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Adobe InDesign CS4 Advanced

Video Description

With Total Training for Adobe InDesign CS4: Advanced, you'll learn all the tricks the professionals know that can save you hours of time in production. You'll learn advanced features such as XML, Datamerge, how to use the Book panel, plus gain the skills to build Styles and Master pages, and a whole lot more!

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: CUSTOMIZING YOUR WORKFLOW
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Workspace, Navigation, Menus & Plug-ins 00:10:01
    3. Advanced Document Settings 00:10:35
    4. Advanced Preferences 00:11:21
    5. Advanced Navigation 00:03:54
    6. Default Tool Settings 00:06:50
    7. Using Adobe Bridge with InDesign 00:04:48
  2. CHAPTER 2: ADVANCED TYPE TECHNIQUES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Keyboard Shortcuts for Working with Type 00:08:30
    3. Advanced Rules 00:06:22
    4. Advanced Paragraph Options 00:04:47
    5. Using Languages 00:02:42
    6. Typing on a Path 00:03:43
    7. Inserting Text Variables 00:06:30
    8. Putting Images inside of Type 00:03:52
    9. Aligning Text to a Baseline Grid 00:05:22
    10. Importing & Exporting Type 00:07:44
    11. Flowing Type 00:04:31
    12. Adjust Optical Margin Alignment with the Story Panel 00:01:22
    13. Using Glyphs & Glyph Sets 00:02:56
    14. Understanding OpenType Fonts 00:04:19
    15. Setting Tabs 00:03:30
    16. Using the Eyedropper for Type 00:02:16
  3. CHAPTER 3: USING TYPE STYLES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Why Use Styles? 00:05:26
    3. Character Styles vs. Paragraph Styles 00:02:52
    4. Working with Next Styles 00:03:48
    5. Applying Nested Styles 00:07:11
    6. Repeating Nested Styles 00:02:44
    7. Nesting Line Styles & GREP Styles 00:02:44
  4. CHAPTER 4: WORKING WITH IMAGES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Exploring the Info & Links Panels 00:04:47
    3. Importing Graphics & Using Scripts 00:03:53
    4. Using Image Shortcuts 00:06:24
    5. Advanced Text Wrap Options 00:03:17
    6. Placing an InDesign Document inside an InDesign Document 00:02:13
    7. Working with Illustrator® Files in InDesign 00:04:17
    8. Working with Photoshop® Files in InDesign 00:06:49
  5. CHAPTER 5: WORKING WITH OBJECTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. When to Use an Object Style 00:07:29
    3. Building an Anchored Object 00:02:19
    4. Using Object Styles on Anchored Objects 00:05:18
  6. CHAPTER 6: USING TABLES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Basic Table Options 00:03:33
    3. Creating & Applying a Table Style 00:04:33
    4. Importing Microsoft® Excel® Documents 00:03:15
  7. CHAPTER 7: STROKING, ALIGNING & TRANSFORMING
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Advanced Stroke Panel Options 00:06:07
    3. Advanced Alignment Options 00:03:43
    4. Advanced Transform Options 00:03:53
  8. CHAPTER 8: ADVANCED COLOR TECHNIQUES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Color Panel vs. Swatches Panel 00:04:16
    3. Color Management 00:04:36
    4. Creating Colors 00:02:50
    5. Using the Kuler™ Panel 00:01:56
  9. CHAPTER 9: APPLYING EFFECTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Adjusting Effect Settings 00:02:57
    3. Using the Directional Feather & Gradient Feather Tools 00:01:53
    4. Using Blend Modes 00:02:30
  10. CHAPTER 10: ADVANCED FIND/CHANGE OPTIONS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Find/Change Text Attributes 00:03:28
    3. Find/Change GREP 00:03:43
    4. Find/Change Glyphs 00:02:26
    5. Find/Change Object Attributes 00:02:01
  11. CHAPTER 11: WORKING WITH PAGES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Page Setup 00:04:22
    3. Section Options & Moving Pages 00:04:32
    4. Basing Master Pages on Other Master Pages 00:04:39
    5. Using Layers 00:06:24
    6. Advanced Guide Features 00:02:55
    7. Rotating Spreads 00:02:19
  12. CHAPTER 12: LIBRARIES & SNIPPETS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Using Libraries 00:06:42
    3. Using Snippets 00:03:35
  13. CHAPTER 13: OUTPUTTING DOCUMENTS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Building a Preflight 00:03:59
    3. Transparency Flattener Settings & PDF/X-1a 00:05:06
    4. Exploring the InDesign Interchange Format & Component Info 00:04:54
    5. Working with Print Presets 00:04:29
  14. CHAPTER 14: CREATING BOOKS
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Building a Book & Numbering the Pages 00:04:12
    3. Synchronizing a Book 00:03:42
    4. Creating a Table of Contents 00:01:54
    5. Defining a Running Header 00:03:36
    6. Generating an Index 00:04:50
  15. CHAPTER 15: WORKING WITH XML
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Exporting XML 00:07:22
    3. Importing XML 00:04:21
  16. CHAPTER 16: INTEGRATING WITH INCOPY®
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. The Role of InCopy 00:05:29
    3. Importing an InCopy File into InDesign 00:03:09
    4. Editing Stories in a Single Editor Workflow 00:02:54
    5. Using Assignments in a Multiple Editor Workflow 00:03:03
  17. CHAPTER 17: SCREEN SHARING & HIDDEN FEATURES
    1. Introduction 00:00:06
    2. Share Your Screen Using ConnectNow 00:05:05
    3. InDesign Easter Eggs & Final Comments 00:04:20
    4. Credits 00:00:12