animation
        4. Modifying Movie Clip Instances
        5. Combining Movie Clips
        6. Rendering and Animating Movie Clips in the 3D Realm
          1. Using the 3D Rotation tool
          2. Using the 3D Translation tool
          3. Animating 3D properties
      7. Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript
        1. Getting to Know ActionScript
          1. The Code Snippets panel
          2. The Actions panel
          3. Previewing ActionScript
          4. ActionScript 3.0 versus ActionScript 2.0
        2. Creating ActionScript with the Actions Panel
          1. Adding a stop()
          2. Using goto: gotoAndPlay() and gotoAndStop()
          3. Using frame labels
        3. Creating Button Symbols
          1. Creating a new button
          2. Understanding button states
          3. Adding content to button states
          4. Enabling simple buttons
          5. Modifying button instances
        4. Putting It All Together: Creating a Simple Photo Viewer
        5. Applying Code Snippets
          1. Stopping the main Timeline
          2. Creating the Previous and Next buttons
          3. Linking to a website or web page
      8. Chapter 8: Getting into the (Work) Flow
        1. Using Workspace Layouts
          1. Creating new layouts
          2. Managing layouts
        2. Fine-Tuning with Grids and Guides
          1. Enabling rulers and guides
          2. Enabling the grid
        3. Aligning Artwork
          1. Distributing to the stage
          2. Using Match Size options
        4. Experimenting with Animation Helpers
        5. Using Keyboard Shortcuts
      9. Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery
        1. Getting Familiar with the Publish Process
        2. Selecting Your Formats
        3. Previewing Your Settings
        4. Publishing for the Web
        5. Selecting Publish Settings
        6. Publishing for Desktop and Flash-enabled Mobile Browsers
          1. Choosing settings for Flash (.swf) files
          2. Choosing settings for HTML Wrapper files
          3. Publishing your movie
        7. Publishing Desktop Applications with Adobe AIR
          1. Publishing an AIR application
          2. Installing and running your new AIR application
        8. Publishing for Mobile Devices
        9. Creating Publish Profiles
    14. Book VIII: Fireworks CC
      1. Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CC
        1. Why Use Fireworks?
        2. Working in Fireworks CC
          1. Using the tools
          2. Understanding the views
          3. Investigating the panels
        3. Working with Basic Selection Tools
          1. Making a selection in a bitmap image
          2. Making a selection in a vector image
      2. Chapter 2: Free to Create
        1. Understanding What Happens in Layers
        2. Choosing Vector or Bitmap Graphics
        3. Creating with Bitmap Tools
          1. Selecting pixels
          2. Moving pixels
          3. Changing the way pixels appear
          4. Using additional bitmap tools
        4. Creating with Vector Tools
          1. Using shape tools
          2. Creating a path
          3. Changing an existing path
          4. Working with type
        5. Masking: Going Beyond Tape
      3. Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color
        1. Choosing Web Colors
        2. Finding Colors in Fireworks
          1. Types of fills
          2. Alignment of strokes
        3. Applying Colors to Vector Objects
        4. Adding Colors to Fireworks
          1. Adding a color with the Eyedropper tool
          2. Adding a color with the Color Palette panel
        5. Creating Gradients
          1. Changing the type of gradient
          2. Adding a pattern
      4. Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks
        1. Creating Text
        2. Setting Text Attributes
        3. Fine-Tuning Spacing, Alignment, and Orientation
        4. Adding Effects
        5. Giving Your Text Some Style
          1. Applying an existing style
          2. Creating your own style
        6. Spell-Checking Your Text
        7. Attaching Text to a Path
        8. Outlining Text
      5. Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks
        1. Getting Images into Fireworks
        2. Editing Images
          1. Scaling
          2. Cropping
          3. Painting
          4. Cloning
          5. Filtering
        3. Optimizing Images for the Web
          1. Previewing web settings
          2. Working with the Optimize panel
        4. Exporting for the Web
      6. Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts
        1. Understanding Layers
          1. Navigating the Layers panel
          2. Working with the Layers panel
        2. Creating Hotspots
          1. Defining a hotspot
          2. Linking a hotspot
        3. Working with Image Maps
          1. Creating an image map
          2. Linking an image map
          3. Testing and exporting an image map
        4. Slicing Up Your Art
          1. Creating the basic image
          2. Adding text
          3. Doing the actual slicing and dicing
        5. Exporting Slices
          1. Exporting slices as tables
          2. Changing the export format from table to CSS
      7. Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols
        1. Using States in Fireworks
        2. Making a Rollover Button
          1. Creating the basic art
          2. Adding rollover behavior
          3. Testing and exporting the button
        3. Discovering Fireworks Symbols
          1. Working with a precreated symbol
          2. Converting artwork to a symbol
          3. Editing a symbol
      8. Chapter 8: Don't Just Sit There — Animate!
        1. Getting Started with Animation
          1. Creating an animation
          2. Onion skinning
          3. Making the animation move
          4. Testing the animation
        2. Adjusting Playback
          1. Changing the frame rate
          2. Playing it again: Looping
        3. Tweening in Fireworks
          1. Creating a symbol
          2. Cloning the symbol
          3. Tweening the symbols
        4. Animating with Masks
          1. Creating an image and a mask
          2. Animating the mask
        5. Exporting an Animation
      9. Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks
        1. Starting a Wireframe
        2. Creating a Master Page
        3. Creating Clickable Regions
        4. Sending Your Wireframe to Others
    15. Index