Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign choose Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based step-by-step lessons show users the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a strong foundation of typographic, color, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications—from a simple postcard to an interactive Adobe PDF with form fields. The real-world tasks in this comprehensive book are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format and are designed to train beginning Adobe InDesign users in the program—from fundamental features to powerful layout and output skills.
This book also enables experienced InDesign users to elevate their skills, understand best practices, and learn about new features. Enhancements in this version target usability and productivity, including the ability to browse fonts visually, using Content Aware Fit for intelligent image placement, use Layout Adjust to automatically adjust layout when changing page sizes, and quickly access common controls in the Properties panel.
The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each lesson. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.
About the Author
Kelly Kordes Anton has written and edited dozens of books and training resources on publishing technologies and InDesign, including seven previous editions of the Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book. She is a Communications Manager for MillerCoors, based at the Golden Brewery, home of the famed Coors Banquet. Kelly lives in Littleton, Colorado.
Tina DeJarld has worked on the front lines of taking designs from the computer screen to real-world production since before InDesign 1.0. As both a prepress master and production designer building files that will work correctly, she has handled thousands of large and complex projects, becoming an expert on InDesign best practices and techniques. Tina is currently Senior Production Artist at Prodigious Worldwide, a creative agency in Chicago.
Table of Contents
1 Introducing the Workspace
2 Getting to Know InDesign
3 Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
4 Working with Objects
5 Flowing Text
6 Editing Text
7 Working with Typography
8 Working with Color
9 Working with Styles
10 Importing and Modifying Graphics
11 Creating Tables
12 Working with Transparency
13 Printing and Exporting
14 Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
15 Creating a Fixed-Layout Epub
What People are Saying About This
The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-bystep instructions, and the project files for the students. —Barbara Binder (Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training)