Learn about the InDesign interface at a basic level.
- [Instructor] If you've watched the previous movies…on Photoshop and Illustrator, then you'll be familiar…with the interface tours of this title…and can probably work along with me quite easily.…But just in case you jumped straight to this chapter…or you're viewing it in isolation,…let's have a look at where everything is in InDesign.…On the Mac at the very top of the screen…you've got the top-level menu system.…On the PC that's in this bar just underneath that,…the Application Bar.…
Beneath that we have the Control Strip.…Photoshop people like to call it the Options Bar…because that's what it's called there,…but in InDesign and Illustrator…technically called the Control Strip.…On the left-hand side of the screen,…that's where we've got our Toolbox.…Whenever I'm directing you to something in this chapter,…I'll be trying to give you a key to press…to access it to make it easier to find.…Over on the right-hand side we have Panels…at the moment collapsed to icons and text,…but normally they would like this.…
I'm just going to drag one of the panels out…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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