Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies
Author: Andy Cowitt
The future looks bright for Web developers! With Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium, you now have fantastic tools that enable you to create a wide array of content and graphics to deploy on a Web site that is dynamic and easy to maintain.
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies is a hands-on, easy-to-understand guide to the main features in all the CS3 Web development products. The no-nonsense approach is designed to help you build Web sites by covering the basics of each program—Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Flash, Contribute, and Acrobat—as well as the new features in a clear and concise minibook. You get all the expert guidance you need to:
• Choose the right tools for the job
• Create basic HTML Web pages
• Punch up your pages with forms and frames in Dreamweaver
• Save Photoshop images for print and the Web
• Work with text, shapes, and images in Fireworks
• Understand page layout
• Use layers, filters, and effects in Illustrator
• Work with animation, sound, and video in Flash
• Add interactivity to PDF files in Acrobat
• Integrate Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, and Contribute with other Adobe products
• Tackle advanced concepts
• And much, much more!
This friendly guide doesn’t just cover all the new tools in the Suite; it also offers you a primer on Web design as well as insight into how the Suite influences design. Complete with helpful hints on securing your work, Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premium All-in-One DeskReference For Dummies is your one-stop guide to making the most of the Suite and developing for the Web quickly and easily!
Table of Contents:Introduction.
Book I: Dreamweaver CS3.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Dreamweaver CS3.
Chapter 2: Creating Basic Web Pages.
Chapter 3: Creating and Using Dreamweaver Sites.
Chapter 4: Punching Up Your Pages with Forms and Frames.
Chapter 5: Laying Out Pages with AP Divs and AP Elements.
Chapter 6: Advanced Web Page Design Techniques.
Chapter 7: Adding Interactivity with Spry.
Book II: Photoshop CS3.
Chapter 1: Exploring New Features in Photoshop CS3.
Chapter 2: Getting into Photoshop CS3 Basics.
Chapter 3: Messing with Mode Matters.
Chapter 4: Creating a Selection.
Chapter 5: Using the Photoshop Pen Tool.
Chapter 6: Thinking about Resolution Basics.
Chapter 7: Creating a Good Image.
Chapter 8: Working with Painting and Retouching Tools.
Chapter 9: Using Layers.
Chapter 10: Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web.
Book III: Fireworks CS3.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Fireworks CS3.
Chapter 2: Fireworks CS3 Basics.
Chapter 3: Working with Text, Shapes, and Images.
Chapter 4: Transforming Text, Shapes, and Images.
Chapter 5: The Power of Layers and Frames.
Chapter 6: Slicing Up Content for the Web.
Chapter 7: Advanced Fireworks CS3 Tools.
Book IV: Illustrator CS3.
Chapter 1: What’s New in Adobe Illustrator CS3?
Chapter 2: Discovering Illustrator CS3.
Chapter 3: Using the Selection Tools.
Chapter 4: Creating Basic Shape.
Chapter 5: Using the Pen Tool and Placing Images.
Chapter 6: Using Type in Illustrator.
Chapter 7: Organizing Your Illustrations.
Chapter 8: Using Layers.
Chapter 9: Livening Up Illustrations with Color.
Chapter 10: Using the Transform and Distortions Tools.
Chapter 11: Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools.
Chapter 12: Using Filters and Effects.
Chapter 13: Using Your Illustrator Images.
Book V: Flash CS3.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Adobe Flash CS3.
Chapter 2: Using the Graphics Tools.
Chapter 3: Working with Symbols.
Chapter 4: Making Your Life Easier with Layers.
Chapter 5: Creating Animation.
Chapter 6: Adding Sound and Video.
Chapter 7: Publishing Movies.
Chapter 8: Using Flash’s Components.
Book VI: Contribute CS3.
Chapter 1: Introduction to Contribute CS3.
Chapter 2: Basics for Contributors.
Chapter 3: Contribute CS3 Administration.
Book VII: Acrobat 8.
Chapter 1: Discovering Essential Acrobat Information.
Chapter 2: Creating PDF Files.
Chapter 3: Adding Interactivity to PDF Files.
Chapter 4: Editing and Extracting Text and Graphics.
Chapter 5: Using Commenting and Annotation Tools.
Chapter 6: Securing Your PDF Files.
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