Adobe InDesign CS5: Learn by Video

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This complete training program from Adobe Press and video2brain combines over 18 hours of exceptional video training with a full-color 120-page guide to teach you the fundamentals of InDesign CS5 as well as the basic principles of page layout.

Maybe you just bought InDesign and it’s still in the box, maybe you’ve played with it for awhile and see how much there is to learn, or maybe you’ve used it for many versions and want to take your skills to the next level. In any case, ...

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Overview

This complete training program from Adobe Press and video2brain combines over 18 hours of exceptional video training with a full-color 120-page guide to teach you the fundamentals of InDesign CS5 as well as the basic principles of page layout.

Maybe you just bought InDesign and it’s still in the box, maybe you’ve played with it for awhile and see how much there is to learn, or maybe you’ve used it for many versions and want to take your skills to the next level. In any case, you’ll learn what you want to know in Adobe InDesign CS5: Learn by Video.

Expert trainers Russell Viers and José Ramos show you how to navigate InDesign’s interface and use essential commands and tools to design, lay out, preflight, and publish engaging print documents. You’ll also learn to use InDesign’s CS5’s advanced features to add interactivity to your documents and publish them online.

Topics include:

• Creating a new document
• Adding text and graphics
• Working with color and transparency
• Creating master pages
• Using the new Layers panel
• Exporting to ePub

and more!

The lessons are wrapped in a feature-rich interface that lets you jump to any topic and bookmark individual sections for later review. Full-Screen mode provides a hi-def, immersive experience, and Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window so you can play the videos alongside your application.

As with all titles in the Learn by Video series, the project files used in the lessons are included with the course, and interactive review questions help reinforce what you’ve learned. Selected videos are also provided ready to be downloaded for viewing on your iPhone, iPod, or other compatible mobile device.

Note from the publisher:

FREE Adobe InDesign CS5.5 updates are available for this title. Simply register your product at www.peachpit.com/register and you will receive the updates when they become available.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321734808
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Publication date: 10/21/2010
  • Series: Learn by Video Series
  • Edition description: Paperback - Book & DVD
  • Pages: 99
  • Sales rank: 692,543
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

José Ramos is an award-winning digital illustrator and designer with over 20 years of experience and an Adobe Certified Expert in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, and InCopy. José is a consultant and trainer for many high-profile companies including Adobe Systems, Inc. He’s a popular speaker at design conferences and Adobe user groups and a contributing writer for trade publications. José is also an Adobe Influencer and he founded the first Latin American InDesign User Group.

Russell Viers is an Adobe Certified Instructor in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator who specializes in print production. A professional trainer since 1997, he travels the world sharing his expertise with newspaper and magazine professionals to help them work faster and create better files. Russell is a frequent speaker at major international events, as well as a freelance designer and an expert on publishing workflow analysis.

The team at video2brain created and produced this high-quality course. Every year, hundreds of thousands of customers around the world take advantage of the exceptional video training offered by video2brain, an Adobe Certified Training

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