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Adobe InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign CC

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Adobe InDesign CC software speaks the language of professional designers, delivering unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for designing superb pages. It works seamlessly with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, providing a single integrated design environment that doesn't interrupt your creative process. 

Adobe InDesign CC course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, and the production tips for page layout and design using InDesign.


  1. Introducing the Workspace
    1. Looking at the workspace
    2. Working with panels
    3. Customizing the workspace
    4. Changing the magnification of a document
    5. Navigating through a document
    6. Using context menus
    7. Modifying Interface preferences
    8. Exploring on your own
  2. Getting to Know InDesign
    1. Viewing guides
    2. Preflighting as you work
    3. Adding text
    4. Working with styles
    5. Working with graphics
    6. Working with objects
    7. Working with object styles
    8. Viewing the document in Presentation mode
    9. Exploring on your own
  3. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
    1. Creating and saving custom document settings
    2. Creating a new document
    3. Switching between open InDesign documents
    4. Working with master pages
    5. Applying master pages to document pages
    6. Adding new document pages
    7. Rearranging and deleting document pages
    8. Changing the size of pages
    9. Adding sections to change page numbering
    10. Overriding master page items on document pages and placing text and graphics
    11. Viewing the completed spread
    12. Exploring on your own
  4. Working with Objects
    1. Working with layers
    2. Creating and modifying text frames
    3. Creating and modifying graphics frames
    4. Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
    5. Placing and linking graphics frames
    6. Changing the shape of a frame
    7. Wrapping text around a graphic
    8. Modifying the shape of frames
    9. Transforming and aligning objects
    10. Selecting and modifying grouped objects
    11. Creating a QR code
    12. Finishing up
  5. Flowing Text
    1. Flowing text into an existing frame
    2. Flowing text manually
    3. Creating text frames while flowing text
    4. Flowing text automatically
    5. Creating threaded frames automatically
    6. Resizing text frames automatically
    7. Adding a jump line page number
    8. Exploring on your own
  6. Editing Text
    1. Finding and changing a missing font
    2. Entering and importing text
    3. Finding and changing text and formatting
    4. Checking spelling
    5. Editing text by dragging and dropping
    6. Using the Story Editor
    7. Tracking changes
  7. Working with Typography
    1. Adjusting vertical spacing
    2. Changing fonts and type styles
    3. Fine-tuning columns
    4. Changing paragraph alignment
    5. Creating a drop cap
    6. Adjusting letter and word spacing
    7. Adjusting line breaks
    8. Setting tabs
    9. Adding a rule above a paragraph
  8. Working with Color
    1. Managing color
    2. Defining printing requirements
    3. Creating and applying colors
    4. Working with gradients
    5. Creating a tint
    6. Creating a spot color
    7. Applying colors to text and objects
    8. Using advanced gradient techniques
  9. Working with Styles
    1. Creating and applying paragraph styles
    2. Creating and applying character styles
    3. Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
    4. Creating and applying object styles
    5. Creating and applying table and cell styles
    6. Globally updating styles
    7. Loading styles from another document
  10. Importing and Modifying Graphics
    1. Adding graphics from other programs
    2. Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
    3. Managing links to imported files
    4. Updating revised graphics
    5. Adjusting display quality
    6. Working with clipping paths
    7. Working with alpha channels
    8. Importing native Adobe graphics files
    9. Using a library to manage objects
    10. Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
  11. Printing and Exporting
    1. Preflighting files
    2. Packaging files
    3. Creating an Adobe PDF proof
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