- [Voiceover] If you're a premium member of lynda.com you have access to the exercise files that I'm using throughout this title. They're in one folder and you can download this to your desktop and they are arranged by chapter. If you're working with an earlier version of InDesign and you can't open these files then use the versions that are in the IDML, InDesign markup language, folder. If you're a monthly or annual member of lynda.com you won't have access to these files, but you will still be able to follow along with files of your own.
Because this is a course on typography I'll be using a number of different fonts. To make things easier I've restricted my usage to those fonts available on Typekit. If you have a Creative Cloud subscription then you have access to Adobe Typekit and to these same fonts. If you don't have access to Typekit then substitute fonts of your own with similar qualities. If you open a document and you see this message about missing fonts you will have the option to sync the fonts.
In the case of this document when I open it it looks like this, because the font is not synced. I'll go ahead and click sync. There will be a brief pause and then everything should click into place.
- Creating a typographic workspace
- Understanding the anatomy and terminology of type
- Choosing typefaces
- Sizing and scaling type
- Formatting characters
- Adjusting leading (aka line spacing)
- Tracking and kerning
- Using the Glyphs panel
- Adding special characters: dashes, quotes, ellipses, and more
- Using OpenType features like ligatures and fractions
Skill Level Intermediate
Graphic Design Foundations: Typographywith Ina Saltz2h 23m Beginner
InDesign: Layout and Compositionwith Nigel French1h 27m Intermediate
1. Choosing and Combining Typefaces
2. Character Formatting
3. Leading (Line Spacing)
4. Letter Spacing, Tracking, and Kerning
5. Small and Important Details
6. OpenType features
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