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Apple Training Series: iWork ’06 with iLife ’06

Book Description

The second generation of Apple's iWork productivity suite is poised to allow mac users to create, present and publish their work with style! iWork '06 features two powerful applications for creating everything from newsletters to business presentations. With Pages 2 you can quickly create a wide variety of stunning documents and with Keynote 3 you can produce quality presentations and more. Here to show users how to take their creative projects to new heights is the only Apple-certified curriculum for the iWork '06 suite. This self-paced learning tool takes readers step-by-step through practical, real-word projects, teaching all aspects of iWork '06. Coverage includes iWork’s new shared features including creating tables with calculations, three-dimensional charts and freeform shapes and masks. The reader will also learn about all of the exciting additional features including the new Apple-designed templates within Pages 2 and the new cinematic tranistions in Keynote 3.


Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
    1. Dedication
  2. Acknowledgments
  3. Getting Started
    1. The Methodology
      1. Course Structure
    2. System Requirements
    3. Installing iLife
    4. Copying the Lesson Files
      1. Installing the Lesson Files
    5. About the Apple Training Series
    6. Resources
  4. Making Presentations in Keynote
    1. 1. Creating a Basic Presentation
      1. Before You Start
      2. Launching Keynote
      3. Choosing a Theme
      4. Selecting a Master Slide
      5. Outlining the Presentation
      6. Creating the First Slide
      7. Adding More Slides
      8. Pasting Text into the Outline
      9. Working with the Inspector
      10. Formatting Text on a Slide
      11. Customizing a Slide Layout
      12. Modifying the Title
      13. Modifying the Bullet Points
      14. Adding a Shape to Hold Text
      15. Placing Text Inside a Shape
      16. Copying Styles Between Slides
      17. Styling the Titles
      18. Styling the Bullets
      19. Adding the Rounded Rectangle
      20. Cleaning Up the Slides
      21. Adding a Table
      22. Filling the Table Header Row
      23. Filling the Table Cells
      24. Fixing Spelling Errors
      25. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    2. 2. Adding Media to Your Presentation
      1. Accessing Media Files
      2. Working with Still Photos
        1. Adding Photos to iPhoto
        2. Creating an Album in iPhoto
        3. Enhancing Photos with iPhoto
      3. Adding Photos to Slides
        1. Straightening a Photo
        2. Masking a Photo
      4. Adding Audio to a Slideshow
        1. Exporting a GarageBand Song
        2. Creating an AAC File in iTunes
        3. Adding a Music Bed to Your Slideshow
      5. Using Video in a Slideshow
        1. Preparing a Video in iMovie HD
        2. Adding Clips to Your Movie
        3. Optimizing a Video for Playback
        4. Adding Video to a Slide
        5. Duplicating a Slide
      6. Keeping Media with Your Presentation
      7. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    3. 3. Animating and Viewing Your Presentation
      1. Creating Builds to Reveal Text
      2. Creating a Sequence Build to Reveal a Table
      3. Creating Interleaved Builds
      4. Watching the Presentation So Far
      5. Creating Transitions Between Slides
      6. Indexing Your Presentation with Spotlight
      7. Configuring Preferences for Smooth Playback
        1. Freeing Up RAM
        2. Scaling Slides Up
        3. Scaling Slides Up: Another Approach
        4. Preventing Transitions from Being Clipped
        5. Changing the Mouse Pointer Behavior
        6. Using Exposé and Dashboard During a Presentation
      8. Running Your Presentation
      9. Pausing and Resuming a Slideshow
      10. Troubleshooting Your Presentation
        1. If Transition or Build Effects Don’t Work
        2. If Slides Play Poorly
      11. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    4. 4. Converting a PowerPoint Presentation
      1. Importing a PowerPoint Presentation
      2. Animating the Title Slide
      3. Cleaning Up a Chart
      4. Enhancing a Chart
      5. Animating a Chart
      6. Enhancing a Table
      7. Animating a Bar Chart
      8. Animating a Pie Chart
      9. Changing the Style of a Chart
      10. Replacing the Content of a Slide
      11. Adding Comments to a Presentation
      12. Rehearsing the Presentation
      13. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    5. 5. Working with Themes, Graphics, and Hyperlinks
      1. Creating a Custom Theme
        1. Creating an Empty Theme
        2. Creating a Title Page
        3. Creating a Background and Formatting Text
        4. Creating a Photo Cutout with Photoshop and Keynote
        5. Preparing the Photoshop File
        6. Building the Keynote Slide Master
      2. Saving and Sharing Themes
      3. Applying a Custom Theme
      4. Adding Transparency to Artwork
      5. Masking Photos with Shapes
      6. Embedding a Web Page
      7. Embedding and Formatting QuickTime Movies
      8. Adding Hyperlinks and Navigation
      9. Running a Presentation in Kiosk Mode
      10. Exporting to CD-ROM
      11. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    6. 6. Publishing and Giving Your Presentation
      1. Adding and Printing Speaker Notes
      2. Printing Handouts
      3. Exporting to QuickTime
      4. Exporting to PowerPoint
      5. Exporting to PDF
      6. Exporting Images
      7. Exporting to Flash
      8. Sending to iDVD
      9. Exporting to HTML
      10. Creating a Podcast Using GarageBand
      11. Giving Your Presentation with a Laptop
      12. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
  5. Publishing with Pages
    1. 7. Creating a Newsletter
      1. Before You Start
      2. Launching Pages
      3. Choosing a Template
      4. Working with a Template
      5. Replacing Placeholder Text
      6. Editing Image Placeholders
      7. Cropping Images Using Masks
      8. Customizing Colors
      9. Laying Out More Pages
      10. Inserting a Page into a Layout
      11. Completing the Layout
      12. Exporting to PDF
      13. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    2. 8. Creating a Marketing Package
      1. Assembling Project Assets
      2. Creating a Poster
        1. Selecting a Template
        2. Replacing Placeholder Text
        3. Changing Colors and Sizes
        4. Adding Artwork
        5. Saving Your Poster for Multiple Purposes
      3. Creating a Postcard
        1. Selecting a Template
        2. Designing the Card Front to Match the Poster
        3. Adding Text to the Postcard
        4. Repeating the Postcard
        5. Designing the Card Back
      4. Creating a One-Sheet
      5. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    3. 9. Creating a Three-Panel Brochure
      1. Choosing a Template
      2. Customizing the Template
      3. Adding Photos
        1. Preparing Raw Files for Import
        2. Importing Photos
      4. Adding a Background Image
      5. Adding Text
        1. Building Page 1
        2. Building Page 2
      6. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    4. 10. Creating a Script, Storyboard, and Presentation
      1. Saving a Template for a Video Script
      2. Creating a Storyboard Presentation
      3. Publishing a Presentation to .mac
      4. Creating a Storyboard Handout
      5. Laying Out a Proposal
      6. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    5. 11. For the Power User (Bonus Lesson)
    6. 11. For the Power User (Bonus Lesson)
      1. Exporting Images from Aperture
      2. Advanced Text Animation with LiveType
      3. Creating a Motion Background with LiveType
      4. Using QuickTime Player to Optimize Content for Keynote
      5. Using Compressor to Optimize Content for Keynote
      6. Creating Animations with Transparency with Motion
      7. Creating a PANTONE Color Strip in Photoshop
      8. Preparing a Layered Photoshop File for Import into Keynote or Pages
      9. Exporting a Chart Animation for Final Cut Pro
      10. Lesson Review
        1. Answers
    7. Organizing and Refining Your Photos (iLife Bonus Lesson)