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InDesign CS3 For Dummies
by Galen Gruman
The secrets of InDesign page layout — explained in plain English!
New to InDesign? Making the switch from QuarkXPress®? No worries — this easy-to-follow guide shows you how to master this electronic publishing tool, customize the interface, work with objects and graphics, calibrate color, create PDF files, and more. From pages, panels, and pictures to text, tabs, and tables, you’ll design and output like a pro every time!
- Set up a new publication
Create and use master pages
Add frames, lines, and colors
Manage chapters and books
Output your files
Import and place pictures
Photoshop CS3 For Dummies
by Peter Bauer
The secrets of digital image editing – explained in plain English!
Photoshop CS3 is a powerhouse, and here’s the fast and easy way to get up to speed on all the coolest features. This friendly guide helps you get images into Photoshop – and then turn them into dazzling works of art. You’ll see how to work in the right file formats, master the Brushes palette, get creative with filters, convert color to grayscale, and more!
- Adjust brightness, improve color, and fix flaws
- Take advantage of the Raw file format
- Composite images with layers and blending modes
- Automate your tasks with scripts and Actions
- Apply the new Smart Filters to Smart Objects
Word 2007 For Dummies
by Dan Gookin
- Dan Gookin’s For Dummies guides to Word have consistently led the pack, selling more than 1.7 million copies in previous editions
- The author’s irreverent sense of humor and crystal-clear prose make getting up to speed on Word a snap
- Thoroughly updated to cover Word’s new interface, new file format options, and new collaboration and connectivity features
- An essential resource for everyone who wants to hit the ground running with Word 2007 and make the most of all the new features
AutoCAD 2010 For Dummies
by David Byrnes
AutoCAD 2010 for Dummies helps you navigate the program, use the AutoCAD Design Center, create a basic layout and work with dimension, and put your drawings on the Internet. You’ll soon be setting up the AutoCAD environment, using the AutoCAD Ribbon, creating annotation and dimension drawings, exploring 3D models, and cruising comfortably through AutoCAD 2010.
- Understand object selection and learn all about commanding and selecting, one-by-one selection, and perfecting selecting
- Use the AutoCAD tool kit and learn to copy between drawings, manipulate images, and polish your properties
- Turn on your annotative objects and say more in multiline text
- Understand the anatomy of a dimension, then draw and edit your own
- Get up to speed on how to create block definitions, insert blocks, and more
- Discover techniques for setting up a layout in paper space
- Push the boundary of hatch and define hatch objects
- Learn to design in Web format and draw on the Internet
With AutoCAD, the only limits are your imagination. AutoCAD 2010 for Dummies prepares you to use this powerful software to design and document your ideas in 2D and 3D.
Excel 2010 For Dummies
by Greg Harvey
This friendly book gets you started with the basics of Excel 2010, such as creating a spreadsheet from scratch, selecting commands from the Ribbon, customizing the Quick Access toolbar, creating simple formulas, moving and copying data with drag and drop, using the AutoCorrect and AutoFill features, and more.
Navigate effectively — see how the Ribbon interface and the Backstage View give you access to all the tools you need for every task
Be a mover and a shaker — move and copy data with cut, copy, and paste or drag and drop
Summing up — total columns and rows of numbers with the AutoSum button
Making it pretty — format data tables, adjust column widths and row heights, hide columns and rows, and format with Styles or the Format Painter
Safety net — save your work and recover spreadsheets after a computer crash
Open the book and find:
What’s new in Excel 2010
How to surf an Excel 2010 worksheet and workbook
Instructions for entering data in a worksheet
Tips for keeping your data secure
How to enter and edit formulas with built-in functions
Tips for undoing or deleting data entry mistakes
Get comfortable with Excel 2010 and Backstage View
Create and edit spreadsheets
Format cells, create formulas, and fix data entry errors
Copy, cut, move, paste, or delete data
Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies
by Peter Weverka
Microsoft Office, the world’s leading productivity suite, has been updated with new tools. Veteran Office users as well as newcomers will need the comprehensive information in this bestselling All-in-One guide.
With a self-contained minibook devoted to each Office application plus minibooks on how Office works together and how you can expand its usefulness, Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies gets you up to speed and answers the questions you’ll have down the road.
- Microsoft Office is the office productivity suite used around the globe; nearly every business worker encounters it daily
- The 2010 revision will affect all applications in the suite
- Eight minibooks cover Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, Publisher, common Office tools, and ways to expand Office productivity
- Also covers the new online versions of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint as well as changes to the interface and new tools and techniques
Office 2010 All-in-One For Dummies makes it easy to learn to use Office and gets you up and running on all the changes and enhancements in Office 2010.
OS X Yosemite For Dummies
by Bob LeVitus
Updated and revised for the latest OS X release from Apple, OS X Yosemite For Dummies gives you fun, easy-to-understand coverage of the key features and tools needed to get the most out OS X. Inside, you’ll get up and running on OS X basics; customizing your workspace; working with the Dock; finding files with Spotlight; working with Mission Control and Launchpad; organizing your life with Calendar, Reminders, Notes, and Notifications; browsing the web with Safari; setting up, sending, and receiving e-mail; communicating through Messages; enjoying music, movies, and digital photos; writing documents with TextEdit; getting where you’re going with Maps; and much more.
Combining the power and stability of UNIX with Apple’s legendary elegance and style, OS X is the default operating system installed on every desktop and laptop computer sold by Apple. OS X Yosemite For Dummies clearly explains the ins and outs of Apple’s operating system in the straightforward but fun language that has defined the For Dummies series for more than twenty years.
- Richly illustrated in full color and updated to reflect the latest version of OS X
- Covers the key features and tools readers need to start using OS X
- Shows you how to use OS X to make your work and personal life more organized and fun
If you’re a first-time Apple consumer just switching over from a PC, or a beginner-to-intermediate Mac user upgrading to the newest version of OS X, this comprehensive and all-encompassing guide will have you whizzing around OS X like a pro in no time.
Chromebook For Dummies
by Mark LaFay
Are you the proud new owner of a Google Chromebook and a little—or a lot—intimidated by the technology? You’ve come to the right place! Chromebook For Dummies walks you through setting up the device, transitioning from traditional computers and working in the cloud, customizing Chromebook to suit your needs, navigating the apps and their uses, and applying advanced settings and features. Fear not: with the step-by-step guidance and helpful information inside, there’s no reason to break a sweat.
Chromebooks are affordable, fast, and sleek—and with Google driving the initiative, they’re impossible to ignore. So it’s no wonder they’re gaining popularity and enticing people from all walks of life to make the switch from a traditional PC or laptop. If you’re one of those people and want to make the most of your experience, this book is a practical user’s guide to all things Chromebook.
- Covers all Chromebooks on the market
- Provides coverage of all Chromebook features in an easy-to-follow manner
- Serves as the go-to reference for successfully using a Chromebook
- Includes step-by-step coverage of everything you’ll encounter with your Chromebook
If you’re a new or inexperienced user who wants to maximize the performance of your Google Chromebook, you’ll turn to this friendly guide time and again.
Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies
by Ed Tittel, Chris Minnick
Your full-color, friendly guide to getting started with HTML5 and CSS3!
HTML and CSS are essential tools for creating dynamic websites and help make your websites even more effective and unique. This friendly-but-straightforward guide gets you started with the basics of the latest versions of HTML and CSS: HTML5 and CSS3. Introducing you to the syntax and structure of the languages, this helpful guide shows you how to create and view a web page, explains ideal usage of HTML5 and CSS3, walks you through the CSS3 rules and style sheets, addresses common mistakes and explains how to fix them, and explores interesting HTML5 tools.
- Serves as an ideal introduction to HTML5 and CSS3 for beginners with little to no web development experience
- Details the capabilities of HTML5 and CSS3 and how to use both to create responsive, practical, and well-designed websites
- Helps you understand how HTML5 and CSS3 are the foundation upon which hundreds of millions of web pages are built
- Features full-color illustrations to enhance your learning process
Beginning HTML5 and CSS3 For Dummies is the perfect first step for getting started with the fundamentals of web development and design.
Web Design For Dummies
by Lisa Lopuck
Have a great idea for a web site but don’t know where or how to begin? Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition is an ideal starting point! Fully updated to cover the latest and the greatest in the world of web design, this fun-but-straightforward guide gets you caught up with everything you need to know to organize your ideas, create a template, start development, test to make sure everything is working properly, and launch your finished site. Packed with invaluable advice on incorporating social media aspects, linking content with social sites, and designing for mobile devices, this book will have you web designing like a pro in no time.
- Highlights the many significant changes in the world of web design since the previous edition, including the introduction of HTML5, new technologies for sharing media, mobile web design, and more
- Zeroes in on effectively using color, text, and navigation
- Reveals helpful advice for avoiding common pitfalls
- Details ways to connect with social sites like Twitter and Facebook
Web Design For Dummies, 3rd Edition goes beyond just making a basic web site and instead encourages you to create a site that is appealing, practical, and useful.