Adobe Indesign

Adobe InDesign is the most important tool in publishing today. It’s essential for magazines, newspapers, print and ebook publishers, and freelance designers around the world. This course teaches the tools and techniques that make the 2020 version of this powerful page-layout application so fun and easy to use. We’ll get you up to speed fast, with a quick-start chapter that teaches you the basics in just 30 minutes. Then we dive into the details, including managing documents and pages, editing text and graphics, creating interactive documents and forms, and much more. Take the entire course, or focus on just the features you need to learn. Every lesson brings you one step closer to InDesign proficiency—an essential skill for any career in design or publishing.

Topics include:

  • Creating a new InDesign document
  • Adding text frames
  • Importing graphics
  • Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
  • Overriding master page items
  • Importing text
  • Threading text frames
  • Placing and linking graphics
  • Adjusting color and transparency
  • Drawing path and frame shapes
  • Managing objects
  • Controlling layers
  • Creating and applying text and object styles
  • Creating tables
  • Building interactive PDFs and web documents
  • Packaging, printing, and exporting your InDesign project