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Adobe InDesign CS5 Beginner to Advanced Tutorial

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Beginners InDesign CS5 Tutorial
Duration: 10 Hours
Video lessons: 97

Advanced InDesign CS5 Tutorial
Duration: 12.5 hours
Video lessons: 103
A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 23 hours of easy to follow Adobe InDesign CS5 Beginner to Advanced video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
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Contents from Beginners InDesign CS5
Who Am I?
A Quick Sampling Of Features
Finding Answers With Adobe Help
Having InDesign Resources At Your Fingertips

Workspace Basics
Setting Up Your Own Workspace
The Ins And Outs Of Preferences
Recovery And Undo

Setting Up New Documents
Opening And Saving Documents
Rulers And Setting Up Guides
Using Grids
Pages Panel Basics
Rotating Page View
Creating And Using Masters Pages
Setting Up Sections
Varying The Size Of Pages With The New Page Tool
The All New Layers Panel - Lesson 1
The All New Layers Panel - Lesson 2

Frames And Objects
Selecting Objects And Moving Objects
Transforming Objects And Content
Transforming With The Control Panel
Aligning And Distributing Objects
Copying, Pasting And Duplicating Objects
Creating And Working With Groups

Understanding Paths And Frames
Using The Pen Tool
Using The Rectangle And Ellipse Tools
Creating Polygons And Stars
Pathfinder And Compound Paths
Corner Options

The Basics Of Working With Text
Adding Or Placing Text
Using The Basics Of Find/Change
Check Spelling
Selecting And Editing Text

Character Formatting
Using The Character Panel - Lesson 1
Using The Character Panel - Lesson 2
A Look Under The Character Panel Options Menu
Creating Custom Underlines And Strikethroughs

Paragraph Formatting
Using The Paragraph Panel
Composing Type
The New Span And Split Columns Feature
Fun With Paragraph Rules
Formatting Bullets And Numbering

A Look At Other Type Options
Basic Tab Formatting
Creating A Fill-In-The-Blanks Form Using Tabs
Fun With Type On A Path
Using The Glyphs Panel
Inserting Special Characters - Lesson 1
Inserting Special Characters - Lesson 2
Inserting White Space
Inserting Break Characters
Text Frame Options

Creating And Using Paragraph Styles
Creating And Using Character Styles
Understanding Nested Styles
Creating And Using Line Styles
Using GREP Styles Without Being An Engineer
Using Next Style
Creating And Using Object Styles

Combining Text With Objects
Working With Anchored Objects
Text Wrap Basics
Taking Text Wrap Beyond The Basics

Using Long Document Features
Threading Text Frames Made Simple
Using Next And Previous Page In Continued Stories
Setting Up And Working With Books
Creating And Updating A Table Of Contents

Setting Up Tables
Creating Simple Tables
Editing And Customizing Tables - Lesson 1
Editing And Customizing Tables - Lesson 2

Adding Graphics
Understanding Graphics Formats
Placing Graphics
Fitting Graphics To Their Frames Automatically
Using The New Gap Tool
Managing Graphic Links
Creating And Using Snippets

Mixing Colors In The Color Panel
Creating Swatches And Tints
Working With Gradients
Understanding Process And Spot Colors
Making Much More Of Two Colors With Mixed Ink
More Swatches Panel Options

Effects Panel Basics
Adding Feather Effects
Working With Shadow Effects
Bevel, Emboss And More
Let's Get Glowing

Printing Documents in ID CS5
Preflight Your Layout
Package To Collect Your Files For Print Production

Making Layouts Interactive
Adding Simple Hyperlinks
Creating Buttons Will Take You Places
Making Objects Into Multi-State Objects
Animating Objects In Layouts

Acrobats For Print
Exporting For On-Screen And Interactive
Exporting To Other Formats

Course Conclusion
Where Do You Go From Here?
Contents from the Advanced InDesign CS5
Frames And Objects
Secrets To Select & Move
Trick To Finding & Changing Objects
Transformation Tips & Tricks
Align & Distribute
Working Smart With Smart Guides
Power Of Pathfinder
Inside Corner Options
Fun With Unusual Objects
Framework Of A Flyer

Beyond The Basics Of Working With Text
Secrets Of Placing Text
To Edit Text - Select It
Tricks To Editing Text
Find/Change For Power Users
GREP For Designers
Spelling For Spelling Bee Champs
Make Your Type Format Itself

Advanced Character Formatting
Character Formatting Tips - Lesson 1
Character Formatting Tips - Lesson 2
Hidden Options For Character Formatting
Bringing OpenType To The Forefront
Underline & Strikethrough Breakthroughs
Finding Hidden Glyphs
Format an Annual Report

Advanced Paragraph Panel Formatting
Powerful Paragraph Alignment Secrets
Inside Look At Indents & Spacing
Make Align To Baseline Grid Work
Composure While Composing Text
Make Keep Options Work For You
Making Type Split Columns
Impossible Paragraph Rules
Bullets & Numbering Secrets
Tab Tips - Lesson 1
Tab Tips - Lesson 2
Setting Up A Newsletter Page

Inside Look At Paragraph Styles
Character Styles Do It Your Way
What The Heck Is Next Style
Building Breakthrough Nested Styles
The Power Of Line Styles
GREP Styles For Artists
Advanced Look At Object Styles
Using Styles To Format A Magazine

Text With Objects
Objects That Flow With Text
Get All Wrapped Up In Text Wraps - Lesson 1
Get All Wrapped Up In Text Wraps - Lesson 2
Using Text & Objects

Long Documents
The Ins & Outs Of Linking Text Frames
Next & Previous Page Numbers
Making Captions Work Automatically
Using Books To Do The Unexpected
Table Of Contents - The Next Chapter
Setting Up A Simple Index
A Short Review Of Long Documents

The Basics Of Setting Up Tables
The Basics Of Editing Tables
Serving Up Table Tips
The Secret To Using Table Styles
Format An Advanced Table

Mastering The Art Of Placing Graphics
InDesign AI & PSD - Made For Each Other
A Look Inside The Links Panel
Snippet Secrets Revealed
Playing With Graphics In A Layout

Color, Swatches, Fills, And Strokes
Color Tips
Stroke Secrets - Lesson 1
Stroke Secrets - Lesson 2
Swatch Tricks
Design A Colourful Flyer

Transparency And Effects
Transparency Tips Tricks & Magic
Effects Fun
Creating A Transparent Design

An Advanced Dialog About Printing
Set Up Your Own Custom Preflight Profile
Collect For Output - The Complete Package
Export To Acrobat For Press
Printing Booklets From A Desktop Printer

Interactive And Animation
Making A Slide Show With Transitions
Super Hyperlinks
Have Buttons All Sewn Up
Multi-State Objects
Moving Animation Beyond The Basics
Export Your Interactive Layout
Animate Your Layout

Moving Beyond Advanced
The Secret To Finding More Secrets
Becoming An Adobe Certified Expert
  • Tutor: Jeff Witchel
  • Duration: 23 hours
  • Video lessons: 200
  • Product code: 01624
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Later course available: Yes, Adobe InDesign CC Tutorial
From the absolute basics to the advanced and powerful features, these bundled Adobe InDesign CS5 tutorials will teach you all you need to need to know and more!

Presented by certified tutor Jeff Witchel, he uses easy-to-follow video training movies to help break down the complexities of InDesign CS5, allowing you get the most out of this professional page layout program in a very short space of time.

In over 22 hours of professionally created video training, tutor Jeff demonstrates the basic operations in the beginners course, including a tour of the interface, lessons on creating your documents, tips on arranging your page layout and inserting text.

In the advanced course, the tuition includes the more complex techniques such as advanced formatting, using layers, lessons on color, using grids, applying animation and creating interactive documents and so much more. Work files are also included so you can follow along with the teachings of trainer Jeff.

You can view the full 200 training movies below and start learning right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample the FREE Adobe InDesign CS5 video tutorials...
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