iWork '05: The Missing Manual

iWork '05: The Missing Manual

By: David Pogue (author)Paperback

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Introduced by Apple in January 2005, iWork '05 is an innovative new suite of document and presentation software that's the same caliber as Apple's groundbreaking digital media applications and that's wholly dedicated to what Mac users like you care about most: artistry and creativity. iWork '05 isn't about "office productivity" - it's about creating slick and stylish documents and cinema-quality digital presentations that say precisely what you want them to say. While iWork '05 helps you create stunning documents and presentations, the suite doesn't come with any in-depth documentation of its own. That's where "iWork '05: The Missing Manual" comes in. The book that should have been in the box, it gives you everything you need to master iWork '05. Seamlessly integrated with the wildly popular iLife '05 and designed to take advantage of the advanced typography and graphics engine of Mac OS X, iWork is actually two separate programs: Pages and Keynote 2. Pages is a brand-new, streamlined word processor and page layout program that allows non-professionals to quickly and painlessly produce gorgeous brochures, newsletters, letters, invitations, product data sheets, and more. You can start documents from scratch or use one of the 40 professionally designed templates as a starting point. Keynote 2 is a significant upgrade to Keynote, Apple's PowerPoint-like presentation software that allows you to build unique presentations, demonstrations, storyboard animations, interactive slideshows, and more. Like every Missing Manual, this one is refreshingly entertaining and scrupulously detailed. "iWork '05: The Missing Manual" gives you all the essentials of Pages and Keynote 2, including an objective look at each program's capabilities, its advantages over similar programs, and its limitations. The book delivers countless goodies that you won't find anywhere else: undocumented tips, tricks, and secrets for getting the very best results from both exciting new applications. With the iWork '05 suite and "iWork '05: The Missing Manual", you are totally equipped to give your work the style it deserves.

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Jim Elferdink is a Macintosh consultant, writer, and AppleWorks hound.


The Missing Credits Introduction Part One: Pages Chapter 1. Creating a Basic Document Creating a Document Controlling the Document Window Basic Editing in Pages Chapter 2. Formatting Your Document Formatting Your Documents Spell Checking Chapter 3. Advanced Word Processing Find & Replace Creating and Using Styles Using Lists and Outlines Creating Columns Working with Headers and Footers Adding a Table of Contents Chapter 4. Moving Beyond Text: Laying Out Pages Templates: Ready-to-Use Page Designs Building Pages with Objects Working with Objects Modifying Objects Hyperlinks and Bookmarks Chapter 5. Building Tables and Charts Making Tables Creating Charts Chapter 6. Sharing Pages Documents Printing Your Documents Faxing Pages Documents Importing Documents Exporting Documents Chapter 7. Streamline Your Projects-Creating Templates Understanding Template Attributes Template Building Basics Modifying an Existing Template Creating Templates from Scratch Organizing Templates Sharing Templates Part Two: Keynote 2 Chapter 8. Planning and Creating Great Presentations Planning the Presentation Delivering the Presentation Presentation Hardware Chapter 9. Building a Basic Presentation Finding Your Way Around Keynote Creating a Basic Presentation Chapter 10. Laying Out Your Slides Setting Up the Keynote Document Working with Objects Adding and Formatting Text Boxes Inserting Photos and Other Graphics Inserting Shapes Inserting Tables and Charts Changing Slide Backgrounds Adding Slide Numbers Adding Movies Adding Sound to Your Slideshow Adding Web Views Working with Hyperlinks Adding Movement Chapter 11. Sharing Your Presentations Viewing Keynote Slideshows Printing Slides and Handouts Exporting to Other Formats Chapter 12. Customizing Keynote Keynote Theme Basics Importing Master Slides Modifying Master Slides Building Themes Saving Custom Themes Purchasing Themes Part 3: Appendixes Appendix A. Pages, Menu by Menu Appendix B. Keynote 2, Menu by Menu Appendix C. Installing and Upgrading iWork Appendix D. iWork on the Web Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/09/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780596100377
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 408
  • ID: 9780596100377
  • weight: 662
  • ISBN10: 059610037X

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