2. Getting to Know Indesign

Lesson overview

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

  • View layout aids.

  • Type and style text.

  • Import text and thread text frames.

  • Import a graphic.

  • Move, rotate, fill, and stroke (outline) an object.

  • Automate formatting with paragraph, character, and object styles.

  • Check on potential production issues with the Preflight panel.

  • Preview a document in Presentation mode.


This lesson will take about 60 minutes to complete. To get the lesson files used in this chapter, download them from the web page for this book at www.adobepress.com/InDesignCIB2021. For more information, see “Accessing the lesson files ...

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