Creating new documents


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Creating new documents

Finally, it's time to make a new InDesign document. The way to do that is to go to the File menu and choose from the New submenu. You'll see that you have three options here: Document, Book, and Library. But we're going to be focusing on making a new document in this movie, so that's what I'll choose. Notice that there's a keyboard shortcut to get to this faster, which is Command+N on Mac, or Ctrl+N on Windows, and either of those open up the New Document dialog box. Now there's a lot of information here in this New Document dialog box so, let's take it systematically. I am going to start by skipping the Preset however, and jump right to Intent.

Now, the Intent means where are you intending this document to go? Is it supposed to be a print document, or is it supposed to be an on-screen document? Adobe calls this Web, but it's not like you're making an HTML page, so I really wish they had chosen to call this on-screen instead of Web. Web makes no sense ...

Creating new documents
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Creating new documents provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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