Getting Started With InDesign CC
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Getting Started With InDesign CC

4.9 (32 ratings)
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Easy to follow, hands-on, and self-paced!
  • Discover how to import and format text and graphics!
  • Learn how to create a variety of layouts, including flyers, pamphlets, and catalogs!
  • Discover time-saving tricks to speed up your workflows!
  • Learn how to set up your documents for commercial printing!
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  • Students should be comfortable on either the Windows or Mac platforms. Students should have general computer skills.

InDesign is the premiere page layout application used in modern desktop publishing. In this easy to follow, hands-on course, veteran software trainer Geoff Blake will introduce you to InDesign, and get you up to speed quickly. First, you’ll discover the InDesign interface and learn how to navigate through document layouts quickly. Then, you’ll see how to set up your documents, including how layouts need to be set for commercial reproduction. Next, it’s on to handling text, text frames, and how to thread text frames together. Then, you’ll see how to work with a variety of shapes, mix new colours, and import graphics into your layouts. Finally, you’ll see how to convert your layouts to static images and PDF documents for sharing with co-workers. All this and more awaits, so let’s get started!

Who is the target audience?
  • People who are wanting to get up to speed quickly and easily with the latest version of InDesign.
  • Those who are brand new to graphic design and desktop publishing.
  • Web designers looking to expand their skills into the world of print.
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Curriculum For This Course
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2 Lectures 02:53
The InDesign Environment
4 Lectures 27:19

Zooming, Navigating And Getting Around

A Quick Note On Display Performance

Creating Custom Workspaces
Working With Documents
6 Lectures 33:08
Creating New Documents

Setting Up Multiple Columns

Setting Your Document Up For Offset Printing

Using Rulers And Guides

InDesign’s Preview Mode

Inserting, Deleting, And Rearranging Pages
Handling Text In InDesign
6 Lectures 44:23
Creating Text Frames & Importing Text

Adjusting Text Frames

Setting Text Frame Options

Threading Text Frames

Basic Text Formatting

Advanced Text Formatting
Working With Shapes, Colours & Graphics
5 Lectures 33:18
Creating Shapes And Working With Colour

Applying Strokes To Shapes

Managing Objects In Your Layout

Inserting Images Into Your Layout

Fitting Graphics Within Frames
Saving & Exporting Your Work
2 Lectures 09:09
Saving And Exporting Layouts

Exporting Your Work As A PDF
Wrapping Up
2 Lectures 02:34
Where to go from here

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Bonus Material
2 Lectures 01:18
Bonus Lecture: Certificate of Completion

Bonus Lecture: Course Discounts
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Geoff Blake, Lead Developer Ten Ton Online

Lead by award-winning veteran trainer Geoff Blake, Ten Ton Online produces top quality video-based software training products, helping users worldwide increase their web design and software skills. Taking a fresh approach to software education, Ten Ton believes that learning should be a fun, creative, in depth, and inspiring. Gain advanced skills in today's modern creative technologies, including HTML, CSS, WordPress, Adobe's Creative Suite, E-Commerce, and more, and have fun along the way!