So many tasks can be done in any of several programs. People are always asking when Photoshop and Illustrator will combine to become one program, or when Illustrator will support multiple pages (making for less of a need for InDesign). Now that the Creative Suite is out there, it should be obvious that each tool is necessary for certain tasks. No one tool can do it all—nor should it. An arsenal of integrated tools such as the Creative Suite offers far more power and options than any single application ever could.
In the next chapter, we'll talk about integration and how all the suite applications work together as one complete graphics solution.