Intermediate Adobe InDesign CS6

Take document design to the next level by customizing defaults, utilizing styles and better organizing documents
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  • Lectures 39
  • Length 4 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2014 English

Course Description

This intermediate course will take a basic knowledge of InDesign to the next level and will cover customizing defaults and preferences, using styles to refine and speed document production, working with vector objects, advanced importing and techniques for working with text and data. By the end of this course you will be proficient at creating well-organized InDesign documents. You will understand most of the core concepts necessary to prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam.

What are the requirements?

  • Introduction to Adobe InDesign CS6 or equivalent experience

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Setting preferences and defaults
  • Using pages
  • Using layers
  • Modifying objects
  • Creating vector objects
  • Using object styles
  • Working with Adobe Bridge
  • Import options
  • Combining image and text
  • Using Libraries and Snippets
  • Advanced character and paragraph formatting
  • Working with text frames
  • Working with styles
  • Importing from Word
  • Creating primary text frames and autoflow
  • Data merge
  • Working with Tables

What is the target audience?

  • Graphic Designers
  • Writers
  • Anyone tasked with document production

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction and Course Overview
Preview
01:04
Section 2: Preferences, Settings and Shortcuts
Welcome Panel and Creating a Preset
Preview
05:22
Setting Defaults and Preferences
15:44
Section 3: Organizing a Document
Templates, Spreads and Master Pages
25:07
Layers
Preview
06:53
Section 4: Transforming Objects with Precision
Using the Transform Panel
16:20
Using the Info Panel
02:03
Gap Tool and Measure Tool
Preview
04:13
Section 5: Creating Vector Objects
Working with the Pencil Tool
08:45
Working with the Smooth and Erase Tools
02:25
Working with the Pen Tool
09:30
Section 6: Objects
Creating and Applying Styles
10:55
Section 7: Working with Shapes and Effects
Using the Pathfinder Panel
06:59
Using Transparency and Effects
04:32
Using the Eyedropper Tool
Preview
02:29
Section 8: Importing Graphics
Using Adobe Bridge and Minibridge
03:21
Image Types and Options
11:31
Section 9: Combining Image and Text
Adding Captions
04:35
Incline and Anchored Objects
05:40
Creating a Library
05:40
Creating and Using Snippets
02:25
Section 10: Formatting Tips for Text Frames and Type
Working with Columns
09:43
Working with the Baseline Grid
07:21
Character Formats
04:07
Paragraph Formats
06:34
Section 11: Styling Type
Paragraph Styles
Preview
05:41
Character Styles
10:53
Style Grouping
01:28
Drop Cap, Nested, GREP Styles
05:50
Importing Documents, Applying Styles and Style Mapping
06:03
Section 12: Using Autoflow and Working with Type
Using Autoflow and Setting Reflow Preferences
07:14
Finding Missing Fonts
01:17
Using Spelling and Find and Change Options
03:26
Continued to and from
03:53
Using the Story Editor and Tracking Changes
04:27
Section 13: Automating Data
Data Merge
06:59
Importing Files from Excel
06:23
Scripts
01:44
Section 14: Conclusion
Conclusion
02:06

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