Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Starting a document, part of Learning InDesign (2011).
The purpose of InDesign is to allow you to assemble type and graphics into…multi-page documents that you can either print or export as a PDF file or export…as an EPUB--that is, an electronic publication--and the great thing about InDesign…is that it allows you to multi-purpose your documents.…So something that starts off as a print document can turn into an EPUB and so forth.…Now in this exercise, I am going to show you how to create a new document…inside of InDesign.…When you first launch the program, or if you don't have any documents open,…you'll see the Welcome screen.…
If for some reason you don't see this Welcome screen, then go up to the Help…menu and choose the Welcome Screen command.…Now, the screen is divided into two columns, as you see here.…Over on the left-hand side, you will see a list of the most recently opened documents.…Now your list of opened documents is going to differ from mine, so don't expect…to see the same four.…But if I wanted to open one of these documents--because after all, it typically…
- 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
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