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Adobe Edge Animate: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

<p>Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You&#8217;ve come to the right guide. <i>Adobe Edge Animate: The Missing Manual</i> shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes all the code for you. With this book, you&#8217;ll be designing great-looking web elements in no time.</p>

Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

<p>Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You&#8217;ve come to the right guide. <i>Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual</i> shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes all the code for you. With this book, you&#8217;ll be designing great-looking web elements in no time.</p>

Adobe Edge Preview 5: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You've come to the right guide. Adobe Edge Preview 5: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 and JavaScript graphics with Adobe multimedia tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge writes all the code for you. With this book, you'll be designing great-looking web apps in no time. The important stuff you need to know: Get to know the workspace. Learn how Adobe Edge Preview 5 performs its magic. Create and import graphics. Make drawings with Edge's tools, or use art you designed in other programs. Work with text. Build menus, label buttons, provide instructions, and perform other tasks. Jump into animation. Master Edge's elements, properties, and timeline panels. Make it interactive. Use triggers and actions to give users control over their web experience. Peek behind the curtain. Understand how HTML and CSS documents work. Dig into JavaScript. Customize your projects by tweaking your code.

Digital Photography: The Missing Manual

by Barbara Brundage Chris Grover

Digital Photography: The Missing Manual helps you to take beautiful digital pictures -- of your baby, your trip to Paris, your new pet iguana--and then share the stunning results with your friends and family. Spiked with the advice and humor that are trademarks of the Missing Manual series, this book shows you how to: Master your digital camera. Learn how to use those mysterious buttons and modes to improve your pictures. Take memorable photos. Become a better photographer right away with a few simple tricks from the pros. Edit your photos to remove red eye, or crop out extraneous buildings. Add colors and effects not normally found in nature. Share your pictures using the best programs and Web sites for sharing your photos-in print, online, and via ESP. This is a great book for people who want to get started with digital photography but it's also perfect for those who need to increase the skills they already have. Intermediate digital photographers will love the tips and tricks from the pros and the helpful buying guides for those accessories they're ready to add. Note: This book is Windows-only. For Mac fans, iPhoto 6: The Missing Manual has a whole section on digital photography.

Dreamweaver CC: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover David Sawyer Mcfarland

Dreamweaver CC comes packed with features and a new, online-only home, but it still doesn't include a printed guide to working in the cloud or tapping the program's amazing features. That's where this Missing Manual comes in. With its jargon-free explanations and hands-on tutorials, you'll learn how to create every kind of website, from single-purpose static sites to interactive, multimedia-driven web dynamos. The important stuff you need to know: Soar in the cloud. Get features like dynamic software updates and foolproof file collaboration. Get clicking with HTML5. Insert new audio/video tags and more, using convenient one-click menu options. Improve your form. Quickly add HTML5 form elements like email addresses, web URLs, dates, and search fields. Design in style. Build beautiful pages with ease, using Dreamweaver's revamped CSS creation and editing tools. Enrich your characters. Get scores of new type choices with free Adobe-hosted Edge Web Fonts. Design once, and for all. Use improved fluid-grid layout features to create a responsive design that works across many devices. Build pages that pop. Use the wildly popular jQuery library and its user-interface toolkit, jQuery UI.

Flash CS3: The Missing Manual

by E. A. Vander Veer Chris Grover

Flash CS3 is the premier tool for creating web animations and interactive web sites, can be intimidating to learn. This entertaining reference tutorial provides a reader-friendly animation primer and a guided tour of all the program's tools and capabilities. Beginners will learn to use the software in no time, and experienced users will quickly take their skills to the next level. The book gives Flash users of all levels hands-on instructions to help them master: Special effects Morphing Adding audio and video Introducing interactivity And much more With Flash CS3: The Missing Manual you'll be able to turn an idea into a Flash animation, tutorial, or movie. This book will help you create online tutorials, training materials and full-blown presentations. It also teaches design principles throughout and helps you avoid elements that can distract or annoy an audience. This is the first new release of Flash since Adobe bought Macromedia, which means that it's the first version that will integrate easily with other Adobe products. It's a whole new ballgame when it comes to Flash, and Flash CS3: The Missing Manual offers you complete and objective coverage. It's the perfect companion to this powerful software.

Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iOS and Android apps with Flash CS5.5, but learning this complex program can be difficult--unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual, you'll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease. Learn animation basics. Discover how to turn simple ideas into stunning animations. Master Flash's tools. Learn the animation and effects tools with clear explanations and hands-on examples. Use 3D effects. Rotate objects and make them move in three dimensions. Create lifelike motion. Use the IK Bones tool to simulate realistic body movements and other linked motions. Build apps for tablets and smartphones. Create the next generation of iPhone, iPad, and Android apps. Add multimedia. Incorporate your own audio and video files into Flash. Create rich interactive animations. Dive into advanced interactivity with easy-to-learn ActionScript examples.

Flash CS6: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

<p>You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iPhone, iPad, and Android apps with Flash CS6, but learning this complex program can be difficult&#8212;unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With <i>Flash CS6: The Missing Manual</i>, you&#8217;ll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease.</p>

Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

If you want to learn to create 3-D models using Google SketchUp, this Missing Manual is the ideal place to start. Filled with step-by-step tutorials, this entertaining, reader-friendly guide will have you creating detailed 3-D objects, including building plans, furniture, landscaping plans -- even characters for computer games -- in no time. Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual offers a hands-on tour of the program, with crystal-clear instructions for using every feature and lots of real-world examples to help you pick up the practical skills you need. Learn to use the basic tools, build and animate models, and place your objects in Google Earth. With this book, you will: Learn your way around the SketchUp workspace, and explore the differences between working in 2-D and 3-D Build simple 3-D shapes, save them as reusable components, and use SketchUp's Outliner to show or hide them as you work Tackle a complicated model building with lots of detail, and discover timesaving tools for using many components Animate the model by creating an interior walkthrough of your building Dress up your model with realistic material shading and shadows, and place it in Google Earth It's easy to get started. Just download the program from Google.com, and follow the instructions in this book. You'll become a SketchUp master in a jiffy.

Office 2007: The Missing Manual

by Matthew Macdonald Chris Grover E. A. Vander Veer

Quickly learn the most useful features of Microsoft Office 2007 with our easy to read four-in-one guide. This fast-paced book gives you the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access so you can start using the new versions of these major Office applications right away. Unlike every previous version, Office 2007 offers a completely redesigned user interface for each program. Microsoft has replaced the familiar menus with a new tabbed toolbar (or "ribbon"), and added other features such as "live preview" that lets you see exactly what each option will look like in the document before you choose it. This is good news for longtime users who never knew about some amazing Office features because they were hidden among cluttered and outdated menus. Adapting to the new format is going to be a shock -- especially if you're a longtime user. That's where Office 2007: The Missing Manual comes in. Rather than present a lot of arcane detail, this quick & friendly primer teaches you how to work with the most-used Office features, with four separate sections covering the four programs. The book offers a walkthrough of Microsoft's redesigned Office user interface before taking you through the basics of creating text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases with:Clear explanations Step-by-step instructions Lots of illustrations Plenty of friendly advice It's a great way to master all 4 programs without having to stock up on a shelf-load of different books. This book has everything you need to get you up to speed fast. Office 2007: The Missing Manual is truly the book that should have been in the box.

Office 2007: The Missing Manual

by Matthew Macdonald Chris Grover E. A. Vander Veer

Quickly learn the most useful features of Microsoft Office 2007 with our easy to read four-in-one guide. This fast-paced book gives you the basics of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access so you can start using the new versions of these major Office applications right away. Unlike every previous version, Office 2007 offers a completely redesigned user interface for each program. Microsoft has replaced the familiar menus with a new tabbed toolbar (or "ribbon"), and added other features such as "live preview" that lets you see exactly what each option will look like in the document before you choose it. This is good news for longtime users who never knew about some amazing Office features because they were hidden among cluttered and outdated menus. Adapting to the new format is going to be a shock -- especially if you're a longtime user. That's where Office 2007: The Missing Manual comes in. Rather than present a lot of arcane detail, this quick and friendly primer teaches you how to work with the most-used Office features, with four separate sections covering the four programs. The book offers a walkthrough of Microsoft's redesigned Office user interface before taking you through the basics of creating text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and databases with: Clear explanations Step-by-step instructions Lots of illustrations Plenty of friendly advice It's a great way to master all 4 programs without having to stock up on a shelf-load of different books. This book has everything you need to get you up to speed fast. Office 2007: The Missing Manual is truly the book that should have been in the box.

Office 2011 for Macintosh: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

Office 2011 for Mac is easy to use, but to unleash its full power, you need to go beyond the basics. This entertaining guide not only gets you started with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the new Outlook for Mac, it also reveals useful lots of things you didn't know the software could do. Get crystal-clear explanations on the features you use most -- and plenty of power-user tips when you're ready for more. Take advantage of new tools. Navigate with the Ribbon, use SmartArt graphics, and work online with Office Web Apps. Create professional-looking documents. Use Word to craft beautiful reports, newsletters, brochures, and posters. Crunch numbers with ease. Assemble data, make calculations, and summarize the results with Excel. Stay organized. Set up Outlook to track your email, contacts, appointments, and tasks. Make eye-catching presentations. Build PowerPoint slideshows with video and audio clips, animations, and other features. Use the programs together. Discover how to be more productive and creative by drawing directly in Word documents, adding spreadsheets to your slides, and more.

Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

Whether you're aiming for YouTube videos or Hollywood-style epics, you need what Premiere Elements can't provide: crystal-clear guidance and real world know-how. This Missing Manual delivers. Packed with great ideas on how to spiff up your footage, this book helps you avoid the dreaded Help! I Never Do Anything With My Video syndrome. With this book, you'll learn how to use Premiere's two approaches to filmmaking: The quick-and-easy InstantMovie technique, and the classic, handcrafted approach for frame-by-frame editing with fine-tuned transitions, effects, and more. Premiere expert Chris Grover combines a touch of humor with insights, tips, and tricks culled from years of moviemaking experience to help you release your inner Scorsese. Create movies from start to finish with hands-on, step-by-step instructions Use InstantMovie to whip up a video ready for prime time Learn frame-by-frame editing to handcraft your story like the pros do Share your movie by saving it to disc, uploading it, or emailing it Add video effects that dazzle Use keyframes to precisely control cuts, special effects, and sound Tap Premiere's automated tools to analyze, organize, and rate your clips

Word 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

Fast-paced and easy to read, this concise book teaches you the basics of Word 2007 so you can start using the program right away. Not only will you learn how to work with Word's most useful features to create documents, format and edit text, share the results and more, you'll also discover how to go beyond basic documents to handle graphics, create page layouts, and use forms and tables. The new Word is radically different from previous versions, but with this convenient book, you can breeze through the new user interface and its timesaving features in no time with: Clear explanations Step-by-step instructions Lots of illustrations Larger type Plenty of friendly advice Word is used primarily for word processing, but there's more to this powerful program than meets the eye. It also offers a staggering array of advanced features that were once found only in page layout programs and graphics software. Many of these features are hidden among Word's cluttered menus, and even the pros can't find them all. For Word 2007, Microsoft redesigned the user interface completely, adding a tabbed toolbar that makes every feature easy to locate. Unfortunately, Microsoft's documentation is as poor as ever, so even if you find the features you need, you still may not know what to do with them. Word 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual helps you master Word's redesigned user interface and gives you exactly what you need to create unique, attractive and effective documents.

Word 2007: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover

Microsoft Word has grown considerably in power, sophistication and capability over the past decade, but one thing that hasn't changed since the early '90s is its user interface. The simple toolbar in version 2.0 has been packed with so many features since then that few users know where to find them all. Consequently, more and more people are looking for "insider" tips that will allow them to use these advanced and often hidden features. Microsoft has addressed this problem in Word 2007 by radically redesigning the user interface with a tabbed toolbar that makes every feature easy to locate and use. Unfortunately, Microsoft's documentation is as scant as ever, so even though you will be able to find advanced features, you might not know what to do with them. Word 2007: The Missing Manual , written specifically for this version of the software, explains basics like how to create documents, enter and edit text, format, print, and fax. You will will also learn how to create sophisticated page layouts, insert forms and tables, use graphics, and create book-length documents with outlines and Master Documents. Coverage also includes how to share documents with other people and programs, create web pages, automate documents with fields, and automate tasks with macros and the Visual Basic scripting language. This book shows you how to do it all.

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