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Table Of Contents

Introduction
How to Use This Book
How This Book Is Organized
Part I: Starting at the Beginning
Part II: Document Essentials
Part III: Object Essentials
Part IV: Text Essentials
Part V: Graphics Essentials
Part VI: Printing and Output Essentials
Part VII: The Part of Tens
Icons Used in This Book
Chapter 1
Lots of Capabilities
Finding Out What InDesign Can Do
Discovering the InDesign Approach
The frame-based metaphor
The free-form metaphor
Understanding Global and Local Control
Choosing the right tools for the job
Specifying measurement values
Basic InDesign Vocabulary
Chapter 2
Creating a New Document
Working with Frames
Working with Text
Working with Lines
Working with Graphics
Creating Colors
Applying Colors
Printing a Composite
Discovering the document window
Discovering the Document Window
Rulers
Zero point
Pasteboard
Pages and guides
Zoom field and pop-up menu
Page controls
Opening Multiple Document Windows
Tooling around the Tools Palette
Using the Selection tools
Using the Type tool
Using the object-creation tools
Using the navigation tools
Working with Panes and Palettes
Is it a pane? Is it a palette?
Managing palettes and panes
Using panes
Setting Document Preferences
Type preferences
Composition preferences
Measurement preferences
Document defaults
Modifying Defaults for Text and Objects
Text defaults
Object defaults
Modifying Defaults for Views
Adding Default Colors and Styles
Setting Up a New Publication
Opening documents
Saving documents
Recovering from Disaster
All about Templates
Understanding the Pages Pane
Adding pages
Selecting pages
Copying pages
Deleting pages
Moving pages
Starting documents on a left page
Working with Page Numbers
Entering page references in text
Dividing a document into sections
Removing a section start
Navigating Documents and Pages
Navigating with the Pages pane
Navigating with the menus and shortcuts
Using the Navigator pane
Adjusting Page Layouts and Objects
Rearranging layers
Combining layers
Deleting layers
Creating and Using Master Pages
Creating a new master page
Deleting a master
Applying a master page to document pages
Changing master items on document pages
Building a Template
Using Libraries
Putting items into a library
Copying library items onto document pages
Managing Chapters and Books
Creating a new book
Opening and closing a book
Adding chapters to books
Working on chapters
Finding out about chapter status
Taking advantage of style sources
Synchronizing formatting
Printing chapters and books
Working with sections in chapters
Creating Tables of Contents
Creating Indexes
Choosing an indexing style
Inside the Index pane
Adding index items via the Index pane
Polishing and generating the index
Adding Footnotes
Using frames and shapes
Creating Frames and Shapes
Drawing a Straight Line
Defining Colors, Tints, and Gradients
Creating colors
Creating tints
Creating mixed colors
Working with gradients
Deleting and copying swatches
Importing swatches
Precise Positioning with Coordinates
Lining Up Objects with Guidelines and Grids
Using ruler guides
Using document grids
Using baseline grids
Selecting objects
Selecting Objects
Moving, Resizing, and Deleting Objects
Moving objects
Resizing objects
Deleting objects
Preventing Objects from Printing
Transforming Objects
Rotating objects
Shearing objects
Flipping objects
Repeating transformations
Adding Strokes, Fills, and Other Effects
Adding strokes
Adding fills
Adding special effects to corners
Using transparency
Using drop shadows
Using feathering
Working with Object Styles
Creating object styles
Managing object styles
Applying object styles
Creating Inline and Anchored Frames
Working with inline frames
Working with anchored frames
Combining Objects into a Group
Locking Objects
Stacking Objects
Sharing Objects among Documents
Importing Text
Import options for Microsoft Word and RTF files
Import options for Microsoft Excel files
Pasting text into an InDesign document
Dragging and dropping text
Editing Text
Controlling text view
Navigating through text
Highlighting text
Undoing text edits
Using the Story Editor
Searching and Replacing Text
Replacing text
Replacing formatting
Checking Spelling
Checking spelling as you type
Correcting mistakes on the fly
Using the Check Spelling dialog box
Changing the spelling and hyphenation dictionaries
Working with Text Frames
Creating master text frames
Creating individual text frames
Making changes to text frames
Threading Text Frames
Threading frames manually
Threading frames with the semi-autoflow method
Threading frames and automatically adding pages
Breaking and rerouting threads
Working with Columns
Specifying columns in master frames
Changing columns in text frames
Adding ruling lines between columns
Working with Merged Data
Setting up a form letter or a label
Merging data into a new document
Specifying Character Formats
Modifying Font, Type Style, and Size
Changing font family and type style
Changing type size
Using Other Character Formats
Horizontal and Vertical Scale options
Baseline shift
Skew (false italic)
All Caps and Small Caps
Superscript and Subscript
Underline and Strikethrough
Ligatures
Controlling Space between Characters and Lines
Kerning
Tracking
Leading
Creating and Applying Character Styles
Applying Paragraph Formats
Specifying Alignment and Indents
Controlling alignment
Adjusting indent controls
Inserting space between paragraphs
Controlling space between lines
Controlling where paragraphs break
Creating paragraph styles
Applying paragraph styles
Using Bulleted and Numbered Lists
Labeling Paragraphs
Adding Special Type Treatments
Reversing type out of its background
Creating sidebars and pull-quotes
Formatting fractions
Hanging punctuation
Adding Color to Text
Rotating Text
Using the Rotation Angle field
Using the Rotate tool
Scaling Text
Custom Underline and Strikethrough Options
Working with Tabs and Tables
Setting tabs
Setting up tables
Converting tabs to tables
Preparing Graphics Files
Importing and Placing Pictures
Specifying Import Options
Import options for bitmap graphics
Import options for vector file formats
Working with image layers
Using Other Ways to Import Graphics
Managing Links and Versions
Cropping and Resizing
Cropping graphics
Resizing graphics
Figuring out the fitting commands
Rotating, Shearing, and Flipping
Coloring Bitmapped Graphics
Working with Graphics in Irregular Shapes
Using a graphic’s own clipping path
Creating a clipping path in InDesign
Slicing Up Graphics
Finding Out about Paths
Drawing Your Own Shapes
Straight and zigzag lines
Curved lines
Closed paths
Modifying Your Paths and Shapes
Working with anchor points
Converting anchor points
Handling handles
Converting text into shapes
Properly Setting Up Your Printer
Setting up Macintosh printers
Setting up Windows printers
Checking Your Document before Printing
Calibrating Color
Ensuring consistent color
Saving color management preferences
Changing document color settings
Calibrating output
Choosing Print Options
General options
The General pane
The Setup pane
The Marks and Bleed pane
The Output pane
The Graphics pane
The Color Management pane
The Advanced pane
The Summary pane
Creating PDF Files
The Compression pane
Marks and Bleed pane
Security pane
Creating a Document Package
Web Sites
InDesignCentral
The Adobe Web site
InDesign User Group
Creativepro
Other InDesign Books We Recommend
Opening Those Old QuarkXPress Files
Paying Attention to Selection Tool Differences
Using Keyboard Shortcuts for Tools
Thinking Panes, Not Dialog Boxes
Using Familiar Measurements
Knowing Differences in Documents
Working with Objects, Not Items
Approaching Text from a New Perspective
Starting with the Direct Selection Tool for Graphics
Paying Close Attention When Printing
Open Those Old PageMaker Files
You Now Have Three Selection Tools
Switching Your Shortcuts
Setting Aside Time to Set Preferences
Working with Objects, Not Elements
Don’t Worry Much about Text Differences
Don’t Worry Much about Graphics, Either
A Different Way to Change Pages
Creating Colors Is Different
Using the PageMaker Toolbar
Index
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InDesign CS2 For Dummies

InDesign CS2 For Dummies

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Over the last few years, Adobe InDesign has made significant inroads against QuarkXPress, with adoptions by major media companies such as Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines; it is now the only desktop publishing program taught at many art schools Shows graphic designers how to get up to speed quickly on the latest InDesign release, make the most of program tools, create great page designs, add sparkle, and output to a variety of media The authors, both Quark experts who've converted to InDesign, offer special tips and insights to Quark users who are making (or thinking of making) the switch to InDesign
Over the last few years, Adobe InDesign has made significant inroads against QuarkXPress, with adoptions by major media companies such as Meredith Corporation and Hearst Magazines; it is now the only desktop publishing program taught at many art schools Shows graphic designers how to get up to speed quickly on the latest InDesign release, make the most of program tools, create great page designs, add sparkle, and output to a variety of media The authors, both Quark experts who've converted to InDesign, offer special tips and insights to Quark users who are making (or thinking of making) the switch to InDesign

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