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Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05126-9
E-book
816 pages
February 2011
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Introduction 1

Book I: Adobe Creative Suite 3 Basics 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 3 9

Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands 21

Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels 31

Chapter 4: Using Common Plug-Ins 37

Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting 43

Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts 57

Chapter 7: Using Color 69

Chapter 8: Printing Documents 77

Book II: InDesign CS3 85

Chapter 1: What’s New in InDesign CS3 87

Chapter 2: Introducing InDesign CS3 91

Chapter 3: Drawing in InDesign 109

Chapter 4: Working with Text and Text Frames 127

Chapter 5: Understanding Page Layout 151

Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Transforming Objects, and Alignment 169

Chapter 7: Understanding Color and Printing 179

Chapter 8: Exporting Your Work 191

Chapter 9: Integrating InDesign 199

Book III: Illustrator CS3 211

Chapter 1: What’s New in Adobe Illustrator CS3? 213

Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS3 219

Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 231

Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 241

Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 249

Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 263

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 287

Chapter 8: Using Layers 297

Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 303

Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortions Tools 321

Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 331

Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 343

Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 355

Book IV: Photoshop CS3 369

Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS3 371

Chapter 2: Getting into Photoshop CS3 Basics 379

Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 389

Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 397

Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 411

Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 421

Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 427

Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 441

Chapter 9: Using Layers 457

Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 471

Book V: Acrobat 8 483

Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 485

Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 493

Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 503

Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 511

Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 519

Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 531

Book VI: Dreamweaver CS3 537

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver 539

Chapter 2: Introducing Dreamweaver CS3 545

Chapter 3: Creating a Web Site 553

Chapter 4: Working with Images 561

Chapter 5: Putting Text on the Page 571

Chapter 6: Linking It Together 585

Chapter 7: Setting Your Table 593

Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 603

Chapter 9: Publishing Your Web Site 611

Book VII: Flash CS3 621

Chapter 1: Getting Started with Flash 9 623

Chapter 2: Drawing in Flash 635

Chapter 3: Now You’re In Motion 651

Chapter 4: Applying More Advanced Animation 665

Chapter 5: Importing Graphics and Sounds 685

Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 709

Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 717

Chapter 8: Getting into the (Work)flow 731

Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 747

Index 757

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