Designers or other creative professionals who create digital documents are always looking for ways to make their products more appealing to the user. One way of doing that is to increase reader engagement by building interactive animated effects into their designs. Creating Animations in Adobe InDesign One Step at a Time teaches the reader not only how to add animation to their InDesign documents (via step-by-step exercises) but also helps the reader to choose among the various digital format options for export– ePub (concentrating on the new Fixed-Layout variety), DPS , and PDF. Clear explanations and plenty of full-color graphics will guide the reader through the potentially confusing digital publishing landscape. Adding animated effects in InDesign documents is a field set to grow. The practice was given a big push in the 2014 release of the Adobe Creative Cloud, when InDesign introduced the new Fixed-Layout EPUB export format. EPUBS exported in this format preserve the layout of the InDesign document, and can include animated effects as well as media, such as audio and video. Fixed-Layout EPUB has gathered a large following in a short time for a number of reasons. They allow ePubs such as children’s books to display fun animations to enhance the child’s reading experience. They provide businesses a way to create all the interactivity of PDF documents PLUS animations not supported by PDFs. They are a viable replacement for Single Edition DPS folios which Adobe longer supports. The book will cover over two hundred different effects you can create using the animation features of InDesign. These include animations that don’t appear in the regular animation controls. Each chapter will have four or more exercises that the reader can follow along. The chapter exercises will start very basic and then work up. So the last exercise in each chapter will take more time than the first. This means someone can go through the book doing only the easy exercises in each chapter and come back later to get more involved. Some of the exercises will use basic shapes. Other exercises will use more advanced artwork. All the artwork, including the basic shapes, will be available for download by the reader so they can follow along with the exercises. In addition, the finished artwork for each exercise will also be provided to allow the readers to see how the animation is supposed to work. Written a longtime publishing expert, the book thoroughly covers the theory and best practices for creating animations in InDesign CC.
Creative professionals who seek the fastest, easiest, and most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign CC choose Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2015 release) from Adobe Press. The 16 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Adobe InDesign. Users learn how to create engaging page layouts, flow and edit text, create and use styles, incorporate graphics and tables, and create PDF forms and ebooks. In addition to learning the key elements of the InDesign interface, this completely revised CC (2015 release) edition covers new features, including paragraph shading, easier and more flexible table creation, graphic cells for tables, and sharing styles, swatches, and settings across Creative Cloud applications. This thorough, self-paced guide is ideal for beginning users wanting to get up to speed on the key features of this program. Those who already have some experience with InDesign can improve their skills and learn InDesign’s newest tools. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. And new to this release, all buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.
If you’re a designer or other creative professional who needs to create digital documents that will be read on multiple devices, you will be thrilled with the powerful tools in Adobe InDesign CC. Now you just need to know what to do with them. Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC examines not just the “How” of using the tools, but also the “When” and “Why” of choosing among the various digital format options–ePub, PDF, HTML, tablet app, and so on. Clear explanations and plenty of full-color graphics will guide you through the potentially confusing digital publishing landscape. Written by two longtime publishing experts, the book thoroughly covers the theory and best practices for creating and using buttons, hyperlinks, video, audio, forms, animations, slideshows, and iPad interactivity to enhance and enliven your digital publications. You’ll learn to: Select the digital format that best fits the needs of your content and your audience Design both Reflowable and Fixed Layout ePub documents Use Liquid Layout Rules to automatically resize and reflow content to fit different-sized devices Add interactivity to create exciting PDF presentations Configure your ePub files for the best results across various reader “I’m really thrilled to see this second edition of Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign. The InDesign team is always trying to push the possibilities of digital publishing whether via ePub, DPS or PDF. This book captures that excitement and helps the reader be successful in this ever-changing field.” Chris Kitchener, Group Product Manager, Design Segment, Adobe Systems
Learning has never been easier than with ADOBE CS6 DESIGN TOOLS: PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AND INDESIGN ILLUSTRATED. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps you intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment. Now, stay current with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Creative Cloud coverage available online through CengageBrain.com. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
The must-have book on the leading suite of software for graphic and web designers Fully revised and updated this hands-on resource offers a one-stop learning opportunity through eight minibooks dedicated to each product inside Adobe's Design & Web Premium Suite. The minibooks include Adobe Creative Suite Basics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks. The book contains information on new image enhancements to After Effects, 64-bit versions of Illustrator and Flash Professional, and a new tool, dubbed Helium, that will enable designers to create content using HTML5 and CSS3. Offers the depth needed by novices and long-time professionals Covers the key features and tools users need to master individual programs to their fullest capacities Helps designers to be more creative and productive Filled with tips and techniques for using the 8 design programs This popular package gives designers a full review of the most popular design and development tools on the market.
Includes • Online Workshops • Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources • More than 500 of the most essential InDesign CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CC 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. Inside the Book • Improved publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud • Create layouts for print, web, tablets, and mobile devices • Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge • Create, link, and manage content, pages, and books • Create text and apply style to display artistic text • Create QR code graphics • Use track changes to review content • Create interactive PDFs, EPUB ebooks, and HTML web pages • Create publications for use with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: • Workshops and related files • Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com
Need answers quickly? Adobe Photoshop CC 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. Includes • Online Workshops that focus on real-world techniques • Online Adobe certification resources for both ACE and ACA • More than 500 essential Photoshop CC tasks Inside the Book • Improve productivity and efficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud • Use automatic saving options for better efficiency and protection • Use automatic layer alignment and blending to work with objects • Use Adobe Camera Raw to enhance or correct a photo • Use content-aware options for scaling and fill • Create eye-catching images with special effect filters • Select and modify one or more shapes at the same time • Create character and paragraph styles to manage and use text • Transform video in Photoshop just like an image • Create and manipulate 3D models using presets and custom options Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: • Workshops and related files • Keyboard shortcutsVisit the author site: perspection.com
Includes Online Workshops Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources More than 500 of the most essential Illustrator CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe Illustrator CC 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. Inside the Book Improve publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud and touch screens Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge Transform and reshape objects to create a new look Use Live Paint to create, recolor, and modify images Use Live Color to create color harmony in a design Create complex shapes, patterns, and perspective objects Transform and touch up text and apply styles to display artistic text Apply appearances and graphic styles for a unique design Package or export designs to use in other programs Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: Workshops and related files Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® After Effects® CC (2014 release) Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe After Effects® CC Classroom in a Book contains 14 lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. In addition to learning the key elements of the After Effects interface, this completely revised CC (2014 release) edition covers new features, including mask tracker, detail-preserving Upscale effect, property linking, new snapping options and improvements, improved Cinema 4D integration, settings migration, bicubic sampling option in Transform effect, and more. Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, goto www.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the unique code provided inside this book. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training