InDesign CS6 Essential Training

112 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. 
This course presents the core features and techniques that make this powerful page layout application fun and easy to use. 
Expert shows how to navigate and customize the workspace, manage documents and pages, work with text frames and graphics, export and print finished documents, explore creating interactive documents, and much more, and also covers popular topics such as EPUBs and long documents and includes advice on working with overset text, unnamed colors, and other troublesome issues that may arise for first-time designers.




  • Adding or editing text
  • Adding or replacing graphics
  • Moving objects around
  • Printing and creating a PDF
  • Exploring the application window
  • Navigating and magnifying pages and objects
  • Setting rulers and measurements
  • Working with panels
  • Setting the view quality of artwork
  • Adjusting view and preview settings
  • Creating new documents
  • Saving and reverting documents
  • Saving for CS4 and CS5 with IDML
  • Setting the margin and column guides
  • Putting ruler guides on the page
  • Bleeding colors or images off the side of the page
  • Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
  • Changing page size
  • Creating and applying master pages
  • Overriding master page items
  • Adding page numbering
  • Changing page numbering with sections
  • Understanding text frames
  • Typing and editing text
  • Inserting special characters
  • Importing text
  • Threading text frames
  • Setting text frame columns
  • Setting text inset and vertical justification options
  • Allowing text frames to grow and shrink
  • Putting text on a path
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Checking spelling
  • Using Find/Change
  • Importing graphics
  • Using the Links panel
  • Editing graphics in their original app
  • Fitting graphics to the frame
  • Taking advantage of image transparency and clipping paths
  • Selecting objects
  • Applying basic strokes and fills
  • Colorizing images
  • Adjusting transparency
  • Adding drop shadows
  • Using other transparency effects
  • Copying and formatting with the Eyedropper tool
  • Finding and changing object formatting
  • Creating color swatches
  • Understanding the danger and power of unnamed colors
  • Creating gradient swatches
  • Applying gradients
  • Editing frame and path shapes
  • Adding rounded corners and other corner options
  • Making polygons and starbursts
  • Creating text outlines
  • Positioning objects with the Gap tool
  • Stacking objects
  • Creating and controlling layers
  • Managing objects in the Layers panel
  • Grouping and locking objects
  • Nesting objects
  • Aligning and distributing objects
  • Understanding text wrap
  • Using anchored objects
  • Duplicating objects
  • Collecting, conveying, and placing content
  • Rotating objects
  • Scaling objects
  • Skewing objects
  • Mirroring objects
  • Applying basic character styling
  • Applying advanced character formatting
  • Changing case
  • Using Find/Change for text formatting
  • Using Find Font
  • Applying formatting to a paragraph
  • Spanning a paragraph across multiple columns
  • Splitting a paragraph into multiple columns
  • Using drop caps
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding rules (lines) above or below a paragraph
  • Adding automatic bullets
  • Numbering paragraphs
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Using character styles
  • Editing and redefining styles
  • Using object styles
  • Applying styles with Quick Apply
  • Creating a table
  • Adjusting rows and columns
  • Adding and deleting rows and columns
  • Formatting a table
  • Formatting cells
  • Applying table styles
  • Placing graphics in cells
  • Importing Microsoft Word and Excel tables
  • Building a multi-document book
  • Creating "continued on..." jump lines
  • Constructing a table of contents (TOC)
  • Exporting EPUBs
  • Creating an interactive PDF
  • Building a Flash SWF
  • Checking a document with the Preflight panel
  • Packaging for output
  • Using the Print dialog box
  • Printing a small booklet
  • Exporting text
  • Exporting a PDF

1. Language: English. 

2. Secure download. 

    Video file format: MP4.

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4. Practice while you learn

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6. 30 days refund.

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8. Lifetime access.

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