Why learn InDesign?

Martin Perhiniak
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Yes I'm a Designer
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InDesign CC 2020 MasterClass

Master the Industry-leading Page Design and Layout Application

10:23:35 of on-demand video • Updated November 2019

  • Learn InDesign from the start the way a professional would use it.
  • Test your knowledge with quizzes at the end of each chapter.
  • Practice everything you learn with provided Exercise Files.
  • Learn useful keyboard shortcuts and best practices.
  • Advanced automation techniques like GREP and Data Merge
  • Working with Text and Image Frames
  • Creative Page Layouts and Compositions
  • Mastering Character and Paragraph Styles
  • Typographic and typesetting techniques
  • Creating Table of Contents
  • Working with Books and Long Documents
  • Print and Digital Publishing
English Adobe InDesign is the industry-leading page design and layout toolset that lets you work across desktop and mobile devices to create preflight and publish everything from printed books and brochures to digital magazines ebooks and interactive online documents the strength of InDesign lies in its ability of handling long documents with dozens or even hundreds of high-resolution images without any sign of delay or slowing down and also its immensely powerful typographic features that allows users to refine the copy they work with to the last tiny details. InDesign offers the most commonly needed typesetting features similarly to other applications but then when you dive deeper you will find a never-ending variety of options that can be used to edit text on the most professional level. But above all the reasons why it became the industry standard desktop publishing application is thanks to its time-saving features that allows expert users to be extremely productive and efficient. In this course we are going to start from the very basics like how to place text and images into a document and we will arrive to complex techniques like how to utilize styles, master pages, how to create automatic table of contents and so much more. My aim is to teach you the best ways of doing everything in InDesign to make you confident that you will always know which tool or feature to use in every situation. Although we have a lot to cover I managed to boil down everything you need to know into a few hours of video tutorials that will not only get you good at using InDesign but also help you to understand core concepts of print design, desktop publishing and typography. Learning InDesign from this course will also provide you with plenty of best practices that I picked up and developed while working as a designer on magazines, brochures, catalogs, leaflets, ebooks and online publications. So what are we waiting for? Let's get started and master Adobe InDesign.