Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Designing a Magazine Layout.
Exercise Files are available to Lynda.com premium subscribers and for those who…purchase the DVD. For the Hands-On Workshop series, you are strongly encouraged…to follow along with your own files to create your own designs.…When downloading the exercise files folder from the Lynda.com website, it's…recommended that you place the folder on your Desktop for easy access. …The exercise files are conveniently organized by chapter number and name.…
Simply select an exercise file from the correct chapter folder as indicated in…the file path provided in the video. If you are working in the CS3 version of…the application, the exercise files may not exactly match those in the video.…However, you will still be able to follow along and learn the demonstrated…techniques. It's possible that the exercise files may use fonts that are not…installed on your system. So if you get this Missing Fonts warning dialog, then…you can do one of two things, just Click OK and InDesign will do its best…guessing an appropriate substitution for the font. Or if you Click Find Font,…
- Identifying the common parts of a magazine feature article
- Creating an efficient workflow using Bridge
- Designing with bleeds and crossovers
- Creating and applying paragraph, character, and object styles
- Designing and working with a baseline grid
- Preflighting documents
- Creating print-ready PDFs
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: The instructor explains that doubling-clicking on an image while holding down the Option key on a Mac will automatically open the image in Photoshop. However, the image opens into Preview instead. Why is this happening?
A: Before this feature will work, the correct file type associations must be set up, so that TIFs and JPEGs open with Photoshop and not with Preview.
From the Finder, select any JPEG or TIF file, then Choose File > Get Info. From the Open With drop down menu, choose Photoshop and click the Change All button. Repeat this process for each of the different file types you want use. You need only do this once and it should work from now on.
1. Document Essentials
2. Working with Images
3. Working with Text
4. Designing Page Elements
5. Proofing and Output
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