Here's your one-stop guide to all the parts of Adobe CS4 Design Premium
Design professionals (like you!) rely on Adobe's Creative Suite Design Premium and this all-in-one guide. Here's everything you need on the hot new versions of InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks. Whether you're creating newsletters, Web sites, cool original art, or animations, this book has it covered!
Get it together see how the programs dovetail to create pages with text and drawings, or Web sites with photos, Flash animations, and rollovers
Know your toolbox get familiar with the menus, panels, and tools that are similar throughout the suite
Find your vector get creative with Illustrator's cool new vector tracing feature
See what's new check out enhanced Photoshop 3D tools, annotation capabilities in Acrobat 9.0, improved CSS capabilities in Dreamweaver, and more
Animate in a Flash create interactive animations for the Web or video with Flash CS4
Interact use the easier rollover and action features in Dreamweaver CS4 to add interactivity without coding
Fire up your site explore what Fireworks CS4, the newest addition to the suite, can add to Web sites
Open the book and find:
Which extensions and filters are common to all programs
Hard-to-find keyboard shortcuts in Illustrator
How to enhance and manipulate photos with Photoshop
Secrets for smoothing out your workflow
How to use the Adobe Bridge
The difference between RGB and CMYK
How to secure PDF files
Steps for using each program
Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies
Jennifer Smith, co-founder and Executive Vice President of the Aquent Graphics Institute www.agitraining.com, a subsidiary of Aquent www.aquent.com, has been working in electronic publishing for over two decades, and is widely regarded as one of the foremost authorities in electronic publishing and design. She has authored a number of books on print and Internet publishing, including the Adobe Creative Suite for Dummies (CS and CS2), Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (CS and CS2), GoLive CS2 Classroom in a Book, and Sam's Teach Yourself Adobe GoLive in 24 Hours. Most recently, she has helped author much of Adobe's internal training for the Creative Suite 3 launch. For more information on AGI, please visit www.agitraining.com.
Fred Gerantabee is an Emmy-award winning interactive designer, author and educator with over 13 years of experience in web and interactive design, development and consulting.Most recently, Fred was an interactive producer with Walt Disney Interactive/ ABC television, creating synchronous, FLASH-based applications and interactive games for major television events such as the 2004 Presidential Elections, the Academy Awards, and Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
Fred is an Adobe Certified Instructor and ACE for Flash, Dreamweaver and Flash Lite and the author of several books including Flash CS3 and Dreamweaver CS3 Dynamic Learning series books on O'Reilly publishing. He is a speaker, training manager and instructor at Aquent Graphics Institute, where he delivers custom consulting, training and curriculum solutions.