InDesign 2021 Essential Training

& InDesign 2021 New Features

80 Video Lessons

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About this Course

InDesign is an essential tool for design firms, ad agencies, magazines, newspapers, book publishers, and freelance designers around the world.

In this course, expert presents a thorough explanation of the core features and techniques that make this powerful page-layout application fun and easy to use, providing a foundation upon which advanced skills and workflows can be built. Expert gets you up to speed fast, with a quick start chapter that teaches you the basics in less than 20 minutes. Then instructor dives into the details, including managing documents and pages, editing text and graphics, creating interactive documents, and much more. Take the entire course, or focus on just the features you need to learn. Every lesson brings you one step closer to InDesign proficiency—an essential skill for any career in design or publishing.
The 2021 release of InDesign introduces only a few new capabilities—but the features it does introduce are worth checking out. This course was designed to give you a tour of the latest and greatest in Adobe InDesign, so that you can take advantage of these new features right away. Instructor Concepción introduces Subject-Aware Wrap, a new way to automatically wrap text around the main subject of an image. Expert steps through the new HSB color model as well as the Find Color option in the Find/Change dialog box, which makes it easy for you to find where certain colors are used within your project and change them.




1. Learning InDesign
Getting started

Adding or editing text

Adding or replacing graphics

Moving objects around

Printing and exporting PDF file


2. Creating a Document
New documents

Guides and measurements

Adding text frames

Typing and editing text

Choose a better workspace for editing

Applying basic text formatting

Importing graphics

Saving and reverting documents


3. Managing Pages
Inserting, deleting, and moving pages

Creating and applying master pages

Overriding master page items

Changing page size and margins

Setting bleed and slug guides

Adding page numbering


4. Text
Importing text

Threading text frames

Setting text frame attributes

Inserting special characters

Using the Story Editor

Checking spelling

Using Find/Change

Putting text on a path


5. Graphics
Options when placing images

Using the Links panel

Editing graphics in their original app

Cropping and fitting graphics


6. Color and Transparency
Stroking and filling frames and paths

Transparency, drop shadows, and effects

Creating color swatches

The danger (and power) of unnamed colors

Finding and replacing colors

Creating and applying gradient swatches


7. Frames and Paths
Drawing path and frame shapes

Adjusting corner options

Creating text outlines


8. Managing Objects
Resizing and rotating objects

Duplicating objects and making grids

Moving objects above or below each other

Creating and controlling layers

Aligning and distributing

Understanding text wrap

Using anchored objects


9. Text Formatting
Applying advanced character formatting

Using Find/Replace Font

Applying formatting to a paragraph

Using drop caps

Adding rules (lines) above or below

Setting tabs and tab stops

Spanning and splitting paragraphs

Adding automatic bullets and numbers

Using Find/Change for text formatting

Highlighting paragraphs with boxes


10. Styles
Creating and applying paragraph styles

Using character styles

Editing, clearing, and redefining styles

Using object styles


11. Tables
Creating a table

Adjusting rows and columns

Formatting a table

Formatting cells


12. Interactive Documents
Adding hyperlinks

Creating an interactive PDF

Exporting to the web with Publish Online


13. Package, Print, and Exporting
Packaging for output and archive

Using the Print dialog box

Exporting a PDF


14. General Fixes
Interface changes

Speed improvements and bug fixes


15. Workflow Enhancements
Font activation (June 2020)

HSB color space

Find color

Subject-aware text wrap


16. Share for Review
How Share for Review works

Asking reviewers to participate

Commenting workflow

1. Language: English. 

2. Secure download. 

    Video file format: MP4.

3. Learn anywhere. Switch between

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4. Practice while you learn

    with exercise files.  

5. Secure payment by PayPal.

6. 30 days refund.

7. No subscription needed.

8. Lifetime access.

9. This course without a sponsored ads.


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