InDesign CC Essentials

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In this Adobe InDesign CC Essentials course, you will work through real-life projects so you can acquire the necessary skills to start making beautiful documents in InDesign. Project Files included!

Length: 5 hrs 39 min

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Description

In this InDesign CC Essentials course, you will start with the basics of setting up a one-page document, and then move on to more complex newsletters and brochures. Learn professional workflow shortcuts for formatting your text and images, as well as techniques for creating business cards and portfolios. Topics covered include: rotating images, adding borders, saving and converting files, working with CC Libraries, page numbering, adding type effects, using placeholder text, and so much more.

With over 5 hours of high-quality training content, plus supplemental material included, this course is perfect for the beginner designer who is ready to take his or her skills to the next level!

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CHAPTER 01: OVERVIEW 10:35

Lesson 01 Introduction

Lesson 02 Exercise Files & Projects

Lesson 03 What Does Adobe® InDesign® Do?

Lesson 04 What are the Differences between InDesign & Other Design Programs?

CHAPTER 02: PROJECT 1: ONE-PAGE FLYER 1:17:44

Lesson 01 Changing Units of Measurement & Dictionary Settings

Lesson 02 New Document Settings – Bleed & Slug

Lesson 03 Creating Your Own RGB & CMYK Colors in InDesign

Lesson 04 Stealing Colors from a Logo & the Swatches Panel

Lesson 05 Coloring the Background of a Page in InDesign

Lesson 06 Importing & Resizing Images & Logos

Lesson 07 Importing Text from Microsoft® Word into InDesign

Lesson 08 Grouping, Ungrouping & Rotating Images in InDesign

Lesson 09 Making a Dotted Line, a Dashed Line & Borders in InDesign

Lesson 10 Previewing Your Work in InDesign

Lesson 11 Creating a Simple PDF from InDesign

Lesson 12 Saving Your InDesign File as a .JPEG

Lesson 13 Why Should I Use CC Libraries in InDesign?

Lesson 14 Using Package Document to Share InDesign Files

Lesson 15 Class Exercise 1 – Practice the Basics

CHAPTER 03: PROJECT 2: OTHER PEOPLE’S FILES 20:24

Lesson 01 Getting Ideas, Inspiration & Starter Templates

Lesson 02 Working with Other People’s InDesign Documents & Missing Images

Lesson 03 Finding Missing Fonts in InDesign

Lesson 04 Replacing Images in InDesign

Lesson 05 Setting Opacity & Transparency in InDesign

Lesson 06 Why is InDesign Adding [Converted] & making me Save As?

Lesson 07 What If I Can’t Find the InDesign File – Can I Open the PDF?

CHAPTER 04: PROJECT 3: COMPANY NEWSLETTER/BROCHURE 1:30:34

Lesson 01 Creating a Newsletter & Working with Spreads

Lesson 02 Using a Master Page in InDesign

Lesson 03 Automatic Page Numbering

Lesson 04 Removing a Master Page & Deleting Parts off the Master Page

Lesson 05 Production Video 1 – Assembling the Newsletter Cover

Lesson 06 Setting an Effective PPI & Image Resolution in the Links Panel

Lesson 07 Adding a Drop Shadow to an Image or Logo – Effects

Lesson 08 Using TypeKit in InDesign

Lesson 09 Adding the Copyright, Registered & Trademark Symbols – Glyphs

Lesson 10 Finding the Different Versions of Letters in InDesign – Ligatures

Lesson 11 Adding Placeholder Text – Lorem Ipsum & Getting a Word Count in InDesign

Lesson 12 Importing Text from Microsoft Word & Keeping or Removing the Formatting

Lesson 13 Creating Columns in a Text Box Using InDesign

Lesson 14 Justifying Text & Turning off Hyphenation in InDesign

Lesson 15 What is the Space After & Leading in InDesign?

Lesson 16 Underlining Text with a Full Width Line – Paragraph Rules

Lesson 17 Creating a Paragraph Style in InDesign

Lesson 18 Updating a Paragraph Style in InDesign

Lesson 19 Using Find & Change to Remove Double Spaces after a Period or Full Stop

Lesson 20 Sampling Colors from Images & Using the Eyedropper Tool

Lesson 21 Class Exercise 2 – Magazine Spread

CHAPTER 05: PROJECT 4: LONG BUSINESS DOCUMENT 1:46:26

Lesson 01 Importing Lots of Text into InDesign at Once & Text Frames

Lesson 02 Importing  Paragraph Styles from another Document

Lesson 03 Inserting Blank Pages in InDesign

Lesson 04 Creating a Gradient in InDesign

Lesson 05 Do I Need to Use Layers in InDesign?

Lesson 06 Advanced Opacity, Watermarks & Transparency Effects in InDesign

Lesson 07 Adding Rounded Corners to an Image or Box in InDesign

Lesson 08 Add a Large First Letter to Text – Drop Caps

Lesson 09 Using Tracking & Leading to Adjust Text Spacing

Lesson 10 Placing Text around a Shape or Image Using Text Wrap

Lesson 11 Why Can’t I Put Text over Anything That Has Text Wrap Applied?

Lesson 12 Drawing Shapes in InDesign

Lesson 13 Cropping & Putting Images inside Shapes

Lesson 14 Using Adobe Stock

Lesson 15 Finding Free Images & Icons for Your Business

Lesson 16 Adding Bullets & Numbered Lists in InDesign

Lesson 17 Creating a Table in InDesign

Lesson 18 Converting Tables from Microsoft Word or Excel into Adobe InDesign

Lesson 19 Using Anchored Objects to Get Images to Move with Text

Lesson 20 Creating Line Breaks, Column Breaks & Page Breaks

Lesson 21 Generating a Table of Contents in InDesign

Lesson 22 Setting Tabs in InDesign

Lesson 23 Starting Page Numbering on a Later Page

CHAPTER 06: PROJECT 5: CONFERENCE NAME BADGE 10:21

Lesson 01 Using Data Merge to Personalize InDesign Documents with Excel Data

Lesson 02 Class Exercise 3 – Create Your Own Business Card

CHAPTER 07: WHAT NEXT 09:30

Lesson 01 Creating Mockups for Your Portfolio in InDesign

Lesson 02 What to Do after This InDesign Tutorial Course?

Lesson 03 Class Exercise 4 –  Create Your Own Portfolio

CHAPTER 08: CHEAT SHEET & SHORTCUTS 13:32

Lesson 01 InDesign Cheat Sheet & Shortcuts

Daniel Scott

Daniel Scott is a Microsoft Trainer and Adobe® Certified Instructor. He’s been teaching for more than 14 years – covering topics such as print, digital publishing, web, and video. He loves to see how it all connects, and how we can share those connections. He prides himself on delivering the best service to his clients and making sure all his students learn to their fullest potential. He is currently the lead trainer at Bring Your Own Laptop Training Center in New Zealand.

 

 

 

 

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