Adobe InDesign Made Easy. A Beginners Guide To InDesign

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign to build comprehensive page layouts. A beginners course by Infinite Skills
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (2,837 ratings)
89,288 students
Adobe InDesign Made Easy. A Beginners Guide To InDesign
Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (2,837 ratings)
89,288 students
Learn Adobe InDesign

Requirements

  • PC or Mac
Description

This Adobe InDesign CS5.5 training video by Infinite Skills is an indispensable resource for anyone wanting to learn this powerful, often intimidating page layout and design program. Including a complete chapter on the latest edition to InDesign - EPUB, this computer software training program is designed to teach the absolute beginner how to use the industry standard Adobe InDesign CS5.5 software.

Starting with the basics in this video training tutorial, this course teaches you how to use Adobe InDesign CS5, covering topics ranging from setting up your workspace, to using grids, the new layers panel in CS5, working with text, paragraph formatting, creating and using styles, and combining text and objects. New to CS5.5 is the EPUB export capabilities, and the course goes in-depth with this new feature, as well as exporting your finished work in a variety of formats, from print, to interactive documents.

By the conclusion of this computer based training program, you will be fully versed in creating print and digital ready documents in Adobe InDesign . The author has included more than 2GB of work-files, so that you can work alongside him as he teaches you the ins and outs of this powerful desktop publishing software!

Who this course is for:
  • Users of all levels
Curriculum
21 sections • 105 lectures • 11h 0m total length
  • Important - Download These First - Working Files
  • 0102 A Quick Sampling Of Features
  • 0103 Finding Answers With Adobe Help
  • 0104 Having InDesign Resources At Your Fingertips
  • 0201 Setting Up Your Own Workspace
  • 0202 The Ins And Outs Of Preferences
  • 0203 Recovery And Undo
  • 0301 Setting Up New Documents
  • 0302 Opening And Saving Documents
  • 0303 Rulers And Setting Up Guides
  • 0304 Using Grids
  • 0305 Pages Panel Basics
  • 0306 Rotating Page View
  • 0307 Creating And Using Masters Pages
  • 0308 Setting Up Sections
  • 0309 Varying The Size Of Pages With The New Page Tool
  • 0310 The All New Layers Panel - Part 1
  • 0311 The All New Layers Panel - Part 2
  • 0401 Selecting Objects And Moving Objects
  • 0402 Transforming Objects And Content
  • 0403 Transforming With The Control Panel
  • 0404 Aligning And Distributing Objects
  • 0405 Copying, Pasting And Duplicating Objects
  • 0406 Creating And Working With Groups
  • 0501 Understanding Paths And Frames
  • 0502 Using The Pen Tool
  • 0503 Using The Rectangle And Ellipse Tools
  • 0504 Creating Polygons And Stars
  • 0505 Pathfinder And Compound Paths
  • 0506 Corner Options
  • 0601 Adding Or Placing Text
  • 0602 Using The Basics Of Find/Change
  • 0603 Check Spelling
  • 0604 Selecting And Editing Text
  • 0701 Using The Character Panel - Part 1
  • 0702 Using The Character Panel - Part 2
  • 0703 A Look Under The Character Panel Options Menu
  • 0704 Creating Custom Underlines And Strikethroughs
  • 0801 Using The Paragraph Panel
  • 0802 Composing Type
  • 0803 The New Span And Split Columns Feature
  • 0804 Fun With Paragraph Rules
  • 0805 Formatting Bullets And Numbering
  • 0901 Basic Tab Formatting
  • 0902 Creating A Fill-In-The-Blanks Form Using Tabs
  • 0903 Fun With Type On A Path
  • 0904 Using The Glyphs Panel
  • 0905 Inserting Special Characters - Part 1
  • 0906 Inserting Special Characters - Part 2
  • 0907 Inserting White Space
  • 0908 Inserting Break Characters
  • 0909 Text Frame Options
  • 1001 Creating And Using Paragraph Styles
  • 1002 Creating And Using Character Styles
  • 1003 Understanding Nested Styles
  • 1004 Creating And Using Line Styles
  • 1005 Using GREP Styles Without Being An Engineer
  • 1006 Using Next Style
  • 1007 Creating And Using Object Styles

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Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.