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How To: Use the Mini Bridge panel in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to Take the frustration out of finding previously used assets with Adobe Mini Bridge. See how to peer into your InDesign CS5 documents to find linked images, text and more to use them in another layout.

How To: Make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. Simpl...

How To: Place and flow text in InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. Simpl...

How To: Wrap text around a graphic in Adobe InDesign CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash® Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. Simpl...

How To: Design a contact sheet in InDesign CS3

Dave Cross demonstrates how to create a contact sheet for your Illustrator artwork using InDesign. Having a good contact sheet is important for any company or artist, especially artists. Learn how to create your own stylized contact sheet in this InDesign and Illustrator tutorial. Design a contact sheet in InDesign CS3.

How To: Use the control panel with InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to use the new context-sensitive control panel in InDesign to access frequently-used editing features without opening additional panels. You learn how control panel options adapt to the type of object you select, such as an image, text, or table. Check out this video created by Adam Pratt now! Use the control panel with InDesign CS3.

How To: Create and format tables in InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to organize information in an InDesign table. You learn how to select parts of a table, control the table layout, select and format text in a table, and manage table options (such as borders, fills, headers, and footers). Check out this video by Anne-Marie Concepcion now! Create and format tables in InDesign CS3.

How To: Format text with InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to control character and paragraph formatting using the Control panel in InDesign. You learn how to save specific formatting as a style, set optical margin alignment, and create even spacing throughout a paragraph. David Blatner talks pretty fast so be ready to pay attention. Format text with InDesign CS3.

How To: Customize the workspace in InDesign CS3

This video shows you how to use and organize panels, customize keyboard shortcuts, customize menus, and use workspaces in InDesign. You also learn about new features in InDesign CS3 by using the workspaces called "New And Improved In CS3". Check out this video created by Colin Fleming now! Customize the workspace in InDesign CS3.

How To: Use Compound Paths in InDesign CS2

One of the graphic features Adobe InDesign borrows from Adobe Illustrator is Compound Paths. In this episode Terry White will show you how to take advantage of Compound Paths to create an effect of looking through window panes into an image. This tip comes from Terry's team member Colin Fleming.

How To: Create pagination in Adobe InDesign

If you're creating a document and with Adobe's InDesign and would like to learn how to number your pages, look no further. This video will show you what to do to make sure you get the numbers you want, where you want them. Though this seems like a simple task, it can prove frustrating to someone unfamiliar with the program. This how-to clears up some of the mystery and lets you get your 1,2,3 on. Adobe InDesign can be an impressive document or presentation tool and this tip will help you get ...

How To: Export to FLA in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Adobe InDesign CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this from the folks at Lynda, which presents a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to export to the FLA filetype from within InDesign.

How To: Mix page sizes with the Page tool in InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Adobe InDesign CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this from the folks at Lynda, which presents a detailed, step-by-step overview of how to mix different page sizes using InDesign CS5's new Page tool.

How To: Build complex layouts in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to build complex layouts in less clicks with paragraphs that span or split columns in InDesign CS5.

How To: Use Selection, Gap & Corner tools in InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic artist after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to get all the benefits of real-time, on-set logging even when working with tapeless cameras with OnLocation CS5.

How To: Track text changes in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to collaborate with even greater efficiency using new Track Text Changes in InDesign CS5.

How To: Create live captions in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to take advantage of metadata embedded in an image to create live captions and then automatically and flexibly place them in your layout.

How To: Create grids on the fly in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how you can quickly create grids on the fly using design tools that are "gridified".

How To: Build interactive documents in Adobe InDesign CS5

Whether you're new to Adobe InDesign or a seasoned graphic arts professional after a general overview of CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this official video tutorial from the folks at Adobe TV. In it, you'll learn how to build rich interactive documents for playback in the Flash Player using a series of new panels.

How To: Specify exact match and range in GREP using InDesign

Lyndapodcast, teaches you, via InDesign expert and graphic designer Michael Murphy, teaches you how to specify exact match and range in GREP using InDesign. Use CTRL + F and then choose the GREP tab. Go to the special characters menu to the right and under Wildcards choose Any Digit. After \d you can add \d again, but you should use \d[2] for double digits. For two or more digits use \d[2,]. You can also use \d[3,] for three or more digits. The last operation is \d[2,4] which gives you a mini...

How To: Build with wild cards in GREP using InDesign CS4

This Lynda tutorial goes over the various GREP meta characters that can be found in InDesign CS4. These characters describe a variety of things, including specific characters, how often characters may repeat in a text document, location, or conditions to searches (for words or characters within a text). The meta characters outlined in this tutorial can be found in the special characters menu of InDesign, the first grouping of which are called the wild cards. To find this group, you will need ...

How To: Use nested styles in Adobe InDesign CS3

Adobe InDesign CS3 software is used to create compelling print layouts, immersive content for playback in the Adobe Flash Player runtime, and interactive PDF documents. It is built for graphic designers, prepress and production professionals, and print service providers who work for magazines, design firms, advertising agencies, newspapers, book publishers, and retail/catalog companies, as well as in corporate design, commercial printing, and other leading-edge publishing environments. Simply...