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Adobe Creative Suite 2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by George Penston
Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins
Adobe Illustrator CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by David Karlins
Adobe InDesign CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by John Cruise
Adobe Photoshop CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by Chris Orwig

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  3. The Designer's Apprentice: Automating Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign in Adobe Creative Suite 3 by Rick Ralston (2007)
  4. Adobe Flash CS3 Professional How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques (How-Tos) by Mark Schaeffer (2007)
  5. Adobe InDesign CS2 One-on-One by Deke McClelland (2006)
  6. Mastering InDesign CS3 for Print Design and Production (Mastering) by Pariah S. Burke (2007)
  7. Illustrator CS3 for Windows and Macintosh by Elaine Weinmann (2007)
  8. Real World Adobe Illustrator CS3 by Mordy Golding (2007)
  9. Adobe Illustrator CS2 @work: Projects You Can Use on the Job by Pariah S. Burke (2006)
  10. Dreamweaver CS3: The Missing Manual by David Sawyer McFarland (2007)
  11. The Adobe Illustrator CS3 Wow! Book by Sharon Steuer (2008)
  12. Exploring InDesign CS3 by Terry Rydberg (2007)
  13. Adobe InDesign CS2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques (Essentials) by John Cruise (2006)
  14. Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies by Jennifer Smith (2007)
  15. Adobe Photoshop CS2 Studio Techniques by Ben Willmore (2006)

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Series?!

How do series work?

To create a series or add a work to it, go to a "work" page. The "Common Knowledge" section now includes a "Series" field. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it.

Works can belong to more than one series. In some cases, as with Chronicles of Narnia, disagreements about order necessitate the creation of more than one series.

Tip: If the series has an order, add a number or other descriptor in parenthesis after the series title (eg., "Chronicles of Prydain (book 1)"). By default, it sorts by the number, or alphabetically if there is no number. If you want to force a particular order, use the | character to divide the number and the descriptor. So, "(0|prequel)" sorts by 0 under the label "prequel."

What isn't a series?

Series was designed to cover groups of books generally understood as such (see Wikipedia: Book series). Like many concepts in the book world, "series" is a somewhat fluid and contested notion. A good rule of thumb is that series have a conventional name and are intentional creations, on the part of the author or publisher. For now, avoid forcing the issue with mere "lists" of works possessing an arbitrary shared characteristic, such as relating to a particular place. Avoid series that cross authors, unless the authors were or became aware of the series identification (eg., avoid lumping Jane Austen with her continuators).

Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.

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