Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies 2nd Edition

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7 Books in one!

Get creative with Adobe tools!

Adobe’s Creative Cloud is the most comprehensive suite of design tools on the market, and this book prepares you to take advantage of each one. Want to edit photos with Photoshop or create original art using Illustrator? Organize creative assets with layouts in InDesign and protect documents with Acrobat Pro? These seven self-contained minibooks help you do it all. Pick what you want to do first, and let’s go!

7 Books Inside…

Adobe Creative Cloud Basics
Photoshop® CC
Bridge® CC
Illustrator® CC
InDesign® CC
Acrobat® Pro
Adobe XD
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7 Books in one!

Get creative with Adobe tools!

Adobe’s Creative Cloud is the most comprehensive suite of design tools on the market, and this book prepares you to take advantage of each one. Want to edit photos with Photoshop or create original art using Illustrator? Organize creative assets with layouts in InDesign and protect documents with Acrobat Pro? These seven self-contained minibooks help you do it all. Pick what you want to do first, and let’s go!

About the Author
Jennifer Smith is a user experience consultant, designer, educator, mentor, and author of more than a dozen books on digital imaging and web publishing. She has advised numerous companies on design projects and works on various platforms and devices. Christopher Smith is president of the American Graphics Institute. He is the author of more than ten books on web, interactive, and print publishing technology, including many of the Adobe official training guides.

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