Intro to Adobe InDesign CS6: Core Features and Techniques


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Getting started

The goal in this section is to get you acquainted enough with InDesign that you can open and edit an InDesign File; this is the basics of the basics, step 0, just the facts ma'am. If your boss handed you a file and you need to open it and do something with it before lunch today, start here. Okay, let's dive in! Everyone knows how to create a New File. You go the File menu and choose New, but InDesign it gives you three different options. In this case we want choose New Document, now the New Document dialog box has lots of options and I am going to cover all of these in the later chapter.

But for right now all you need to know is does your document have Facing Pages that is a left and right-hand page like a book or a magazine? If it does you want to turn on Facing Pages, and if it doesn't, turn it off. Next, you want to make sure that your Page Size the final, what's called the Trim Size of your document is chosen here in the Page Size area and you set their Margins down here...

Getting started
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Getting started 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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