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A successful layout starts with the smart use of typography.InDesign CS3 Professional Typography begins with the basics by working with text manually and understanding character formatting, then progresses through the more advanced features of InDesign CS3, such as setting up and applying paragraph and character styles, using OpenType fonts, and understanding how kerning, tracking, and leading affect readability. InDesign CS3 Professional Typography also covers the advanced implementation of nested styles and sequential styles, finessing such typographic details as ellipses, apostrophes, and fractions, using baseline grids, and applying special effects to your type. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.
Hi, my name is Nigel French, a graphic designer and instructor living in Brighton, England and I am here to teach InDesign CS3 Professional Typography where we will be looking at the finer points of working with type in Adobe InDesign as well as digging deep into many timeless typographic concepts and principles. We will be looking at the type related features and preferences within the application. To effectively use this title it is advisable that you have some prior knowledge of InDesign. If you are new user, lynda.com has the InDesign Essentials Training title, which I advise you to check out first.
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