Beyond The Mac is Not a Typewriter

More Typographic Insights and Secrets

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Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 222

View: 2631

Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations

The Mac is Not a Typewriter

A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Macintosh

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Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780201782639

Category: Computers

Page: 88

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Covers punctuation, special characters, accent marks, fonts, tabs, indentations, widows and orphans, hyphenations, line breaks, linespacing, justified text, and typeface combinations.

The PC is Not a Typewriter

A Style Manual for Creating Professional-level Type on Your Personal Computer

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Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780938151494

Category: Computers

Page: 92

View: 9746

Describes techniques for professional-level typesetting specifically tailored for the IBM PC and compatibles

Mac OS X Tiger For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471751380

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 4351

Mac OS X just keeps getting better! The newest cat in the pack, 10.4 Tiger, has new bells and whistles and terrific updates that make it even easier and more fun to use, which is why you won’t want to miss out on the helpful guidance this book has to offer. Written by “Dr. Mac” himself, veteran Macintosh expert Bob LeVitus, Mac OS X Tiger For Dummies is perfect whether you’re brand-new to the Mac or you’re a longtime Mac-thusiast. You’ll find sections on Basic Mac usage, including keyboard and mouse, menus, windows, the Dock, saving and backing up files, and getting around OS X Internet ins and outs, how to print from your Mac, and the how and why of System Preferences How to set up a network, share files, and troubleshoot problems Step-by-step installation instructions for OS X, and a lot more Bob LeVitus reaches over a million readers weekly with his “Dr. Mac” column in the Houston Chronicle, and his books have sold more than a million copies worldwide. In this one, he helps you Find your way around the new Finder, go Web surfing with the cool new Safari browser, and search smarter with Spotlight Use Preferences to personalize your system for the way you work Handle removable media, including CDs, DVDs, and even classic devices like zip drives Manage files, use file sharing, and protect your precious data —painlessly Take advantage of Dashboard widgets, navigate nested folders, and make the most of Tiger With the friendly and expert advice in this book, you’ll tame the Tiger in no time. Then, when you’re ready to delve deeper into some of the specific applications like digital media, check out other For Dummies guides, including iLife '04 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (ISBN 0-7645-7347-0).

Non-Designer's Collection

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Author: Robin Williams,John Tollett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321392374

Category: Computers

Page: 3

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Three of Robin Williams' best - selling Non - Designer's titles in one boxed set!

Universal Principles of Design, Revised and Updated

125 Ways to Enhance Usability, Influence Perception, Increase Appeal, Make Better Design Decisions, and Teach Through Design

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Author: William Lidwell,Kritina Holden,Jill Butler

Publisher: Rockport Pub

ISBN: 1592535879

Category: Design

Page: 272

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A cross-disciplinary reference of design. Pairs common design concepts with examples that illustrate them in practice.

Preflight

Avoiding Costly Printout Problems Through Proper File Preparation

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Author: Peter I. Muir

Publisher: Windsor Professional Information

ISBN: 9781893190061

Category: Color printing

Page: 238

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Mac OS 9 For Dummies

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Author: Bob LeVitus

Publisher: For Dummies

ISBN: 9780764506529

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 5326

Mac OS 9 is a big, complicated personal computer operating system. Mac OS 9 For Dummies is a not-so-big, not-very-complicated book that shows you what Mac OS 9 is all about without boring you, confusing you, or otherwise making you uncomfortable. Take a deep breath and get ready to have some fun. Whether you're brand-spanking new to the Mac or a grizzled old Mac-vet, discovering the ins and outs of Mac OS 9 will be easy and fun. Mac OS 9 For Dummies is ready to help you to Master Mac basics Customize your Mac for multiple users Share resources on a network Save time with simple tweaks Automate with AppleScript Harness the advanced Sherlock 2 search engine This book is chock-full of information and advice and explains everything you need to know about Mac OS 9 in language you'll understand. It's also supplemented with tips, tricks, techniques, and steps, served up in generous quantities. Mac OS 9 For Dummies covers all of the following topics, and more: The startup process revealed Desktop and menu basics File management made simple Memory of all kinds Timesaving tips Helpful control tweaks Introduction to AppleScript Internet surfing Troubleshooting In addition to the wealth of tips, tricks, and techniques that you'll find in every chapter, the most useful element of this book just might be the chapter covering every inch of your System Folder. Finally, you can figure out just what each file is and why you need it or don't. If you think your Mac runs like a champ now, just wait'll you see it after spending time with this book.

The Non-Designer's Design Book

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Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133966348

Category: Art

Page: 99998

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For nearly 20 years, designers and non-designers alike have been introduced to the fundamental principles of great design by author Robin Williams. Through her straightforward and light-hearted style, Robin has taught hundreds of thousands of people how to make their designs look professional using four surprisingly simple principles. Now in its fourth edition, The Non-Designer’s Design Book offers even more practical design advice, including a new chapter on the fundamentals of typography, more quizzes and exercises to train your Designer Eye, updated projects for you to try, and new visual and typographic examples to inspire your creativity. Whether you’re a Mac user or a Windows user, a type novice, or an aspiring graphic designer, you will find the instruction and inspiration to approach any design project with confidence. THIS ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO DESIGN WILL TEACH YOU The four principles of design that underlie every design project How to design with color How to design with type How to combine typefaces for maximum effect How to see and think like a professional designer Specific tips on designing newsletters, brochures, flyers, and other projects

The Four Principles of Great Design

Learn by Video

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Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780321956576

Category: Art

Page: N.A

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Robin Williams, author of The Non-Designer's Design Book, is beloved and respected worldwide for her frank, funny, down-to-earth method for teaching design fundamentals. In The Four Principles of Great Design Learn by Video, Robin brings those teachings to video for the first time. In this three-hour course, you'll learn how to effectively use contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity (C.R.A.P.) to create professional-looking brochures, ads, business cards, and more. Robin explains these core design concepts in the context of real-world design projects that anyone from non-designers to budding professionals can use to gain a solid understanding of what makes great graphic design. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique “Watch and Work” mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside Robin as you view the video. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so you can practice what you've learned and at the end of every lesson, you can test your knowledge by taking interactive quizzes. Duration: 3 HR User Level: Beginner Closed-Captioning in English System Requirements: Mac OS X 10.6.3 or greater; Safari 5.1.9+, Firefox 21+, or Chrome 29+ Windows XP or greater; Firefox 21+, Chrome 21+, or IE 8 Please Note: • This DVD-ROM can be viewed on your computer, but it will NOT play in a DVD movie player. • This course uses pop-ups; please enable pop-ups in your browser. For more information on how to enable pop-ups, please see our Learn By Video FAQ page at http://www.peachpit.com/LBVFAQ