Adobe InDesign CS6 Revealed

  • AUTHOR: Chris Botello
  • ISBN-13: 9781133815211 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 624 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2010
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Graphic design professionals and design students alike have embraced Adobe InDesign as the industry standard for page layout software—and they're mastering it with ADOBE INDESIGN CS6 REVEALED. A thorough, in-depth exploration of the latest release, this highly visual book covers all the fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Chock full of new lessons covering new features, this edition retains its step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design, resulting in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective.

Features

  • Includes extensive coverage of new CS6 features: Exporting a Grayscale PDF, the Content Collector Tool, and the Alternate Layout utility for working on multiple documents in one file.
  • Includes hands-on projects throughout the text that put software knowledge into a real-world design context.
  • Online data files for all exercises in the book give your students visual step-by-step guidance when working through the application.
  • Provides your students with clear instruction on how to work in InDesign using either Mac or PC platforms.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Chris Botello

    Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Table of Contents

1. Getting to Know InDesign.
2. Working with Text.
3. Setting up a Document.
4. Working with Frames.
5. Working with Color.
6. Working with Placed Images.
7. Creating Graphics.
8. Exploring Effects and Advanced Techniques.
9. Working with Tabs and Tables.
10. Making Books, Tables of Contents and Indexes.
11. Preparing, Packaging, and Exporting Documents for Print.

New to this Edition

  • Visually appealing with full-color graphics that illustrate key concepts and skills.