From the Back Cover
Adobe PageMaker has long been one of the leading professional page layout tools available to desktop publishers. With the release of Version 6.5, Adobe has added breakthrough new layout capabilities that significantly improve how documents can be structured, and it has added all new online publishing features. Version 6.5 also adopts the new look and feel that Adobe has been creating for all their products and includes a newly revised interface, new menus, and new keyboard shortcuts.
This guide is the easiest way for newcomers to learn the basics of PageMaker. It is also the fastest way for experienced PageMaker users to get up to speed with all the new features of Version 6.5. The book covers PageMaker basics, such as creating a document, setting preferences, and more. It moves on to explore working with type, graphics, and layout in PageMaker. New users learn how to work with text, define and use styles, place images, work with Photoshop and Illustrator, and more.
Experienced PageMaker users will use the Visual QuickStart Guide to learn all the new keyboard shortcuts, as well as the new features, such as using document-wide layers, automatic layout adjustment, the enhanced polygon tool, and new color publishing options. All users will be excited by the new online publishing features including the hyperlinks palette and extensive support for electronic delivery in HTML format and in Adobe PDF format.
- The easiest, most inexpensive way to learn this popular page layout program
- PageMakerÕs new interface, menus, and keyboard shortcuts mean that experienced users and newcomers alike need a handy reference book
- Covers new Web publishing capabilities including the hyperlinks palette and enhanced HTML features
About the Author
Ted Alspach is considered one of the industry's leading experts on graphics and desktop publishing, and has been a featured speaker at several conferences, including MacWorld Expo, Seybold Seminars, and the 1996 Adobe Internet Conferences, where he spoke on Acrobat. He is the author of several books, including MacWorld Illustrator 6 Bible (IDG), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Photoshop (Que), and The Complete Idiot's Guide to QuarkXpress (Que).