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Adobe Indesign CS5

ISBN-10: 1111130329

ISBN-13: 9781111130329

Edition: 2011

Authors: Terry Rydberg

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In the world of design, projects don't come with directions. The "recipe book" approach used by most software books does little to prepare designers for the demands of a highly competitive industry. EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN CS5 takes a different approach With its emphasis on typography and critical thinking, EXPLORING ADOBE INDESIGN CS5 transforms the novice into a professional who is able to use the software while applying industry-standard design principles. In addition to understanding how to use the new features of Adobe InDesign CS5, readers learn to identify each project's challenges and to strategize the best production sequence. Chapters and projects are carefully organized to move learners from basic operations to creating complex documents. Each chapter builds on the skills presented in the previous chapter. As in industry, the emphasis throughout is on technical accuracy and productivity.
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Book details

List price: $76.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/24/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Terry Rydberg, chapter rep for Adobe's Milwaukee InDesign User Group, is also a full-time design instructor at the Harry V. Quadracci Printing and Graphics Center at Waukesha County Technical College in Wisconsin. Terry has extensive experience working in the graphics industry as a page layout professional and a corporate trainer. Her educational background includes undergraduate degrees in graphic design, printing and publishing, and adult education as well as a masters degree in education. Her career parallels the industry's evolution from phototypesetting and paste-up to digital production methods. EXPLORING INDESIGN CS5 is her fifth book published with Delmar, Cengage Learning.

The InDesign Workspace
Type, Tools, and Terms
The Fine Art of Setting Type
Combining Type and Images
Tabs and Tables
Grids, Guides, and Aligning Objects
Text Wrap and Layers
Type Continuity: Applying Styles
Page Continuity: Master Pages
Business Forms
Designing with Type
Color Essentials
Production Essentials
Basic Graphic Elements