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Adobe InDesign Tutorial


Adobe InDesign 1.0 Software shares the language of professional designers, delivering unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for designing superb pages. It works seamlessly with Adobe's PhotoShop and Illustrator applications, providing a single integrated system that does not interrupt your creative process. Virtual Training Company author Ian Cowles begins by introducing and explaining the tools of InDesign and how to use them. He then moves on to formatting, drawing, exporting, useful tips, and more. VTC allows you to learn from this tutorial right away, by simply clicking on the section you desire.

Basics

Introduction to InDesign
Work Area
Palettes
Preferences
Rectify Mistakes
Shortcuts

Tools

Selection Tools
Pen Tool
Type Tool
Ellipse Tool
Rectangle Tool
Line Tool
Polygon Tool
Rotate Tool
Scaling/Shearing tool
Scissors Tool
Gradient Tool
Zoom Tool
Fill & Stroke
Apply Defaults

Getting Started

New Document
Rulers and Guides
Working with Layers
Framing
Defining Master Pages
Edit Master Pages
Adding Single Pages

Text To Page

Typing Directly
Paste/Drag & Drop
Place Text
Threading Text
Text Frame Options
Text Wrap
Basic Text Editing
Spell Checks
Find/Change
Hidden Characters

Formatting

Character Attributes
Kerning and Tracking
Paragraph Attributes
Style Sheets
New Style
Indents and Spacing
Drop Caps and Composer
Hyphenation
Justification
Keep Options
Basic Character Formats
Advanced Character Formats
Apply Paragraph Format
Character Style Sheets
Find/Change using Styles
Hanging Punctuation
Paragraph Rules
Tabs
Import Tagged Text

Working with Graphics

Graphics Formats
Place Graphics
Drag & Drop
Proxy Images
Import Options
Placing a Cutout
Automatic Clipping Path
Runarounds
Links
Bitmap vs Vector
Resolution Issues

Colors, Fills & Strokes

Color Modes
Create CMYK Colors
Coloring Objects & Type
Apply Color to Style
Create a Gradient
Strokes
Spot Colors
Tints
Swatch Liaries
Imported Colors

Drawing

Using the Pen
Editing Paths
Create Outlines
Compound Paths
Corner Effects
Working with Illustrator

Useful Functions

Grouping
Align/Distribute
Stacking Order
Duplicate/Step & Repeat
Transforming
Object Liaries

Export to PDF

Introduction to PDF
Export to PDF
Compression Options
Pages & Page Marks
Security

Export to HTML

Export to HTML
Formatting HTML
Layout
Graphics

Export to PrePress

Export to PrePress
Pages & Page Marks

Outputting

Install Adobe PS 8.6
Page Setup
Print a Proof
Tile Oversized Pages
Printing Separations
Preflight Check
Packaging
Service Providers

Master Page Tips

Auto-Page Numbers
Section Markers
Duplicate Pages
Parent & Child Masters
Master Overrides
Create Island Spreads

Text Tips

Autoflow Text
Insert Characters
Flush Space
Redefine Style

Layout Tips

Layout Adjustment
Ruler Guides
Create Guides
Margins & Columns
Paste Into


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