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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies

Book Description

The must-have book on the leading suite of software for graphic and web designers

Fully revised and updated this hands-on resource offers a one-stop learning opportunity through eight mini-book dedicated to each product inside Adobe's Design & Web Premium Suite. The mini-books include Adobe Creative Suite Basics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks. The book may contain new image enhancements to After Effects, 64-bit versions of Illustrator and Flash Professional, and a new tool, dubbed Helium, that will enable designers to create content using HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Contains new and updated content that will reflect the latest updates to software

  • Offers the depth needed by novices and long-time professionals

  • Covers the key features and tools users need to master individual programs to their fullest capacities

  • Helps designers to be more creative and productive

  • Filled with tips and techniques for using the 8 design programs

This popular package gives designers a full review of the most popular design and development tools on the market.

Note: The ebook version does not provide access to the companion files.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Table of Contents
  3. Title Page
  4. Introduction
  5. Book I: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Basics
    1. Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 6
    2. Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands
    3. Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels
    4. Chapter 4: Using Common Extensions and Filters
    5. Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting
    6. Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts
    7. Chapter 7: Using Color
    8. Chapter 8: Printing Documents
  6. Book II: InDesign CS6
    1. Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CS6
    2. Chapter 2: Working with Text and Text Frames
    3. Chapter 3: Understanding Page Layout
    4. Chapter 4: Drawing in InDesign
    5. Chapter 5: Understanding Color
    6. Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation
    7. Chapter 7: Exporting to PDF, Flash, and Printing
    8. Chapter 8: Creating Digital Documents using HTML and EPUB
  7. Book III: Illustrator CS6
    1. Chapter 1: What's New in Illustrator CS6
    2. Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS6
    3. Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools
    4. Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes
    5. Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images
    6. Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator
    7. Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations
    8. Chapter 8: Using Layers
    9. Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color
    10. Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools
    11. Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools
    12. Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects
    13. Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images
  8. Book IV: Photoshop CS6
    1. Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS6
    2. Chapter 2: Getting Into Photoshop CS6 Basics
    3. Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters
    4. Chapter 4: Creating a Selection
    5. Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool
    6. Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics
    7. Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image
    8. Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools
    9. Chapter 9: Using Layers
    10. Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web
  9. Book V: Acrobat X
    1. Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information
    2. Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files
    3. Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files
    4. Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics
    5. Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools
    6. Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files
  10. Book VI: Dreamweaver CS6
    1. Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver
    2. Chapter 2: Introducing Dreamweaver CS6
    3. Chapter 3: Creating a Website
    4. Chapter 4: Working with Images
    5. Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text
    6. Chapter 6: Linking It Together
    7. Chapter 7: Creating Tables
    8. Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts
    9. Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website
  11. Book VII: Flash Professional CS6
    1. Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CS6
    2. Chapter 2: Drawing in Flash CS6
    3. Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation
    4. Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation
    5. Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video
    6. Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips!
    7. Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript
    8. Chapter 8: Getting Into the (Work)Flow
    9. Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery
  12. Book VIII: Fireworks CS6
    1. Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CS6
    2. Chapter 2: Free to Create
    3. Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color
    4. Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks
    5. Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks
    6. Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts
    7. Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols
    8. Chapter 8: Don't Just Sit There - Animate!
    9. Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks
  13. Cheat Sheet