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InDesign Insider Training: Beyond the Essentials
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InDesign Insider Training: Beyond the Essentials

with David Blatner

Video: Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I'm David Blatner. Welcome to InDesign Insider Training: Beyond The Essentials. In this course, we're going to learn tips, tricks, and techniques that InDesign experts use everyday to layout pages fast. I'll start by showing you how to manage all your documents quickly and efficiently, using workspaces and split windows. Next, I'll cover how you can customize InDesign to the way you work with shortcuts and preferences.
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  1. 2m 47s
    1. Welcome
      55s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      45s
    3. Using the exercise files
      1m 7s
  2. 25m 17s
    1. Managing more than one document window
      5m 1s
    2. Positioning your panels
      5m 23s
    3. Setting up Mini Bridge
      3m 31s
    4. Saving a workspace
      3m 12s
    5. Displaying a new window or split screen
      5m 16s
    6. Rotating pages and spreads
      2m 54s
  3. 21m 48s
    1. Setting application and document preferences
      8m 54s
    2. Learning and editing keyboard shortcuts
      9m 23s
    3. Customizing InDesign menus
      3m 31s
  4. 33m 29s
    1. Parent/child master pages
      6m 26s
    2. Starting a document on a left page
      4m 0s
    3. Adding alternate layouts
      7m 34s
    4. Saving objects in libraries
      8m 46s
    5. Exporting and importing page snippets
      6m 43s
  5. 55m 37s
    1. Filling with placeholder text
      5m 35s
    2. Tracking text changes
      9m 12s
    3. Choosing other languages
      5m 45s
    4. Adjusting text hyphenation and justification
      9m 5s
    5. Adding hanging punctuation with Optical Margin Alignment
      5m 40s
    6. Controlling orphans and widows with Keep Options
      5m 41s
    7. Aligning to a baseline grid
      9m 1s
    8. Setting vertical justification and first baseline position
      5m 38s
  6. 26m 45s
    1. Applying styles automatically with nested and line styles
      7m 39s
    2. The basics of GREP styles
      5m 24s
    3. Using Break Link to Style
      3m 5s
    4. Exploring style groups
      10m 37s
  7. 33m 44s
    1. Including footnotes
      6m 21s
    2. Working with cross-references
      7m 41s
    3. Indexing a document
      12m 58s
    4. Exploring conditional text
      6m 44s
  8. 32m 6s
    1. Importing InDesign files
      4m 26s
    2. Advanced Links panel features
      8m 54s
    3. Embedding links
      3m 31s
    4. Adding live and static captions
      8m 1s
    5. Turning image layers on and off
      7m 14s
  9. 25m 35s
    1. Using advanced strokes
      9m 6s
    2. Using Pathfinder and compound paths
      8m 47s
    3. Using InDesign and Illustrator together
      7m 42s
  10. 35m 25s
    1. Power scaling techniques
      12m 12s
    2. Making grids
      8m 2s
    3. Power spacing
      3m 4s
    4. Making objects nonprinting
      4m 28s
    5. Default graphics and text frame styles
      7m 39s
  11. 20m 48s
    1. Building tint swatches
      4m 5s
    2. Mixed ink colors
      7m 35s
    3. Taking advantage of ink aliasing
      5m 15s
    4. Checking color with Separations Preview
      3m 53s
  12. 1m 35s
    1. Going ever deeper with InDesign
      1m 35s

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InDesign Insider Training: Beyond the Essentials
5h 14m Intermediate Mar 22, 2013

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In this course David Blatner builds on his Essential Training series, bringing his knowledge of and passion for Adobe InDesign to lessons that show you how to harness its power and functionality. This installment covers a wide range of advanced topics from interface customization to cutting-edge layout and text-formatting techniques. Learn how to set key application and document preferences, format long documents, match swatches, use GREP styles, and much more.

Topics include:
  • Setting preferences
  • Working with parent and child master pages
  • Adding alternate layouts
  • Exporting and importing page snippets
  • Tracking text changes
  • Choosing other languages
  • Aligning to a baseline grid
  • Applying styles automatically with nested and line styles
  • Embedding links
  • Turning image layers on and off
  • Using the Pathfinder and compound paths
  • Power scaling and spacing
Subjects:
Design Page Layout
Software:
InDesign
Author:
David Blatner

Welcome

(music playing) Hi! I'm David Blatner. Welcome to InDesign Insider Training: Beyond The Essentials. In this course, we're going to learn tips, tricks, and techniques that InDesign experts use everyday to layout pages fast. I'll start by showing you how to manage all your documents quickly and efficiently, using workspaces and split windows. Next, I'll cover how you can customize InDesign to the way you work with shortcuts and preferences.

Then I get into the meat of this title, exploring Parent/child master page, Advanced Text and Typography features, such as the Optical Margin Alignment and GREP Styles, and best practices for importing and managing linked graphics. Finally, we'll see how to get the most out of InDesign's Scaling, Gridify, and Color Tools. Strap in tight and prepare to learn, as we delve beyond the essentials.

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