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InDesign CS3 Prepress Essentials

with Taz Tally

Video: Welcome

Covers each step of the prepress process, from document planning to choosing output settings.
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  1. 31m 5s
    1. Welcome
    2. The history of digital prepress
      4m 7s
    3. General prepress challenges
      7m 21s
    4. Making print house choices
      12m 35s
    5. Working with your printing company
      6m 28s
  2. 46m 32s
    1. Print workflow
      10m 17s
    2. Linked vs. embedded graphics
      8m 12s
    3. Graphic characteristics
      5m 42s
    4. Fonts and documents
      5m 24s
    5. Font formats and InDesign
      8m 55s
    6. Assigning colors
      2m 53s
    7. Working in layers
      5m 9s
  3. 28m 20s
    1. Assigning a PostScript/PDF print driver
      1m 50s
    2. Assigning document dimensions and margins
      7m 18s
    3. Assigning bleeds and slugs
      3m 58s
    4. Creating document presets
      2m 40s
    5. Setting up tools, menus, and panels
      3m 20s
    6. Creating custom workspaces
      5m 4s
    7. Navigating through your document
      4m 10s
  4. 22m 46s
    1. Font recognition and usage
      6m 24s
    2. Accessing OpenType character sets
      3m 12s
    3. Using the Glyph panel
      2m 58s
    4. Using and editing style sheets
      5m 22s
    5. Using the Find and Replace function
      4m 50s
  5. 1h 6m
    1. Using Bridge to access and sort files
      5m 16s
    2. Saving vector EPS graphics
      5m 45s
    3. Saving pixel-based TIFFs
      6m 29s
    4. Saving Photoshop/pixel-based EPS graphics
      6m 37s
    5. Simplifying Photoshop images
      7m 56s
    6. Adding Photoshop and Illustrator images to InDesign
      12m 29s
    7. Working with Photoshop (.psd) images
      10m 22s
    8. Embedding and un-embedding graphics
      4m 18s
    9. Checking and changing image color settings
      4m 11s
    10. Soft-proofing your graphics
      3m 34s
  6. 53m 6s
    1. Setting up your color panels
      2m 4s
    2. Assigning process colors
      8m 58s
    3. Assigning spot colors
      3m 11s
    4. Importing colors
      11m 24s
    5. Mixed ink colors
      1m 27s
    6. Creating printable gradients and blends
      9m 43s
    7. Photoshop gradients and blends
      3m 31s
    8. Rich blacks
      3m 9s
    9. Type and color
      6m 46s
    10. Sharing colors with the Creative Suite
      2m 53s
  7. 30m 10s
    1. Checking bleeds
      3m 10s
    2. Checking document dimensions
      3m 42s
    3. Checking for font substitution, usage, and links
      10m 5s
    4. Checking copy overflow
      3m 34s
    5. Checking and updating linked graphics
      6m 47s
    6. Checking and reassigning colors
      2m 52s
  8. 30m 17s
    1. Checking graphics with the Links panel
      2m 47s
    2. Checking separation with Separation Preview
      2m 43s
    3. Checking colors and ink with the Ink Manager
      3m 36s
    4. Setting traps
      6m 54s
    5. Using Flattener Preview
      4m 11s
    6. Creating flattener presets
      5m 44s
    7. Previewing overprints
      4m 22s
  9. 28m 5s
    1. Configuring general settings
      3m 10s
    2. Configuring setup options
      2m 47s
    3. Configuring marks and bleeds
      2m 43s
    4. Configuring output settings
      8m 39s
    5. Configuring graphics options
      1m 59s
    6. Configuring color management settings
      3m 19s
    7. Configuring advanced options
      1m 11s
    8. Configuring print preset settings
      4m 17s
  10. 27m 5s
    1. Overview of PDFs
      2m 53s
    2. Dos and don'ts of creating PDFs
      2m 10s
    3. What is a PDF preset?
      8m 4s
    4. Understanding default PDF presets
      6m 31s
    5. Defining custom PDF presets
      7m 27s
  11. 23m 40s
    1. Exporting to PDF
      5m 57s
    2. Workflow review
      1m 4s
    3. Printing to PostScript
      3m 0s
    4. What's new in Distiller?
      5m 12s
    5. Setting up watched folders
      4m 16s
    6. Printing to watched folders
      4m 11s
  12. 36m 7s
    1. Collecting image components
      4m 55s
    2. Organizing image components
      2m 39s
    3. Creating a composite proof
      6m 7s
    4. Creating a color-separated proof
      4m 29s
    5. Delivering your job
      13m 32s
    6. Archiving your job
      4m 25s
  13. 20s
    1. Goodbye

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InDesign CS3 Prepress Essentials
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In InDesign CS3 Prepress Essentials, instructor Taz Tally covers each step of the prepress process, from proper document planning and construction to making the right choices for output settings. He teaches all the details in between, including choosing the right typefaces and fonts, working with graphics and colors, and much more. Using practical examples, Taz takes viewers from concept to printer-ready InDesign and PDF files. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.



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