Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting around your document, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
In this exercise, I am going to show you how to open an existing InDesign…document and how to get around that document, by which I mean zoom in for a…closer look, zoom out to take in an entire page, and pan around.…There is a couple of different ways to open a document.…One is, here inside the Welcome screen,…you can click on this Open button, or you can go up to the File menu and choose…the Open command, or press the standard keyboard shortcut Ctrl+O here on the PC,…or Command+O on the Mac.…If you are a Premium member, go ahead and navigate to the Exercise Files folder,…click on a file called Photoshop 3D notes.…
You may or may not see that four-character indd extension.…Either way, select the file and click on the Open button in order to open it onscreen.…Now you should see this full two-page spread that includes two facing pages,…specifically pages 2 and 3 of this document, and you may see the text greeked,…as it is in my case.…Now when InDesign greeks text, it goes ahead and displays each line of text as a…
- Getting around a document
- Making text frames
- Creating paragraph styles
- Adding bullets and numbers
- Repeating elements with master pages
- Cropping and scaling artwork
- Wrapping text around a graphic
- Preparing a document for print
- Exporting a PDF file
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Setting Up Documents
2. Formatting Text
3. Using Automated Formatting
4. Formatting Pages and Pouring
5. Adding Photographs and Art
6. Combining Type and Graphics
Making a quick logo6m 7s
7. Saving and Printing
Next steps1m 8s
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