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Photoshop Elements 8 All-in-One for Dummies

Improve your photos with the exciting new version of Photoshop Elements
Photoshop Elements has come a long way from its early days as Photoshop’s low-end cousin. Now a feature-rich editing program popular with professionals as well as hobbyist photographers, Elements boasts versatile tools and capabilities. With these self-contained minibooks, you’ll learn to make the most of every feature of Photoshop Elements 8.

You’ll get started by setting up your Elements environment and learn how to launch, navigate, and personalize the program. You’ll then gradually progress to working with Camera Raw, resolution, layers, masks, color modes, files formats, and more. This All-in-One guide shows you how to make your photos better with Photoshop Elements 8 and inspires you to share your hard work with photo books, calendars, online albums, galleries, prints, and more.

Shows you how to set up your environment for Photoshop Elements 8, the newest version of the affordably- priced photo-editing program
Explains how to import and export image files and offers advice on picking file formats
Walks you through using the selection tools and shows you what the Pencil and Brush tools can do
Demonstrates cool things to do with type
Addresses how and why to create a Photoshop.com account

Maximize every element of Photoshop Elements 8 with this friendly guide by your side.

Macs For Dummies 8th Edition

The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it.
Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions. The revised eighth edition covers
– Basics for beginners
– Setting up your printer
– Working with OS X
– Getting online and using e-mail
– Creating and saving documents
– Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie
– What to do if things go wrong

Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide. You’ll discover how to
– Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock
– Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web
– Use all the basic software programs and work with files
– Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto
– Share your Mac or set up a home network
– Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more

With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!

Macs for Dummies 8th Edition

The Mac is famous for its user-friendliness. Maybe that’s why you bought one in the first place. But to make the most of all its marvelous capabilities, you’ll be glad to have an equally friendly resource to help you use it.
Written by the renowned New York Times technology columnist David Pogue, Macs For Dummies has long been the bestselling Mac book because it provides just what you need to know to get the best performance from your Mac. And like the Mac itself, this book is easy to use, with plain-English explanations and step-by-step instructions.

The revised eighth edition covers

Basics for beginners
Setting up your printer
Working with OS X
Getting online and using e-mail
Creating and saving documents
Using iTunes, iPhoto, and iMovie
What to do if things go wrong
Whether this is your first computer or you’ve just upgraded to OS X, you’ll find help when you need it in this handy guide.

You’ll discover how to

Set up your Mac, connect printers and other devices, and navigate the desktop and Dock
Establish an account with an Internet service provider, set up e-mail, and start surfing the Web
Use all the basic software programs and work with files
Edit home movies with iMovie, download music and use iTunes, burn CDs and DVDs, and edit images with iPhoto
Share your Mac or set up a home network
Perform basic Mac maintenance, find and fix problems, upgrade your Mac, and more

With Macs For Dummies, 8th Edition by your side, you’ll be prepared to take advantage of every exciting feature that Mac and OS X have to offer. Before you know it, you’ll be living the digital lifestyle, cruising the Internet like a pro, printing documents and photos—and even getting some work done!

HTML 4 for Dummies 5th Edition

Are you fascinated by the look and design of Web pages? Do you wish that you had the knowledge and skills to create a great looking Web site? Whether you’re an up-and-coming Web designer or just an enthusiastic hobbyist, you are probably using HTML, the standard authoring language for the Internet. HTML 4 For Dummies, now in its 5th edition, will show you the basics of working with this language as well as advanced skills for all-around knowledge.
HTML is used to create Web documents. As a standard issued by the World Wide Web Consortium, it is used by almost everyone to create and edit Web pages. HTML is capable of:

– Creating a Web site
– Inserting designs to a Web page
– Running on both PCs and Macs

The new edition of HTML 4 For Dummies contains nearly 50% more content than its previous editions, and covers a wide range of material, including: Planning a Web site to avoid underperformance

– Creating and viewing a Web page
– Working with text, tables, lists, and links
– Adding style to your page with images, colors, and fonts
– Managing layout
– Controlling positioning and appearance using CSS
– Integrating scripts with HTML
– Designing an eBay auction page
– Helpful advices and tips, as well as warnings about pitfalls

Complete with a 6-page tear-out colored reference sheet, HTML 4 For Dummies is the most comprehensive HTML guide yet. Written by a computer expert and author of over 120 books, including the previous editions of the bestselling HTML 4 For Dummies, this straightforward, fun guide will aid you through making and editing beautiful Web pages.