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Take Control of Font Problems in Mac OS X, Tiger Edition

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Take Control of Font Problems in Mac OS X, Tiger Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 29-MAY-2007

Insert Date: 13-JUL-2007

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Are you suffering from a mysterious font problem in Mac OS X Tiger? Help is at hand, with troubleshooting steps and real-world advice for solving problems fast. If you've experienced seemingly inexplicable trouble with characters displaying incorrectly, being unable to type a particular character, fonts missing from Font menus, confusing behavior in Microsoft and Adobe programs, Font Book crashing, or Character Palette misbehaving, turn to font expert Sharon Zardetto Aker for help. Bonus! This ebook includes over $65 of coupons.Read this ebook to find the answers to questions such as: How...

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Adobe® InDesign CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

Adobe® InDesign CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

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Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 17-MAY-2007

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Build your InDesign expertise,one technique at a time. In Adobe InDesign CS3 How-Tos, authors John Cruise and Kelly Kordes Anton bring you 100 carefully selected techniques to help you get right to work in InDesign, the world’s most powerful page layout program. Their strategy is to focus on those features you’re most likely to use, showcasing each in a clearly explained, well-illustrated, stand-alone technique—complete with a relevant hint or two. These bite-sized lessons offer a great way to learn just what you need to know when you need it, exploring the program in a way, and at a pace,...

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Adobe® InDesign® CS3 Classroom in a Book®

Adobe® InDesign® CS3 Classroom in a Book®

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Publisher: Adobe Press

Publication Date: 23-APR-2007

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This thorough, self-paced guide to Adobe InDesign CS3 is ideal for beginning users who want to master the key features of this program, while readers who already have some experience with InDesign can use this book to familiarize themselves with InDesign CS3's newest features. Using step-by-step, project-based lessons, each chapter contains a project that builds upon the reader's growing knowledge of the program, while review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce the most important skills learned in each lesson. The companion CD contains all the assets readers will need to work...

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Pause & Effect: The Art of Interactive Narrative

Pause & Effect: The Art of Interactive Narrative

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 10-SEP-2002

Insert Date: 28-FEB-2007

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Interactive narrative is the cornerstone for many forms of digital media: web sites, interface design, gaming environments, and even artificial intelligence. In Pause & Effect, Mark Stephen Meadows examines the intersection of storytelling, visual art, and interactivity. He takes the key principles from these areas and applies them to the design, architecture, and development of successful interactive narrative. This provocative book will appeal to designers with its edgy aesthetic and artistic sensibility. Striking graphic and typographic imagery complement unique design features that...

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Real World Mac OS X Fonts

Real World Mac OS X Fonts

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 12-SEP-2006

Insert Date: 03-FEB-2007

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As someone who works with fonts every day, you need to know exactly how fonts work in Mac OS X. Long-time Mac author Sharon Zardetto Aker has the answers you need, explaining where your fonts reside, why they are there, and what to do about duplication and long Font menus. Once that’s under control, you’ll learn things like the ins and outs of different font installation methods; how to use Font Book to manage, validate, and organize fonts; ways of dealing with legacy Mac OS 9 fonts; and how to make the most of character-rich Unicode fonts. And to help with those maddening font problems,...

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Dynamic Media: Music, Video, Animation, and the Web in Adobe PDF

Dynamic Media: Music, Video, Animation, and the Web in Adobe PDF

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 26-DEC-2006

Insert Date: 14-JAN-2007

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Flash animation, music and videos, virtual reality 3D, and more—in a PDF? Yes! Acrobat documents “converged” with audio, video, and interactive content— it’s the wave of the future and it’s called rich media. Do you want to get your video and audio content out into the world in a more convenient way than on the Web? Are you looking for a way to share rich-media content with the broadest possible range of readers? Print publishers, advertisers, educators, and anyone else who’s ready to leverage the power of PDF and Adobe Reader can benefit from learning about the possibilities of this new...

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Automating InDesign with Regular Expressions

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Automating InDesign with Regular Expressions

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 01-NOV-2006

Insert Date: 02-JAN-2007

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<div><p> If you need to make automated changes to InDesign documents beyond what basic search and replace can handle, you need regular expressions, and a bit of scripting to make them work. This Short Cut explains both how to write regular expressions, so you can find and replace the right things, and how to use them in InDesign specifically. </p></div>...

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QuarkXPress 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

QuarkXPress 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 28-DEC-2006

Insert Date: 25-DEC-2006

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This handy Visual QuickStart Guide offers the quickest way to begin working with QuarkXPress 7, including all the new graphic effects, Job Jackets, expanded output options, and other great workflow enhancements. In these pages, best-selling authors and veteran educators Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas use task-based, step-by-step instruction and loads of visual aids to provide a solid base of skills in QuarkXPress 7. Progressing from the basics of planning and designing layouts, working with text, and creating and importing graphics to more advanced topics like exporting documents as Web...

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Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process: Strategies for Print and New Media Designers

Hot-Wiring Your Creative Process: Strategies for Print and New Media Designers

By: Curt Cloninger

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 03-OCT-2006

Insert Date: 04-NOV-2006

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Design philosophies can be useful, but inspiration, creative strategies, and efficient work habits are what really get the job done. Designer, instructor, and author Curt Cloninger provides a multitude of strategies, tools, and practices that readers can use to inject a big dose of creativity into just about any design project. With illustrations drawn from 20th-century French philosophy, medieval manuscripts, punkrock posters, and more, Curt’s innovative text introduces readers to his personal toolkit for hot-wiring the creative process. You’ll learn strategies to: • Recognize and...

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ZAG: The Number-One Strategy of High-Performance Brands

ZAG: The Number-One Strategy of High-Performance Brands

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 20-SEP-2006

Insert Date: 26-OCT-2006

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"When everybody zigs, zag," says Marty Neumeier in this fresh view of brand strategy. ZAG follows the ultra-clear "whiteboard overview" style of the author’s first book, THE BRAND GAP, but drills deeper into the question of how brands can harness the power of differentiation. The author argues that in an extremely cluttered marketplace, traditional differentiation is no longer enough—today companies need “radical differentiation” to create lasting value for their shareholders and customers. In an entertaining 3-hour read you’ll learn: - why me-too brands are doomed to fail - how to "read"...

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Analog In, Digital Out: Brendan Dawes on Interaction Design

Analog In, Digital Out: Brendan Dawes on Interaction Design

By: Brendan Dawes

Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 06-SEP-2006

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Creativity is an innate human impulse, many people believe, something we’re born with but too often “grow out of” as adult lives make more and more demands. Fortunately for us, the creative drive continues to run strong in legendary designer Brendan Dawes. Habitually alert to the happy accident, and possessed of highly eclectic interests and a quirky wit, he has happened into his perfect career. Around this habit–call it a philosophy–of asking, “Why does this have to be this way? What if . . .,” Dawes has built magneticNorth, an acclaimed Web and interaction design practice, based in...

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Scripting InDesign with JavaScript

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Scripting InDesign with JavaScript

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 25-AUG-2006

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InDesign provides a powerful set of tools for producing beautiful documents. While you can certainly do all your work by hand through InDesign's graphical interface, there are many times when it's much easier to write a script. Once you've automated a task, you can run it over the whole document, ensuring consistency, or just when you need it, simplifying and speeding your layout process. All it takes is a bit of JavaScript knowledge and a willingness to explore InDesign's programming features. (This version covers only InDesign CS2. For coverage of InDesign CS3 and CS4, see the version...

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Design to Sell

Design to Sell

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Publisher: Microsoft Press

Publication Date: 15-MAR-2006

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Not a designer? Don’t have a big marketing budget? Now you can design effective marketing materials yourself with this guide written by best-selling author and design expert Roger C. Parker. This one-stop guide to marketing gives you the basics for creating effective messages and step-by-step instruction for using Publisher 2003 to design compelling, easy-to-read marketing materials that deliver your message successfully. Even if you’re not a designer or you have no marketing experience, you’ll get expert advice and learn how to: • Develop a market empathy, think like your market, and...

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Robin Williams Design Workshop Second Edition

Robin Williams Design Workshop Second Edition

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 10-AUG-2006

Insert Date: 24-SEP-2006

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Learn design theory and practical know-how from the award-winning author/design team, Robin Williams and John Tollett! Robin Williams introduced design and typographic principles to legions of readers with her best-selling Non-Designer's book series. Now she and designer/co-author John Tollett take you to the next level of creative design with practical advice and lessons in composition, visual impact, and design challenges. Presented in Robin and John's signature style—writing that is so crystal clear, it's accessible to absolutely anyone—and illustrated with hundreds of full-color...

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Real World Print Production

Real World Print Production

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 25-JUL-2006

Insert Date: 16-SEP-2006

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Translating inspiration to the printed page has always been a challenge. The advent of desktop publishing granted new levels of power and control to the layout artist and graphic designer, but it hasn’t eliminated the traditional pitfalls. In fact, it’s introduced a few new ones. Sometimes managing the disparate elements of fonts, images, colors, and more, while dealing with the quirks of various layout applications makes even the bravest designer and production editor long for the hands-on days of moveable type. Creating a great layout on your monitor is only half the battle; how do you make...

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Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2

Real World: Adobe Creative Suite 2

By: Sandee Cohen; Steve Werner

Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 09-JUN-2006

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Adobe's Creative Suite offers a powerful unified design environment that includes Photoshop CS2, Illustrator CS 2, InDesign CS2, GoLive CS2 and Acrobat 7.0. Problem is, you've still got to learn the thing, and learn it well: Your job, after all, depends on it. No one understands that better than the authors of this book, who draw on their own real-world professional knowledge to deliver all the industrial-strength production techniques and timesaving tips you need to start creating print and web projects with the Creative Suite 2 in record time. You'll find everything you need here to...

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Inside/Outside: From the Basics to the Practice of Design, Second Edition

Inside/Outside: From the Basics to the Practice of Design, Second Edition

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 27-JUN-2006

Insert Date: 19-AUG-2006

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Renowned artist and design legend Malcolm Grear has permanently shaped the design world with his work, lecturing, writing and teaching. Grear approaches design by looking at the inner parts of an object, process, or idea in order to understand the whole. He believes that form and structure are the underpinnings of effective design, which stands contrary to the reductive approach taught in most modern design education. Deftly and sparingly capturing the essence of his subject matter, Grear offers unique insight into the design process with images and forms drawn from nature, typography,...

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InDesign Production Cookbook

InDesign Production Cookbook

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Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.

Publication Date: 28-NOV-2005

Insert Date: 08-AUG-2006

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Whether you're an experienced designer using InDesign at a fairly advanced level or a desktop publishing beginner new to InDesign-or making the transition from QuarkXPress-you'll find InDesign Production Cookbook chock-full of practical information, with quick solutions to real-world layout challenges. The book covers the very latest features in Adobe InDesign CS2 for Windows and Macintosh, including tips on using the program with Bridge within Adobe Creative Suite 2. Unlike the traditional "bible" approach to learning new software, InDesign Production Cookbook's unique combination of...

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The Brand Gap

The Brand Gap

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Publisher: New Riders

Publication Date: 04-AUG-2005

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THE BRAND GAP is the first book to present a unified theory of brand-building.  Whereas most books on branding are weighted toward either a strategic or creative approach, this book shows how both ways of thinking can unite to produce a “charismatic brand”—a brand that customers feel is essential to their lives. In an entertaining two-hour read you’ll learn: • the new definition of brand • the five essential disciplines of brand-building • how branding is changing the dynamics of competition • the three most powerful questions to ask about any brand • why collaboration is the key to...

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Before & After’s Graphics for Business

Before & After’s Graphics for Business

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Publisher: Peachpit Press

Publication Date: 07-APR-2005

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As the founder of the very first desktop publishing company (PageLab) and the publisher of Before and After magazine, John McWade knows graphics. He also knows business–and the depth of that knowledge comes through in every page of this handsome primer on creating effective business graphics! In these pages, a master of the medium shows you how to use today's tools to create business graphics that communicate your business's identity in a variety of forms. From creating charts, graphs, calendars, and maps to designing newsletters, creating various types of stationery, coming up with an...