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Foundations of Layout and Composition

Learn the foundations: Layout and composition

Foundations of Typography

Let typography bring power and impact to your designs

Foundations of Color

Use color for effective designs that tell a story

Foundations of Logo Design

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  • view course page for InDesign Secrets

    InDesign Secrets David Blatner

    David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción, co-hosts of the web's top resource for InDesign tips and tricks, InDesign Secrets.com, share some hidden and sometimes surprising workflow tips that will make working in InDesign more efficient and more fun.

    14h 21m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB

    Creating a Fixed-Layout EPUB Anne-Marie Concepción

    Shows how to create fixed-width EPUBs to sell in the iBookstore.

    3h 18m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CC: EPUB Fundamentals

    InDesign CC: EPUB Fundamentals Anne-Marie Concepción

    Take any InDesign file and turn it into an EPUB that can be read on multiple devices, like the Kindle, Kobo, iPad, and Nook.

    5h 0m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Using Word and InDesign Together

    Using Word and InDesign Together Anne-Marie Concepción

    Learn how to make InDesign and Word play nicely together and create beautifully formatted documents from existing text.

    3h 30m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS6 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    Shows publishers, designers, and production assistants how to use Adobe InDesign CS6 to create print books for the exploding ebook market.

    7h 33m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS6 New Features

    InDesign CS6 New Features Anne-Marie Concepción

    Introduces InDesign CS6 and its workflow, document distribution, and flexibility improvements.

    3h 21m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS5.5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    Shows publishers, designers, and production staff how to use the software they already use to create print books—InDesign—for the emerging ebook market.

    5h 56m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.

    5h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS4 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPad

    Shows publishers and designers how to use the software they already use to create print books and apply it to the emerging ebook market.

    4h 48m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Collaborative Workflows with InDesign and InCopy

    Shows how editors and designers use Adobe InCopy and InDesign to collaborate on publications, and save time and money.

    7h 30m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS5 New Features

    InDesign CS5 New Features Anne-Marie Concepción

    Provides an in-depth exploration of the new features in Adobe InDesign CS5.

    2h 47m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign: 10 Tips for Troubleshooting Files

    Discover the top ten diagnoses for problem InDesign files, including how to rebuild preferences and deal with corruption errors with INX files.

    1h 1m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros

    Highlights the top 10 skills that the best InDesign users practice everyday to create successful designs.

    1h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InCopy CS4 and InDesign CS4 Workflow Essential Training

    Demonstrates how InCopy integrates with InDesign to make publishing faster, more efficient, and more collaborative.

    9h 1m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for InDesign CS4 New Features

    InDesign CS4 New Features Anne-Marie Concepción

    Provides a comprehensive explanation of new features, including time-saving tips and workarounds for typical publication workflows.

    5h 14m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for InCopy CS3 + InDesign CS3 Integration

    Use InCopy and InDesign together to collaborate and create systems for content management, editing, layout.

    8h 4m
    Beginner
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