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Adobe InDesign CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise

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Chapter OneGetting Started with InDesign

InDesign is a powerful page layout program renowned for its ease of use, precision, and integration with other applications in the Adobe Creative Suite. Hallmark features of InDesign include professional type and graphics handling, drawing tools, transparency, and Adobe Photoshop effects. Expert preflight tools help you prevent possible output problems when working on print publications. For online publications, you can export InDesign files that contain movies, sounds, and interactivity as media-rich PDFs and—new to InDesign CS4—you can export interactive SWF files. With powerful creative tools and flexible workflow features at their fingertips, graphic designers around the globe use InDesign to ...

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