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Title: Adobe PageMaker 6.5

Adobe PageMaker 6.5
  • Intermediate Level Course

Master Pages Palette
  • The Master Pages palette allows you to create and
    apply Master Pages to Publication Pages.

Creating Master Pages
  • The New Master Page dialog box allows you to
    create your own new Master Page.

Applying Master Pages
  • To apply a master page to several pages at once,
    you need to use the Apply Master dialog box.

Editing Master Pages
  • The Master Page Options dialog box allows you to
    edit the Name, Margins, and Column Guides of an
    existing master page.

Master Page Numbers
  • The Page-Number Marker allows you to place a
    marker on a Master Page. The marker will
    automatically be update to reflect the page
    number of your Publication Page.

Document Pages
  • There are several ways to Insert Pages in
    PageMaker, the two most common ways are
  • To use the Insert Pages command from the Layout
  • To right-click on the page icon at the bottom of
    the Publication Window.

Rearranging Pages
  • The Sort Pages dialog box allows you to rearrange
    publication pages in a way that does not alter
    the text in a story.

Page Numbers
  • PageMaker allows you to change the way in which
    the pages are numbered in the publication.

Go to Page
  • There are several ways to navigate through the
    pages in PageMaker 6.5.
  • The best way to use all depends on how far into
    you publication you need to go.
  • To go to publication page in a large publications
    (30 or more pages), use the Go to Page dialog box.

Remove Page
  • To remove publication pages using the Remove
    Pages dialog box.

Control Palette Text Formatting
  • The Control palette allows you to change several
    formatting options in one place rather than
    making repeat trips to the Type menu.

Use the character Icon button to display the
character View.
Use the paragraph Icon to display the Paragraph
Use the Apply Icon button to apply the changes
you have made in the control palette.
Text Threads
  • changes to the story later on.

  • Text in PageMaker is part of a story and each
    story has to be placed into a text block or text
  • When you have a story that cannot fit onto one
    page, you will have to Thread the story over
    several pages, or break it up into smaller

Working With Paragraphs
  • The Paragraph Specifications dialog box allows
    you to apply many formatting commands that are
    not available on the Control palette.

Style Sheets
  • The Style Sheets contain character and paragraph
    formatting attributes, if used properly, style
    sheets can save you a lot of time when it come to
    making changes to a publication.

Indents and Tabs
  • The Indents/Tabs dialog box allows you to set
    tabs and indents to style sheets, text blocks and
    text frames.

Bullets and Numbering
  • When creating a numbered or bulleted list, you
    can do it manually by adjusting the tabs and
    indents to create the effect, but that is too
    time consuming, PageMaker had given you a plug-in
    that make creating numbered and bulleted list

Story Editor
  • You can edit the text or Story in your
    publication, in the PageMaker Layout view, or
    with the built in PageMaker word processor,
    when you use the Story Editor.

Spell Checking
  • Before you print your publication, it is a good
    idea to check your spelling.
  • You can only check the spelling in the Story
    Editor. You can check for basic grammatical
    error or correct the spelling of a selected story
    or an entire publication.

Finding and Changing Words
  • If you are trying to find a specific word or set
    of characters in a story, the best way to do this
    is to use the Find option.

Adding Words
  • There are two ways to add words to the User
    Dictionary in PageMaker
  • When you are checking the spelling in your
    publication, you can Add the unrecognized words
    to the User Dictionary.
  • When you are examining hyphenation of words in
    your publication, you can Add the words to the
    User Dictionary.

Importing Colors
  • You can choose which colors are imported when you
    place EPS graphics containing color information.

Working With Pantones
  • If used properly Pantone colors can save you
    money, while allowing you to add color to your

Importing EPS Images
  • When it comes to importing images into PageMaker,
    EPS files are the most flexible graphic file type
    to use.
  • They can be used for Vector artwork such as 2D
    logos, or Bitmaps. They can also contain
    Clipping paths extra colors that be used in

Photo Effects
  • You can use Photoshop plug-ins to enhance CMYK or
    RGB TIFF images in PageMaker.

  • Adding borders or Keylines has been made easy.
    To do this manually requires too many precise
    steps, and you would have to group the Keyline
    with the graphic to move it around.

  • When you update a link, the current internal
    version of the linked object is replaced.

  • If you want to cover a part of an object or
    create non-rectangular keylines, you can use the
    Mask command to create the effect.

Text and Graphics
  • You can add graphics into a paragraph, by placing
    the graphic into the text frame or text block.

Text Wrap
  • There are several controls you have available to
    control the way text is affected by a placed

  • The advantage of using layers is the ability to
    work on a publication and only focus on the
    content that pertains to the layer you are
    working on.
  • You can hide or lock layers so that you do not
    accidentally make changes or get distracted by
    elements of other layers.

  • You can Lock objects into place in order to
    prevent them from being resized, or moved.
  • When an object is locked, you will see a little
    lock icon appear if you try to move the object.

Printing Spreads
  • The Readers Spreads command allows you to print
    the left and right pages of a document at the
    same time, on the same page.

Tiling and Scaling
  • When you print your publication, your printer may
    not be able to print the page size you have
    specified in your document setup. To print these
    type of publications PageMaker provides you with
    the Tiling and Scaling options.

Page Bleeds
  • A Page Bleed is the area outside the publication
    page. It is used when you have an object or fill
    that extends to the size of the page.

Printing What You Cannot See
  • Non-Printing objects are objects that are set to
    be hidden from the final output.
  • Setting objects as Non-Printing allows you to
    attach notes or comments to the publication
    without having them appear on the printed page.