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Adobe InDesign CC Introduction

Video 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.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:03:16
  2. Building a Basic InDesign Document
    1. Overview of InDesign 00:03:30
    2. Touring the InDesign Interface 00:08:06
    3. Building a Document 00:11:30
    4. Adding Text 00:04:42
    5. Adding Graphics 00:06:42
  3. Customizing the Workspace
    1. Using Panels and Workspace Presets 00:07:20
    2. Document Views 00:10:26
    3. Modifying the Control Panel 00:02:31
    4. Modifying the Tab Heights 00:01:39
  4. Modifying the Layout
    1. Editing Margins and Columns 00:03:27
    2. Changing the Document Setup 00:02:01
  5. Managing Pages
    1. Adding, Moving, and Deleting Pages 00:04:17
    2. Using Master Pages 00:09:54
    3. Selecting Text 00:02:10
  6. Modifying Text
    1. Understanding Text Frame Options 00:04:38
    2. Importing Text 00:01:33
    3. Threading Text 00:01:57
    4. Using Special Characters 00:04:58
    5. Using Spell Check 00:04:39
    6. Using the Story Editor 00:02:13
    7. Using Find and Change 00:02:35
  7. Modifying Graphics
    1. Defining Type of Graphics 00:07:00
    2. Placing Multiple Graphics 00:01:25
    3. Selecting Graphics 00:04:01
    4. Updating Graphics 00:05:53
    5. Fitting Options 00:04:27
    6. Placing PSD-AI Files 00:04:09
  8. Working with Color
    1. Basics of Color 00:05:22
    2. Creating Swatches 00:07:42
    3. Making Spot Color Swatches 00:02:44
    4. Using Swatches and Tints 00:04:45
    5. Editing Swatches 00:02:29
    6. Creating and Using Gradients 00:06:52
  9. Using Effects
    1. Using the Effects Panel 00:06:32
    2. Adding and Removing Effects 00:06:57
  10. Adding and Transforming Shapes
    1. Adding Vector Shapes 00:08:49
    2. Drawing Vector Lines 00:05:53
    3. Adjusting the Corners of Frames 00:03:32
    4. Selecting and Moving Frames 00:06:53
    5. Scaling Arrowheads 00:04:47
  11. Managing Objects and Layers
    1. Aligning, Stacking, and Grouping Objects the Right Way 00:08:18
    2. Managing Layers 00:06:43
    3. Wrapping Text Around an Object 00:05:23
  12. Formatting Text
    1. Character Formatting 00:10:22
    2. Paragraph Formatting 00:11:54
  13. Using Styles
    1. Basics of Styles 00:02:22
    2. Managing Paragraph Styles 00:06:44
    3. Managing Character Styles 00:03:47
    4. Using Object Styles 00:04:34
  14. Working with Tables
    1. Creating Tables 00:05:35
    2. Formatting Tables and Cells 00:07:09
    3. Using Table and Cell Styles 00:02:53
  15. Exporting the Document to Other Formats
    1. Preflight Your Document 00:12:00
    2. Packaging 00:08:23
    3. Printing 00:08:14
    4. Converting to PDF 00:09:17
  16. Conclusion
    1. Course Recap 00:03:06