Adobe InDesign CS6 Learn by Video

Video Description

This innovative product from Adobe Press and video2brain combines interactive video and a full-color printed reference to teach the fundamentals of InDesign CS6. Experienced instructor Kelly McCathran presents 9 hours of high quality HD video, complete with project files so viewers can practice what they’ve learned, and a printed book that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training.

Table of Contents

  1. The InDesign Interface and Workspace
    1. InDesign's Workspace 00:07:25
    2. Using InDesign's Tools 00:08:29
    3. Navigating Documents and Panels 00:08:58
    4. Setting the Best Preferences 00:15:32
    5. Building a New Document and Saving a Preset 00:09:57
    6. Creating and Formatting Text 00:10:54
    7. Changing Text Color and Paragraph Settings 00:07:21
    8. Working with Graphics 00:06:47
    9. Working with Frames 00:11:59
  2. InDesign Project Explorations
    1. Placing and Formatting Text 00:09:05
    2. Intro to Paragraph Styles 00:09:47
    3. More Paragraph Styles 00:09:29
    4. Editing Styles for Global Updates 00:06:59
    5. Master Pages and Page Numbers 00:07:25
    6. Creating or Adding Columns 00:07:43
    7. Placing Images and Wrapping Text 00:07:44
    8. Creating Letterhead 00:09:09
    9. Building a Newsletter 00:09:25
    10. Adding a Table of Contents and Jump Page Numbers 00:10:15
    11. Using Selection Tools 00:06:39
    12. Placing, Scaling, and Aligning Several Images with Multi-Place 00:06:30
    13. Creating the Front of a Postcard 00:08:09
    14. Creating the Back of a Postcard 00:06:56
  3. Color Me Happy
    1. Creating Colors and Adding Swatches 00:06:50
    2. Creating a "Color Story" with the Kuler Panel 00:08:30
    3. Adding "Spot" or Pantone® Colors 00:06:28
    4. Drawing with Shapes and Lines 00:10:24
    5. Creating Gradients 00:14:51
    6. Creating Special Effects 00:08:23
    7. Building Object Styles 00:07:35
    8. Using a Clipping Path or Silhouette to Create Depth 00:03:10
  4. High-End Text Handling
    1. Building Character Styles 00:03:11
    2. Creating Nested Styles 00:03:37
    3. Nested Styles for the Power User 00:09:20
    4. Removing Text Formatting and Relinking Word Styles to InDesign Styles 00:07:16
    5. Hyphenation Settings and Widow/Orphan Control 00:07:54
    6. Setting Tabs 00:09:18
    7. Moving Beyond the Basic Tab Settings 00:09:12
    8. Favorite Typography Keyboard Shortcuts 00:09:34
    9. Using Find Font to Replace Missing Fonts 00:04:01
    10. Custom Bullets and the Glyphs Panel 00:08:23
  5. All About Pages
    1. Using Custom Page Numbers 00:04:49
    2. Creating a Section 00:06:19
    3. Building a Table of Contents 00:10:37
    4. Creating Facing-Page (Spread) Layouts 00:08:36
    5. Building Libraries for Frequently Used Content 00:09:23
    6. Working with Multiple Master Pages and Referenced Master Pages 00:07:38
    7. Unlocking and Resetting Master Page Items 00:05:17
    8. Adding Layers to Your Document 00:06:48
    9. Isolating, Moving, and Selecting Objects with Layers 00:04:17
    10. Layout Adjustment 00:03:03
    11. Using Liquid Layout 00:05:40
    12. Alternate Layouts 00:06:52
  6. Fun with Images
    1. Dragging and Dropping from Mini Bridge 00:04:20
    2. Dynamic Captions and Adobe Bridge 00:03:20
    3. Creating a Clipping Path (Silhouette) 00:05:45
    4. The Align Panel 00:06:49
    5. The Pathfinder Panel 00:08:04
    6. Anchored Objects 00:04:49
    7. The Links Panel 00:05:37
    8. The Content Collector and Content Placer Tools 00:02:21
  7. Book Features
    1. Creating Document Templates 00:02:10
    2. Building a Book 00:04:18
    3. Synchronizing Colors and Styles in a Book 00:03:17
    4. Building a Table of Contents for a Book 00:03:05
    5. Creating Folding Spreads 00:04:40
  8. Dynamic Content
    1. Creating Hyperlinks and Building Buttons 00:07:14
    2. Building Document-Wide Navigation 00:04:53
    3. Animating Content 00:06:37
    4. Creating Motion Paths 00:03:31
    5. Adding Object States 00:04:13
  9. Output
    1. Preflight and Packaging 00:08:52
    2. The Separations Preview and Ink Manager Panels 00:04:37
    3. Printing 00:03:41
    4. InDesign Color Settings 00:02:41
    5. Exporting to PDF and Loading PDF Settings 00:07:40

Product Information

  • Title: Adobe InDesign CS6 Learn by Video
  • Author(s): McCathran video2brain
  • Release date: July 2012
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780133066593