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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies by Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Cloud

In This Chapter

  • Looking over InDesign CC
  • Drawing with Illustrator CC
  • Introducing Photoshop CC
  • Getting started with Acrobat XI
  • Creating websites with Dreamweaver CC
  • Getting into Flash Professional CC
  • Getting fired up with Fireworks CC
  • Putting Adobe Bridge into your workflow
  • Integrating the programs in Adobe CC

With the Adobe Creative Cloud release, you're equipped with the tools you need to be creative for printed documents, online documents (including e-books), and interactive applications.

The diverse software in Adobe Creative Cloud enables you to create everything from an interactive e-commerce website to a printed book. Each piece of software in the Adobe Creative Cloud works on its own as a robust tool. Combine all the applications, including Adobe Bridge, and you have a dynamic workflow that just can't be matched.

In this minibook, you see the many features that are consistent among the Creative Cloud applications. You find consistencies in color, file formats, and text editing as well as general preferences for rulers and guides throughout all applications in CC. This minibook also shows you where to find the new features and how to save time by taking advantage of them.

In this chapter, you meet each of the components in Adobe Creative Cloud and discover what you can create with each of these powerful tools.

Introducing InDesign CC

InDesign is a diverse and feature-rich page layout program. With InDesign, you can create beautifully ...

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