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Learning InDesign 2
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Learning InDesign 2

with David Reeser

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Learning InDesign 2 is a movie-based workshop developed for beginning InDesign users. It is intended to help those interested in page design to learn the basic tools and features of Adobe InDesign. Using simple step-by-step exercises you will learn the fundamentals of using the tools, setting up pages, working with text, working with graphics, outputting to PDF and much more. Discover the flexibility and outstanding typography features of this easy-to-use page design program.
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  1. 27m 45s
    1. welcome
      20s
    2. the work area
      4m 26s
    3. the preferences
      5m 38s
    4. color and stroke
      1m 53s
    5. important palettes
      5m 3s
    6. navigating the pages
      3m 17s
    7. measurements
      2m 18s
    8. working with objects
      3m 14s
    9. context menus and undos
      1m 36s
  2. 33m 20s
    1. selection tools
      4m 36s
    2. frame tools
      4m 51s
    3. the pencil tool
      1m 58s
    4. the line tool
      48s
    5. the pen tool
      57s
    6. type tools
      1m 36s
    7. the rotate tool
      1m 3s
    8. the scale tool
      1m 41s
    9. the shear tool
      1m 20s
    10. the free transform tool
      1m 23s
    11. the eyedropper tool
      1m 36s
    12. the gradient tool
      1m 32s
    13. the scissors tool
      1m 28s
    14. duplicating objects
      4m 50s
    15. object libraries
      3m 41s
  3. 22m 34s
    1. new document
      2m 45s
    2. master pages
      1m 58s
    3. numbering pages
      2m 59s
    4. layout on master
      9m 53s
    5. adding text and graphics
      2m 47s
    6. override master
      2m 12s
  4. 37m 58s
    1. threading text frames
      4m 13s
    2. text wrap
      4m 19s
    3. text frame properties
      3m 6s
    4. setting type
      5m 8s
    5. open type fonts
      1m 49s
    6. paragraph pallette
      3m 13s
    7. paragraph styles
      2m 46s
    8. character styles
      1m 21s
    9. removing styles
      1m 22s
    10. path type
      2m 36s
    11. creating outlines
      2m 29s
    12. kerning type
      5m 36s
  5. 34m 58s
    1. importing (file types)
      3m 37s
    2. placing art
      11m 38s
    3. links palette
      2m 46s
    4. clipping paths
      5m 22s
    5. compound path frames
      2m 39s
    6. stroke palette
      3m 4s
    7. working with gradients
      5m 52s
  6. 10m 30s
    1. creating a logo with drawing and type
      10m 30s
  7. 14m 59s
    1. creating a table
      4m 56s
    2. editing
      3m 59s
    3. table content
      3m 53s
    4. tabs
      2m 11s
  8. 18m 53s
    1. the book or book file
      5m 51s
    2. package or export PDF
      5m 38s
    3. create a table of contents
      3m 40s
    4. index feature
      3m 44s
  9. 11m 30s
    1. PDF files
      6m 7s
    2. package file for handoff
      2m 25s
    3. print dialogue box
      2m 58s
  10. 8m 8s
    1. preparing documents for HTML
      5m 26s
    2. exporting
      2m 28s
    3. conclusion
      14s

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Learning InDesign 2
3h 40m Beginner Apr 04, 2003

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Learning InDesign 2 is a movie-based workshop developed for beginning InDesign users. It is intended to help those interested in page design to learn the basic tools and features of Adobe InDesign. Using simple step-by-step exercises you will learn the fundamentals of using the tools, setting up pages, working with text, working with graphics, outputting to PDF and much more. Discover the flexibility and outstanding typography features of this easy-to-use page design program.

Subject:
Design
Software:
InDesign
Author:
David Reeser

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