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Adobe InDesign CS5 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello
  • ISBN-10: 1111130493
  • ISBN-13: 9781111130497
  • 576 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2008, 2006
  • COPYRIGHT: 2011 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software--and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS5 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective.

Features

  • Includes extensive coverage of new CS5 features: Presentation Mode, Multiple Page Sizes, New Layers Features, Content Indicator, Live Distribute, Grid Place, Gridify Behavior, the Gap Tool, Super Step & Repeat, Color Labels in the Pages Panel, and Live Corner Effects.

  • All new features are highlighted throughout the text with a new features icon.

  • Visually appealing full-color graphics illustrate key concepts and skills.

  • Hands-on projects throughout the text put software knowledge into a real-world design context.

  • Source files for all exercises are included in the book, giving readers visual step-by-step guidance when working through the application.

  • Provides clear instruction on how to work in InDesign using either Mac or PC platforms.

About the Author

Chris Botello

Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Table of Contents

1. Getting to Know InDesign.
2. Working with Text.
3. Setting Up a Document.
4. Working with Frames.
5. Working with Color.
6. Working with Placed Images.
7. Creating Graphics.
8. Exploring Effects and Advanced Techniques.
9. Working with Tabs and Tables.
10. Making Books, Tables of Contents and Indexes.
11. Preparing, Packaging, and Exporting Documents for Print.
12. Creating Interactive Layouts.

New to this edition

  • Coverage of the Gap Tool, Live Distribute, Content Indicator, and Multiple Page Sizes, all designed to make creating professional-looking layouts even easier.
  • New material also covers Path and Point Highlighting, Live Corner Effects, and Super Step-and-Repeat.
  • The new online interactive chapter includes creating interactive buttons and using the animation panel.
  • The online chapter also covers exporting an interactive PDF, and exporting to Flash.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Adobe InDesign CS5 Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1111130515 | ISBN-13: 9781111130510)

Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software--and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS5 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective.

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111130507 | ISBN-13: 9781111130503)

The Instructor Resources CD-ROM is an instructor resource which commonly includes PowerPoint presentations for each core textbook chapter, computerized test bank, Instructor's Manual, and other text-specific resources. Instructor resources will also be available on the web, via http://login.cengage.com/sso/.

Media Arts CourseMate Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111642974 | ISBN-13: 9781111642976)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with all the new features and tools, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

Student Supplements

Adobe InDesign CS5 Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1111130515 | ISBN-13: 9781111130510)

Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software--and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS5 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective.

eBook: Adobe InDesign CS5 Revealed + Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 113362345X | ISBN-13: 9781133623458)
Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111642265 | ISBN-13: 9781111642266)

Designed to help you succeed in your media art course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

Media Arts CourseMate Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111642974 | ISBN-13: 9781111642976)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with all the new features and tools, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.