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Adobe InDesign CC Essentials Online Course

Adobe InDesign CC Essentials Online Course

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Course Overview

In this Adobe InDesign CC Essentials course, you will work through real-life projects so you can acquire the necessary skills to start making beautiful documents in InDesign.

In this course, you will start with the basics of setting up a one-page document, and then move on to more complex newsletters and brochures. Learn professional workflow shortcuts for formatting your text and images, as well as techniques for creating business cards and portfolios. Topics covered include: rotating images, adding borders, saving and converting files, working with CC Libraries, page numbering, adding type effects, using placeholder text, and so much more.

With over 5 hours of high-quality training content, plus supplemental material included, this course is perfect for the beginner designer who is ready to take his or her skills to the next level!


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Course Outline

CHAPTER 01: OVERVIEW 10:35

  • Lesson 01 Introduction
  • Lesson 02 Exercise Files & Projects
  • Lesson 03 What Does Adobe® InDesign® Do?
  • Lesson 04 What are the Differences between InDesign & Other Design Programs?

CHAPTER 02: PROJECT 1: ONE-PAGE FLYER 1:17:44

  • Lesson 01 Changing Units of Measurement & Dictionary Settings
  • Lesson 02 New Document Settings – Bleed & Slug
  • Lesson 03 Creating Your Own RGB & CMYK Colors in InDesign
  • Lesson 04 Stealing Colors from a Logo & the Swatches Panel
  • Lesson 05 Coloring the Background of a Page in InDesign
  • Lesson 06 Importing & Resizing Images & Logos
  • Lesson 07 Importing Text from Microsoft® Word into InDesign
  • Lesson 08 Grouping, Ungrouping & Rotating Images in InDesign
  • Lesson 09 Making a Dotted Line, a Dashed Line & Borders in InDesign
  • Lesson 10 Previewing Your Work in InDesign
  • Lesson 11 Creating a Simple PDF from InDesign
  • Lesson 12 Saving Your InDesign File as a .JPEG
  • Lesson 13 Why Should I Use CC Libraries in InDesign?
  • Lesson 14 Using Package Document to Share InDesign Files
  • Lesson 15 Class Exercise 1 – Practice the Basics

CHAPTER 03: PROJECT 2: OTHER PEOPLE’S FILES 20:24

  • Lesson 01 Getting Ideas, Inspiration & Starter Templates
  • Lesson 02 Working with Other People’s InDesign Documents & Missing Images
  • Lesson 03 Finding Missing Fonts in InDesign
  • Lesson 04 Replacing Images in InDesign
  • Lesson 05 Setting Opacity & Transparency in InDesign
  • Lesson 06 Why is InDesign Adding [Converted] & making me Save As?
  • Lesson 07 What If I Can’t Find the InDesign File – Can I Open the PDF?

CHAPTER 04: PROJECT 3: COMPANY NEWSLETTER/BROCHURE 1:30:34

  • Lesson 01 Creating a Newsletter & Working with Spreads
  • Lesson 02 Using a Master Page in InDesign
  • Lesson 03 Automatic Page Numbering
  • Lesson 04 Removing a Master Page & Deleting Parts off the Master Page
  • Lesson 05 Production Video 1 – Assembling the Newsletter Cover
  • Lesson 06 Setting an Effective PPI & Image Resolution in the Links Panel
  • Lesson 07 Adding a Drop Shadow to an Image or Logo – Effects
  • Lesson 08 Using TypeKit in InDesign
  • Lesson 09 Adding the Copyright, Registered & Trademark Symbols – Glyphs
  • Lesson 10 Finding the Different Versions of Letters in InDesign – Ligatures
  • Lesson 11 Adding Placeholder Text – Lorem Ipsum & Getting a Word Count in nDesign
  • Lesson 12 Importing Text from Microsoft Word & Keeping or Removing the Formatting
  • Lesson 13 Creating Columns in a Text Box Using InDesign
  • Lesson 14 Justifying Text & Turning off Hyphenation in InDesign
  • Lesson 15 What is the Space After & Leading in InDesign?
  • Lesson 16 Underlining Text with a Full Width Line – Paragraph Rules
  • Lesson 17 Creating a Paragraph Style in InDesign
  • Lesson 18 Updating a Paragraph Style in InDesign
  • Lesson 19 Using Find & Change to Remove Double Spaces after a Period or Full Stop
  • Lesson 20 Sampling Colors from Images & Using the Eyedropper Tool
  • Lesson 21 Class Exercise 2 – Magazine Spread

CHAPTER 05: PROJECT 4: LONG BUSINESS DOCUMENT 1:46:26

  • Lesson 01 Importing Lots of Text into InDesign at Once & Text Frames
  • Lesson 02 Importing  Paragraph Styles from another Document
  • Lesson 03 Inserting Blank Pages in InDesign
  • Lesson 04 Creating a Gradient in InDesign
  • Lesson 05 Do I Need to Use Layers in InDesign?
  • Lesson 06 Advanced Opacity, Watermarks & Transparency Effects in InDesign
  • Lesson 07 Adding Rounded Corners to an Image or Box in InDesign
  • Lesson 08 Add a Large First Letter to Text – Drop Caps
  • Lesson 09 Using Tracking & Leading to Adjust Text Spacing
  • Lesson 10 Placing Text around a Shape or Image Using Text Wrap
  • Lesson 11 Why Can’t I Put Text over Anything That Has Text Wrap Applied?
  • Lesson 12 Drawing Shapes in InDesign
  • Lesson 13 Cropping & Putting Images inside Shapes
  • Lesson 14 Using Adobe Stock
  • Lesson 15 Finding Free Images & Icons for Your Business
  • Lesson 16 Adding Bullets & Numbered Lists in InDesign
  • Lesson 17 Creating a Table in InDesign
  • Lesson 18 Converting Tables from Microsoft Word or Excel into Adobe InDesign
  • Lesson 19 Using Anchored Objects to Get Images to Move with Text
  • Lesson 20 Creating Line Breaks, Column Breaks & Page Breaks
  • Lesson 21 Generating a Table of Contents in InDesign
  • Lesson 22 Setting Tabs in InDesign
  • Lesson 23 Starting Page Numbering on a Later Page

CHAPTER 06: PROJECT 5: CONFERENCE NAME BADGE 10:21

  • Lesson 01 Using Data Merge to Personalize InDesign Documents with Excel Data
  • Lesson 02 Class Exercise 3 – Create Your Own Business Card

CHAPTER 07: WHAT NEXT 09:30

  • Lesson 01 Creating Mockups for Your Portfolio in InDesign
  • Lesson 02 What to Do after This InDesign Tutorial Course?
  • Lesson 03 Class Exercise 4 –  Create Your Own Portfolio

CHAPTER 08: CHEAT SHEET & SHORTCUTS 13:32

  • Lesson 01 InDesign Cheat Sheet & Shortcuts


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Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
Running Time: 5 Hours 39m
Platform: Windows & MAC OS
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Project Files: Included

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