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Mastering InDesign CS5 for Print Design and Production

ISBN: 978-0-470-65098-1
736 pages
December 2010
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Comprehensive reference and tutorial on Adobe InDesign CS5

If you want to thoroughly master InDesign from the basics through advanced topics, Mastering InDesign CS5 for Print Design and Production is the book you need. Written by the former InDesign technical lead for Adobe, this book helps you achieve professional results through efficient production workflows and advanced techniques. You'll learn how to collaborate within workgroups; work efficiently with text, objects, and variable text; perfect your printed output; get the most out of InDesign's transparency and effects tools, and much more. Above all, you'll see how to handle prepress to get the results you want.

  • Shows you how to use Adobe InDesign CS5 to achieve professional results
  • Written by the former InDesign technical lead for Adobe, who, in addition to his technical expertise, offers his own valuable advice and lessons learned from 20 years in the graphic design business
  • Offers comprehensive coverage of topics, step-by-step instruction, and numerous examples and case studies

Whether you're just starting with InDesign or a professional using it every day, this comprehensive guide will take your skills to a new level.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Customizing.

Chapter 2 Text.

Chapter 3 Characters.

Chapter 4 Drawing.

Chapter 5 Images.

Chapter 6 Objects.

Chapter 7 Pages.

Chapter 8 Stories.

Chapter 9 Documents.

Chapter 10 Preflight.

Chapter 11 Print.

Chapter 12 Export.

Chapter 13 Efficiency.

Chapter 14 Collaboration.

Appendix The Bottom Line.



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Author Information

Pariah S. Burke is a design, print and e-publishing workflow consultant and trainer. In addition to Mastering InDesign CS3 for Print Design and Production, he is the author or co-author of five other books and more than 350 published articles; co-author of the InDesign and Illustrator CS4 and CS5 Adobe Certified Expert exams; an Adobe Community Professional; a freelance designer with 20 years experience; and the publisher of a network of websites and tools for creative professionals, WorkflowNetwork.com. Pariah lives in Portland, OR, where he writes (a lot) and creates (many) projects and publications to Empower, Inform, Connect Creative Professionals.

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