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Typography is the foundation of all graphic design. And if there's one sure way to improve as a graphic designer, it's to become more confident and more sophisticated in your use of type. This fully updated fourth edition is a comprehensive guide to creating professional type with Adobe InDesign. It covers micro and macro typography concepts, from understanding the nuance of a single spacing width to efficiently creating long and complex documents. InDesign Type shows not just how to use InDesign's extensive type features, but why certain approaches are preferable to others, and how to avoid common mistakes. Whether you're creating a single-page flyer or a thousand-page catalog, whether your documents will be printed or viewed on screen, InDesign Type is an invaluable resource for getting the most out of InDesign's typographic toolset. InDesign Type provides: - An exclusive focus on the typographic capabilities of InDesign - Complete coverage of macro and micro typography in InDesign - Clear, engaging explanations of the why and the how of good typography
Harness the power of Adobe InDesign's data merge and style panel. Whether you're creating custom mail-outs or other mail-merge needs, familiarize yourself with this powerful InDesign panel in this in-depth, step-by-step guide. This book shows you how to easily create, edit, and print data merged documents that match specific branding and style guidelines. You'll learn how to combine MS Excel to create a faster workflow and quickly turn your Adobe InDesign CC 2017 files into printer-ready files. In this book, we'll also take a look at how to apply paragraph and character styles to your text and how you can alter formatting using Global Regular Expressions Print (GREPs). With Data Merge and Styles for Adobe InDesign CC 2017 as your guide, you'll see how to save time and money by learning all the peculiarities and powerful features of Adobe InDesign data merge. By the end of this book, you'll be able to streamline your workflow and avoid using MS Word's mail merge and back-and-forth edits. What You'll Learn Create custom print media with text styles using Adobe InDesign CC 2017 Work with GREPs in conjunction with Character and Paragraph Styles to customize data Build a numbering sequence for tickets Create single and multiple data merges Who This Book Is For Students, graphic designers, and corporate administrators who need to create documents for events.
This guide describes the self-publishing process in an easy-to-follow manner. After defining what self-publishing is, it outlines the essential considerations you will face as a self-publishing author. First, it walks you through the top five goals of most authors. Then it addresses the manuscript plan, followed by editing, design, publishing, distribution, and marketing. These nine short chapters will quickly teach you how to self-publish your title calmly and successfully.
Comprehensive, cross-platform, DIY guide to the creation of a wide range of graphic effects: from the scanning and manipulation of photographs to exciting 3D graphics and the creative use of typography. Benefit from a design professional's experience, not the software vendors!Part one leads you through a summary of the rapid advances in graphic design software and hardware now available to the PC or Mac user, followed by a structured overview of the rich array of resources to the digital designer in the form of drawing, painting and 3D applications, clipart, photolibraries, scanned images, digital photographs and new Internet sources.Part Two is structured in the form of a series of Workshop sessions. Each session explains in simple language the methods and techniques used to create the wide variety of over 300 graphic design examples included in the book. The examples are based on a wide range of popular PC and Mac applications, covering vector drawing, painting, scanning, photoeditng, use of special effect filters and the creation of 3D effects.Ken Pender is a freelance graphic arts professional. He has also worked for 25 years with IBM and was Manager of their European Computer Integrated Manufacturing Technology Centre in Germany.
This book presents direct and concise explanations and examples to many LaTeX syntax and structures, allowing students and researchers to quickly understand the basics that are required for writing and preparing book manuscripts, journal articles, reports, presentation slides and academic theses and dissertations for publication. Unlike much of the literature currently available on LaTeX, which takes a more technical stance, focusing on the details of the software itself, this book presents a user-focused guide that is concerned with its application to everyday tasks and scenarios. It is packed with exercises and looks at topics like formatting text, drawing and inserting tables and figures, bibliographies and indexes, equations, slides, and provides valuable explanations to error and warning messages so you can get work done with the least time and effort needed. This means LaTeX in 24 Hours can be used by students and researchers with little or no previous experience with LaTeX to gain quick and noticeable results, as well as being used as a quick reference guide for those more experienced who want to refresh their knowledge on the subject.
Benchmark Series: Microsoft Word 2016: Desktop Publishing offers comprehensive coverage and practice with illustrated, step-by-step instruction in advanced Word techniques. Students are taught design concepts that are reinforced throught the chapter including focus, balance, directional flow, contrast, proportion, and consistency. Assessments challenge students and test their abilities to re-create files and solve problems independently. Includes coverage of Windows 10! New, stronger focus on Microsoft Word Access data files and end-of-chapter exercises through the student eBook Student eBook includes links to: Presentation videos with audio support Glossary Concepts Check matching exercises Recheck quizzes Skills Assessment projects that allow students to reflect on the work completed in the chapter Visual Benchmark projects that provide students additional assessment opportunities with fewer instructions Case Study projects that allow students to apply chapter concepts without any formatting instructions Check Your Work PDF model answers so students can compare their work as they progress through chapter projects Tutorials that offer a review of skills students should have mastered in Word prior to learning the advanced Word skills
Benchmark Series: Microsoft Word 2016: Desktop Publishing offers comprehensive coverage and practice with illustrated, step-by-step instruction in advanced Word techniques. Students are taught design concepts that are reinforced throught the chapter including focus, balance, directional flow, contrast, proportion, and consistency. Assessments challenge students and test their abilities to re-create files and solve problems independently. Includes coverage of Windows 10.