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Adobe InDesign CC Introduction

Learn the basic functionality and interface of Adobe InDesign CC.

Description

This introductory course is designed to introduce students to the basic functionality and user interface of Adobe InDesign CC. In this course, Students will learn to navigate InDesign, build documents, add text and graphics, and customize the workspace. Students will also learn to modify the layout, manage pages, modify text, modify graphics, work with color, apply effects, and add and transform shapes. In addition, students will learn to manage objects and layers, format text, use styles, work with tables, export documents, and prepare for printing. 


Instructor: Deb Uscilka

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Curriculum

  • Introduction
    Introduction
    3:16
    Course Exercise Files
  • Building a Basic InDesign Document
    Overview of InDesign
    3:30
    Touring the InDesign Interface
    8:06
    Building a Document
    11:30
    Adding Text
    4:43
    Adding Graphics
    6:42
  • Customizing the Workspace
    Using Panels and Workspace Presets
    7:20
    Document Views
    10:26
  • Modifying the Layout
    Editing Margins and Columns
    3:27
    Changing the Document Setup
    2:02
  • Managing Pages
    Adding, Moving, and Deleting Pages
    4:17
    Using Master Pages
    9:55
  • Modifying Text
    Selecting Text
    2:10
    Understanding Text Frame Options
    4:39
    Importing Text
    1:34
    Threading Text
    1:58
    Using Special Characters
    4:59
    Using Spell Check
    4:40
    Using the Story Editor
    2:14
    Using Find and Change
    2:35
  • Modifying Graphics
    Defining Type of Graphics
    7:00
    Placing Multiple Graphics
    1:26
    Selecting Graphics
    4:01
    Updating Graphics
    5:54
    Fitting Options
    4:27
    Placing Photoshop and Illustrator Files
    4:09
  • Working with Color
    Basics of Color
    5:23
    Creating Swatches
    7:43
    Making Spot Color Swatches
    2:44
    Using Swatches and Tints
    4:45
    Editing Swatches
    2:30
    Creating and Using Gradients
    6:52
  • Using Effects
    Using the Effects Panel
    6:32
    Adding and Removing Effects
    6:57
  • Adding and Transforming Shapes
    Adding Vector Shapes
    8:50
    Drawing Vector Lines
    5:54
    Adjusting the Corners of Frames
    3:32
    Selecting and Moving Frames
    6:54
  • Managing Objects and Layers
    Aligning, Stacking and Grouping Objects, the Right Way
    8:19
    Managing Layers
    6:43
    Wrapping Text around an Object
    5:23
  • Formatting Text
    Character Formatting
    10:23
    Paragraph Formatting
    11:55
  • Using Styles
    Basics of Styles
    2:23
    Managing Paragraph Styles
    6:44
    Managing Character Styles
    3:47
    Using Object Styles
    4:34
  • Working with Tables
    Creating Tables
    5:35
    Formatting Tables and Cells
    7:10
    Using Table and Cell Styles
    2:54
  • Exporting the Document to Other Formats
    Preflight Your Document
    12:00
    Packaging
    8:23
    Printing
    8:15
    Converting to PDF
    9:18
  • Conclusion
    Course Recap
    3:07

Skills

  • Typography
  • Adobe InDesign CC

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