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Adobe InDesign CC Learn by Video

Video Description

This critically-acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Adobe Indesign CC. Including more than 8 hours of video tutorials, the course comes complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes, and review materials. Experienced instructor Chad Chelius presents a comprehensive introduction to InDesign, including best practices as well as fundamental layout and document styling concepts. Topics covered include working with text, styles, and objects, and outputting files as ePubs, and how to work within the Creative Cloud. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows you to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique “Watch and Work” mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow you to work alongside in InDesign. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so you can practice what you’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:02:05
    2. Working with the Exercise Files 00:00:52
  2. The InDesign Interface and Workspaces
    1. InDesign Power 00:01:30
    2. The InDesign Interface 00:06:22
    3. Getting Familiar with InDesign Tools 00:04:43
    4. Working with Panels 00:05:12
    5. Customizing Menus 00:04:29
    6. Utilizing Workspaces 00:03:46
  3. Working with Documents
    1. Efficiently Navigating in InDesign 00:09:23
    2. Creating Documents and Document Presets 00:09:02
    3. Master Pages and Sections 00:11:01
    4. Primary Text Frame 00:05:26
    5. Previewing Documents 00:09:31
  4. InDesign Features and Preferences
    1. Setting InDesign Preferences 00:05:16
    2. Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:13
    3. Unlimited Undos 00:04:42
    4. Auto-recovery 00:04:15
    5. Back-Saving to Previous Versions 00:05:00
  5. Working with Text
    1. Anatomy of a Text Frame 00:06:24
    2. Threading Text Between Frames 00:07:04
    3. Placing Text 00:04:30
    4. Automatic Text Flow 00:08:09
    5. Text Frame Options and Expanding Text Frames 00:06:48
    6. Converting Text to Outlines 00:05:23
  6. Formatting Text
    1. Character Level Formatting 00:10:23
    2. Pharagraph Level Formatting 00:07:18
    3. Using the Eyedropper Tool 00:06:04
    4. Using the Glyphs Panel 00:07:08
    5. Conditional Text 00:06:39
    6. Working with Fonts 00:07:08
    7. Spanning and Splitting Text 00:05:01
    8. Bulleted and Numbered Lists 00:06:10
  7. Working with Graphics
    1. Graphic Frames and Placing Graphics 00:08:14
    2. Frame Fitting Options 00:07:17
    3. Clipping Paths and Import Options 00:09:41
    4. Text Wrap 00:09:27
    5. Inserting a QR Code 00:04:03
    6. Working with Guides 00:07:12
    7. Inline Graphics and Anchored Objects 00:10:16
    8. Multi-file Place 00:05:19
    9. Bridge and Mini Bridge 00:06:32
    10. Metadata Captions 00:08:01
    11. The Links Panel 00:09:37
  8. Working with Color
    1. Applying Color to an Object 00:05:47
    2. Creating Swatches 00:09:48
    3. Gradients 00:07:20
    4. Reusing Swatches 00:04:19
  9. Efficiently Formatting Using Styles
    1. Paragraph Styles 00:11:37
    2. Character Styles 00:07:14
    3. Nested Styles 00:06:16
    4. Object Styles 00:05:47
    5. Applying Styles Using Quick Apply 00:05:16
    6. Style Groups 00:05:17
    7. Reusing Styles from Other Documents 00:03:53
  10. Working with Objects
    1. Drawing Frames 00:06:48
    2. The Stroke Panel 00:09:31
    3. Live Corner Options 00:03:45
    4. Understanding Layers and Stacking Order 00:06:42
    5. Aligning Objects 00:06:36
    6. The Gap Tool and Live Distribute 00:04:56
    7. Duplicating Objects 00:06:02
    8. Transforming Objects 00:09:59
  11. Special Effects
    1. Opacity 00:02:43
    2. Effects 00:10:56
  12. Working with Tables
    1. Inserting a Table 00:05:50
    2. Importing and Formatting a Table from Word or Excel 00:08:59
    3. Table Styles 00:06:55
  13. Advanced Document Features
    1. The Page Tool and Liquid Layout 00:10:05
    2. Alternate Layouts 00:07:35
    3. Place and Link Text with the Content Tools 00:07:29
  14. Creating a Book
    1. Creating a Document Template with Features 00:10:02
    2. Creating a Book 00:08:31
    3. Building a Table of Contents 00:06:42
    4. Exporting a Book 00:03:39
  15. Preparing for Output
    1. Live Preflight 00:09:45
    2. Packaging 00:05:21
    3. Document Fonts 00:03:23
  16. Exporting to PDF
    1. Exporting to PDF for Print 00:04:41
    2. Exporting to Interactive PDF 00:08:25
  17. Exporting to ePub
    1. Preparing a Document for ePub Output 00:05:06
    2. The Articles Panel 00:07:54
    3. Object Export Options 00:06:31
    4. Style Mapping 00:05:25
    5. Creating a Navigational Table of Contents 00:04:49
    6. Exporting to ePub 00:05:43