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Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-44900-4
E-book
816 pages
February 2009
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Introduction 1

Book I: Adobe Creative Suite 4 Basics 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 4 .9

Chapter 2: Using Common Menus and Commands 17

Chapter 3: Exploring Common Panels 27

Chapter 4: Using Common Extensions 33

Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting 39

Chapter 6: Handling Graphics, Paths, Text, and Fonts 53

Chapter 7: Using Color 63

Chapter 8: Printing Documents 71

Book II: InDesign CS4 79

Chapter 1: What’s New in InDesign CS4 81

Chapter 2: Introducing InDesign CS4 89

Chapter 3: Drawing in InDesign 107

Chapter 4: Working with Text and Text Frames 127

Chapter 5: Understanding Page Layout 153

Chapter 6: Clipping Paths, Transforming Objects, and Alignment 171

Chapter 7: Understanding Color and Printing 181

Chapter 8: Exporting Your Work 193

Chapter 9: Integrating InDesign 201

Book III: Illustrator CS4 213

Chapter 1: What’s New in Illustrator CS4215

Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS4 221

Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 235

Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 245

Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 253

Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 267

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 291

Chapter 8: Using Layers 301

Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 307

Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortions Tools 325

Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 337

Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 349

Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 361

Book IV: Photoshop CS4 377

Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS4 379

Chapter 2: Getting Into Photoshop CS4 Basics 385

Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 395

Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 403

Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 419

Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 429

Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 435

Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 449

Chapter 9: Using Layers 465

Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 481

Book V: Acrobat 9.0 493

Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 495

Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 505

Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 515

Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 523

Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 531

Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 543

Book VI: Dreamweaver CS4 549

Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver 551

Chapter 2: Introducing Dreamweaver CS4 561

Chapter 3: Creating a Web Site 571

Chapter 4: Working with Images 581

Chapter 5: Putting Text on the Page 595

Chapter 6: Linking It Together 609

Chapter 7: Creating Tables 617

Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 627

Chapter 9: Publishing Your Web Site 637

Book VII: Flash CS4 647

Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CS4 649

Chapter 2: Drawing in Flash CS4 663

Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation 679

Chapter 4: Applying More Advanced Animation 699

Chapter 5: Importing Graphics and Sounds 719

Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 739

Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 751

Chapter 8: Getting Into the (Work)flow 767

Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 781

Book VIII: Fireworks CS4 793

Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CS4 795

Chapter 2: Free to Create 803

Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color 813

Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks 819

Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks 827

Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts 837

Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols 849

Chapter 8: Don’t Just Sit There — Animate! 857

Index 869

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