Introduction to InDesign CS6

Learn to design, create and edit documents like a professional
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  • Lectures 50
  • Length 3.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2014 English

Course Description

This introductory course will start with the basics of InDesign and will cover working with tools and panels and manipulating objects, text and images. By the end of this course, you will be comfortable creating a document in InDesign and populating it deliberately with text and graphics. You will have built a solid foundation of knowledge that can be applied to the Adobe Certified Expert exam.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic computer skills

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understanding the user interface
  • Creating new documents
  • Working with objects
  • Editing and positioning frames
  • Arranging and Aligning frames
  • Working with guides
  • Editing text
  • Formatting text
  • Placing and flowing text
  • Working with images
  • Using the links panel
  • Working with pages
  • Working with colors and swatches
  • Fills and strokes
  • Tabs and tables
  • Preparing documents

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in desktop publishing

What you get with this course?

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to InDesign
Preview
00:53
Section 2: Getting to Know InDesign
Document Settings and Creating a Preset
08:11
Pages Panel
Preview
02:36
Master Pages
02:21
Section 3: Working with Objects
What Is a Frame?
Preview
05:48
Section 4: Editing and Positioning Frames
Creating Frames
02:50
Selecting and Moving
05:39
Resizing and Object Editing Tools
02:46
Cut, Copy, Paste and Duplicate
02:54
Corner Options
01:42
Section 5: Arranging and Aligning Frames
Changing the Order
Preview
02:00
Aligning and Distributing
04:24
Grouping and Locking
02:36
Section 6: Working with Guides
Setting Up Default and Smart Guides
06:22
Setting Up Ruler Guides
06:32
Working with the Grid
01:23
Section 7: Editing Text
Basic Wordprocessing in Frames
Preview
04:45
Special and Hidden Characters
02:29
Section 8: Formatting Text
Character Formatting
09:58
Paragraph Formatting
04:18
Text Flow
02:46
Text Frame Options
05:51
Section 9: Placing and Flowing Text
Placing and Flowing Text
07:10
Section 10: Working with Images
Placing and Fitting Images
07:39
Cut, Copy and Paste Images
00:49
Placing Multiple Images
04:09
Section 11: Using the Links Panel
Understanding the Links Panel
05:12
Color - CMYK v. RGB
Preview
02:19
Understanding PPI
04:15
File Types
01:12
Section 12: Working with Pages
Inserting, Moving and Deleting Pages
02:17
Numbering and Sections
02:28
Page Panel Options
01:15
Setting Up and Editing Master Pages
04:38
Applying Master Pages and AutoNumbering
04:03
Section 13: Working with Colors and Swatches
Using the Color Picker
05:57
Using the Color Panel
01:47
Using the Eyedropper Tool
01:28
Using Swatches
07:37
Section 14: Working with Gradients
Creating, Editing and Adding Gradients
07:25
Section 15: Fills and Strokes
Applying Fills and Strokes
02:08
Using the Strokes Panel
04:59
Custom Strokes
02:20
Section 16: Tabs and Tables
Setting Tabs
04:07
Inserting and Editing Tables
04:43
Formatting a Table
04:07
Section 17: Preparing Documents
Printing a Document
06:15
Packaging
04:34
Creating a PDF
04:34
Section 18: Conclusion
Conclusion
01:06

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