InDesign CS2 Beyond the Basics

with Brian Wood
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InDesign CS2 Beyond the Basics
Video duration: 0s 10h 16m Intermediate


InDesign CS2 Beyond the Basics delves into the more advanced features of Adobe InDesign CS2, including tools for working with long documents. The tutorial covers the program's features for dealing with books, indexes, and tables of contents, and teaches you how to use the automation tools like Scripts and Data Merge. Brian Wood, a certified Adobe Creative Suite 2 Master, also shares tips and tricks for working more efficiently in the program by using Snippets, Libraries, Object Styles, and more. This video tutorial is recommended for intermediate-level InDesign CS2 users, and those who have completed the InDesign CS2 Essential Training or its equivalent. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Efficient use of Guides and Grids
  • Saving time with expert tips and tricks
  • Importing and working with Word and Excel files
  • Managing long documents and books
  • Creating effective tables of contents and indexes
  • Color management and output
  • Exporting interactive content to PDF
  • Exporting to the Web
  • Introduction to XML, Data Merge, and scripting in InDesign


Hi, this is Brian Wood. I'm going to be hosting the InDesign CS2 Beyond the Basics title here at We're going to be talking a lot about different things. Things like tables of contents, books. All the things you want to learn more about, basically. So welcome, and join me inside.

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