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Total Training for Adobe InDesign CS3: From QuarkXPress to InDesign CS3

Video Description

The chapters begin with an overview of the InDesign interface including a look at the available menus and shortcuts, then examine the basics to building documents using InDesign. You'll learn all the necessary steps to working with graphics and type and how to create and apply styles. You'll also learn step by step how to convert a Quark document into an InDesign one and some advanced techniques to enhance that same document using InDesign. The chapters wrap with an in-depth look at some of InDesign's most popular features including the secrets to using libraries and snippets and how to use transparency correctly to create impressive documents.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: EXPLORING THE INTERFACE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:52
    2. Using Dropdown Menus & the Toolbox 00:02:40
    3. Introducing Panes & Fly-Out Menus 00:04:14
    4. Exploring the Control Panel 00:04:23
    5. Accessing Contextual Menus 00:02:25
    6. Making Changes Using Math & Measurements 00:02:47
    7. Customizing Menus & Workspaces 00:04:26
    8. Using Navigation Shortcuts 00:05:55
    9. Customizing Shortcuts 00:04:31
    10. Working with Unlimited Levels of Undo 00:03:40
    11. Setting Preferences 00:08:18
  2. CHAPTER 2: BUILDING BASIC DOCUMENTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:49
    2. Creating Presets 00:04:27
    3. Understanding Frame Basics 00:01:49
    4. Placing Graphics & Text 00:08:35
    5. Applying Clipping Paths 00:02:05
    6. Applying Text Wrap 00:04:49
    7. Linking & Embedding Files 00:02:55
    8. Using Fill & Stroke 00:04:12
    9. Using Swatches & Color Panels 00:05:11
    10. Creating Mixed Ink Swatches 00:05:13
    11. Using Guides 00:05:55
    12. Using Grids 00:02:52
    13. Saving in InDesign 00:03:01
  3. CHAPTER 3: WORKING WITH GRAPHICS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:10
    2. Scaling & Fitting Graphics 00:05:45
    3. Adding Multiple Graphics 00:08:05
    4. Working with Different File Formats 00:07:13
    5. Using Bridge® 00:04:47
    6. Working with Anchored Objects 00:09:25
    7. Changing the Display Quality 00:02:45
  4. CHAPTER 4: WORKING WITH TYPE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:53
    2. Formatting Basics 00:07:30
    3. Using Hyphenation 00:02:02
    4. Customizing Ligatures & Glyphs 00:05:18
    5. Working with Drop Caps 00:04:14
    6. Replacing Missing Fonts 00:02:07
    7. Formatting Bullets & Numbering 00:02:32
    8. Inserting Special Characters 00:03:18
    9. Working with Spelling & Auto Correct 00:04:14
    10. Using the Find/Change Command 00:03:09
  5. CHAPTER 5: CREATING & APPLYING STYLES
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:53
    2. Introducing Paragraph & Character Styles 00:06:49
    3. Understanding Nested Styles 00:05:08
    4. Applying Next Style 00:02:01
    5. Using Object Styles 00:09:30
    6. Redefining a Style 00:02:30
    7. Importing Styles 00:03:20
    8. Using Style Groups 00:04:17
    9. Using Quick Apply 00:06:15
  6. CHAPTER 6: ADVANCED DOCUMENT BUILDING
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:07
    2. Placing Vector Data 00:06:18
    3. Using Advanced Frames 00:06:33
    4. Working with the Pathfinder 00:03:53
    5. Working with Corner Effects 00:04:03
    6. Outlining Type 00:05:45
    7. Using the Eyedropper 00:06:24
    8. Using the Transform Again Functions 00:04:51
    9. Converting Quark® Documents to InDesign 00:08:11
    10. Working with Quark Documents in InDesign 00:08:30
  7. CHAPTER 7: BUILDING MULTI-PAGE DOCUMENTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:13
    2. Working with Master Pages 00:09:32
    3. Flowing & Threading Text 00:06:58
    4. Using the Book Feature 00:05:52
    5. Moving Pages 00:02:21
    6. Working with Layers 00:06:37
  8. CHAPTER 8: USING LIBRARIES & SNIPPETS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:43
    2. Adding Page Items 00:03:28
    3. Labeling & Searching 00:02:38
    4. Placing Items 00:05:59
    5. Updating Library Items 00:02:02
    6. Using Snippets 00:07:33
  9. CHAPTER 9: WORKING WITH TRANSPARENCY
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:13
    2. Using Opacity & Blending 00:05:53
    3. Applying Effects 00:05:21
    4. Applying Placed Effects 00:02:13
    5. Understanding Flattening 00:08:04
    6. Final Comments & Credits 00:00:38