Essential InDesign Part 2: Complete a Real-World Print Project - L6146b

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Calling all newbies: Do you yearn to be an InDesign pro but can’t spend more than a few minutes in the program without getting frustrated? If so, this is your follow-along lab. Master the basics while learning insider secrets about laying out beautiful pages for print, PDF, and digital publications. Join InDesign expert and Adobe MAX Master Anne-Marie “Her Geekness” Concepcion (co-founder of the InDesignSecrets blog and podcast) as she patiently, clearly, and enthusiastically helps you master the world’s preeminent layout program.

In Part 2, you’ll work on a real-world project, learning these skills as you go:

  • Managing and fixing image links that are out of date or missing
  • Automatically flowing text page by page
  • Formatting with paragraph and character styles
  • Using spell-check and Find/Change
  • Applying color to text and objects
  • Exporting to PDF for commercial printing (with bleed and trim guides)

Technical Level: Beginner

Type: Lab

Category: How To

Track: Graphic Design

Audience: Art/Creative Director, Graphic Designer, Print Designer