InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros

with Anne-Marie Concepción
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InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros
Video duration: 0s 1h 29m Intermediate


InDesign professionals have developed some very useful habits and shortcuts to maximize design time and minimize repetitive tasks. In InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros, Anne-Marie Concepción takes the mystery out of the techniques that professionals use to create successful designs. From customizing InDesign for specific project needs, to using tools like GREP that are built into the program, these techniques can free up time to focus more on the creative process. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Exploring styles to help with design
  • Building custom defaults
  • Working with auto bullets and syncing to save time
  • Using keystrokes and Quick Apply
  • Creating and applying Masters intelligently
  • Mastering autoflow in InDesign
  • Managing links effectively


(upbeat music) - Hi, I'm Anne-Marie Concepci?n. What makes a person an efficient, effective InDesign professional? That's just what I'm going to reveal to you in this course, InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros. You'll see how to customize InDesign, so your preferences are its default settings. We'll see why the pros invest time in creating styles for virtually everything in a layout.

I'll show you how one little extra feature, GREP, can be the key to solving a huge variety of production issues. If you can make even a few of these habits of highly effective InDesign professionals your own habits, you'll amaze yourself with your newfound speed, accuracy, creativity, and enjoyment in every InDesign project. So, let's not waste any more time and get started with InDesign CS4: 10 Habits of Highly Effective Pros.

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