Exploration of the Application Window in InDesign CS6


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Exploring the application window

You can't play football or baseball if you don't know your way around the field, and you can't be efficient in InDesign until you're comfortable with the application window. Because whether you create a new document, or open an already created one, you'll see the same things. The first thing you see in InDesign when you launch it is this giant welcome window that's right in the middle of the screen. This welcome window is great because it gives you a list of all your recently opened InDesign files, and it also lets you create new files. For example, I'll just click Create New Document.

Up comes a New Document dialog box and I'm just going to go with the default settings here, click OK and we can see a fresh new InDesign document right in the middle of the screen. In Windows, InDesign lives inside what's call the application frame. On the Mac, we don't have a frame by default, so we can actually see behind InDesign, in this case back to that blue Des...

Exploring the application window
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Exploring the application window provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS6 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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