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Title:
Learn Adobe InDesign CC for print and digital media publication : Adobe Certified Associate exam preparation / Jonathan Gordon and Cari Jansen ; with Rob Schwartz.
Title Variants:
Learn Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud for print and digital media publication

Adobe Certified Associate exam preparation
ISBN:
9780134397801
Publication Information:
[San Francisco, California] : Adobe Press : Peachpit Press, [2016]

©2016
Physical Description:
xiii, 276 pages : illustrations 23 cm
General Note:
Includes glossary and index.
Contents:
Getting started with InDesign -- Designing an event poster -- A colorful magazine cover design -- Designing a magazine layout -- Styling a recipe book -- Creating a comic book page -- Creating an interactive digital media publication (included in ebooks and web edition*) -- Appendices: A. Anchoring objects (included in ebooks and web edition*) -- B. Form elements (included in ebooks and web edition*) -- C. Adjusting master pages (included in ebooks and web edition*) -- D. Building an index (included in ebooks and web edition*) -- E. Understanding SWF export (included in ebooks and web edition*).
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Summary

Summary

Used by graphic designers worldwide, Adobe InDesign CC is a layout powerhouse. But that power is easy to harness, as you'll soon learn. These real-world projects teach you to think like a designer and master the details that set your work apart.

Hone your InDesign skills as you:

Produce an advertising poster Design a magazine for print and tablet delivery Build interactive forms Create a comic book page Add controls for video, animations, and more to a digital media publication This study guide uses more than 11 hours of video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career designing publications for print and screen using InDesign CC. It lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam and helps prepare you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market.


Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book's "Getting Started" section to unlock access to:

The Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects


Author Notes

Jonathan Gordon is a prominent InDesign instructor who has trained students of all ages in Adobe products for almost 20 years. Jonathan has won numerous awards for teaching journalism in South Florida and has taught digital media technology at the college level.
Cari Jansen is an industry professional with a hands-on production background in print and digital media. She has been teaching InDesign for more than 10 years. Cari is an Adobe Certified Instructor and an Adobe Community Professional.
Rob Schwartz is a teacher at Sheridan Technical College in Hollywood, FL, and the founder of BrainBuffet.com. Rob is an Adobe Education Leader and in 2010 he was the first winner of the Certiport Adobe Certified Associate World Championship.


Table of Contents

Getting Startedp. viii
1 Getting Started with InDesignp. 3
Stepping into InDesignp. 4
Customizing Your Workspace, Shortcuts, and Menusp. 25
Before You Beginp. 32
2 Designing an Event Posterp. 35
Starting the Projectp. 35
Adding Design Elementsp. 52
Submitting Your Posterp. 73
3 A Colorful Magazine Cover Designp. 79
Starting a Magazine Cover Designp. 80
Capturing Color and Creating Color Themesp. 81
Fine-Timing Text Formatting and Text Frame Optionsp. 94
Editing Shapesp. 101
Adding Transparency and Effectsp. 104
Preflight and Packaging for Print Deliveryp. 109
Creating Alternate Layoutsp. 116
4 Designing a Magazine Layoutp. 121
Mastering a Multicolumn and Multipage Layoutp. 122
Using Spot Colors in Print Designsp. 135
Creating Storiesp. 138
Paragraph Formatting Controlsp. 152
Creating an Interactive Formp. 162
5 Styling a Recipe Bookp. 173
Styling a Recipe Bookp. 173
Object Stylesp. 179
Adding Text from Other Applicationsp. 183
Faster Text Formatting with Paragraph and Character Stylesp. 188
Beautiful Tablesp. 198
Working with Cross-Referencesp. 212
Creating a Table of Contentsp. 216
Combining InDesign Documentsp. 220
6 Creating a Comic Book Pagep. 225
Creating Grid-Based Designsp. 226
Placing and Linking Contentp. 232
Making Text Changesp. 238
Working with Librariesp. 241
Creating Freeform Shapes and Linesp. 249
Working with Hyperlinksp. 256
Exporting to a Web Image Formatp. 259
7 Creating an Interactive Digital Media Publication (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
8 Leveling Up with Design (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
9 Working with Outsiders (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
A Anchoring Objects (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
B Form Elements (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
C Adjusting Master Pages (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
D Building an Index (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
E Understanding SWF Export (included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
ACA Objectives Covered (printable PDF available with lesson files, also included in ebooks and Web Edition*)
Glossaryp. 262
Indexp. 269

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