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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
        Country of Publication: AU
        Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 18.8  x 5.08
        Edition Number: 1