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Adobe InDesign CC Learn by Video (2014 release)

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 (2014 release). Including more than 9 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.

Table of Contents

  1. The InDesign Workspace
    1. Working with the Exercise Files 00:02:01
    2. Seamless Update 00:03:56
    3. The What's New screen 00:04:19
    4. Working with Documents and the InDesign Interface 00:01:50
    5. Getting Familiar with the InDesign Tools 00:07:31
    6. Working with Panels 00:05:25
    7. Customizing Menus and Keyboard Shortcuts 00:05:10
    8. Taking Advantage of Workspaces 00:07:13
    9. Sync Settings 00:06:38
  2. Working with Documents
    1. Navigating a Document in InDesign 00:06:02
    2. Creating Documents and Document Presets 00:10:35
    3. Taking Advantage of Master Pages 00:08:35
    4. Primary Text Frame 00:11:10
    5. Previewing Documents 00:07:45
  3. InDesign Features and Preferences
    1. Setting InDesign Preferences 00:07:18
    2. Unlimited Undos 00:06:25
    3. Auto-Recovery 00:03:21
    4. Back-Saving for Older Versions of InDesign 00:04:00
  4. Making the Most of Text
    1. Anatomy of a Text Frame 00:04:13
    2. Flowing text between frames 00:05:49
    3. Placing Text 00:06:22
    4. Find/Change 00:05:21
    5. Adjusting Text Frame Options 00:11:10
    6. Type on a path 00:10:32
    7. Converting Text to Outlines 00:09:28
  5. Formatting Text in InDesign
    1. Character Level Formatting 00:06:54
    2. Paragraph Level Formatting 00:12:59
    3. Using the Eyedropper Tool 00:11:16
    4. Using the Glyphs Panel 00:05:18
    5. Conditional Text 00:06:22
    6. Working with Fonts and the TypeKit Library 00:08:20
    7. Spanning and Splitting Text 00:06:05
    8. Bulleted and Numbered Lists 00:06:34
  6. Making the most of Graphics in InDesign
    1. Placing Graphics in InDesign 00:05:50
    2. Frame Fitting Options and Multi-File Place 00:10:08
    3. Clipping Paths and Import Options 00:06:34
    4. Text Wrap 00:12:50
    5. Inserting a QR Code 00:10:25
    6. Working with Guides 00:04:15
    7. Inline Graphics and Anchored Objects 00:08:39
    8. Bridge and Mini Bridge 00:09:19
    9. Metadata Captions 00:08:41
    10. The Links Panel 00:08:56
  7. Using Color
    1. Applying Color in InDesign 00:09:22
    2. Creating Swatches and Color Groups 00:06:28
    3. Creating Gradients 00:11:28
    4. Reusing and Repurposing Swatches 00:08:27
  8. Efficient Formatting Using Styles
    1. Paragraph Styles 00:04:15
    2. Character Styles 00:11:55
    3. Drop Caps and Nested Styles 00:05:42
    4. Using the Next Style feature 00:05:35
    5. Object Styles 00:05:36
    6. Taking Advantage of Quick Apply 00:08:56
    7. Organizing Styles into Style Groups 00:05:46
    8. Reusing Styles from Other Documents 00:05:01
  9. Working with Objects
    1. Drawing Frames 00:04:24
    2. The Stroke Panel 00:05:48
    3. Live Corner Options 00:09:33
    4. Understanding Layers and Stacking Order 00:04:16
    5. Aligning and Distributing Objects 00:10:23
    6. The Gap Tool and Live Distribute 00:08:54
    7. Making Copies of Objects 00:05:22
    8. Transforming Objects 00:08:41
  10. Working with the Effects panel
    1. Adjusting Opacity 00:08:48
    2. Effects 00:06:03
  11. Working with Tables
    1. Inserting a Table 00:10:13
    2. Working with Header and Footer Rows 00:13:26
    3. Table Styles 00:03:25
    4. Importing a Table from Word or Excel 00:07:49
  12. Dynamic Layout Features
    1. Understanding Liquid Layout 00:07:12
    2. Alternate Layouts 00:09:58
    3. Working with the Content Tools 00:09:13
  13. Working with Long Documents
    1. Creating a Document Template 00:06:31
    2. Creating a Book 00:09:59
    3. Adding a Footnote 00:11:45
    4. Building a Table of Contents 00:10:25
    5. Exporting a Book 00:08:45
  14. Preparing for Output
    1. Live Preflight 00:04:24
    2. Packaging 00:11:01
    3. Document Fonts and the TypeKit Library 00:07:49
  15. Basic Interactivity and PDF Export
    1. Creating Hyperlinks 00:04:05
    2. Adding Buttons and Video 00:10:24
    3. Exporting to Interactive PDF 00:08:48
    4. Exporting to PDF for Print 00:08:16
  16. Creating an ePub
    1. Preparing a Document for ePub Output 00:07:05
    2. The Articles Panel 00:04:11
    3. Object Export Options 00:08:02
    4. Export Tagging 00:07:53
    5. Creating a Navigational Table of Contents 00:07:41
    6. Exporting to Reflowable EPub 00:04:52
    7. Exporting to Fixed Layout EPub 00:06:20