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Adobe InDesign CS5 Advanced Training

Video Description

In this Advanced InDesign CS5 training video tutorial, Adobe Certified Instruction Jeff Witchel builds on his InDesign CS5 fundamentals training course. You will get more in-depth with the features and functions of this powerful layout program, which is no longer used just for prepress documents anymore! Once you have the fundamentals down, you will need to know how to get further into the features of InDesign. This computer software training course will get you there, starting with customizing your workspace for efficiency. You will quickly move into advanced layout functions such as working with grids. Continuing on, you will work with layers, advanced text placement and formatting, styles, objects, tables, and color. There is a whole chapter on printing and preflighting for print, as well as an entire chapter on using InDesign to create interactive and animated documents. Designed for InDesign users that are already comfortable with the basics, this video training course will teach you tips and tricks that only experts know. By the end of this course, you will be fully capable of creating picture (or print!) perfect documents in InDesign. Almost 2GB of working documents are included, to allow you to work alongside the author on the same documents he is using to train you on!

Download the working files for this course at: http://www.infiniteskills.com/01622

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Who Am I 00:02:03
    2. Take InDesign Beyond The Basics 00:01:28
  2. Workspace And Preferences
    1. Customize Your Workspace 00:08:38
    2. The Magic Of Auto Recovery 00:04:21
    3. Get The Most Out Of Control Panel 00:05:43
    4. Choice Of Preferences - Part 1 00:07:37
    5. Choice Of Preferences - Part 2 00:08:31
    6. Create Your Own Defaults 00:05:32
    7. Create Your Own Workspace 00:04:31
  3. Layout
    1. Opening Creating & Saving 00:10:21
    2. Rulers & Measurements 00:04:20
    3. Your Guide To Ruler Guides 00:07:23
    4. Get Gridified - Working With Grids 00:08:02
    5. Pages - Beyond The Basics 00:11:01
    6. Mastering Master Pages 00:09:43
    7. Layers Can Do The Trick 00:10:09
    8. Let ID Do A Lot Of The Layout 00:11:27
  4. Frames And Objects
    1. Secrets To Select & Move 00:08:00
    2. Trick To Finding & Changing Objects 00:05:22
    3. Transformation Tips & Tricks 00:08:29
    4. Align & Distribute 00:10:35
    5. Working Smart With Smart Guides 00:05:20
    6. Power Of Pathfinder 00:07:23
    7. Inside Corner Options 00:04:25
    8. Fun With Unusual Objects 00:08:07
    9. Framework Of A Flyer 00:05:33
  5. Beyond The Basics Of Working With Text
    1. Secrets Of Placing Text 00:08:14
    2. To Edit Text - Select It 00:08:49
    3. Tricks To Editing Text 00:10:05
    4. Find/Change For Power Users 00:09:57
    5. GREP For Designers 00:08:01
    6. Spelling For Spelling Bee Champs 00:09:36
    7. Make Your Type Format Itself 00:07:28
  6. Advanced Character Formatting
    1. Character Formatting Tips - Part 1 00:10:10
    2. Character Formatting Tips - Part 2 00:08:16
    3. Hidden Options For Character Formatting 00:06:16
    4. Bringing OpenType To The Forefront 00:08:22
    5. Underline & Strikethrough Breakthroughs 00:08:23
    6. Finding Hidden Glyphs 00:09:43
    7. Format an Annual Report 00:10:39
  7. Advanced Paragraph Panel Formatting
    1. Powerful Paragraph Alignment Secrets 00:09:46
    2. Inside Look At Indents & Spacing 00:08:10
    3. Make Align To Baseline Grid Work 00:05:54
    4. Composure While Composing Text 00:06:05
    5. Make Keep Options Work For You 00:07:03
    6. Making Type Split Columns 00:06:33
    7. Impossible Paragraph Rules 00:10:04
    8. Bullets & Numbering Secrets 00:08:53
    9. Tab Tips - Part 1 00:09:28
    10. Tab Tips - Part 2 00:05:20
    11. Setting Up A Newsletter Page 00:09:23
  8. Styles
    1. Inside Look At Paragraph Styles 00:10:22
    2. Character Styles Do It Your Way 00:07:39
    3. What The Heck Is Next Style 00:04:32
    4. Building Breakthrough Nested Styles 00:08:05
    5. The Power Of Line Styles 00:04:52
    6. GREP Styles For Artists 00:06:51
    7. Advanced Look At Object Styles 00:07:16
    8. Using Styles To Format A Magazine 00:10:33
  9. Text With Objects
    1. Objects That Flow With Text 00:10:43
    2. Get All Wrapped Up In Text Wraps - Part 1 00:05:38
    3. Get All Wrapped Up In Text Wraps - Part 2 00:08:35
    4. Using Text & Objects 00:06:36
  10. Long Documents
    1. The Ins & Outs Of Linking Text Frames 00:03:48
    2. Next & Previous Page Numbers 00:05:28
    3. Making Captions Work Automatically 00:06:36
    4. Using Books To Do The Unexpected 00:06:48
    5. Table Of Contents - The Next Chapter 00:07:34
    6. Setting Up A Simple Index 00:08:32
    7. A Short Review Of Long Documents 00:05:58
  11. Tables
    1. The Basics Of Setting Up Tables 00:04:21
    2. The Basics Of Editing Tables 00:08:50
    3. Serving Up Table Tips 00:06:44
    4. The Secret To Using Table Styles 00:04:47
    5. Format An Advanced Table 00:08:11
  12. Graphics
    1. Mastering The Art Of Placing Graphics 00:07:58
    2. InDesign AI & PSD - Made For Each Other 00:05:39
    3. A Look Inside The Links Panel 00:06:42
    4. Snippet Secrets Revealed 00:04:47
    5. Playing With Graphics In A Layout 00:05:20
  13. Color, Swatches, Fills, And Strokes
    1. Color Tips 00:08:03
    2. Stroke Secrets - Part 1 00:09:24
    3. Stroke Secrets - Part 2 00:07:48
    4. Swatch Tricks 00:10:11
    5. Design A Colourful Flyer 00:04:54
  14. Transparency And Effects
    1. Transparency Tips Tricks & Magic 00:06:55
    2. Effects Fun 00:11:54
    3. Creating A Transparent Design 00:04:29
  15. Printing
    1. An Advanced Dialog About Printing 00:07:11
    2. Set Up Your Own Custom Preflight Profile 00:07:18
    3. Collect For Output - The Complete Package 00:03:42
    4. Export To Acrobat For Press 00:09:05
    5. Printing Booklets From A Desktop Printer 00:06:00
  16. Interactive And Animation
    1. Making A Slide Show With Transitions 00:05:47
    2. Super Hyperlinks 00:05:40
    3. Have Buttons All Sewn Up 00:05:45
    4. Multi-State Objects 00:06:48
    5. Moving Animation Beyond The Basics 00:11:08
    6. Export Your Interactive Layout 00:07:36
    7. Animate Your Layout 00:07:24
  17. Moving Beyond Advanced
    1. The Secret To Finding More Secrets 00:08:09
    2. Becoming An Adobe Certified Expert 00:07:13
    3. Conclusion 00:01:28