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Adobe InDesign CS5: Beginner

Video Description

InDesign is the leading professional page layout program created by Adobe Systems Inc. Using it, graphic designers can integrate photographs and graphics with text to create both long and short publications such as brochures, catalogs, magazines, etc. Adobe InDesign CS5: Beginner offers an introduction to the fundamentals of layout & design including page-set-up, working with text & graphics and building basic object, paragraph & text styles to get new users and users switching from other software packages up and running. Work files are included. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Introduction 00:02:53
    2. New Features Overview 00:04:57
    3. Using the Included Work Files 00:03:05
  2. Interface Basics
    1. The Welcome Screen 00:03:23
    2. Mac vs. PC Interfaces 00:04:22
    3. Interface Overview 00:06:16
    4. Panels & Workspaces pt. 1 00:05:04
    5. Panels & Workspaces pt. 2 00:02:46
    6. Control Panel pt. 1 00:02:32
    7. Control Panel pt. 2 00:03:21
  3. Navigating the Document
    1. Tabbed Windows 00:04:57
    2. Changing the View pt. 1 00:03:28
    3. Changing the View pt. 2 00:03:00
    4. Zoom Tool 00:03:07
    5. Hand Tool 00:03:02
    6. Power Zoom 00:03:47
    7. Navigating Pages 00:03:26
  4. Page Setup & Guides
    1. New Documents 00:05:21
    2. Document Measurements 00:04:54
    3. Bleed & Slug 00:04:52
    4. Document Window 00:05:31
    5. Margins & Columns 00:04:57
    6. Rulers Guides pt. 1 00:05:53
    7. Rulers Guides pt. 2 00:04:29
    8. Smart Cursor 00:02:26
    9. Smart Guides 00:05:55
  5. Pages & Masters
    1. Pages Pallet pt. 1 00:04:14
    2. Pages Pallet pt. 2 00:03:46
    3. Adding Pages 00:04:31
    4. Duplicating & Deleting Pages 00:03:39
    5. Master Pages pt. 1 00:04:50
    6. Master Pages pt. 2 00:02:27
    7. Page Numbering 00:05:24
    8. Overriding Master Pages 00:04:34
  6. Drawing Tools
    1. Intro to Drawing Tools 00:01:42
    2. Line Tool 00:05:30
    3. Pencil / Smooth & Erase Tools 00:06:53
    4. Pen Tool 00:06:27
    5. Rectangle & Frame Tools 00:05:12
    6. Polygon Tool 00:04:03
    7. Gridify 00:03:52
    8. Rounded Corners 00:05:16
    9. Curves in Action 00:05:05
  7. Selecting & Manipulating
    1. Selecting Objects pt. 1 00:06:54
    2. Selecting Objects pt. 2 00:03:52
    3. Select & Move pt. 1 00:02:51
    4. Select & Move pt. 2 00:04:59
    5. Direct Select Tool 00:04:11
    6. Frame Fitting Options 00:06:19
    7. Scaling Objects 00:06:05
    8. Rotate & Shear 00:06:50
    9. Free Transform Tool 00:04:25
    10. Transform Menu 00:04:18
    11. Transform Again 00:06:08
    12. Copy & Paste 00:05:32
    13. Duplicating / Step & Repeat 00:05:43
  8. Working With Objects
    1. Aligning Frames 00:05:52
    2. Distributing Frames 00:04:42
    3. Order & Locking Objects pt. 1 00:05:04
    4. Order & Locking Objects pt. 2 00:02:02
    5. Grouping 00:04:41
    6. Pathfinder pt. 1 00:04:00
    7. Pathfinder pt. 2 00:06:09
  9. Working With Text
    1. Creating Text Frames 00:04:38
    2. Pasting Text 00:05:34
    3. Importing Text 00:05:11
    4. Selecting Text 00:05:51
    5. Applying Fonts 00:05:15
    6. Font Size & Leading pt. 1 00:05:31
    7. Font Size & Leading pt. 2 00:02:20
    8. Changing Case 00:04:36
    9. Kerning 00:05:20
    10. Tracking 00:04:35
    11. Scaling / Skewing & Baseline 00:05:35
  10. Paragraph Formatting
    1. Paragraph Alignment 00:06:19
    2. Setting Indents 00:06:19
    3. Paragraph Spacing & Drop Caps 00:06:22
    4. Baseline Alignment 00:04:01
    5. Rules Above & Below pt. 1 00:05:29
    6. Rules Above & Below pt. 2 00:01:45
    7. Setting Tabs & Indents 00:06:59
    8. Bullets 00:06:08
    9. Setting Default Type 00:04:05
    10. Spell Checker & Dictionary 00:05:25
    11. Story Editor pt. 1 00:06:05
    12. Story Editor pt. 2 00:01:39
    13. Glyphs 00:04:25
  11. Working With Frames
    1. Text Frames 00:06:37
    2. Flowing Text 00:06:36
    3. Text Frame Options pt. 1 00:04:23
    4. Text Frame Options pt. 2 00:02:32
    5. Master Page Frames 00:05:02
    6. Smart Text Reflow 00:04:03
    7. Span & Split Columns 00:04:32
    8. Text Wrap pt. 1 00:04:51
    9. Text Wrap pt. 2 00:03:44
  12. Adding Color
    1. Intro to Color 00:05:08
    2. Color Picker 00:04:15
    3. Swatches 00:06:18
    4. Tint Swatches 00:03:06
    5. Gradient Swatches pt. 1 00:04:57
    6. Gradient Swatches pt. 2 00:02:48
    7. Kuler 00:05:00
  13. Working With Graphics
    1. Graphic Displays Options pt. 1 00:05:07
    2. Graphic Displays Options pt. 2 00:02:32
    3. Placing Graphics 00:05:33
    4. Perils of Cut & Paste 00:04:58
    5. Interacting with Illustrator & Photoshop 00:03:55
  14. Basic Styles
    1. Intro to Styles 00:01:52
    2. Creating Paragraph Styles 00:06:26
    3. Editing Paragraph Styles 00:04:36
    4. Creating a Character Style 00:04:51
    5. Overriding / Deleting & Groups 00:05:24
    6. Object Styles 00:05:13
  15. Printing & Export to PDF
    1. Print Basics pt. 1 00:01:50
    2. Print Basics pt. 2 00:04:48
    3. Print Basics pt. 3 00:02:51
    4. Export to PDF pt. 1 00:03:27
    5. Export to PDF pt. 2 00:03:44
  16. Final Thoughts
    1. Wrap Up 00:02:58
  17. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:02:07