Re: Books to learn Adobe InDesign

Subject: Re: Books to learn Adobe InDesign
From: "Paul Pehrson" <paulpehrson -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Jacque Foreman" <foremangraphics -at- juno -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 10:32:48 -0700

I have the following books:

* Adboe InDesign CS2 Classroom in a Book (Adobe Press, ISBN: 0-321-32185-5);
* InDesign CS2 For Macintosh and Windows (Peachpit Press, ISBN:
0-321-32201-0) ~US$25.

They are both pretty good. The first does a better job of walking you
through stuff and has more expository-type writing. It comes with a CD with
all the lesson files. The second is a better reference book with hundreds of
quick and short instructions to accomplish tasks (and it has a good index to
help you find what you're looking for).

If you are just starting out and can only buy one, I'd probably recommend
the classroom in a book. I'm glad I was able to get both.


-Paul Pehrson

On Dec 7, 2007 9:44 AM, Jacque Foreman <foremangraphics -at- juno -dot- com> wrote:

> [snip]
> Oh, yes, Adobe has a set of books I believe are called "Classroom in a
> Book" that I understand are very good. They tend to be on the expensive
> side, but you might be able to pick up a used one.
> [snip]

> On Fri, 7 Dec 2007 09:28:50 -0500 "Jessica Weissman"
> <Jessica -dot- Weissman -at- hillcrestlabs -dot- com> writes:
> > Good morning, Whirlers.
> [snip]
> >
> > So can anyone recommend a good utter beginner book for Adobe
> > InDesign?
> > And a good next step up from that one? Extra points if the book is
> > directed at someone with little visual sense, though I suspect
> > there
> > isn't an "Adobe InDesign for the Extremely Reluctant" out there.
> >
> >

Paul Pehrson
Midvale, UT

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