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InDesign type : professional typography with Adobe InDesign

Author: Nigel French; Adobe Systems.
Publisher: [Berkeley, Calif.] : Peachpit, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Adobe In Design is the world's premier page-layout tool, and its user-friendly yet sophisticated typographic controls are a big reason why. This updated edition of Nigel French's InDesign Type--the first book to focus exclusively on the typographic features of InDesign--provides a comprehensive overview of the application's vast array of type capabilities, from the basics of character-level formatting to strategies
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel French; Adobe Systems.
ISBN: 9780321685360 0321685369
OCLC Number: 609530815
Description: x, 277 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Getting started --
Getting type on your page --
Character formats --
Leading --
Letterspacing, tracking, and kerning --
Small (but important) details --
Alignment --
Paragraph indents and spacing --
Breaking (and not breaking) words, lines, paragraphs, and pages --
Tabs, tables, and lists --
Drop caps --
Global formatting with styles --
Working with text wraps --
Pages, margins, columns, and grids.
Responsibility: Nigel French.

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Adobe In Design is the world's premier page-layout tool, and its user-friendly yet sophisticated typographic controls are a big reason why. This updated edition of Nigel French's InDesign Type--the first book to focus exclusively on the typographic features of InDesign--provides a comprehensive overview of the application's vast array of type capabilities, from the basics of character-level formatting to strategies for designing complex layouts using grids. With practical examples, loads of tips, and a wealth of illustrations, InDesign Type offers guiding principles for how to get the best-looking type in the most efficient way possible. InDesign Type is a rich resource for anyone who wants to master the fine points of typography and works with Adobe InDesign.

"InDesign Type is a must have resource for anyone working with type. Nigel's friendly tone and style will teach you the nuance, details, and craft of professional typography while simultaneously showing you how to leverage all the typography" features of InDesign."--Michael Ninness Former Adobe InDesign Senior Product Manager VP of Content, Lynda.com --Book Jacket.

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