Adobe InDesign CC: A Complete Course and Compendium of Features (Course and Compendium)
The book you're reading about right now was created with AdobeInDesign CC. And that's the case no matter which reading format youprefer—whether it's the physical book made of plant fiber and ink,or the digital version made of electrons in an e-reader. In fact,most of the books, magazines, posters, and brochures you see werelikely made with InDesign as well. It's all around you.Adobe InDesign CC: A Complete Course and Compendium ofFeatures is your guide to building publications great or smallin this ubiquitous page layout application. First, with a completeCourse that includes a set of projects and lessons derived fromthe curriculum of award-winning and Adobe Certified InstructorSteve Laskevitch, you will learn the procedures needed to useInDesign professionally. Dozens of lessons are included that can beapplied to any document you have in mind: engineering proposals,marketing collateral, spec sheets, magazines, newsletters, books,and more. Through these step-by-step lessons, you'll be exposed toall of InDesign's features in practical contexts and its bestpractices for publishing workflows.To complete the Course, we'll supply lesson documents and theirassets to download. These can even serve as starting points foryour own projects.Then, for greater depth of knowledge and subsequent reference,you'll use the Compendium to uncover more of the “how” and “why” ofInDesign and publishing tech in general. With each topiceasy to access, you can find and explore all of InDesign's keyfeatures and concepts in depth. With cross references betweenthe Course and Compendium, the two parts of the bookcomplement each other perfectly. Best of all, when the lessons inthe Course are done, the Compendium will continue to serve formonths and years to come.Learn step by step how to:Create documents from postcards and posters to large booksTake control of typography and more with stylesCombine images with text for compelling layoutsUse color with predictable resultsPrepare documents for both print and electronic outputAnd much more!