Table of Contents

Getting Started

Exploring PageStream

The Navigator
Creating a New Document
Opening a Document
Saving a Document
The PageStream Screen

Using Objects

Introduction
Drawing Shapes and Paths
Drawing Text Frames and Tables
Importing Graphics
Selecting Objects
Moving and Resizing Objects

Using Text

Creating Text Frames and Text Blocks
Typing Text
Importing Text
Selecting and Editing Text

Navigating a Document

Moving Between Documents
Moving Between Pages
Moving Around the Page
Changing View Magnifications
Using Bookmarks

Printing

Customizing PageStream

How to Navigate in the Preferences Dialog Box
The General Tab
The Type Tab
The Measure Tab
The Drawing Tab
The View Tab
The Files Tab
The Folders Tab
The Toolbox Tab
The Toolbar Tab
Amiga System Preferences

Common Questions

How do I...?
Why...?

Lessons

Lesson 1: Creating a Letterhead

Lesson 2: Designing a Menu

Documents

The Layout Grid

Master Pages

Creating Master Pages
Master Page Objects

Pages

Introduction
Moving Between Pages
Page Arrangement
Page Spreads

Chapters

Introduction
Moving Between Chapters
Chapter Arrangement

Pagination

Introduction
Page Numbers in Chapters
Chapter Numbering

Rulers and Measurements

Guides and the Grid

Guides
The Grid

Reports

Document Window

Common Questions

How do I...?
Why...?
Concepts

Text

Putting Text on the Page

Introduction
Creating Text Frames
Text Frame Options
Creating Text Blocks
Creating Tables

Articles

What is an Article?
Text Frame Links

Typing and Importing Text

Introduction
Typing Text
Importing Text
Exporting Text

Selecting Text

Copying and Pasting Text

Checking the Spelling

Finding and Replacing Text

Finding and Replacing Text
Finding and Replacing Text Attributes

Formatting Text

Applying Text Attributes with the Eyedropper Tool
Applying Text Attributes with the Edit Palette

Character Attributes

Introduction
Fonts
Size and Width
Type Styles
Line, Fill and Color
Tracking
Character and Word Spacing
Auto Kerning
Manual Kerning
Leading
Convert Case
Language

Paragraph Attributes

Introduction
Tabs
Indents
Paragraph Spacing
Paragraph Type
Alignment
Hyphenation

Paragraph and Character Styles

Introduction
Creating and Editing Styles
Applying Styles

Interrupting Text Flow

Insert Variable

Date Variables
Time Variables
Text Marks
User Variables

Large Document Publishing

Indexing a Document
Creating a Table of Contents
Creating a Table of Figures

Common Questions

How do I...?
Why...?
Concepts

Objects

Graphics

Introduction
Importing Graphics
Exporting Graphics

Creating Graphics

Drawing Shapes
Drawing Paths

Using Objects

Selecting Objects
Working with Groups
Working with Drawings
Comparing Drawings with Groups

Layers

Creating Layers
Naming Layers
Flatten Layers
Adjust Stack Order
Active Drawing Layer
Locking Layers
Hiding Layers

Copying and Pasting Objects

Editing Objects

Moving Objects

Scaling Objects

Reshaping Objects

Reshaping Arcs
Reshaping Grids
Reshaping Paths
Reshaping Tables

Object Transformation

Transforming Objects
Rotating Objects

Aligning and Distributing Objects

Aligning Objects
Distributing Objects

Compound Objects and Composite Paths

Cropping Graphics

Masks

Masking Graphics
Generating a Mask Automatically

Anchored Objects

Setting Object Attributes

Applying Object Attributes with the Eyedropper Tool
Line, Fill, Color and Trapping
Text Wrap

Object Styles

Creating and Editing Styles
Applying Styles

Common Questions

How do I...?
About picture effects...
Why...?
Concepts

Line, Fill & Color

Applying Line, Fill and Color Attributes

Line and Fill Options

Fills
Lines

Creating and Editing Colors

Color Reproduction
Creating and Editing Colors

Common Questions

How do I...?
Why...?

Printing

Types of Printers

PostScript Printers
Non-PostScript Printers

Print Setup

Setting up a PostScript Printer
Setting up a Non-PostScript Printer

Printing on a Desktop Printer

To Print on a Desktop Printer
Printing Proofs
Printing Pages Larger than the Printer
Recognizing PostScript Errors

Printing on an Imagesetter

To Print on an Imagesetter
Using a Service Bureau

Printing Newsletters, Labels and Business Cards

Signature Printing
Business Card and Label Printing
Mass Mailing and Address Label Printing

Printing Color Separations

World Wide Web Publishing

Introduction
Creating PDF Files

Common Questions

How do I...?
Service Bureaus
Why...?
Concepts

Scripting

What are Scripts?

Common Questions

How do I...?
Concepts

Appendices

PageStream Extensions

TextFX
Borders

PageStream Add-Ons

Add-ons for all versions of PageStream
Add-ons for PageStream Amiga

Text Codes

Keyboard Shortcuts

Menu Shortcuts
Object Editing Shortcuts
Text Editing Shortcuts
Toolbox Shortcuts
Navigating Shortcuts

Special Characters

Character Sets

Troubleshooting

All versions of PageStream
Macintosh specific problems
Amiga specific problems

Recommended Reading

 

 

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