InDesign 2020 Essential Training

InDesign 2020 Essential Training
InDesign 2020 Essential Training
English | MP4 | AVC 1280×720 | AAC 48KHz 2ch | 5h 04m | 1.12 GB

Adobe InDesign is the most important tool in publishing today. It’s an essential for magazines, newspapers, print and ebook publishers, and freelance designers around the world. This course teaches the tools and techniques that make the 2020 version of this powerful page-layout application so fun and easy to use. Instructor David Blatner gets you up to speed fast, with a quick start chapter that teaches you the basics in just 30 minutes. Then he dives into the details, including managing documents and pages, editing text and graphics, creating interactive documents and forms, and much more. Take the entire course, or focus on just the features you need to learn. Every lesson brings you one step closer to InDesign proficiency—an essential skill for any career in design or publishing.

Topics include:

  • Creating a new InDesign document
  • Adding text frames
  • Importing graphics
  • Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
  • Overriding master page items
  • Importing text
  • Threading text frames
  • Placing and linking graphics
  • Adjusting color and transparency
  • Drawing path and frame shapes
  • Managing objects
  • Controlling layers
  • Creating and applying text and object styles
  • Creating tables
  • Building interactive PDFs and web documents
  • Packaging, printing, and exporting your InDesign project
Table of Contents

1 InDesign Learn the fundamentals
2 Using the exercise files
3 Getting started
4 Adding or editing text
5 Adding or replacing graphics
6 Moving objects around
7 Printing and exporting PDFs
8 New documents
9 Guides and measurements
10 Adding text frames
11 Typing and editing text
12 Choose a better workspace for editing
13 Applying basic text formatting
14 Importing graphics
15 Saving and reverting documents
16 Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
17 Creating and applying master pages
18 Overriding master page items
19 Changing page size and margins
20 Setting bleed and slug guides
21 Adding page numbering
22 Importing text
23 Threading text frames
24 Setting text frame attributes
25 Inserting special characters
26 Using the Story Editor
27 Checking spelling
28 Using Find Change
29 Putting text on a path
30 Options when placing images
31 Using the Links panel
32 Editing graphics in their original app
33 Cropping and fitting graphics
34 Stroking and filling frames and paths
35 Transparency, drop shadows, and effects
36 Creating color swatches
37 The danger (and power) of unnamed colors
38 Creating and applying gradient swatches
39 Drawing path and frame shapes
40 Adjusting corner options
41 Creating text outlines
42 Resizing and rotating objects
43 Duplicating objects and making grids
44 Moving objects above or below each other
45 Creating and controlling layers
46 Aligning and distributing
47 Understanding text wrap
48 Using anchored objects
49 Applying advanced character formatting
50 Using Find Font
51 Applying formatting to a paragraph
52 Using drop caps
53 Adding rules (lines) above or below
54 Setting tabs and tab stops
55 Spanning and splitting paragraphs
56 Adding automatic bullets and numbers
57 Using Find Change for text formatting
58 Highlighting paragraphs with boxes
59 Creating and applying paragraph styles
60 Using character styles
61 Editing, clearing, and redefining styles
62 Using object styles
63 Creating a table
64 Adjusting rows and columns
65 Formatting a table
66 Formatting cells
67 Adding hyperlinks
68 Creating an interactive PDF
69 Exporting to the web with Publish Online
70 Packaging for output and archive
71 Using the Print dialog box
72 Exporting a PDF
73 Next steps