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INGN has taken over the industry as the most widely-used page layout program in the world. It features better typography and transparency features, speedier performance, and more overall control than any other layout program. This Bible, written by respected INGN and QuarkXPress expert Galen Gruman, is packed with real-world insights from publishing pros who use INGN in critical projects. The INGN Bible shows users the program's innovative architecture and functionality and tells them everything they need to know to get up to speed. Whether experienced designers, novices, or somewhere in between, readers will find all the real-world tips and techniques they're looking for in this reference.

Here's everything readers will need to make the most of the software that's become the dominant professional tool. Readers will learn how to take advantage of dynamic spell-checking or create anchored objects that follow the text referring to them. They will learn new object styles that can easily be applied for consistent formatting. Whether readers want to produce ad campaigns, magazines, or interactive PDF files, this reference takes them step by step through the processes and techniques they’ll need to create stunning layout projects.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. About the Author
  3. Credits
  4. Preface
  5. Acknowledgments
  6. Introduction
    1. What This Book Offers
    2. How to Read This Book
      1. Part I: Welcome to InDesign
      2. Part II: Document Fundamentals
      3. Part III: Object Fundamentals
      4. Part IV: Graphics Fundamentals
      5. Part V: Text Fundamentals
      6. Part VI: Business Document Fundamentals
      7. Part VII: Output Fundamentals
      8. Part VIII: Multimedia Fundamentals
      9. Part IX: Programming InDesign
      10. Part X: Appendixes
      11. The companion Web site
    3. Conventions Used in This Book
      1. InDesign commands
      2. Dialog boxes, panels, and panes
      3. Keyboard conventions
    4. Icons
  7. I. Welcome to InDesign
    1. 1. Inside the InDesign Interface
      1. 1.1. Understanding Global and Local Control
      2. 1.2. Exploring the InDesign Application Folder
        1. 1.2.1. The Presets folder
        2. 1.2.2. The Plug-ins folder
        3. 1.2.3. The Scripts folder
      3. 1.3. Exploring the Document Window
        1. 1.3.1. Title tab
        2. 1.3.2. Rulers
        3. 1.3.3. Zero point
        4. 1.3.4. Scroll bars
        5. 1.3.5. Pasteboard, pages, and guides
        6. 1.3.6. Page controls
        7. 1.3.7. Reveal pop-up menu
        8. 1.3.8. Application frame
        9. 1.3.9. Application bar
      4. 1.4. Using Tools
        1. 1.4.1. Selecting tools
        2. 1.4.2. Understanding what the tools do
          1. 1.4.2.1. Selection tool
          2. 1.4.2.2. Direct Selection tool
          3. 1.4.2.3. Page tool
          4. 1.4.2.4. Gap tool
          5. 1.4.2.5. Type tool
          6. 1.4.2.6. Type on a Path tool
          7. 1.4.2.7. Line tool
          8. 1.4.2.8. Pen tool
          9. 1.4.2.9. Anchor and direction point tools
          10. 1.4.2.10. Pencil tool
          11. 1.4.2.11. Smooth tool
          12. 1.4.2.12. Erase tool
          13. 1.4.2.13. Frame tools
          14. 1.4.2.14. Shape tools
          15. 1.4.2.15. Scissors tool
          16. 1.4.2.16. Free Transform tool
          17. 1.4.2.17. Rotate tool
          18. 1.4.2.18. Scale tool
          19. 1.4.2.19. Shear tool
          20. 1.4.2.20. Gradient Swatch tool
          21. 1.4.2.21. Gradient Feather tool
          22. 1.4.2.22. Note tool
          23. 1.4.2.23. Eyedropper tool
          24. 1.4.2.24. Measure tool
          25. 1.4.2.25. Hand tool
          26. 1.4.2.26. Zoom tool
        3. 1.4.3. Apply buttons
        4. 1.4.4. Screen Mode buttons
        5. 1.4.5. Using tool tips and keyboard shortcuts
        6. 1.4.6. Opening and closing the Tools panel
      5. 1.5. Working with Panels and Docks
        1. 1.5.1. Arranging panels
        2. 1.5.2. Changing the dock display
        3. 1.5.3. Using panels
        4. 1.5.4. Checking out the panels
          1. 1.5.4.1. Basic control panels
          2. 1.5.4.2. Text-formatting panels
          3. 1.5.4.3. Table-formatting panels
          4. 1.5.4.4. Text-management panels
          5. 1.5.4.5. Object management panels
          6. 1.5.4.6. Layout management panels
          7. 1.5.4.7. Color management panels
          8. 1.5.4.8. Prepress and output management panels
          9. 1.5.4.9. Web and interactive media management panels
          10. 1.5.4.10. Automation panels
          11. 1.5.4.11. Specialty information panels
          12. 1.5.4.12. CS Live panels
      6. 1.6. Reviewing Menu Commands
        1. 1.6.1. InDesign menu
        2. 1.6.2. File menu
        3. 1.6.3. Edit menu
        4. 1.6.4. Layout menu
        5. 1.6.5. Type menu
        6. 1.6.6. Object menu
        7. 1.6.7. Table menu
        8. 1.6.8. View menu
        9. 1.6.9. Window menu
        10. 1.6.10. Help menu
        11. 1.6.11. Contextual menus
      7. 1.7. Undoing What You've Just Done
      8. 1.8. Summary
    2. 2. Working with Windows and Views
      1. 2.1. Working with Multiple Document Windows
      2. 2.2. Using Workspaces
      3. 2.3. Working with Views
        1. 2.3.1. Zooming and scrolling
          1. 2.3.1.1. The Zoom tool
          2. 2.3.1.2. Zoom options in the View menu
          3. 2.3.1.3. The Zoom Level field and pop-up menu
          4. 2.3.1.4. The Hand tool
          5. 2.3.1.5. Gestures
          6. 2.3.1.6. The quick zoom function
        2. 2.3.2. Setting object display options
        3. 2.3.3. Using screen modes
      4. 2.4. Summary
    3. 3. Setting InDesign Preferences
      1. 3.1. Working with Preferences Files
        1. 3.1.1. Setting universal defaults
        2. 3.1.2. InDesign Defaults file
        3. 3.1.3. Presets folder
      2. 3.2. Using the Preferences Dialog Box
        1. 3.2.1. General preferences
          1. 3.2.1.1. Page Numbering area
          2. 3.2.1.2. Font Downloading and Embedding area
          3. 3.2.1.3. Object Editing area
          4. 3.2.1.4. Reset All Warning Dialogs button
        2. 3.2.2. Interface preferences
        3. 3.2.3. Type preferences
          1. 3.2.3.1. Type Options arena
          2. 3.2.3.2. Drag and Drop Text Editing area
          3. 3.2.3.3. Smart Text Reflow area
        4. 3.2.4. Advanced Type preferences
          1. 3.2.4.1. Character Settings area
          2. 3.2.4.2. Input Method Options area
        5. 3.2.5. Composition preferences
          1. 3.2.5.1. Highlight area
          2. 3.2.5.2. Text Wrap area
        6. 3.2.6. Units & Increments preferences
          1. 3.2.6.1. Ruler Units area
          2. 3.2.6.2. Other Units area
          3. 3.2.6.3. Point/Pica Size area
          4. 3.2.6.4. Keyboard Increments area
        7. 3.2.7. Grids preferences
          1. 3.2.7.1. Baseline Grid area
          2. 3.2.7.2. Document Grid area
        8. 3.2.8. Guides & Pasteboard preferences
          1. 3.2.8.1. Color area
          2. 3.2.8.2. Guide Options area
          3. 3.2.8.3. Smart Guides area
          4. 3.2.8.4. Pasteboard Options area
        9. 3.2.9. Dictionary preferences
          1. 3.2.9.1. Language area
          2. 3.2.9.2. Hyphenation Exceptions area
          3. 3.2.9.3. User Dictionary area
        10. 3.2.10. Spelling preferences
          1. 3.2.10.1. Find area
          2. 3.2.10.2. Dynamic Spelling area
        11. 3.2.11. Autocorrect preferences
        12. 3.2.12. Notes preferences
        13. 3.2.13. Track Changes preferences
        14. 3.2.14. Story Editor Display preferences
          1. 3.2.14.1. Text Display Options area
          2. 3.2.14.2. Cursor Options area
        15. 3.2.15. Display Performance preferences
          1. 3.2.15.1. Options area
          2. 3.2.15.2. Adjust View Settings area
        16. 3.2.16. Appearance of Black preferences
          1. 3.2.16.1. Options for Black on RGB and Grayscale Devices area
          2. 3.2.16.2. Overprinting of [Black] area
        17. 3.2.17. File Handling preferences
          1. 3.2.17.1. Document Recovery Data area
          2. 3.2.17.2. Saving InDesign Files area
          3. 3.2.17.3. Snippet Import area
          4. 3.2.17.4. Links area
        18. 3.2.18. Clipboard Handling preferences
          1. 3.2.18.1. Clipboard area
          2. 3.2.18.2. When Pasting Text and Tables from Other Applications area
      3. 3.3. Setting Other Global Preferences
        1. 3.3.1. Setting up automatic program updates
        2. 3.3.2. Customizing keyboard shortcuts
          1. 3.3.2.1. Using and modifying default shortcuts
          2. 3.3.2.2. Viewing and printing shortcuts
        3. 3.3.3. Customizing menus
        4. 3.3.4. Color management settings
      4. 3.4. Modifying Defaults for Documents, Text, and Objects
        1. 3.4.1. Document defaults
        2. 3.4.2. Text defaults
        3. 3.4.3. Object defaults
      5. 3.5. Modifying Defaults for Views
      6. 3.6. Setting Color and Style Defaults
      7. 3.7. Reverting Preferences and Defaults
      8. 3.8. Summary
  8. II. Document Fundamentals
    1. 4. Creating, Opening, and Saving Documents
      1. 4.1. Taking Stock before You Begin
      2. 4.2. Setting Up a New Publication
        1. 4.2.1. Creating new documents
        2. 4.2.2. Creating your own document types
      3. 4.3. Opening Documents and Templates
        1. 4.3.1. OPENING documents versus opening templates
        2. 4.3.2. Working with files in the Bridge file system
        3. 4.3.3. Converting documents created with other programs
          1. 4.3.3.1. QuarkXPress
          2. 4.3.3.2. PageMaker
        4. 4.3.4. Recovering a document after a crash or power failure
      4. 4.4. Saving Documents and Templates
        1. 4.4.1. Saving documents versus saving templates
        2. 4.4.2. Knowing how to not save changes
      5. 4.5. Saving Files in Other Formats
        1. 4.5.1. Export formats for whole documents
        2. 4.5.2. Export formats for document elements
          1. 4.5.2.1. Working with exported tagged text files
          2. 4.5.2.2. Exporting files as JPEG graphics
      6. 4.6. Summary
    2. 5. Working with Pages
      1. 5.1. Working with Multipage Documents
        1. 5.1.1. Adding pages
        2. 5.1.2. Changing pages' sizes
        3. 5.1.3. Deleting pages
        4. 5.1.4. Copying and moving pages
          1. 5.1.4.1. Working within a document
          2. 5.1.4.2. Working across documents
        5. 5.1.5. Starting documents on a left page
        6. 5.1.6. Controlling page shuffling
        7. 5.1.7. Creating gatefold spreads
        8. 5.1.8. Working with page numbers
        9. 5.1.9. Dividing a document into sections
        10. 5.1.10. Navigating pages
          1. 5.1.10.1. Navigating by page number
          2. 5.1.10.2. Navigating with the menus and shortcuts
          3. 5.1.10.3. Navigating with the Pages panel
        11. 5.1.11. Working with specialty page controls
          1. 5.1.11.1. Transparency alert
          2. 5.1.11.2. Rotated page views
          3. 5.1.11.3. Page transitions
          4. 5.1.11.4. Color labels
        12. 5.1.12. Adjusting page layouts
      2. 5.2. Summary
    3. 6. Working with Layers
      1. 6.1.
        1. 6.1.1. Creating layers
        2. 6.1.2. Working with individual objects on layers
          1. 6.1.2.1. The active layer
          2. 6.1.2.2. Selecting objects on layers
          3. 6.1.2.3. Placing objects on layers
          4. 6.1.2.4. Moving objects to different layers
        3. 6.1.3. Manipulating entire layers
          1. 6.1.3.1. Selecting layers
          2. 6.1.3.2. Hiding layers
          3. 6.1.3.3. Locking layers
          4. 6.1.3.4. Preventing layers from printing or exporting
          5. 6.1.3.5. Rearranging layers
          6. 6.1.3.6. Merging layers
          7. 6.1.3.7. Deleting layers
          8. 6.1.3.8. Controlling guides
      2. 6.2. Summary
    4. 7. Creating Layout Standards
      1. 7.1. Creating and Applying Master Pages
        1. 7.1.1. The Pages panel
        2. 7.1.2. Creating a new master page
          1. 7.1.2.1. Basing a master page on another master page
          2. 7.1.2.2. Creating master pages from document pages
        3. 7.1.3. Importing a master page
          1. 7.1.3.1. Duplicating a master
          2. 7.1.3.2. Deleting a master
        4. 7.1.4. Laying out a master page
        5. 7.1.5. Applying a master page to document pages
        6. 7.1.6. Modifying master items on document pages
      2. 7.2. Using Templates
        1. 7.2.1. Creating templates
        2. 7.2.2. Modifying templates
        3. 7.2.3. Creating documents from templates
      3. 7.3. Storing Objects in Libraries
        1. 7.3.1. Adding and deleting library objects
        2. 7.3.2. Cataloging library objects
        3. 7.3.3. Copying library objects onto document pages
      4. 7.4. Working with Styles
        1. 7.4.1. Creating styles
        2. 7.4.2. Modifying styles
        3. 7.4.3. Applying styles
        4. 7.4.4. Managing styles
        5. 7.4.5. Using style groups
        6. 7.4.6. Understanding predefined styles
        7. 7.4.7. Unapplying a style
      5. 7.5. Using Ruler Guides and Grids
        1. 7.5.1. Ruler guides
          1. 7.5.1.1. Creating ruler guides manually
          2. 7.5.1.2. Creating a set of guides automatically
          3. 7.5.1.3. Working with ruler guides
        2. 7.5.2. Working with column guides
        3. 7.5.3. Working with the baseline grid
        4. 7.5.4. Working with the document grid
        5. 7.5.5. Snapping to guides
      6. 7.6. Summary
    5. 8. Defining Colors, Tints, and Gradients
      1. 8.1. Defining Color Terms
      2. 8.2. Understanding Process and Spot Color
        1. 8.2.1. Identifying methods of color printing
        2. 8.2.2. Mixing spot and process colors
        3. 8.2.3. Converting spot color to process color
      3. 8.3. Working with Color Models
      4. 8.4. Understanding Paper Variation Models
      5. 8.5. Defining Colors and Tints
        1. 8.5.1. Creating colors the ideal way: The Swatches panel
        2. 8.5.2. Using Kuler to add to your color swatches
        3. 8.5.3. Creating tints
        4. 8.5.4. Mixing color swatches to create more colors
        5. 8.5.5. Creating colors the risky way: Using the Color panel
        6. 8.5.6. Importing and sampling colors
          1. 8.5.6.1. Importing swatches
          2. 8.5.6.2. Importing colors from graphics
          3. 8.5.6.3. Sampling colors
      6. 8.6. Working with Gradients
        1. 8.6.1. Creating gradients
        2. 8.6.2. Creating unnamed gradients
        3. 8.6.3. Adjusting gradient angle and location
      7. 8.7. Managing Swatches
        1. 8.7.1. Editing swatches
        2. 8.7.2. Merging swatches
        3. 8.7.3. Deleting swatches
        4. 8.7.4. Duplicating swatches
      8. 8.8. Applying Colors, Tints, and Gradients
      9. 8.9. Summary
  9. III. Object Fundamentals
    1. 9. Adding Frames, Shapes, and Lines
      1. 9.1. Creating a Text Frame
      2. 9.2. Creating a Graphics Frame
      3. 9.3. Converting Frames for Specific Content
      4. 9.4. Drawing Straight Lines
      5. 9.5. Summary
    2. 10. Manipulating Objects
      1. 10.1. Selecting Objects
        1. 10.1.1. Understanding the selection tools
        2. 10.1.2. Selecting objects
        3. 10.1.3. Selecting overlapping objects
          1. 10.1.3.1. The content grabber
          2. 10.1.3.2. The Select submenu
          3. 10.1.3.3. Keyboard shortcuts
          4. 10.1.3.4. Control panel selection buttons
        4. 10.1.4. Selecting multiple objects
        5. 10.1.5. Deselecting objects
      2. 10.2. Moving Objects
      3. 10.3. Creating Copies of Objects
        1. 10.3.1. Copying objects within documents
        2. 10.3.2. Copying objects between documents
      4. 10.4. Deleting Objects
      5. 10.5. Preventing Objects from Printing
      6. 10.6. Hiding Objects
      7. 10.7. Aligning and Distributing Objects
        1. 10.7.1. Working with the Align panel
        2. 10.7.2. Working with live distribution
        3. 10.7.3. Working with smart guides
        4. 10.7.4. Working with smart spacing and measurements
      8. 10.8. Using the Gap Tool
      9. 10.9. Summary
    3. 11. Transforming Objects
      1. 11.1. Resizing and Scaling Objects
        1. 11.1.1. Resizing methods
          1. 11.1.1.1. Using the mouse
          2. 11.1.1.2. Using the Control or Transform panel
        2. 11.1.2. Scaling methods
      2. 11.2. Performing Other Transformations
        1. 11.2.1. Rotating objects
          1. 11.2.1.1. Using the Selection tool
          2. 11.2.1.2. Using the Rotate tool
          3. 11.2.1.3. Using the panels
        2. 11.2.2. Using the Shear tool
        3. 11.2.3. Flipping objects
        4. 11.2.4. Using the Free Transform tool
      3. 11.3. Repeating Transformations
      4. 11.4. Undoing Transformations
      5. 11.5. Replacing Object Attributes
      6. 11.6. Summary
    4. 12. Applying Effects to Objects
      1. 12.1. Working with Strokes
        1. 12.1.1. Adding strokes
        2. 12.1.2. Creating stroke styles
      2. 12.2. Applying Corner Options
      3. 12.3. Applying Lighting Effects
        1. 12.3.1. Using the Effects panel and related controls
        2. 12.3.2. Applying transparency
        3. 12.3.3. Applying drop shadows and inner shadows
        4. 12.3.4. Applying feathering
          1. 12.3.4.1. Applying basic feathering
          2. 12.3.4.2. Applying directional feathering
          3. 12.3.4.3. Applying gradient feathering
        5. 12.3.5. Applying outer and inner glows
          1. 12.3.5.1. Applying an outer glow
          2. 12.3.5.2. Applying an inner glow
        6. 12.3.6. Applying beveling and embossing
        7. 12.3.7. Applying satin effects
      4. 12.4. Summary
    5. 13. Orchestrating Objects
      1. 13.1. Stacking Objects
      2. 13.2. Combining Objects into a Group
        1. 13.2.1. Using groups within groups
        2. 13.2.2. Selecting objects within groups
        3. 13.2.3. Ungrouping
      3. 13.3. Locking Objects
      4. 13.4. Creating Inline Frames
        1. 13.4.1. Creating an inline frame with the Paste command
        2. 13.4.2. Creating an inline frame with the Place command
        3. 13.4.3. Creating an inline frame using the Anchored Object command
        4. 13.4.4. Adjusting inline frames
        5. 13.4.5. Deleting inline frames
      5. 13.5. Setting Up Follow-Me Anchored Frames
        1. 13.5.1. When to use anchored frames
        2. 13.5.2. Adding anchored frames
        3. 13.5.3. Converting existing frames to anchored frames
        4. 13.5.4. Adjusting anchored frames
        5. 13.5.5. Releasing and deleting anchored frames
      6. 13.6. Wrapping Text around Objects
        1. 13.6.1. Using the Text Wrap panel
        2. 13.6.2. Setting text-wrap preferences
        3. 13.6.3. Changing the shape of a text wrap
      7. 13.7. Defining and Applying Object Styles
        1. 13.7.1. Creating object styles
          1. 13.7.1.1. The Fill pane
          2. 13.7.1.2. The Stroke pane
          3. 13.7.1.3. The Stroke & Corner Options pane
          4. 13.7.1.4. The Paragraph Styles pane
          5. 13.7.1.5. The Text Frame General Options pane
          6. 13.7.1.6. The Text Frame Baseline Options pane
          7. 13.7.1.7. The Story Options pane
          8. 13.7.1.8. The Text Wrap & Other pane
          9. 13.7.1.9. The Anchored Object Options pane
          10. 13.7.1.10. The Frame Fitting Options pane
        2. 13.7.2. Applying object styles
      8. 13.8. Managing Links
        1. 13.8.1. Menu options for managing links
        2. 13.8.2. Menu options for managing link information
        3. 13.8.3. Panel Options dialog box
      9. 13.9. Adding Metadata Captions
      10. 13.10. Summary
  10. IV. Graphics Fundamentals
    1. 14. Importing Graphics
      1. 14.1. Preparing Graphics Files
        1. 14.1.1. Graphics embedded in text files
        2. 14.1.2. Issues with vector files
          1. 14.1.2.1. Embedded fonts
          2. 14.1.2.2. PostScript files: EPS, DCS, Illustrator, and PDF
            1. 14.1.2.2.1. EPS
            2. 14.1.2.2.2. DCS
            3. 14.1.2.2.3. Illustrator
            4. 14.1.2.2.4. InDesign
            5. 14.1.2.2.5. PDF
          3. 14.1.2.3. Other vector formats
            1. 14.1.2.3.1. PICT
            2. 14.1.2.3.2. Windows Metafile
        3. 14.1.3. Issues with bitmap formats
          1. 14.1.3.1. Professional-level bitmap formats
            1. 14.1.3.1.1. Photoshop
            2. 14.1.3.1.2. Scitex CT
            3. 14.1.3.1.3. TIFF
          2. 14.1.3.2. Web-oriented bitmap formats
            1. 14.1.3.2.1. GIF
            2. 14.1.3.2.2. JPEG
            3. 14.1.3.2.3. PNG
          3. 14.1.3.3. Other bitmap formats
      2. 14.2. Identifying Color Issues
        1. 14.2.1. Color systems
        2. 14.2.2. Calibrated color
      3. 14.3. Exploring Methods for Importing Graphics
        1. 14.3.1. Using the Place dialog box
      4. 14.4. Using import options
        1. 14.4.1.
          1. 14.4.1.1. Import options for bitmap graphics
            1. 14.4.1.1.1. Image pane
            2. 14.4.1.1.2. Color pane
            3. 14.4.1.1.3. PNG Settings pane
            4. 14.4.1.1.4. Layers pane
          2. 14.4.1.2. Import options for vector file formats
            1. 14.4.1.2.1. EPS Import Options dialog box
            2. 14.4.1.2.2. Place PDF dialog box
            3. 14.4.1.2.3. Place InDesign Document dialog box
        2. 14.4.2. Using other ways to import graphics
          1. 14.4.2.1. Copy and paste
          2. 14.4.2.2. Drag and drop
      5. 14.5. Summary
    2. 15. Fitting Graphics and Frames Together
      1. 15.1. Fitting Graphics within Their Frames
        1. 15.1.1. Resizing a graphic's frame
        2. 15.1.2. Moving a graphic in its frame
        3. 15.1.3. Using an irregular frame
      2. 15.2. Figuring Out the Fitting Commands
      3. 15.3. Working with Clipping Paths
        1. 15.3.1. Using a graphic's own clipping path
          1. 15.3.1.1. Using the clipping path as a mask
          2. 15.3.1.2. Using the clipping path as a wrap boundary
        2. 15.3.2. Creating a clipping path in InDesign
        3. 15.3.3. Modifying clipping paths
        4. 15.3.4. Deleting clipping paths
      4. 15.4. Summary
    3. 16. Drawing Free-form Shapes and Curved Paths
      1. 16.1. Finding Out All about Paths
        1. 16.1.1. The properties of a path
          1. 16.1.1.1. Closure
          2. 16.1.1.2. Stroke
          3. 16.1.1.3. Fill
          4. 16.1.1.4. Contents
        2. 16.1.2. The anatomy of a path
      2. 16.2. Drawing Lines with the Pen Tool
        1. 16.2.1. Straight and zigzag lines
        2. 16.2.2. Curved lines
          1. 16.2.2.1. Curved segments connected by smooth points
          2. 16.2.2.2. Curved segments connected by corner points
        3. 16.2.3. Combining straight and curved segments
      3. 16.3. Drawing Free-Form Shapes
      4. 16.4. Editing Free-Form Lines and Shapes
        1. 16.4.1. Adding and deleting anchor points
        2. 16.4.2. Modifying segments
          1. 16.4.2.1. Moving anchor points
          2. 16.4.2.2. Converting anchor points
          3. 16.4.2.3. Manipulating direction handles
        3. 16.4.3. Working with open and closed paths
          1. 16.4.3.1. Extending an open path and connecting open paths
          2. 16.4.3.2. Closing an open path
          3. 16.4.3.3. Opening a closed path
        4. 16.4.4. Using the Scissors tool
      5. 16.5. Joining Paths
      6. 16.6. Working with Compound Paths
        1. 16.6.1. Examples of compound paths in use
          1. 16.6.1.1. Create transparent areas within a path
          2. 16.6.1.2. Apply a single background color or graphic across several shapes
          3. 16.6.1.3. Quickly create complex shapes
        2. 16.6.2. Creating compound paths
        3. 16.6.3. Editing compound paths
        4. 16.6.4. Changing a path's direction
        5. 16.6.5. Splitting a compound path
        6. 16.6.6. Using the Pathfinder
      7. 16.7. Using Other Path Effects
        1. 16.7.1. The Convert Shape options
        2. 16.7.2. The Smooth tool
        3. 16.7.3. The Erase tool
      8. 16.8. Summary
  11. V. Text Fundamentals
    1. 17. Importing Text Files
      1. 17.1. Determining Where to Format Documents
      2. 17.2. Preparing Text Files
        1. 17.2.1. Preserving special features in text files
          1. 17.2.1.1. Tables
          2. 17.2.1.2. Headers and footers (folios)
          3. 17.2.1.3. Footnotes and endnotes
          4. 17.2.1.4. Hyperlinks
          5. 17.2.1.5. Inline graphics and text boxes
        2. 17.2.2. Avoiding text-file pitfalls
          1. 17.2.2.1. Fast save
          2. 17.2.2.2. Software versions
      3. 17.3. Adding Text
        1. 17.3.1. Using the Type tool
      4. 17.4. Pasting text
        1. 17.4.1. Dragging and dropping text
        2. 17.4.2. Importing text with the Place dialog box
          1. 17.4.2.1. Import options for Microsoft Word and RTF files
          2. 17.4.2.2. Import options for text-only files
          3. 17.4.2.3. InCopy files
          4. 17.4.2.4. Import options for Microsoft Excel files
          5. 17.4.2.5. Import options for Tagged Text files
      5. 17.5. Summary
    2. 18. Flowing Text through a Document
      1. 18.1. Working with Text Frames
        1. 18.1.1. Creating text frames on master pages
          1. 18.1.1.1. Creating a master text frame
          2. 18.1.1.2. Modifying master text frames
        2. 18.1.2. Drawing additional text frames
          1. 18.1.2.1. Creating text frames on master pages
          2. 18.1.2.2. Creating rectangular and variable-shaped text frames
      2. 18.2. Threading Text Frames
        1. 18.2.1. Threading frames manually
        2. 18.2.2. Threading frames semiautomatically
        3. 18.2.3. Threading frames and adding pages automatically
          1. 18.2.3.1. Placing text while autoflowing
          2. 18.2.3.2. Autoflowing after placing text
        4. 18.2.4. Breaking and rerouting threads
      3. 18.3. Adjusting Columns
        1. 18.3.1. Specifying columns in master frames
        2. 18.3.2. Adjusting columns in text frames
        3. 18.3.3. Placing rules between columns
      4. 18.4. Managing Other Text Frame Behaviors
      5. 18.5. Working with Overset Text
      6. 18.6. Summary
    3. 19. Editing, Spell-checking, and Replacing Text
      1. 19.1. Editing Text
        1. 19.1.1. Controlling text view
        2. 19.1.2. Navigating text
        3. 19.1.3. Highlighting text
        4. 19.1.4. Cutting, copying, and pasting text
        5. 19.1.5. Deleting and replacing text
        6. 19.1.6. Undoing text edits
        7. 19.1.7. Using the Story Editor
      2. 19.2. Correcting Spelling Mistakes
        1. 19.2.1. Fixing spelling on the fly
        2. 19.2.2. Checking spelling as you type
        3. 19.2.3. Using the Check Spelling dialog box
        4. 19.2.4. Working with multiple languages
      3. 19.3. Customizing the Spelling and Hyphenation Dictionaries
        1. 19.3.1. Customizing the spelling dictionary
        2. 19.3.2. Customizing hyphenation points
        3. 19.3.3. Setting spelling and hyphenation dictionary preferences
      4. 19.4. Searching and Replacing
        1. 19.4.1. Searching and replacing text
        2. 19.4.2. Changing special characters
        3. 19.4.3. Searching and replacing formatting
        4. 19.4.4. Changing fonts globally
        5. 19.4.5. Working with saved search queries
      5. 19.5. Working with Notes
      6. 19.6. Summary
    4. 20. Specifying Character Attributes
      1. 20.1. Working with Character Formats
        1. 20.1.1. Setting character attributes
        2. 20.1.2. Working with character styles
      2. 20.2. Changing Font Family, Font Style, and Font Size
        1. 20.2.1. Selecting fonts
        2. 20.2.2. Changing font size
      3. 20.3. Applying Other Character Formats
        1. 20.3.1. Horizontal Scale and Vertical Scale
        2. 20.3.2. Baseline Shift
        3. 20.3.3. Skew (false italic)
        4. 20.3.4. Language
        5. 20.3.5. All Caps and Small Caps
        6. 20.3.6. Superscript and Subscript
        7. 20.3.7. Underline and Strikethrough
        8. 20.3.8. Ligatures
        9. 20.3.9. OpenType options
        10. 20.3.10. No Break
      4. 20.4. Leaving Space between Characters and Lines
        1. 20.4.1. Kerning
        2. 20.4.2. Tracking
        3. 20.4.3. Leading
      5. 20.5. Summary
    5. 21. Specifying Paragraph Attributes
      1. 21.1. Working with Paragraph Formats
        1. 21.1.1. Setting paragraph attributes
        2. 21.1.2. Working with paragraph styles
        3. 21.1.3. Working with nested styles
      2. 21.2. Controlling Alignment and Indents
        1. 21.2.1. Setting paragraph alignment
        2. 21.2.2. Setting indents
        3. 21.2.3. Setting column spans
      3. 21.3. Controlling Paragraph Spacing
        1. 21.3.1. Using leading
        2. 21.3.2. Adding space between paragraphs
        3. 21.3.3. Locking text to the baseline grid
      4. 21.4. Using Initial Caps
        1. 21.4.1. Applying basic drop caps
        2. 21.4.2. Using special initial cap techniques
          1. 21.4.2.1. Creating raised caps
          2. 21.4.2.2. Converting text to outlines for initial caps
          3. 21.4.2.3. Using graphics as initial caps
      5. 21.5. Adding Automatic Bullets and Numbered Lists
      6. 21.6. Controlling Hyphenation and Justification
        1. 21.6.1. Manual hyphenation
        2. 21.6.2. Automatic hyphenation
        3. 21.6.3. Justification controls
        4. 21.6.4. Composing text
          1. 21.6.4.1. Adobe Single-Line Composer
          2. 21.6.4.2. Adobe Paragraph Composer
      7. 21.7. Setting Other Paragraph Formats
        1. 21.7.1. Keep Options
        2. 21.7.2. Paragraph rules
        3. 21.7.3. Optical margin override
      8. 21.8. Summary
    6. 22. Creating Special Text Formatting
      1. 22.1. Using Bulleted and Numbered Lists
        1. 22.1.1. Defining lists
        2. 22.1.2. Applying lists
        3. 22.1.3. Working with imported lists
      2. 22.2. Formatting Fractions
        1. 22.2.1. Applying a fraction typeface
        2. 22.2.2. Formatting fractions manually
      3. 22.3. Reversing Type out of Its Background
      4. 22.4. Creating Sidebars and Pull-Quotes
      5. 22.5. Optical Margin Alignment
      6. 22.6. End-of-Story Markers
      7. 22.7. Underline and Strikethrough Options
      8. 22.8. Blurring the Line between Text and Graphics
        1. 22.8.1. Converting text into shapes
        2. 22.8.2. Making text follow a path
      9. 22.9. Summary
    7. 23. Using Special Characters
      1. 23.1. Inserting Glyphs
        1. 23.1.1. Using keyboard shortcuts
        2. 23.1.2. Using menus
        3. 23.1.3. Using the Glyphs panel
          1. 23.1.3.1. Creating glyph sets
          2. 23.1.3.2. Sharing glyph sets
      2. 23.2. Using Other Tools to Access Special Characters
      3. 23.3. Understanding Special Spaces, Dashes, and Quotes
        1. 23.3.1. Using special spaces
          1. 23.3.1.1. Nonbreaking spaces
          2. 23.3.1.2. Fixed-width spaces
        2. 23.3.2. Using dashes
          1. 23.3.2.1. All about em dashes
          2. 23.3.2.2. All about en dashes
        3. 23.3.3. Using quotation marks and apostrophes
          1. 23.3.3.1. Entering keyboard quotes
          2. 23.3.3.2. Typing reverse single quotation marks
          3. 23.3.3.3. Handling adjacent single and double quotation marks
      4. 23.4. Working with Foreign Languages
      5. 23.5. Summary
  12. VI. Business Document Fundamentals
    1. 24. Workgroup Editing
      1. 24.1. Tracking Changes in InDesign
        1. 24.1.1. Enabling change tracking
        2. 24.1.2. Working with changed text
      2. 24.2. Setting Up Workgroup Assignments
        1. 24.2.1. Identifying the user
        2. 24.2.2. Preparing story files for InCopy
          1. 24.2.2.1. Creating story assignments
          2. 24.2.2.2. Adding stories to assignments
          3. 24.2.2.3. Exporting InCopy story files
          4. 24.2.2.4. Packaging assignments
        3. 24.2.3. Editing and manipulating assigned stories
        4. 24.2.4. Using the Stand-Alone InCopy Program
        5. 24.2.5. Position tool
        6. 24.2.6. Story views
        7. 24.2.7. Story checkout, check-in, and saving
        8. 24.2.8. Revisions tracking
        9. 24.2.9. Special features
      3. 24.3. Summary
    2. 25. Setting Up Tabs and Tables
      1. 25.1. Using the Tabs Panel
        1. 25.1.1. Tab style buttons
        2. 25.1.2. X field
        3. 25.1.3. Leader field
        4. 25.1.4. Align On field
        5. 25.1.5. Tab ruler
        6. 25.1.6. Position Panel above Text Frame button
        7. 25.1.7. Flyout menu
      2. 25.2. Creating Tables
        1. 25.2.1. Creating a table
          1. 25.2.1.1. Table Setup pane
          2. 25.2.1.2. Row Strokes and Column Strokes panes
          3. 25.2.1.3. Fills pane
          4. 25.2.1.4. Headers and Footers pane
        2. 25.2.2. Working with rows and columns
          1. 25.2.2.1. Adding and deleting
          2. 25.2.2.2. Manipulating rows and columns
        3. 25.2.3. Working with cells
          1. 25.2.3.1. Text pane
          2. 25.2.3.2. Strokes and Fills pane
          3. 25.2.3.3. Rows and Columns pane
          4. 25.2.3.4. Diagonal Lines pane
          5. 25.2.3.5. Other cell options
        4. 25.2.4. Using table and cell styles
      3. 25.3. Converting Tabs to Tables
      4. 25.4. Summary
    3. 26. Using Automatic and Custom Text
      1. 26.1. Automating Page Numbers
      2. 26.2. Using Section Markers
      3. 26.3. Using Text Variables
        1. 26.3.1. Creating text variables
        2. 26.3.2. Formatting text variables
        3. 26.3.3. Editing and managing text variables
        4. 26.3.4. Inserting text variables
      4. 26.4. Working with Cross-References
        1. 26.4.1. Adding and editing cross-references
        2. 26.4.2. Working with cross-reference formats
        3. 26.4.3. Updating, changing, and deleting cross-references
      5. 26.5. Using Conditional Text
      6. 26.6. Working with Merged Data
        1. 26.6.1. Setting up merged data
        2. 26.6.2. Creating pages with merged data
        3. 26.6.3. Working with multiple records per page
      7. 26.7. Using Tagged Text for Database Publishing
      8. 26.8. Summary
    4. 27. Working with Footnotes, Indexes, and TOCs
      1. 27.1. Working with Footnotes
        1. 27.1.1. Numbering and Formatting pane
        2. 27.1.2. Layout pane
      2. 27.2. Indexing Documents and Books
        1. 27.2.1. Choosing an indexing style
        2. 27.2.2. Using the Index panel
        3. 27.2.3. Understanding Reference and Topic modes
          1. 27.2.3.1. Entering index items via the Index panel
          2. 27.2.3.2. Entering index items using keyboard shortcuts
          3. 27.2.3.3. Editing index entries
          4. 27.2.3.4. Working with the index
      3. 27.3. Creating Tables of Contents
        1. 27.3.1. Planning a TOC
        2. 27.3.2. Defining a TOC
      4. 27.4. Summary
  13. VII. Output Fundamentals
    1. 28. Creating Multidocument Projects
      1. 28.1. Planning Your Book
      2. 28.2. Creating and Opening Books
        1. 28.2.1. Adding chapters to books
        2. 28.2.2. Opening and editing chapters
        3. 28.2.3. Understanding a book panel's status reports
      3. 28.3. Working with Style Sources
      4. 28.4. Working with Page Numbers and Sections
        1. 28.4.1. Numbering pages consecutively
        2. 28.4.2. Numbering pages with sections
        3. 28.4.3. Specifying chapter numbers
      5. 28.5. Printing Chapters and Books
      6. 28.6. Summary
    2. 29. Preparing for Color Prepress
      1. 29.1. Managing Color Management
        1. 29.1.1. Setting up your system
        2. 29.1.2. Adjusting the on-screen display
          1. 29.1.2.1. Setting monitor bit depth
          2. 29.1.2.2. Adjusting InDesign's color display settings
        3. 29.1.3. Adjusting color output settings
          1. 29.1.3.1. Setting color management policies
          2. 29.1.3.2. Adjusting bitmap images' color
          3. 29.1.3.3. Adjusting blackness
        4. 29.1.4. Applying profiles to images
        5. 29.1.5. Changing document color settings
        6. 29.1.6. Managing color during output
        7. 29.1.7. Saving color-management preferences
        8. 29.1.8. Proofing on-screen
      2. 29.2. Working with Color Traps
        1. 29.2.1. Understanding trap methods
          1. 29.2.1.1. Specifying knockout and overprinting
        2. 29.2.2. Specifying trapping presets
        3. 29.2.3. Applying trapping to pages
      3. 29.3. Summary
    3. 30. Preparing for Printing
      1. 30.1. Making Initial Preparations
      2. 30.2. Preflighting Your Document
        1. 30.2.1. Telling InDesign what to look for
        2. 30.2.2. Fixing preflight problems
      3. 30.3. Creating a Document Package
        1. 30.3.1. Final preflighting before you package
        2. 30.3.2. Putting the package together
      4. 30.4. Dealing with Service Bureaus
        1. 30.4.1. Sending documents versus output files
        2. 30.4.2. Determining output settings
        3. 30.4.3. Ensuring correct bleeds
        4. 30.4.4. Sending oversized pages
      5. 30.5. Setting Up Booklets
      6. 30.6. Summary
    4. 31. Printing Documents
      1. 31.1. Selecting InDesign Printing Options
        1. 31.1.1. Common options
        2. 31.1.2. The General pane
        3. 31.1.3. The Setup pane
          1. 31.1.3.1. Paper size and orientation
          2. 31.1.3.2. Scaling, positioning, and tiling options
        4. 31.1.4. The Marks and Bleed pane
          1. 31.1.4.1. Printer's marks
          2. 31.1.4.2. Bleeds and slugs
        5. 31.1.5. The Output pane
        6. 31.1.6. The Graphics pane
        7. 31.1.7. The Color Management pane
        8. 31.1.8. The Advanced pane
          1. 31.1.8.1. Bitmap printing
          2. 31.1.8.2. OPI settings
          3. 31.1.8.3. Transparency flattening
        9. 31.1.9. The Summary pane
      2. 31.2. Working with Spot Colors and Separations
        1. 31.2.1. Managing color and ink output
        2. 31.2.2. Adjusting screen angles
      3. 31.3. Working with Transparency
        1. 31.3.1. Using transparency the ideal way
        2. 31.3.2. Flattening transparency during output
          1. 31.3.2.1. Creating flattener presets
          2. 31.3.2.2. Applying flattener presets
          3. 31.3.2.3. Previewing flattener settings
      4. 31.4. Summary
  14. VIII. Multimedia Fundamentals
    1. 32. Creating Prepress Files
      1. 32.1. Selecting the Best Prepress File Option
        1. 32.1.1. Exporting to PDF
        2. 32.1.2. Exporting to EPS
        3. 32.1.3. Printing to EPS or PostScript files
      2. 32.2. Creating PDF Files
        1. 32.2.1. Exporting PDF files
          1. 32.2.1.1. Common options
          2. 32.2.1.2. The General pane
          3. 32.2.1.3. The Compression pane
          4. 32.2.1.4. The Marks and Bleeds pane
          5. 32.2.1.5. The Output pane
          6. 32.2.1.6. The Advanced pane
          7. 32.2.1.7. The Security pane
          8. 32.2.1.8. The Summary pane
        2. 32.2.2. Using Distiller job options
        3. 32.2.3. Printing to PDF files
      3. 32.3. Exporting EPS Files
        1. 32.3.1. The General pane
        2. 32.3.2. The Advanced pane
      4. 32.4. Creating Output Files
      5. 32.5. Summary
    2. 33. Using Hyperlinks and Creating Web Pages
      1. 33.1. Using Hyperlinks
        1. 33.1.1. Creating hyperlinks
          1. 33.1.1.1. Converting hyperlinks in text automatically
          2. 33.1.1.2. Importing hyperlinks
          3. 33.1.1.3. Creating hyperlink destinations
          4. 33.1.1.4. Creating hyperlink sources
          5. 33.1.1.5. Applying hyperlinks
        2. 33.1.2. Modifying and deleting hyperlinks
          1. 33.1.2.1. Hyperlink destinations
          2. 33.1.2.2. Hyperlink sources
        3. 33.1.3. Hyperlinks: What works where
      2. 33.2. Creating for and Exporting to the Web
        1. 33.2.1. Considerations for Web-bound InDesign documents
        2. 33.2.2. HTML export options
        3. 33.2.3. General pane
        4. 33.2.4. Images pane
        5. 33.2.5. Advanced pane
      3. 33.3. Summary
    3. 34. Using Interactive Media and Creating PDF Documents
      1. 34.1. Creating Bookmarks
        1. 34.1.1. Using the Bookmarks panel
        2. 34.1.2. Bookmarks: What works where
      2. 34.2. Creating Buttons and Actions
        1. 34.2.1. Creating buttons
        2. 34.2.2. Creating button states
        3. 34.2.3. Setting button actions
        4. 34.2.4. Buttons, states, and actions: What works where
      3. 34.3. Using Page Transitions
      4. 34.4. Embedding Video and Sound
        1. 34.4.1. Using the Media panel
          1. 34.4.1.1. Working with animations
          2. 34.4.1.2. Working with audio
          3. 34.4.1.3. Working with video
        2. 34.4.2. Media files: What works where
      5. 34.5. Exporting to Interactive PDFs and E-Books
        1. 34.5.1. Exporting interactive PDFs
        2. 34.5.2. Exporting e-books
          1. 34.5.2.1. General pane
          2. 34.5.2.2. Images pane
          3. 34.5.2.3. Contents pane
      6. 34.6. Summary
    4. 35. Using Animation and Creating Flash Documents
      1. 35.1. Creating and Applying Animations
        1. 35.1.1. Setting animation effects
        2. 35.1.2. Creating and adjusting motion paths
        3. 35.1.3. Timing animation sequences
      2. 35.2. Working with Object States
        1. 35.2.1. Creating a multistate object
        2. 35.2.2. Modifying multistate objects
      3. 35.3. Exporting to Flash Files
        1. 35.3.1. The Export SWF dialog box
        2. 35.3.2. The Export CS5 Flash Professional (FLA) dialog box
      4. 35.4. Summary
  15. IX. Programming InDesign
    1. 36. Working with XML
      1. 36.1. Importing and Creating XML Tags
        1. 36.1.1. Importing tags
        2. 36.1.2. Creating tags
        3. 36.1.3. Mapping tags and styles
      2. 36.2. Applying Tags
      3. 36.3. Taking Advantage of Other XML Options
      4. 36.4. Exporting XML Files
      5. 36.5. Exporting to IDML
      6. 36.6. Summary
    2. 37. Using Scripts
      1. 37.1. Using Scripts
      2. 37.2. Script tips
        1. 37.2.1. Script locations
        2. 37.2.2. Scripting principles
      3. 37.3. Exploring JavaScript
        1. 37.3.1. Learning the language
        2. 37.3.2. What you need to write and run scripts
          1. 37.3.2.1. Running your script
          2. 37.3.2.2. Saving your script
      4. 37.4. Exploring AppleScript
        1. 37.4.1. Learning the language
        2. 37.4.2. What you need to write and run scripts
          1. 37.4.2.1. Checking for syntax errors
          2. 37.4.2.2. Running your script
        3. 37.4.3. Locating more AppleScript tools
      5. 37.5. Exploring VBA
        1. 37.5.1. Learning the language
        2. 37.5.2. What you need to write and run scripts
          1. 37.5.2.1. Running your script
          2. 37.5.2.2. Saving your script
      6. 37.6. Creating and Running Scripts
        1. 37.6.1. Writing simple scripts
          1. 37.6.1.1. JavaScript
          2. 37.6.1.2. AppleScript
          3. 37.6.1.3. VBA
        2. 37.6.2. Labeling items
          1. 37.6.2.1. JavaScript
          2. 37.6.2.2. AppleScript
          3. 37.6.2.3. VBA
        3. 37.6.3. Writing conditio nal scripts
          1. 37.6.3.1. JavaScript
          2. 37.6.3.2. AppleScript
          3. 37.6.3.3. VBA
          4. 37.6.3.4. JavaScript
          5. 37.6.3.5. AppleScript
          6. 37.6.3.6. VBA
      7. 37.7. Summary
  16. X. Appendixes
    1. A. Installing InDesign and Extensions
      1. A.1. Understanding InDesign CS5 System Requirements
      2. A.2. Installing InDesign CS5
        1. A.2.1. Running the installation program
        2. A.2.2. Activating and registering
        3. A.2.3. Finishing your setup
      3. A.3. Upgrading from Prior Versions of InDesign
      4. A.4. Uninstalling InDesign
      5. A.5. Managing Extension Software
    2. B. What's New in InDesign CS5
      1. B.1. InDesign Interface
        1. B.1.1. Installation and basic components
        2. B.1.2. Preferences
        3. B.1.3. Tools
        4. B.1.4. Panels and menus
        5. B.1.5. Navigation and views
      2. B.2. Document and Page Capabilities
        1. B.2.1. Documents
        2. B.2.2. Libraries
        3. B.2.3. Pages
        4. B.2.4. Layers
        5. B.2.5. Guides and grids
        6. B.2.6. Color
        7. B.2.7. Books
        8. B.2.8. File export
        9. B.2.9. Document packages
      3. B.3. Object Functions
        1. B.3.1. Selection and manipulation
        2. B.3.2. Object creation
        3. B.3.3. Object handling
        4. B.3.4. Links
        5. B.3.5. Object and path editing
      4. B.4. Text Functions
        1. B.4.1. Text import and export
        2. B.4.2. Text editing
        3. B.4.3. Text alignment
        4. B.4.4. Styles
      5. B.5. Web and Multimedia Functions
        1. B.5.1. Hyperlinks
        2. B.5.2. Interactivity
        3. B.5.3. Media files
        4. B.5.4. Animation
        5. B.5.5. File export
      6. B.6. InCopy Functions