Is it possible to adjust a photo within InDesign without having to go to Photoshop? In this video tutorial Adam Hay will show us how to adjust Adobe Photoshop files from InDesign and QuarkXPress. Check out the powerful Layer Comps function! Perform remote image adjustment in InDesign.
This tutorial on Adobe InDesign CS2 looks at a variety of ways that fonts can be formatted. We will learn about terms such as kerning and tracking. Kerning is the adjustment of space between pairs of letters, while tracking is the adjustment of space for groups of letters and entire blocks of text. Format text with InDesign.
InDesign's integration with other Adobe products allows you to work more efficiently. You can directly export Adobe PDF files in Acrobat 4.0 or Acrobat 5.0 format. In this video tutorial you will learn to export to a PDF and save PDF presets in Adobe InDesign. Export files to PDF from InDesign.
Some text, like a time schedule, looks cleaner if lines are added. In this video tutorial we will take a look at how to add a rule above or below your type in Adobe InDesign and QuarkXPress. Learn how to copy attributes from one line to another quickly by using the eye-dropper tool. Add rules and line attributes in InDesign.
At the end of the day it’s all about what we get OUT of InDesign that matters. Whether you’re printing proofs to your printer or exporting to PDF, you have specific settings for your environment. In this video you’ll learn to take advantage of InDesign’s Presets to streamline your daily output.
Libraries have been used in page layout applications for years. InDesign CS2 has one of the best implementations of Libraries, however, InDesign CS2 also introduces Snippets. In this episode Terry White will show you the ins and outs of both and let you decide which one is best
InDesign's Eye Dropper Tool offers more than meets the eye. With InDesign CS2 you can sample just about anything thing and re-apply it over and over again. In this video we'll learn how to sample colors from images and apply those colors to text, and we'll also see a neat trick that allows you to sample frame attributes and apply them to other frames.
OpenType fonts are the new standard! Any new fonts you buy today will most likely be in OpenType format and the beauty is that InDesign CS2 takes complete advantage of them. In this video you'll see how to unlock the power of the OpenType fonts you already have!
Are you tired of manually number you pages in InDesign CS3? This video shows you how to automatically number pages and chapters in multiple InDesign documents. Check out this cool video by David Blatner. Set pagination in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to create and update a table of contents for one or more documents in InDesign. You learn how to manage formatting options and how to hide text that needs to appear in a table of contents but not on the referenced document page. Check out this cool video from David Blatner now! Create a table of contents using InDesign CS3.
Creating footnotes could be troublesome. But not in InDesign CS3. This video shows you how to insert footnotes in InDesign, including how to manage options for numbering, formatting, and layout. Create footnotes using InDesign CS3.
Want more control of your transparencies? This video shows you how to apply independent opacity settings for objects, fills, strokes, and text in InDesign. Check out this video by Anne-Marie Concepcion now! Set opacity with InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to apply opacity effects to an object in InDesign, such as drop shadow, directional feather, and gradient feather. You learn how to separately control the opacities of stroke, fill, and text in an object, and create an object style from you transparency effect. Apply opacity effects with InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to create and apply table styles and cell styles, which are new features of InDesign CS3. This is great because it allows you to save all your hard work as a table template that you can use again. Use table styles in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to create, edit, and delete header rows and footer rows in a table in InDesign. The exercise files in this tutorial use special fonts, including Memphis LT Std Bold and Bell Gothic Std Light. If you do not have these fonts installed on your computer, please substitute them with a font of your choice. Add headers and footers to 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.
This video shows you how to use the InDesign Find/Change command. You learn how to search for characters and formats in text, and search for attributes and effects in objects, glyphs, and patterns. You also learn how to save a search to reuse later. Use the Find/Change command in InDesign.
This video shows you how to use the Text Wrap panel to make text automatically flow around pictures or other objects in InDesign. You also learn how to control the way text on document pages interacts with items on master pages. Check out this cool video created by David Blatner now! Use the Text Wrap panel with InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to use the new variables feature in InDesign to create running headers and footers. The exercise files in this tutorial use special fonts, including Memphis LT Std Bold and Bell Gothic Std Light. If you do not have these fonts installed on your computer, please substitute them with a font of your choice . Create running headers and footers in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to create bulleted and numbered lists in InDesign. You learn how to customize bullets, save bullet formatting as a character style, and control bullet and number position. You also learn how to create and format sublists, create a numbered list as a paragraph style, and number items sequentially across text frames or multiple documents in a book. Create bullets and numbering in 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.
This video shows you how to use layers in InDesign to organize and control overlapping objects. You learn how to create layers, put objects on layers, and manage layer options. Check out this video created by David Blatner now! Use layers in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to insert anchored objects into an InDesign text frame. You learn how objects retain their position relative to the surrounding text, even as you edit that text. Check out this cool video created by Anne-Marie Concepcion now! Work with anchored objects in InDesign CS3.
Objects are important building blocks in InDesign. This video shows you how to create and manage the four basic types of objects in InDesign: filled shapes, graphics frames, text frames, and vector graphics. Check out this video created by Anne-Marie Concepcion now! Work with objects in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to create a new document in InDesign, specify values for document features (including bleed and slug), and save a set of values as a document preset. You also learn how to navigate using the Pages panel. Set up a new document with InDesign CS3.
This video demonstrates keyboard shortcuts for frequently-used tools in InDesign, as well as the basic uses of those tools. You learn how to use Quick Apply to style text and images, or to apply menu commands. Watch this video, and start learning from the expert now! Use keyboard shortcuts 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.
One of the easiest ways to allow readers to search through your documents is by using an index. This video shows you how to create an index for a document in InDesign, and how to manage formatting options. Check out this cool video created by David Blatner now! Create an index in InDesign CS3.
What is a master page, and how is it used? This video shows you new features of master pages in InDesign, including the ability to override master page items, and text wrap on a master page. Check out this how-to video created by Colin Fleming now! Work with master pages in InDesign CS3.
This video shows you how to synchronize master pages, styles, and swatches in InDesign. This will help you maintain a consistent look and feel across different documents. Check out this cool video created by David Blatner now! Synchronize master pages in InDesign CS3.
In this InDesign video tutorial you will learn to add single & double page spreads. Learn also how to delete and reorder pages. All you need to do is to click and drag! Add single and double page spreads in InDesign CS2.
Numbering hundreds of pages manually is the least thing you want to do, especially if you are using desktop publishing software like InDesign. In this InDesign CS2 video tutorial you will learn to add auto page numbering. The example shows you how to create a 10-page document, and edit the master pages. Add auto page numbering in InDesign CS2.
In this InDesign video tutorial you will learn to adjust a clipping path in the image you have created in Photoshop. One thing to remember is to export the image with its layers. If not, you won't be able to import the clipping path into InDesign. Edit a Photoshop clipping path in InDesign CS2.
In this InDesign video tutorial you will learn to link text boxes to let the content flow between the boxes. This is a nice trick to let you have a better control over your text on a page. Experiment with different box sizes to get the effect you want! Link text boxes in InDesign CS2.
Now you can create really sophisticated tables in InDesign CS2. Your tables can contain text or graphics and best of all they can be created dynamically by importing tables from Microsoft Word or Excel. In this video you’ll see how to create tables from scratch as well as how to create them in Excel.
inDesign has some hidden special effects that will make your type on a path much more compelling. Granted Type on a Path is not a new concept and has been around in Illustrator for years. However, no other application out there can handle Type on a Path as well as InDesign CS2.
In this NEW CS3 version, InDesign's transparency effects become even more powerful. InDesign borrows some of our most favorite effects from Photoshop. In this episode we'll take a look at the new Effects Panel.
This video shows you how to import content from Word, Excel, Photoshop, and PDF files into InDesign. It also shows you how to use techniques such as multi-file placement, quick apply, and double-click to fit. Import content into InDesign.