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Includes

• Online Workshops

• Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources

• More than 500 of the most essential InDesign CC tasks

Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CC on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format.  We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions.  

Inside the Book 

• Improved publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud 

• Create layouts for print, web, tablets, and mobile devices

• Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge

• Create, link, and  manage content, pages, and books

• Create text and apply style to display artistic text

• Create QR code graphics

• Use track changes to review content

• Create interactive PDFs, EPUB ebooks, and HTML web pages

• Create publications for use with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite

Numbered Steps guide you through each task

Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques

See Also points you to related information in the book

Tasks are presented on one or two pages

Illustrations with matching steps

Bonus Online Content 

Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to:

• Workshops and related files

• Keyboard shortcuts

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Table of Contents

  1. About This eBook
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Acknowledgments
    1. Perspection, Inc.
    2. Acknowledgments
    3. About the Author
    4. We Want to Hear from You!
  5. Contents
  6. Introduction
    1. How This Book Works
    2. What’s New
    3. Keyboard Shortcuts
    4. Step-by-Step Instructions
    5. Real World Examples
    6. Workshops
    7. Adobe Certification
    8. Get More on the Web
    9. Transition Helpers
    10. Productivity Tools
    11. More Content
  7. 1. Getting Started with InDesign CC
    1. Introduction
    2. Installing InDesign
    3. Getting Started
    4. Viewing the InDesign Window
    5. Showing and Hiding Panels
    6. Working with Panels
    7. Using the Tools and Control Panel
    8. Opening a Document
    9. Opening a Document with Adobe Bridge
    10. Inserting Images or Text in a Document
    11. Using the Status Bar
    12. Working with Document Windows
    13. Checking for Updates Online
    14. Getting Help While You Work
    15. Saving a Document
    16. Finishing Up
  8. 2. Creating and Viewing a Document
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a New Document
    3. Creating a New Document from a Template
    4. Creating a New Document Using Presets
    5. Setting Up a Document
    6. Changing the Display View
    7. Changing the View with the Zoom Tool
    8. Viewing and Using Rulers
    9. Using Guides
    10. Changing Guides & Pasteboard Options
    11. Using Smart Guides
    12. Using the Grid
    13. Moving Around with the Hand Tool
    14. Working with the Info Panel
    15. Creating and Displaying Workspaces
    16. Using Undo and Redo
  9. 3. Managing Pages and Books
    1. Introduction
    2. Using the Pages Panel
    3. Inserting Pages
    4. Navigating Pages
    5. Changing the Page Size
    6. Deleting Pages
    7. Moving Pages
    8. Working with Page Spreads
    9. Rotating Page Spreads
    10. Creating Master Pages
    11. Working with Master Pages
    12. Working with Page Numbers and Sections
    13. Working with Chapter Numbers
    14. Creating and Using Text Variables
    15. Creating a Book
    16. Managing Books
    17. Creating a Table of Contents
    18. Starting an Index
    19. Creating an Index Entry
    20. Creating an Index
    21. Managing an Index
  10. 4. Working with Text
    1. Introduction
    2. Using Type Tools
    3. Creating Type in a Text Frame
    4. Creating Type Using Frame Tools
    5. Creating Path Type
    6. Importing Text
    7. Flowing Imported Text
    8. Working with Overflow Text
    9. Using Smart Text Reflow
    10. Typing and Selecting Text
    11. Editing Text with Autocorrect
    12. Copying and Moving Text
    13. Changing Fonts
    14. Changing Font Size
    15. Changing Text Leading
    16. Changing Text Kerning
    17. Changing Text Tracking
    18. Scaling or Skewing Text
    19. Aligning Paragraphs
    20. Indenting and Spacing Paragraphs
    21. Creating a Drop Cap
    22. Applying a Paragraph Rule
    23. Adding Bullets and Numbering
    24. Setting Tabs
    25. Working with Glyphs
    26. Inserting Special Text Characters
    27. Working with Hidden Text
    28. Setting Text Frame Options
    29. Creating Columns
    30. Wrapping Text Around an Object
    31. Creating Type Outlines
    32. Adding Page Numbers to Continued Text
    33. Working With Different Languages
  11. 5. Placing and Working with Graphics
    1. Introduction
    2. Placing Graphics
    3. Placing Graphics with Options
    4. Setting Place Import Options
    5. Placing Multiple Graphics
    6. Placing Graphics from Adobe Bridge
    7. Adding Captions to Graphics
    8. Copying or Moving Graphics
    9. Using the Links Panel
    10. Managing Linked Graphics
    11. Editing a Linked Graphic
    12. Displaying XMP Graphic Information
    13. Creating Specialty Frames for Graphics
    14. Selecting and Moving Frames and Graphics
    15. Fitting Graphics in Frames
    16. Nesting Graphics in Frames
    17. Formatting Graphics in Frames
    18. Controlling Graphics Display Performance
    19. Adding Alt Text to Graphics
  12. 6. Working with Objects and Layers
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating Shapes
    3. Creating Lines
    4. Creating Multiple Objects in a Grid
    5. Using the Selection Tool
    6. Using the Direct Selection Tool
    7. Resizing Objects
    8. Moving Objects
    9. Duplicating Objects
    10. Grouping and Combining Objects
    11. Aligning Objects
    12. Distributing Objects
    13. Arranging Object Stack Order
    14. Transforming Objects
    15. Repeating Object Transformations
    16. Using the Free Transform Tool
    17. Scaling Objects
    18. Shearing Objects
    19. Rotating Objects
    20. Locking and Unlocking Objects
    21. Creating Inline Objects
    22. Creating Anchored Objects
    23. Creating and Deleting Object Layers
    24. Setting Layer Options
    25. Showing and Hiding Layers and Objects
    26. Locking Layers and Objects
    27. Merging Layers and Groups
    28. Working with Objects on Layers
    29. Using the Measure Tool
    30. Using Live Screen Drawing
  13. 7. Applying and Managing Color
    1. Introduction
    2. Changing Color Settings
    3. Changing Color Profiles
    4. Working with Color Modes
    5. Applying Colors
    6. Using the Eyedropper Tool
    7. Working with the Color Panel
    8. Working with the Swatches Panel
    9. Managing Color Swatches
    10. Working with Swatch Libraries
    11. Creating Tint Swatches
    12. Creating Gradient Swatches
    13. Creating Mixed Inks
    14. Using Colors from the Kuler Panel
    15. Overprinting Colors
    16. Proofing Colors on the Screen
    17. Changing the Interface Color Theme
  14. 8. Applying Fills, Strokes, and Effects
    1. Introduction
    2. Applying Fill and Stroke Colors
    3. Changing Stroke Attributes
    4. Creating Stroke Styles
    5. Applying Gradients
    6. Using the Gradient Tool
    7. Using the Gradient Feather Tool
    8. Creating Blends and Effects
    9. Applying Shadow Effects
    10. Applying Glow Effects
    11. Applying Bevel and Emboss Effects
    12. Applying Feather Effects
    13. Applying Corner Object Effects
    14. Converting Shape Objects
    15. Setting Object Defaults
  15. 9. Working with Points and Paths
    1. Introduction
    2. Drawing with the Pen Tool
    3. Selecting and Moving Points and Segments
    4. Converting Points
    5. Adding and Deleting Anchor Points
    6. Splitting Paths
    7. Joining Anchor Points
    8. Using the Smooth Tool
    9. Using the Pencil Tool
    10. Erasing to Reshape Paths
    11. Working with Pathfinder
    12. Creating a Compound Path
    13. Working with Clipping Paths
  16. 10. Working with Tables
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating Tables
    3. Importing Text into Tables
    4. Entering and Editing Text in a Table
    5. Modifying a Table
    6. Adjusting Table Rows and Columns
    7. Adjusting Table Cells
    8. Aligning Content in Table Cells
    9. Creating Table Headers and Footers
    10. Adding Strokes and Fills
    11. Alternating Fills and Strokes
    12. Adding Diagonal Lines in Cells
    13. Adding a Border to a Table
    14. Adjusting Tables in the Text Frame
  17. 11. Working with Styles
    1. Introduction
    2. Using the Paragraph Styles or Character Styles Panel
    3. Changing the Basic Paragraph Style
    4. Creating Paragraph Styles
    5. Creating Character Styles
    6. Creating GREP Styles
    7. Creating Style Groups
    8. Loading and Importing Styles
    9. Applying and Overriding Styles
    10. Creating Nested Styles
    11. Creating Object Styles
    12. Creating Table and Cell Styles
    13. Using Quick Apply
    14. Mapping Styles to Export Tags
  18. 12. Finalizing a Document
    1. Introduction
    2. Using Spell Check
    3. Using Custom Dictionaries
    4. Finding and Changing Fonts
    5. Using Find and Change
    6. Searching for Text
    7. Searching Using GREP
    8. Searching for Glyphs
    9. Searching for Objects
    10. Working with Hyphenation
    11. Keeping Lines Together
    12. Changing Justification Options
    13. Using the Story Editor
    14. Adding Footnotes
    15. Changing Case
  19. 13. Creating an Interactive Document
    1. Introduction
    2. Defining Hyperlink Destinations
    3. Creating Hyperlinks
    4. Converting and Stylizing Hyperlinks
    5. Using the Hyperlinks Panel
    6. Creating Cross-References
    7. Creating Bookmarks
    8. Adding Media
    9. Setting Media Options
    10. Adding Animation with Motion Presets
    11. Working with Animations
    12. Changing Animation Order
    13. Adding Page Transitions
    14. Using the Buttons and Forms Panel
    15. Creating Buttons
    16. Creating Forms
    17. Working with Events and Actions
    18. Working with Button States
    19. Setting Tab Order
    20. Creating Multi-State Objects
    21. Inserting HTML Content
    22. Creating QR Codes
    23. Using the SWF Preview Panel
  20. 14. Creating a Digital Publication
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating Liquid Layouts
    3. Creating Alternate Layouts
    4. Working with Alternate Layouts
    5. Adjusting Layouts
    6. Getting Started with Digital Publishing Suite
    7. Creating a Folio Overlay
    8. Creating a Folio Publication
    9. Importing Articles into a Folio Publication
    10. Setting Folio and Article Properties
    11. Previewing a Folio Publication
  21. 15. Automating the Way You Work
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating a Library
    3. Using and Updating a Library
    4. Changing Library Item Information
    5. Searching and Sorting Libraries
    6. Creating and Using Snippets
    7. Creating Conditional Text
    8. Collecting and Placing Content
    9. Creating Linked Content
    10. Linking Content Across Documents
    11. Managing Linked Content
    12. Using and Running Scripts
    13. Using Data Merge
    14. Working with XML
    15. Exporting XML or IDML
  22. 16. Exporting a Document
    1. Introduction
    2. Exporting a Document
    3. Understanding Export File Formats
    4. Exporting as a Print PDF
    5. Setting PDF General Options
    6. Setting PDF Compression Options
    7. Setting PDF Marks and Bleeds Options
    8. Setting PDF Output Options
    9. Setting PDF Advanced Options
    10. Setting PDF Security Options
    11. Exporting with PDF Presets
    12. Exporting PDF Files in the Background
    13. Setting PDF Media Options
    14. Exporting as an Interactive PDF
    15. Exporting as an EPS
    16. Exporting as a JPEG or PNG
    17. Exporting as a Flash Movie
    18. Exporting as a Flash File
    19. Ordering Content in the Articles Panel
    20. Exporting as an Accessible PDF
    21. Applying Tags to a PDF
    22. Exporting Tags for EPUB and HTML
    23. Exporting as an EPUB eBook
    24. Exporting as an HTML
    25. Setting EPUB and HTML Options
  23. 17. Printing and Outputting a Document
    1. Introduction
    2. Printing a Document
    3. Printing with Presets
    4. Setting General and Setup Print Options
    5. Setting Marks and Bleed Options
    6. Setting Graphics Options
    7. Previewing Color Separations
    8. Setting Output Options
    9. Setting Trapping Options
    10. Setting Advanced Options
    11. Setting Color Management Options
    12. Creating a Print Summary
    13. Printing Spreads in a Booklet
    14. Using Live Preflight
    15. Inserting File Information
    16. Creating a Package
    17. Using Document Fonts
  24. 18. Customizing the Way You Work
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting General Preferences
    3. Setting Interface Preferences
    4. Setting Type Preferences
    5. Setting Advanced Type Preferences
    6. Setting Composition Preferences
    7. Setting Units & Increments Preferences
    8. Setting Dictionary Preferences
    9. Setting Spelling Preferences
    10. Setting Notes Preferences
    11. Working with Appearance of Black Preferences
    12. Setting Story Editor Display Preferences
    13. Setting File Handling Preferences
    14. Setting Clipboard Handling Preferences
    15. Defining Shortcut Keys
    16. Customizing Menus
    17. Configuring Plug-In and Extensions
    18. Customizing the Control Panel
  25. 19. Collaborating with Others
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating and Working with Notes
    3. Tracking Text Changes
    4. Sharing Content with Adobe InCopy
    5. Setting Up User Identification
    6. Exporting Content from InDesign
    7. Using the Assignments Panel
    8. Creating an Assignment
    9. Checking Content Out and In
    10. Updating Content
    11. Working with InCopy
  26. 20. Working Together with Adobe Programs
    1. Introduction
    2. Exploring Adobe Programs
    3. Exploring Adobe Bridge
    4. Getting Started with Adobe Bridge
    5. Getting Photos from a Digital Camera
    6. Working with Raw Images from a Digital Camera
    7. Modifying Images in Camera Raw
    8. Working with Images Using Adobe Bridge
    9. Setting Preferences in Adobe Bridge
    10. Applying Image Adjustments
    11. Automating Tasks in Adobe Bridge
    12. Using Mini Bridge
    13. Scripting with Adobe ExtendScript Toolkit
    14. Working with Adobe Media Encoder
    15. Working with Adobe Extension Manager
    16. Using the Adobe Exchange Panel
    17. Accessing Adobe Creative Cloud
  27. New! Features
    1. Adobe InDesign CC
    2. Only New Features
    3. What’s New
    4. InDesign CC
    5. EPUB Enhancements
    6. What Happen To ...
  28. Adobe Certification
    1. About the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Program
    2. What Is an ACE?
    3. What Does This Logo Mean?
    4. Choosing a Certification Level
    5. Preparing for an Adobe Certified Expert Exam
    6. Getting Recertified
    7. Taking an Adobe Certified Expert Exam
    8. Getting More Information
  29. Index