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InDesign CS2 Essential Training

with Ted LoCascio

Video: Welcome

Covers all the basic principles of InDesign CS2, from getting to know the workspace and tools to using advanced new features.
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  1. 30s
    1. Welcome
  2. 50m 27s
    1. Document Window
      6m 22s
    2. Basic Preferences
      6m 3s
    3. Navigating
      7m 36s
    4. Stashing Palettes
      5m 0s
    5. Floating Palettes
      2m 59s
    6. Working with Palettes
      4m 0s
    7. Saving Workspaces
      3m 39s
    8. Display Screen
      4m 56s
    9. Contextual Menus
      2m 18s
    10. Keyboard Shortcuts
      5m 17s
    11. Configuring Plugins
      2m 17s
  3. 56m 18s
    1. Tools Palette
      4m 34s
    2. Frames and Shapes
      6m 11s
    3. Frames and Shapes Pt. 2
      6m 0s
    4. Type Tools
      7m 18s
    5. Selection Tools
      4m 49s
    6. Pen, Pencil, and Scissors
      7m 21s
    7. Line Tool
      1m 24s
    8. Transform Tools
      5m 24s
    9. Eyedrop/Measure Tools
      3m 22s
    10. Gradient Tool
      2m 25s
    11. Control Palette
      7m 30s
  4. 1h 14m
    1. New Documents
      8m 15s
    2. Margin and Column Guides
      4m 10s
    3. Ruler Guides
      8m 34s
    4. Arranging Pages
      8m 50s
    5. Targeting and Selecting Pages
      2m 7s
    6. Creating Master Pages
      6m 24s
    7. Library and Snippets
      6m 15s
    8. Page Numbers
      5m 52s
    9. Parent/Child Masters
      5m 45s
    10. Overriding
      7m 27s
    11. Applying Masters
      4m 12s
    12. Saving Backwards
      2m 27s
    13. Converting QuarkXPress Documents
      4m 18s
  5. 1h 35m
    1. Filling Objects
      7m 43s
    2. Filling Text
      5m 18s
    3. Applying Strokes
      6m 6s
    4. Custom Stroke Styles
      7m 5s
    5. Corner Effects
      3m 58s
    6. Compound Paths
      6m 35s
    7. Pathfinder
      8m 36s
    8. Grouping
      3m 8s
    9. Duplicating
      6m 0s
    10. Aligning and Distributing
      5m 22s
    11. Stacking, Arranging, and Locking
      7m 49s
    12. Layers
      11m 42s
    13. Nesting
      10m 36s
    14. Creating Libraries
      5m 44s
  6. 1h 23m
    1. Text Frame Options
      9m 4s
    2. Importing Word Text
      15m 47s
    3. Threading
      4m 26s
    4. Importing RTF and Tag Text
      8m 32s
    5. Story Editor
      10m 33s
    6. Story Editor Pt. 2
      11m 8s
    7. Drag and Drop Text Edit
      2m 31s
    8. Spelling and Auto Correct
      8m 33s
    9. Editing the Dictionary
      6m 3s
    10. Find/Change
      7m 3s
  7. 2h 3m
    1. Font Overview
      10m 58s
    2. Character Formatting
      17m 14s
    3. Paragraph Formatting
      17m 58s
    4. Drop Caps
      4m 25s
    5. Keep Options
      6m 39s
    6. Hyphenation
      7m 10s
    7. Justification
      10m 22s
    8. Tabs
      8m 51s
    9. Hanging Indents
      5m 57s
    10. Paragraph Rules
      8m 44s
    11. Specialty Characters and Glyphs
      9m 54s
    12. Bullets and Numbering
      5m 20s
    13. Anchored Objects
      10m 11s
  8. 1h 15m
    1. Character Styles
      16m 15s
    2. Paragraph Styles
      18m 46s
    3. Linking Styles
      7m 43s
    4. Nested Styles
      6m 50s
    5. Load Styles
      8m 40s
    6. Object Styles
      14m 26s
    7. Quick Apply
      2m 36s
  9. 1h 56m
    1. Importing Graphics
      17m 16s
    2. Importing Graphics Pt. 2
      19m 1s
    3. Updating and Relinking
      11m 41s
    4. Embedding Links
      4m 43s
    5. Clipping Paths
      14m 6s
    6. Applying Text Wraps
      25m 35s
    7. Editing Text Wraps
      3m 0s
    8. Object Layer Options
      12m 43s
    9. Copy/Paste from Illustrator
      8m 24s
  10. 1h 15m
    1. Creating Tables
      12m 18s
    2. Table Selections
      4m 25s
    3. Adding/Deleting Rows and Columns
      10m 11s
    4. Cell Spacing and Alignment
      8m 8s
    5. Resizing Tables
      5m 51s
    6. Table Strokes and Fills
      13m 5s
    7. Headers and Footers
      5m 48s
    8. Placing Graphics in Cells
      2m 48s
    9. Fixing Table Oversets
      7m 30s
    10. Importing Word Tables
      5m 23s
  11. 1h 25m
    1. Spot vs. Process
      6m 25s
    2. Creating and Editing Swatches
      11m 28s
    3. Tints and Gradients
      6m 29s
    4. Accessing Color Libraries
      3m 42s
    5. Mixed Ink Swatches and Groups
      9m 27s
    6. Converting Spot to Process
      3m 15s
    7. Importing Colors
      6m 27s
    8. Adjusting Opacity
      4m 35s
    9. Blending Modes
      4m 27s
    10. Drop Shadows
      9m 55s
    11. Soft Edges
      6m 33s
    12. Colorizing Grayscale Images
      5m 33s
    13. Using Color Settings
      7m 29s
  12. 1h 24m
    1. Preflight and Package
      15m 7s
    2. Print Dialog
      20m 11s
    3. Print Presets
      3m 52s
    4. Overprinting
      3m 16s
    5. Trap Presets
      6m 40s
    6. Creating a PostScript File
      2m 56s
    7. Exporting a PDF
      14m 36s
    8. PDF Presets
      3m 50s
    9. Soft Proofing
      4m 53s
    10. Flattener/Separations Preview
      8m 54s
  13. 9s
    1. Goodbye

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InDesign CS2 Essential Training
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If you're switching from other page layout programs, or learning layout for the first time, InDesign CS2 Essential Training covers what you need to know. Through task-oriented, movie-based tutorials, you'll be able to learn the program and be up and running in little time. Targeted toward beginning to intermediate users, the lessons cover all the basic principles of InDesign CS2, from getting to know the workspace and tools to using advanced new features such as Object Layer Options and Object Styles. The projects walk you through the real-world process of creating documents, working with text and objects, applying formatting and styles, placing images, managing color, and outputting files. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.



>>Hi. I'm Ted LoCascio. With these movies, we're going to cover all the basic principles of learning InDesign CS2. We'll start out by getting to know our workspace and our tools in the early chapters, and we'll gradually work our way up to learning and using the more advanced new features, such as Object Styles, and Object Layer Options. So if you're totally new to InDesign, of if you've been using InDesign for a long time, there's something here for you. Let's get started.

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