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

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

By: Jennifer Smith (author)Paperback

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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!

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About Author

Jennifer Smith is Vice President of American Graphics Institute and the author of numerous books on Adobe products. Christopher Smith is President of AGI and the author of several books in Wiley's Digital Classroom series. Jen DeHaan is a freelance writer and editor who has also worked for Adobe. Fred Gerantabee is an Emmy award-winning interactive designer, web developer, and author.


Introduction 1 Book I: Getting Started with Adobe Creative Cloud 7 Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Cloud 9 Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands 17 Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels 29 Chapter 4: Using Common Extensions and Filters 35 Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting Files 41 Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts 55 Chapter 7: Using Color 67 Chapter 8: Printing Documents 75 Book II: InDesign CC 87 Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CC 89 Chapter 2: Working with Text and Text Frames 109 Chapter 3: Understanding Page Layout 135 Chapter 4: Drawing in InDesign 155 Chapter 5: Understanding Color 175 Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation 181 Chapter 7: Exporting to PDF, Flash, and Printing 191 Chapter 8: Creating Digital Documents Using HTML and EPUB 205 Book III: Illustrator CC 213 Chapter 1: What s New in Illustrator CC 215 Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CC 229 Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 249 Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 261 Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 271 Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 287 Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 313 Chapter 8: Using Layers 325 Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 333 Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools 359 Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 373 Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 385 Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 399 Book IV: Photoshop CC 415 Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CC 417 Chapter 2: Getting into Photoshop CC Basics 427 Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 439 Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 449 Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 469 Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 481 Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 489 Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 503 Chapter 9: Using Layers 523 Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 541 Book V: Acrobat XI 553 Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 555 Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 567 Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 579 Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 587 Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 595 Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 611 Book VI: Dreamweaver CC 617 Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CC 619 Chapter 2: Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace 627 Chapter 3: Creating a Website 637 Chapter 4: Working with Images 649 Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text 663 Chapter 6: Linking It Together 679 Chapter 7: Creating Tables 687 Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 699 Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website 709 Book VII: Flash Professional CC 719 Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CC 721 Chapter 2: Creating Artwork and Text 737 Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation 755 Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation 771 Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video 791 Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 811 Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 823 Chapter 8: Getting into the (Work)Flow 843 Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 855 Book VIII: Fireworks CC 873 Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CC 875 Chapter 2: Free to Create 883 Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color 893 Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks 903 Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks 913 Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts 925 Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols 939 Chapter 8: Don t Just Sit There Animate! 949 Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks 961 Index 969

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/08/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781118646113
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1056
  • ID: 9781118646113
  • weight: 1534
  • ISBN10: 1118646118

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