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Adobe InDesign CS6: Beginner

Video Description

This Course can only be played using a subscription. You can play only first 3 chapters for free. Click Here to avail a subscription This Adobe InDesign CS6: Beginner course gives you all the information you need to get up and running with Adobe's premier page layout software. Long-time VTC author Brian White guides you through all the important elements including page layout, master pages, layers, text, and graphics. Also included are features new to InDesign CS6: Alternate Layout, Conveyor Tool, Liquid Pages, and Auto-Resize for text frames. The course concludes with an introduction to styles which are the powerhouse tools that bring everything together and makes your workflow fast, efficient, and consistent. To begin learning today,

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    1. Welcome 00:03:33
    2. New Features Overview 00:05:53
    3. Using the Included Work Files 00:02:27
  2. Interface Basics
    1. The Welcome Screen 00:04:56
    2. Mac vs. PC Interfaces 00:04:49
    3. Interface Overview 00:06:34
    4. Panels / Menus / Workspaces pt. 1 00:05:57
    5. Panels / Menus / Workspaces pt. 2 00:06:18
    6. Control Panel 00:05:32
  3. Navigating Documents
    1. Tabbed Windows 00:06:52
    2. Changing the View 00:06:31
    3. Zoom Tool 00:05:26
    4. Hand / Power Zoom 00:06:10
    5. Navigating Pages 00:04:13
  4. Page Setup and Guides
    1. New Documents 00:06:31
    2. Presets and Document Sizes 00:04:10
    3. Document Measurements 00:06:44
    4. Bleed and Slug 00:06:54
    5. Margins and Columns 00:06:18
    6. Rulers and Guides pt. 1 00:05:27
    7. Rulers and Guides pt. 2 00:05:57
    8. Smart Cursor and Guides 00:06:32
  5. Pages and Masters
    1. Pages Pallet 00:06:35
    2. Add / Duplicate / Delete Pages 00:06:23
    3. Master Pages pt. 1 00:06:02
    4. Master Pages pt. 2 00:05:09
    5. Multiple Master Pages 00:04:48
    6. Page Numbering 00:04:35
  6. Alternate / Liquid Layouts
    1. Mixed Page Sizes 00:06:49
    2. Liquid Layout Rules pt. 1 00:04:49
    3. Liquid Layout Rules pt. 2 00:08:06
    4. Alternative Layouts pt. 1 00:05:55
    5. Alternative Layouts pt. 2 00:06:58
  7. Layers
    1. Intro to Layers 00:05:59
    2. Layers Basics 00:06:27
    3. Layers in Action 00:05:30
    4. Text Wrap and Layers 00:03:56
    5. Copying with Layers 00:05:55
    6. Layers and Master Pages 00:03:38
  8. Drawing Tools
    1. Line Tool 00:05:23
    2. Pen Tool 00:05:54
    3. Pencil / Smooth / Erase Tools 00:06:49
    4. Rectangle and Frame Tools 00:05:54
    5. Polygon Tool 00:04:34
    6. Gridify 00:05:04
    7. Rounded Corners 00:04:34
  9. Selecting and Manipulating
    1. Selecting Objects pt. 1 00:06:59
    2. Selecting Objects pt. 2 00:06:29
    3. Direct Selection Tool 00:05:55
    4. Scaling 00:04:07
    5. Fit Frame Options 00:05:57
    6. Rotating and Skewing 00:05:37
    7. Free Transform 00:05:34
    8. Transform Menus 00:05:00
    9. Transform Again 00:04:06
    10. Cut / Copy / Paste 00:05:48
    11. Duplicating / Step / Repeat 00:07:02
  10. Working with Objects
    1. Aligning Objects 00:06:26
    2. Distributing Objects 00:07:03
    3. Order / Locking / Hiding 00:06:04
    4. Grouping 00:05:53
    5. Pathfinder Panel pt. 1 00:05:07
    6. Pathfinder Panel pt. 2 00:06:22
  11. Working with Text
    1. Text Frames 00:05:36
    2. Pasting Text 00:05:17
    3. Importing Text 00:06:08
    4. Selecting Text 00:05:49
    5. Applying Fonts 00:06:51
    6. Font Size and Leading 00:06:58
    7. Changing Case 00:06:55
    8. Kerning 00:04:33
    9. Tracking 00:04:58
    10. Scaling / Skewing / Baseline 00:05:23
    11. Glyphs 00:05:21
  12. Paragraph Formatting
    1. Paragraph Alignment 00:06:18
    2. Setting Indents 00:05:34
    3. Paragraph Spacing and Drop Caps 00:06:09
    4. Baseline Alignment 00:06:33
    5. Rules Above and Below 00:06:41
    6. Setting Tabs and Indents 00:06:51
    7. Bullets pt. 1 00:04:59
    8. Bullets pt. 2 00:05:04
    9. Default Formatting 00:03:56
    10. Spell Checker and Dictionary 00:05:12
    11. Story Editor 00:07:37
  13. Working with Frames
    1. Text Frames 00:06:16
    2. Placing Text 00:05:53
    3. Text Frame Options pt. 1 00:05:18
    4. Text Frame Options pt. 2 00:06:37
    5. Split and Span Columns 00:04:33
    6. Text Wrap 00:06:46
    7. Primary Text Frame 00:05:34
  14. Stroke / Fill / Effects
    1. Intro to Color 00:06:29
    2. Color Swatches pt. 1 00:05:39
    3. Color Swatches pt. 2 00:05:39
    4. Gradient Swatches 00:06:26
    5. Kuler 00:05:36
    6. Special Effects 00:06:10
  15. Working with Graphics
    1. Graphic Types 00:06:14
    2. Placing Images 00:05:39
    3. Bridge / Mini Bridge 00:06:30
    4. Links 00:05:42
    5. Editing Images 00:04:56
    6. Content Conveyor pt. 1 00:06:12
    7. Content Conveyor pt. 2 00:05:06
  16. Intro to Styles
    1. Paragraph Styles pt. 1 00:06:39
    2. Paragraph Styles pt. 2 00:05:42
    3. Character Styles 00:04:14
    4. Automating Styles 00:05:42
    5. Bullets in Styles 00:04:49
    6. Object Styles pt. 1 00:05:46
    7. Object Styles pt. 2 00:06:13
  17. Printing and PDF
    1. Print Basics pt. 1 00:06:15
    2. Print Basics pt. 2 00:06:30
    3. Export to PDF pt. 1 00:05:31
    4. Export to PDF pt. 2 00:06:35
  18. Conclusion
    1. Course Wrap Up 00:02:06
  19. Credits
    1. About the Author 00:01:59