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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies - Jennifer Smith

Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium All-in-One For Dummies

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Everything you need to know about the newest version of Photoshop packed into one For Dummies guide

Photoshop is the world’s most popular image editing software, with more than four million users worldwide. Professional photographers, graphic designers, and Web designers as well as photo hobbyists need to learn the fundamentals and master the newest features of the latest version of Photoshop - Photoshop CS6. This complete all-in-one reference makes it easy, with eight self-contained minibooks covering each aspect of Photoshop.

  • Helps you familiarize yourself with the latest Photoshop tools and features and find your way around the desktop, menus, panels, and more
  • This full-color guide includes eight self-contained minibooks: Photoshop Fundamentals; Image Essentials; Selections; Painting, Drawing, and Typing; Working with Layers; Channels and Masks; Filters and Distortions; Retouching, Restoring, and Printing
  • Covers all the basics for beginners as well as advanced techniques, like managing color, modifying and transforming selections and paths, making corrections with filters, using the liquefy command, trying out Photomerge and merge to HDR pro, preparing graphics for print or the web, creating contact sheets and picture packages, and more
From Photoshop fundamentals to dynamic digital imaging techniques, Photoshop CS6 All-in-One For Dummies has your creative needs covered.

About the Author

Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California specializing in print and web design. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Design at Brooks Institute.

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            Introduction 1

            Book I: Adobe Creative Suite 6 Basics 7

            Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Creative Suite 6 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 43

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

            Chapter 7: Using Color 69

            Chapter 8: Printing Documents 77

            Book II: InDesign CS6 87

            Chapter 1: Introducing InDesign CS6 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 CS6 213

            Chapter 1: What's New in Illustrator CS6 215

            Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS6 223

            Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools 241

            Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shapes 251

            Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images 261

            Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator 277

            Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations 301

            Chapter 8: Using Layers 311

            Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color 319

            Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortion Tools 343

            Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools 355

            Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects 367

            Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images 379

            Book IV: Photoshop CS6 393

            Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS6 395

            Chapter 2: Getting Into Photoshop CS6 Basics 409

            Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters 421

            Chapter 4: Creating a Selection 429

            Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool 447

            Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics 457

            Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image 463

            Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools 477

            Chapter 9: Using Layers 497

            Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web 515

            Book V: Acrobat X 527

            Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information 529

            Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files 539

            Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files 551

            Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics 559

            Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools 567

            Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files 581

            Book VI: Dreamweaver CS6 587

            Chapter 1: Getting Familiar with New Features in Dreamweaver 589

            Chapter 2: Introducing Dreamweaver CS6 599

            Chapter 3: Creating a Website 611

            Chapter 4: Working with Images 623

            Chapter 5: Adding and Formatting Text 637

            Chapter 6: Linking It Together 655

            Chapter 7: Creating Tables 665

            Chapter 8: Creating CSS Layouts 677

            Chapter 9: Publishing Your Website 691

            Book VII: Flash Professional CS6 701

            Chapter 1: Getting Started in Flash CS6 703

            Chapter 2: Drawing in Flash CS6 719

            Chapter 3: Symbols and Animation 739

            Chapter 4: Applying Advanced Animation 761

            Chapter 5: Adding Graphics, Audio, and Video 785

            Chapter 6: Lights, Camera, Movie Clips! 807

            Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript 819

            Chapter 8: Getting Into the (Work)Flow 841

            Chapter 9: Publishing and Final Delivery 855

            Book VIII: Fireworks CS6 877

            Chapter 1: Introducing Fireworks CS6 879

            Chapter 2: Free to Create 887

            Chapter 3: Livening Up Your Artwork with Color 897

            Chapter 4: Creating Text in Fireworks 903

            Chapter 5: Getting Images In and Out of Fireworks 911

            Chapter 6: Hotspots, Slices, and CSS Layouts 923

            Chapter 7: Using Buttons and Symbols 937

            Chapter 8: Don’t Just Sit There - Animate! 947

            Chapter 9: Building a Wireframe Using Fireworks 959

            Index 967

            ISBN: 9781118168608
            ISBN-10: 1118168607
            Series: For Dummies
            Audience: General
            Format: Paperback
            Language: English
            Number Of Pages: 1056
            Published: 18th May 2012
            Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.8  x 5.08
            Weight (kg): 1.49