Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign Lynda.com training

Like PhotoShop, InDesign is a program packed full of features.  But you only need to use a basic subset of its features, so pick and choose from this 9.5+ hr program as needed.

  1. 7m 10s

    1. Welcome

      1m 8s

    2. Using the exercise files
      2m 21s
    3. How this course is updated
      1m 20s
    4. Adjusting the interface: Dark and light
      2m 21s
  2. 21m 21s

    1. Getting started
      2m 44s
    2. Adding or editing text
      3m 47s
    3. Adding or replacing graphics
      4m 22s
    4. Moving objects around
      4m 43s
    5. Printing and creating a PDF
      5m 45s
  3. 48m 45s

    1. Exploring the application window
      7m 38s
    2. Navigating and zooming
      8m 35s
    3. Selecting objects
      6m 50s
    4. Working with panels
      7m 24s
    5. Setting rulers and measurements
      3m 23s
    6. Adjusting view and preview settings
      6m 38s
    7. Saving and reverting documents
      5m 28s
    8. Saving for CS4, CS5, or CS6 with IDML
      2m 49s
  4. 49m 57s

    1. New documents
      10m 40s
    2. Putting ruler guides on your page
      7m 8s
    3. Adding text frames
      5m 30s
    4. Typing and editing text
      3m 11s
    5. Applying basic text formatting
      8m 45s
    6. Importing graphics
      8m 51s
    7. Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page
      5m 52s
  5. 37m 54s

    1. Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
      6m 9s
    2. Creating and applying master pages
      7m 46s
    3. Overriding master page items
      3m 52s
    4. Setting margin and column guides
      5m 28s
    5. Changing page size
      6m 43s
    6. Adding page numbering
      2m 45s
    7. Changing page numbering with sections
      5m 11s
  6. 58m 56s

    1. Inserting special characters
      5m 40s
    2. Importing text
      4m 46s
    3. Threading text frames
      5m 1s
    4. Setting text frame columns
      5m 33s
    5. Setting text inset and vertical justification
      4m 5s
    6. Allowing text frames to grow and shrink
      5m 23s
    7. Putting text on a path
      7m 29s
    8. Using the Story Editor
      6m 42s
    9. Checking spelling
      6m 18s
    10. Using Find/Change
      7m 59s
  7. 32m 2s

    1. Setting the view quality of artwork
      3m 2s
    2. Using the Links panel
      9m 47s
    3. Editing graphics in their original app
      3m 48s
    4. Fitting graphics to the frame
      6m 12s
    5. Taking advantage of image transparency and clipping paths
      5m 25s
    6. Inserting QR codes
      3m 48s
  8. 39m 15s

    1. Stroking and filling frames and paths
      7m 38s
    2. Colorizing images
      2m 35s
    3. Adjusting transparency
      4m 53s
    4. Adding drop shadows
      4m 31s
    5. Using other transparency effects
      7m 5s
    6. Copying formatting with the Eyedropper tool
      7m 20s
    7. Finding and changing object formatting
      5m 13s
  9. 23m 47s

    1. Creating color swatches
      6m 2s
    2. Understanding the danger (and power) of unnamed colors
      5m 47s
    3. Creating gradient swatches
      5m 10s
    4. Applying gradients
      6m 48s
  10. 18m 55s

    1. Drawing and editing path and frame shapes
      5m 38s
    2. Adding rounded corners and other corner options
      5m 9s
    3. Making polygons and starbursts
      2m 58s
    4. Creating text outlines
      5m 10s
  11. 39m 53s

    1. Stacking objects
      2m 13s
    2. Creating and controlling layers
      7m 17s
    3. Managing objects in the Layers panel
      4m 18s
    4. Grouping and locking objects
      3m 38s
    5. Nesting objects
      4m 53s
    6. Aligning and distributing
      5m 16s
    7. Understanding text wrap
      6m 41s
    8. Using anchored objects
      5m 37s
  12. 21m 22s

    1. Duplicating objects
      6m 56s
    2. Rotating objects
      3m 3s
    3. Scaling objects
      5m 53s
    4. Skewing objects
      1m 55s
    5. Mirroring objects
      3m 35s
  13. 22m 23s

    1. Applying advanced character formatting
      6m 57s
    2. Changing case
      4m 28s
    3. Using Find/Change for text formatting
      5m 15s
    4. Using Find Font
      5m 43s
  14. 41m 53s

    1. Applying formatting to a paragraph
      4m 36s
    2. Using drop caps
      2m 50s
    3. Adding rules (lines) above or below a paragraph
      4m 14s
    4. Spanning a paragraph across multiple columns
      2m 53s
    5. Splitting a paragraph into multiple columns
      2m 29s
    6. Shading paragraphs and boxes
      2m 47s
    7. Setting tabs
      9m 7s
    8. Adding automatic bullets
      5m 45s
    9. Numbering paragraphs
      7m 12s
  15. 23m 45s

    1. Creating and applying paragraph styles
      9m 26s
    2. Using character styles
      6m 27s
    3. Editing and redefining styles
      3m 24s
    4. Using object styles
      4m 28s
  16. 31m 20s

    1. Creating a table
      5m 33s
    2. Adjusting rows and columns
      4m 11s
    3. Adding, moving, and deleting rows and columns
      5m 10s
    4. Formatting a table
      5m 31s
    5. Formatting cells
      7m 46s
    6. Placing graphics in cells
      3m 9s
  17. 25m 13s

    1. Adding hyperlinks
      5m 17s
    2. Creating an interactive PDF
      7m 38s
    3. Exporting a reflowable EPUB
      8m 37s
    4. Exporting a fixed-layout EPUB
      3m 41s
  18. 27m 46s

    1. Packaging for output
      7m 11s
    2. Using the Print dialog box
      6m 28s
    3. Exporting a PDF
      10m 5s
    4. Exporting text
      4m 2s
  19. 1m 59s

    1. Next steps
      1m 59s