Introduction

Adobe software has always been highly respected for creative design and development. Adobe creates programs that allow you to produce amazing designs and creations with ease. The Adobe Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Design Premium is the company's latest release of sophisticated and professionallevel software that bundles many separate programs as a suite. Each program in the suite works individually, or you can integrate the programs by using Version Cue, the Adobe work management software that helps keep track of revisions and edits, and Adobe Bridge, an independent program that helps you control file management with thumbnails and metadata and other organizational tools.

You can use the Adobe CS5 Design Premium programs to create a wide range of products, from illustrations, page layouts, and professional documents to Web sites and photographic manipulations. Integrating the CS5 programs extends the possibilities for you as a designer. Don't worry about the programs being too difficult to figure out — just come up with your ideas and start creating!

About This Book

Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is written in a thorough and fun way to show you the basic steps of how to use each program included in the suite. You find out how to use each program individually and how to work with the programs together, letting you extend your projects even further. You find out just how easy it is to use the programs by following simple steps so that you can discover ...

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