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Adobe InDesign CS5: Learn by Video

Video Description

This innovative product from Adobe Press combines video and a full-color reference to teach the fundamentals of InDesign CS5.

Experienced instructors present 10 hours of high quality HD video, complete with lesson files.

Project files used in the lessons are included so viewers can practice what they've learned.

Table of Contents

  1. 1.1 How InDesign Works
    1. 1.1.1 Understanding Frames 00:05:59
    2. 1.1.2 Understanding Tools 00:08:58
    3. 1.1.3 Understanding Graphics 00:08:03
  2. 1.1 InDesign Jumpstart
    1. 1.2.1 Creating a Letterhead 00:06:39
    2. 1.2.2 Making Banners 00:10:02
    3. 1.2.3 Creating a Newsletter 00:09:55
    4. 1.2.4 Using Animation and Interactivity 00:09:42
    5. 1.2.5 Working with Pages and Master Pages 00:05:53
    6. 1.2.6 Enhancing Your Documents with Graphics 00:07:06
    7. 1.2.7 Using Tables 00:10:02
    8. 1.2.8 Finalizing and Outputting Documents 00:06:41
  3. 2.1 Exploring the InDesign Interface
    1. 2.1.1 The Welcome Screen 00:04:04
    2. 2.1.2 The InDesign Interface 00:08:52
    3. 2.1.3 Using Panels 00:06:33
  4. 2.2 The Interface
    1. 2.2.1 What Are Workspaces? 00:07:55
    2. 2.2.2 Keyboard Shortcuts 00:10:57
    3. 2.2.3 Menu Customization 00:04:25
    4. 2.2.4 Rulers and Measurements 00:12:39
  5. 2.3 Exploring the Navigation Controls
    1. 2.3.1 Navigating in Your InDesign Documents 00:08:05
    2. 2.3.2 Handling Multiple Windows 00:06:33
  6. 2.4 Setting the General and Interface Preferences
    1. 2.4 Setting the General and Interface Preferences 00:09:57
  7. 3. Interactive Tool Panel
    1. The Selection Tool 00:12:31
    2. The Direct Selection Tool 00:02:06
    3. The Page Tool 00:05:17
    4. The Gap Tool 00:04:06
    5. The Type Tool 00:16:51
    6. The Line Tool 00:03:51
    7. The Pen Tool 00:05:47
    8. The Pencil Tool 00:09:36
    9. The Rectangular Frame Tool 00:12:04
    10. The Rectangle Tool 00:10:18
    11. The Scissors Tool 00:03:43
    12. The Transform Tool 00:02:18
    13. The Gradient Tool 00:03:59
    14. The Gradient Feather Tool 00:04:08
    15. The Note Tool 00:03:29
    16. The Eyedropper Tool 00:06:19
    17. The Hand Tool 00:06:50
    18. The Zoom Tool 00:05:04
    19. The Fill and Stroke Tools 00:06:22
    20. The Apply Color Tool 00:03:03
    21. Preview Modes 00:06:39
  8. 4. Working With Documents
    1. Varying Page Sizes 00:04:55
    2. New Document Settings 00:08:30
    3. Document Presets 00:04:00
    4. Document Setup 00:02:05
    5. Margins and Columns 00:09:02
    6. Layout Adjustment 00:07:38
    7. Opening Documents 00:09:40
    8. Unlimited Undo and Crash Protection 00:05:38
    9. Saving and Reverting Documents 00:08:41
    10. Saving Backwards 00:01:52
  9. 5.1 Setting Up Pages
    1. 5.1.1 Document Navigation and Spread Rotation 00:05:03
    2. 5.1.2 Using the Pages Panel to Manage Pages 00:09:05
    3. 5.1.3 Adding Sections and Page Numbering 00:05:54
  10. 5.2 Master Pages
    1. 5.2.1 Introduction to Master Pages 00:08:47
    2. 5.2.2 Working with Master Items 00:05:11
    3. 5.2.3 Sharing Masters Across Documents 00:02:32
  11. 6.1 Working with Text
    1. 6.1.1 The Anatomy of a Text Frame 00:07:32
    2. 6.1.2 Text Frame Options 00:06:55
    3. 6.1.3 Placing Text 00:08:07
    4. 6.1.4 Buzzword Integration 00:06:28
    5. 6.1.5 Using Conditional Text 00:07:16
    6. 6.1.6 Adding Glyphs 00:13:23
  12. 6.2 Threading Text Frames
    1. 6.2.1 What’s the Story? – Definition of an InDesign Story 00:03:23
    2. 6.2.2 Overset Text 00:06:29
    3. 6.2.3 Text Threading and Unthreading 00:10:15
  13. 6.3 Formatting Characters and Paragraphs
    1. 6.3.1 Character Formatting 00:09:19
    2. 6.3.2 Paragraph Formatting 00:10:35
    3. 6.3.3 Paragraphs That Span or Split Columns 00:03:40
    4. 6.3.4 Formatting Text with the Eyedropper Tool 00:03:55
    5. 6.3.5 Creating Outlines 00:07:22
  14. 7.1 Working with Graphics
    1. 7.1.1 Graphic Frames 00:09:34
    2. 7.1.2 Multi-File Place and Image Import Options 00:09:55
    3. 7.1.3 Live and Static Captions 00:08:42
    4. 7.1.4 Grid Place and Contact Sheet 00:08:22
    5. 7.1.5 Fitting Options and Handling Graphics 00:13:31
    6. 7.1.6 Text Wrap 00:09:21
    7. 7.1.7 Mini Bridge 00:10:19
  15. 7.2 Links Panel
    1. 7.2.1 Links Panel Overview 00:08:06
    2. 7.2.2 Panel Menu Commands 00:08:15
    3. 7.2.3 Embed vs. Link 00:06:43
    4. 7.2.4 Viewing Links in an InDesign File While in Bridge 00:04:45
  16. 7.3 File Information and Other Document Settings
    1. 7.3.1 The Info Panel 00:04:44
    2. 7.3.2 File Info and Metadata 00:08:28
    3. 7.3.3 Display Performance 00:09:21
  17. 8.1 Applying Colors
    1. 8.1.1 What Are Strokes and Fills? 00:12:55
    2. 8.1.2 The Power of Swatches 00:08:47
    3. 8.1.3 Creating New Swatches 00:06:13
    4. 8.1.4 Loading Swatches 00:04:37
    5. 8.1.5 Creating Gradient Swatches 00:06:38
    6. 8.1.6 Spot Colors 00:15:27
    7. 8.1.7 Colorizing Images 00:01:57
    8. 8.1.8 Using Kuler 00:05:24
  18. 8.2 Special Effects and Transparency
    1. 8.2.1 Using Transparency 00:06:49
    2. 8.2.2 Using Blending Modes 00:09:41
    3. 8.2.3 Applying Photoshop-Like Effects 00:09:55
  19. 8.3 Creating and Applying Styles
    1. 8.3.1 Styles Defined 00:07:12
    2. 8.3.2 Character Styles 00:04:14
    3. 8.3.3 Paragraph Styles 00:13:12
    4. 8.3.4 GREP and Nested Styles 00:04:17
    5. 8.3.5 Object Styles 00:04:28
    6. 8.3.6 Modify Styles 00:05:10
    7. 8.3.7 Style Groups 00:02:09
    8. 8.3.8 Quick Apply 00:13:10
    9. 8.3.9 Importing Styles from Other Documents 00:05:27
  20. 9.1 Working with Objects
    1. 9.1.1 Understanding Stacking Order 00:06:34
    2. 9.1.2 Nudging Objects 00:01:38
    3. 9.1.3 Grouping Objects 00:05:25
  21. 9.2 Aligning Objects
    1. 9.2.1 Document Guides 00:09:11
    2. 9.2.2 Custom Guides 00:10:37
    3. 9.2.3 Using Grids 00:10:56
    4. 9.2.4 Aligning Objects 00:06:02
    5. 9.2.5 Using the Gap Tool 00:05:08
    6. 9.2.6 Gridified Tools 00:06:36
  22. 9.3 Managing Objects with Layers
    1. 9.3 Managing Objects with Layers 00:09:45
  23. 9.4 Transforming Objects
    1. 9.4.1 Duplicating Objects 00:08:17
    2. 9.4.2 Rotate, Scale, and Shear 00:03:50
    3. 9.4.3 Transform Again Commands 00:05:47
    4. 9.4.4 The Transform Panel 00:06:34
  24. 9.5 Editing Objects
    1. 9.4.5 Editing Shapes (Frames and Paths) 00:05:33
    2. 9.4.6 The Convert Shape Command 00:03:43
    3. 9.4.7 The Pathfinder Tool 00:05:00
    4. 9.4.8 Live Corner Effects 00:02:52
  25. 10.1 Using the Find/Change Features
    1. 10.1.1 Basic Text Searches 00:10:58
    2. 10.1.2 Searching Using GREP 00:09:21
    3. 10.1.3 Searching Glyphs 00:02:42
    4. 10.1.4 Object-Based Searches 00:05:37
  26. 10.2 Editing Text
    1. 10.2.1 Meet the Story Editor 00:07:26
    2. 10.2.2 Using Autocorrect 00:04:41
    3. 10.2.3 Spellcheck 00:07:00
    4. 10.2.4 User Dictionaries 00:04:52
    5. 10.2.5 Adding Notes to Collaborate 00:03:15
    6. 10.2.6 CS Review 00:05:56
    7. 10.2.7 Track Changes 00:05:39
    8. 10.2.8 Using the Find Fonts Feature 00:08:04
  27. 11. Working with Tables
    1. 11.1 Creating a Table 00:08:36
    2. 11.2 Importing Tables 00:04:59
    3. 11.3 Modifying a Table 00:10:17
    4. 11.4 Formatting a Table 00:07:05
    5. 11.5 Adding Headers and Footers 00:03:29
    6. 11.6 Creating Table and Cell Styles 00:07:44
    7. 11.7 Adding Graphics to a Table 00:06:25
  28. 12. Finalizing Documents
    1. 12.1.1 Live Preflight 00:05:15
    2. 12.1.2 Fixing Errors 00:04:42
    3. 12.1.3 Creating a Preflight Profile 00:05:57
  29. 12.2 Printing Documents and Packaging Files
    1. 12.2.1 Printing a Document 00:09:50
    2. 12.2.2 Packaging Files 00:04:41
    3. 12.2.3 Working with Document Fonts 00:06:37
  30. 12.3 Exporting PDF Files for Commercial Printing
    1. 12.3.1 Exporting a PDF File 00:05:39
    2. 12.3.2 Using PDF Presets 00:05:14
  31. 12.4 Preparing PDF Files for Web Distribution
    1. 12.4.1 Creating Bookmarks 00:05:33
    2. 12.4.2 Using the New Convert URLs to Hyperlinks Command 00:07:03
    3. 12.4.3 Exporting PDF for Web 00:06:59
  32. 12.5 Preparing Documents for Presentations
    1. 12.5.1 Using Presentation Mode 00:03:57
    2. 12.5.2 Adding Page Transitions 00:08:17
  33. 12.6 Exporing for Flash Player
    1. 12.6.1 Exporting to SWF 00:07:29
    2. 12.6.2 Exporting to FLA 00:05:23
  34. 12.7 Export to ePub
    1. 12.7 Export to ePub 00:14:53