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Adobe Creative Suite 2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by George Penston

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Chapter Nine. Automating Routine Tasks

I’m still waiting for the day when my computer will do practically everything I ask of it with no complaints. Even though technology has advanced by leaps and bounds these last couple of decades, we are still slaves to our systems. Sure, it’s gotten much better than it once was, but we still have to nudge, click, and enter commands into our computers for them to understand what we want from them. That’s why I’m excited when I discover a way to get my computer to take over a rather tedious or monotonous task for me. This is as it should be, since computers handle routine tasks rather well, whereas it turns out, we humans do not.

The Creative Suite happens to offer a variety of features designed to automate ...

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