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What’s new in CC (Cs7!) Creative Cloud on your desktop Behance Integration with Behance, the world’s leading creative community. You can publish your portfolios, follow other creatives, publish work-in-progress from within a growing number of Creative Cloud apps, and solicit feedback from the worldwide creative community. Over 1.4 million creatives globally are already part of the Behance network.

Sync Colors with Kuler The new Adobe Kuler iPhone app lets you share your themes and explore thousands of others available on the Kuler website. Sync your favorite themes, and they’re accessible immediately in Illustrator CC.

Download Center The new Download Center provides access to all apps and services at a single place. You can view all the details, such as system requirements and a summary of new features. You can also install apps and access services from the Download Center.

Sync Settings The ability to sync your settings to Creative Cloud, so you can work the way you like on any of your computers—Mac or PC. Synchronize your workspace settings—including things like preferences, presets, brushes, and libraries—so they go where you go.

Rick’s Whines Stripped-out “Output Module.” Stripped-out facebook/Flickr sharing directly from Bridge

Plans & Pricing here: https://creative.adobe.com/plans “Bridge” comes free with at least Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign when purchased as Single apps. It is still a separate download and install, however.

Some Missing Features—according to David Blatner “Adobe hasn’t shipped everything they’ve promised yet. For example, the Typekit feature that lets you download fonts to your desktop and use them in any program—that’s coming “soon.” Adobe is sure to roll out all kinds of features over the next few months—in fact, that is part of the whole reason they’re going to a “cloud” distribution model: They don’t have to hold up the release of these programs until that stuff is ready!”

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By App…

Adobe InDesign Pre-Web Improvements “64-bit capable” (it can take advantage of more than 3GB of RAM!) A Preview button in the New Document dialog box* “Darker” Interface* Adobe Exchange Panel* Sync Settings* QR Codes* Font Menu Enhancements* A Hi-DPI interface, so that it looks great on Retina and other high-resolution displays EPUB Enhancements Adobe Illustrator Paths & Touch Images in brushes* Automatic corner generation in Brushes!* Unembed images Touch Type tool* Settings in the cloud (Sync Settings) Kuler panel/Kuler App on iPhone* Enhancement: Guides Enhancements for touch-based devices On-art Free Transform tool (Grrr...) OS gestures support Multiple file place Share on Behance Generate and extract CSS code Export SVG graphics styles in CSS Enhancement: White overprint Control Indic support: Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Punjabi, Bengali, Telugu, Oriya, Malayalam, and Kannada.

Search colors and swatches by name, percentage Search fonts Enhancement: Separations Preview panel: “❑ Show Used Spot Color Only” Enhancement: Perspective Grid usability

Enhancement: Modernized file dialog (Windows-only—it needed it.) Support for AutoCAD libraries Package files! Links panel improvements Camera RAW/Bridge/ Lightroom Super-Power! Radial Filter!* Enhanced Spot Removal tool!* Upright—Automatic Perspective Correction, a new geometry correction tool* Smart Previews (Lr) Improved Book Creation (Lr) Share Photos with Publishing Services (Lr) Videos in Slideshows Lab Color Values Readout Loupe Overlay: Grid (Lr) Loupe Overlay: Guides (Lr) Support for PNG files The Histogram is now interactive: Click and drag on the Histogram to adjust the Blacks, Shadows, Exposure, Highlights, and Whites slider adjustments. A Color Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel, to help reduce low-frequency color mottling artifacts Separate Auto Temperature and Auto Tint controls, which is accessible via the Shift+Double Click on either the Temperature or Tint adjustment sliders. (Lr) Workflow presets are now available and can be selected on contextclicking the workflow link. (Lr) Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool: Feather control Auto find source improved for images with textured areas like rocks, bark, and foliage;

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Auto find source method now prefers source areas within the crop rectangle Refinements to the Local Adjustment Brush: —Move brush adjustments by clicking and dragging on brush adjustment pins; Contextual menu available on a brush adjustment pin to duplicate or delete; —Adjustments by Brush can now be duplicated; —Alt+Click (PC) / Option+Click (Mac) on a brush adjustment pin to delete the adjustment.

Behance, & Raw Edits as a Filter Behance’s ProSites are the customizable online portfolios, which Creative Cloud subscribers can use with their own URLs. Reduce camera shake blurring Image resizing improvements Share your work on Behance Sync settings using Adobe Creative Cloud Actions can now be conditional, using if/then expressions! Filter: Camera RAW as filter (even to video!) Photoshop CC now can generate CSS code that produces the exact

It can also now import color from a website’s HTML or CSS code. Smart Sharpen gets a new Reduce Noise slider New, much improved upsampling algorithm in Image Size Menu item 3D imaging Adobe Acrobat Finally! Edit PDFs! Create and distribute forms Create and combine PDFs Sign and distribute for signatures Customize your tools and workspace Protect PDFs Make PDFs accessible (Acrobat Pro only) Export formats and options Adobe Dreamweaver Interface Improvements CSS Designer Sync settings with Creative Cloud Modern platform support Simplified user interface Full Lists here: http://helpx.adobe.com/ creative-cloud/help/ whats-new.html —rick t

look designed in the software.

HOT: Register for my Digital Photography Workshop, “Master the Light” running this Saturday, Noon–9pm http://www.artistec.com © Rick Burress, Artistec Inc.


Creative Cloud 8/29/13 Meeting Handout