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InDesign CS5: Video QuickStart Guide

Video Description

Adobe InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows: Video QuickStart Guide highlights the important software features, both those new to InDesign CS5, and ones in previous versions of InDesign. More than two hours of video addresses many of InDesign’s most challenging tools and features. Coverage of InDesign CS5's features includes: working with text effects applying styles to characters and paragraphs; creating custom strokes and corners for objects; an in-depth tutorial on the Pen tool, and much more.

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1: Getting Started
    1. Working with panels 00:05:57
    2. Using Contextual Menus 00:02:08
  2. Chapter 2: Document Setup
    1. Setting up Documents 00:17:23
    2. Working with Guides 00:10:57
  3. Chapter 3: Basic Text
    1. Typing Text 00:08:38
    2. Using the Character Panel 00:09:47
    3. Applying Paragraph Formatting 00:10:42
  4. Chapter 4: Working with Objects
    1. Types of Frames 00:06:48
    2. Replicating Objects 00:04:12
    3. Using the Transform Panel 00:07:00
  5. Chapter 5: Working in Color
    1. The Basics of Color 00:23:20
  6. Chapter 6: Fills, Strokes, Effects
    1. Creating Custom Stroke Styles 00:10:23
    2. Corner Options 00:05:58
    3. Working with Effects 00:04:54
    4. Using the Pathfinder Commands 00:05:31
  7. Chapter 7: Points and Paths
    1. Pen Points 00:23:29
  8. Chapter 8: Imported Graphics
    1. Placing Artwork 00:08:11
    2. Setting the Image Import Options 00:06:21
    3. Working with Images Inside Frames 00:08:46
    4. Importing Transparent Images 00:06:27
  9. Chapter 9: Text Effects
    1. Wrapping Text 00:10:11
    2. Wrapping Text 00:03:50
    3. Text on a Path 00:07:16
  10. Chapter 10: Pages and Books
    1. Navigating and Moving Pages 00:14:45
  11. Chapter 11: Layers
    1. Creating and Deleting Layers 00:10:44
    2. Working with Layers 00:06:28
  12. Chapter 12: Libraries and Snippets
    1. Storing Items in a Library 00:09:22
    2. Creating and Using Snippets 00:05:53
  13. Chapter 13: Tabs and Tables
    1. Inserting Tab Characters 00:07:53
    2. Creating and Using Tables 00:06:37
    3. Creating and Using Tables 00:05:36
    4. Working with Rows and Columns 00:05:27
  14. Chapter 14: Automating Your Work
    1. Using the GREP Find/Change 00:06:59
    2. Using the Story Editor 00:03:38
    3. Using the Eyedropper on Text 00:04:14
    4. Installing and Running Scripts 00:07:18
  15. Chapter 15: Styles
    1. Working with Paragraph Styles 00:14:38
    2. Working with Character Styles 00:07:12
    3. Applying Styles and Style Overrides 00:02:29
    4. Working with Object Styles 00:07:40
  16. Chapter 16: Typography
    1. Optical Margin Alignment 00:03:56
    2. Baseline Grid 00:06:27
    3. Using OpenType 00:05:34
  17. Chapter 17: Color Management
    1. Choosing Color Settings 00:04:46
  18. Chapter 19: Output
    1. Setting the General Print Options 00:05:17
    2. Creating Preflight Profiles 00:07:20
    3. Packaging a Document 00:03:21
  19. Chapter 20: Exporting
    1. Setting the Export File Options 00:19:49
  20. Chapter 21: Customizing
    1. Trashing Preferences 00:11:31
    2. General Preferences Controls 00:14:40