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  • Copyright 2010
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-7897-4446-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7897-4446-3

Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CS5 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.



ACE Exam Objectives

More than 500 Essential InDesign CS5 Tasks

Inside the Book

• Improve publishing and productivity with the CS5 interface

• Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge

• Create and manage pages and books to keep track of your documents

• Transform and reshape objects to create a new look

• Create text and apply styles to display artistic text

• Use track changes and CS Review to share and review content

• Create interactive PDFs for use on the web

• Create output for commercial print purposes

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Table of Contents

Introduction     xvii

1  Getting Started with InDesign CS5     1

Installing InDesign     2

Getting Started     4 New!

Viewing the InDesign Window     6

Showing and Hiding Panels     7

Working with Panels     8

Using the Tools and Control Panel     10 New!

Opening a Document     12

Opening a Document with Adobe Bridge     14 New!

Inserting Images or Text in a Document     16 New!

Using the Status Bar     17

Working with Document Windows     18

Checking for Updates Online     20 New!

Getting Help While You Work     22 New!

Saving a Document     24 New!

Finishing Up     26

2  Creating and Viewing a Document     27

Creating a New Document     28 New!

Creating a New Document from a Template     30

Creating a New Document Using Presets     32

Setting Up a Document    34 New!

Changing the Display View     36 New!

Changing the View with the Zoom Tool     38 New!

Viewing and Using Rulers     40 New!

Using Guides     42 New!

Changing Guides & Pasteboard Options     44 New!

Using Smart Guides     46

Using the Grid     48

Moving Around with the Hand Tool     50

Working with the Info Panel     51

Creating and Displaying Workspaces     52 New!

Using Undo and Redo     54

3  Managing Pages and Books     55

Using the Pages Panel     56

Inserting Pages     58

Changing the Page Size     60 New!

Navigating Pages     62

Adding Color Labels to Pages     64 New!

Deleting Pages     65

Moving Pages    66

Working with Page Spreads     68

Rotating Page Spreads     69

Creating Master Pages     70

Working with Master Pages     72

Working with Page Numbers and Sections     74

Working with Chapter Numbers     76

Creating and Using Text Variables     78

Creating a Book     80 New!

Managing Books     82

Creating a Table of Contents     84

Starting an Index     86

Creating an Index Entry     88

Creating an Index     90

Managing an Index     92

Adjusting Layouts     94

4  Working with Text     95

Using Type Tools     96 New!

Creating Type in a Text Frame     97

Creating Type Using Frame Tools     98

Creating Path Type    100

Importing Text     102

Flowing Imported Text     104

Working with Overflow Text     106

Using Smart Text Reflow     108

Typing and Selecting Text     110

Editing Text with Autocorrect     112

Copying and Moving Text     113

Changing Fonts     114 New!

Changing Font Size     116

Text Leading     117

Text Kerning     118

Text Tracking     119

Scaling or Skewing Text     120

Aligning Paragraphs     121

Indenting and Spacing Paragraphs     122

Creating a Drop Cap     123

Applying a Paragraph Rule     124 New!

Adding Bullets and Numbering     126

Setting Tabs     128

Working with Glyphs     129

Inserting Special Text Characters     130

Working with Hidden Text     131

Setting Text Frame Options     132 New!

Creating Columns     134 New!

Wrapping Text Around an Object     136

Creating Type Outlines     138

Adding Page Numbers to Continued Text     139

5  Placing and Working with Graphics     141

Placing Graphics     142

Placing Graphics with Options     143

Setting Place Import Options     144

Placing Multiple Graphics     146 New!

Placing Graphics from Adobe Bridge     148

Adding Captions to Graphics     150 New!

Copying or Moving Graphics     152

Using the Links Panel     153

Managing Linked Graphics     154 New!

Editing a Linked Graphic     156 New!

Displaying XMP Graphic Information     157

Creating Specialty Frames for Graphics     158

Selecting and Moving Frames and Graphics     160 New!

Fitting Graphics in Frames     162 New!

Nesting Graphics in Frames     164

Formatting Graphics in Frames     165

Controlling Graphics Display Performance     166

6  Working with Objects and Layers     169

Creating Shapes     170

Creating Lines     172

Creating Multiple Objects in a Grid     173 New!

Using the Selection Tool     174 New!

Using the Direct Selection Tool     176 New!

Resizing Objects     178 New!

Moving Objects     179 New!

Duplicating Objects     180 New!

Grouping and Combining Objects     182 New!

Aligning Objects     184 New!

Distributing Objects     186 New!

Arranging Object Stack Order     188

Transforming Objects     189

Repeating Object Transformations     190

Using the Free Transform Tool     191

Scaling Objects     192 New!

Shearing Objects     193 New!

Rotating Objects     194 New!

Locking and Unlocking Objects     196 New!

Hiding and Showing Objects     197 New!

Creating Inline Objects     198

Creating Anchored Objects     199

Creating and Deleting Object Layers     200 New!

Setting Layer Options     202

Showing and Hiding Layers and Objects     203 New!

Locking Layers and Objects     204 New!

Merging Layers and Groups     205

Working with Objects on Layers     206 New!

Using the Measure Tool     207

Using Live Screen Drawing     208 New!

7  Applying and Managing Color     209

Changing Color Settings     210

Changing Color Profiles     212

Working with Color Modes     214

Applying Colors     215 New!

Using the Eyedropper Tool     216

Working with the Color Panel     218 New!

Working with the Swatches Panel     220

Managing Color Swatches     222

Working with Swatch Libraries     224

Creating Tint Swatches     225

Creating Gradient Swatches     226

Creating Mixed Inks     228

Using Colors from the Kuler Panel     230

Overprinting Colors     232

Proofing Colors on the Screen     233

8  Applying Fills, Strokes, and Effects     235

Applying Fill and Stroke Colors     236 New!

Changing Stroke Attributes     238

Creating Stroke Styles     240

Applying Gradients     242

Using the Gradient Tool     244

Using the Gradient Feather Tool     245

Creating Blends and Effects     246

Applying Shadow Effects      248

Applying Glow Effects     249

Applying Bevel and Emboss Effects     250

Applying Feather Effects     251

Applying Corner Object Effects     252 New!

Converting Shape Objects     254

Setting Object Defaults     255

9  Working with Points and Paths     257

Drawing with the Pen Tool     258

Selecting and Moving Points and Segments     260

Converting Points     262 New!

Adding and Deleting Anchor Points     264

Splitting Paths     266

Joining Anchor Points     268

Using the Smooth Tool     269

Using the Pencil Tool     270

Erasing to Reshape Paths     272

Working with Pathfinder     273

Creating a Compound Path     274

Working with Clipping Paths     276

10  Working with Tables     279

Creating Tables     280

Importing Text into Tables     282

Entering and Editing Text in a Table     284

Modifying a Table     286

Adjusting Table Rows and Columns     288

Adjusting Table Cells     290

Aligning Content in Table Cells     291

Creating Table Headers and Footers     292

Adding Strokes and Fills     294

Alternating Fills and Strokes     296

Adding Diagonal Lines in Cells     298

Adding a Border to a Table     299

Adjusting Tables in the Text Frame     300

11  Working with Styles     301

Using the Paragraph Styles or Character Styles Panel     302

Changing the Basic Paragraph Style     303

Creating Paragraph Styles     304

Creating Character Styles     306

Creating GREP Styles     308

Creating Style Groups     309

Loading and Importing Styles     310

Applying and Overriding Styles     312

Creating Nested Styles     314

Creating Object Styles     316

Creating Table and Cell Styles     318

Using Quick Apply     320

12  Finalizing a Document     323

Using Spell Check     324

Using Custom Dictionaries     326

Finding and Changing Fonts     327 New!

Using Find and Change     328

Searching for Text     330

Searching Using GREP     332

Searching for Glyphs     333

Searching for Objects     334

Working with Hyphenation     335

Keeping Lines Together     336

Changing Justification Options     337

Using the Story Editor     338 New!

Adding Footnotes     340

Creating and Working with Notes     342

Changing Case     344

13  Creating an Interactive Document     345

Defining Hyperlink Destinations     346

Creating Hyperlinks     348

Converting and Stylizing Hyperlinks     350 New!

Using the Hyperlinks Panel     352

Creating Cross-References     354

Creating Bookmarks     356

Adding Media     358 New!

Setting Media Options     360 New!

Adding Animation with Motion Presets     362 New!

Working with Animations     364 New!

Changing Animation Order     366 New!

Adding Page Transitions     367

Using the Buttons Panel     368

Creating Buttons     370

Working with Events and Actions     372

Working with Button States     374

Setting Button Tab Order     375

Creating Multi-State Objects     376 New!

Using the Preview Panel     378 New!

14  Automating the Way You Work     379

Creating a Library     380

Using and Updating a Library     382

Changing Library Item Information     383

Searching and Sorting Libraries     384

Creating and Using Snippets     386

Creating Conditional Text     388

Using and Running Scripts     390

Using Data Merge     392

Working with XML     394

Exporting XML or IDML     396

15  Exporting a Document     397

Exporting a Document     398 New!

Understanding Export File Formats     399 New!

Exporting as a Print PDF     400

Setting PDF General Options     402 New!

Setting PDF Compression Options     404

Setting PDF Marks and Bleeds Options     405

Setting PDF Output Options     406

Setting PDF Advanced Options     407

Setting PDF Security Options     408

Exporting with PDF Presets     409

Exporting PDF Files in the Background     410 New!

Setting PDF Media Options     411 New!

Exporting as an Interactive PDF     412 New!

Exporting as an EPS     414

Exporting as a Flash Movie     416 New!

Exporting as a Flash File     418 New!

Exporting Cross-Media Files     420 New!

Exporting as a JPEG     422 New!

16  Printing and Outputting a Document     425

Printing a Document     426

Printing with Presets     427

Setting General and Setup Print Options     428 New!

Setting Marks and Bleed Options     430 New!

Setting Graphics Options     432

Previewing Color Separations     433

Setting Output Options     434

Setting Trapping Options     436

Setting Advanced Options     438

Setting Color Management Options     440

Creating a Print Summary     441

Printing Spreads in a Booklet     442

Using Live Preflight     444

Inserting File Information     446

Creating a Package     448 New!

Using Document Fonts     450 New!

17  Customizing the Way You Work     451

Setting General Preferences     452 New!

Setting Interface Preferences     453 New!

Setting Type Preferences     454

Setting Advanced Type Preferences     456

Setting Composition Preferences     457

Setting Units & Increments Preferences     458 New!

Setting Dictionary Preferences     460

Setting Spelling Preferences     462

Setting Notes Preferences     464

Working with Appearance of Black Preferences     465

Setting Story Editor Display Preferences     466

Setting File Handling Preferences     468 New!

Setting Clipboard Handling Preferences     470 New!

Defining Shortcut Keys     471

Customizing Menus     472

Configuring Plug-Ins     473 New!

Customizing the Control Panel     474

18  Collaborating with Others     475

Sharing Text with Buzzword     476 New!

Reviewing Content with CS Review     478 New!

Tracking Text Changes     480 New!

Sharing Content with Adobe InCopy     482

Setting Up User Identification     483 New!

Exporting Content from InDesign     484

Using the Assignments Panel     485

Creating an Assignment     486

Checking Content Out and In     488

Updating Content     489

Working with InCopy     490 New!

19  Working Together with Adobe Programs     491

Exploring Adobe Programs     492 New!

Exploring Adobe Bridge     493

Getting Started with Adobe Bridge     494

Getting Photos from a Digital Camera     495

Working with Raw Images from a Digital Camera     496 New!

Working with Images Using Adobe Bridge     498

Setting Preferences in Adobe Bridge     500

Applying Image Adjustments     502

Creating a Web Photo Gallery     503

Automating Tasks in Adobe Bridge     504

Using Mini-Bridge     505 New!

Exploring CS Live Services     506 New!

Sharing My Screen     507 New!

Reviewing CS Documents     508 New!

Exploring Adobe Device Central     510

Checking Content Using Adobe Device Central     511

Using Adobe Extension Manager     512

New Features    513 New!

Adobe Certified Expert     519

Index     525


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