Adobe InDesign is the clear software of choice for designers in desktop publishing and typesetting. With it, designers create professional, eye-catching posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books, and ebooks. But because it has so much power and depth, sometimes the things you need are…well…kinda hidden or not really obvious. There will be a lot of times when you need to get something done in InDesign, but you have no idea where Adobe hid that feature, or what the “secret handshake” is to do that thing you need now so you can get back to working. That’s why this book was created: to get you to the technique, the shortcut, or exactly the right setting, right now.
Here's how it works: When you need to know how to do a particular thing, you turn to the chapter where it would be found, find the thing you need to do (it’s easyeach page covers just one single topic), and designer and author Dave Clayton tells you exactly how to do it just like he was sitting there beside you, using the same casual style as if he were telling a friend. That way, you get back to working in InDesign fast.
This isn’t a book of theory, full of confusing jargon and detailed multi-step concepts. This is a book on which button to click, which setting to use, and exactly how and when to use it, so you’re never “stuck” in InDesign again. This will be your “go to” book that sits within reach any time you’re working in InDesign, and you are going to love having this type of help right at your fingertips.
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About the Author
Dave Clayton is a UK-based graphic designer and creative specialist with over 30 years of design and marketing experience. With a great passion for all things design, Dave loves working in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. He specializes in creating branding projects and logos and has had design work published by many outlets, including Rocky Nook and KelbyOne.
Dave is also a KelbyOne and Photoshop World Instructor and writes for Photoshop User magazine. Additionally, Dave is the co-host of the popular photography and design podcast, “He Shoots He Draws” with fellow Rocky Nook author Glyn Dewis. Dave is an Adobe Influencer and can often be found at design conferences learning, networking, and teaching. For more information on Dave, visit his website atwww.itsdaveclayton.comand social media @itsdaveclayton.