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Working with Objects in Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
By Sandee Cohen
Oct 16, 2014
Although InDesign is not a full-fledged drawing program such as Adobe Illustrator, you can use InDesign’s tools to create a wide variety of effects by distorting, moving, resizing, duplicating, and aligning objects. Sandee Cohen shows you how in this excerpt from InDesign CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release).
Working with Objects in Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Aug 19, 2014
In this lesson from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll work on a pair of spreads that make up a four-page newsletter. You’ll add text and images and make several modifications to the objects on the two spreads.
Getting to Know Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Jun 23, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), Kelly Kordes Anton and John Cruise get you up to speed with Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release).
Sidestepping the Banana Skins: How to Avoid Common Type Mistakes in InDesign
By Nigel French
Apr 16, 2014
Don't make yourself easy prey for the type pedants out there who will mock you for using an opening quote mark instead of an apostrophe. While rules are made to be broken, Nigel French, author of InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, 3rd Edition, offers ten rules of InDesign type that should (almost) never be broken.
Working with Leading in Adobe InDesign
By Nigel French
Mar 10, 2014
Nigel French discusses leading—the space between lines of type— in this excerpt from InDesign Type: Professional Typography with Adobe InDesign, 3rd Edition. Nigel talks about how much is enough, screen leading, auto leading, and consistency.
Working with Objects in Adobe InDesign CC
By Sandee Cohen
Aug 28, 2013
Although InDesign is not a full-fledged drawing program such as Adobe Illustrator, you can use InDesign’s tools to create a wide variety of effects by distorting, moving, resizing, duplicating, and aligning objects. Sandee Cohen shows you how in this chapter from InDesign CC: Visual QuickStart Guide.
Working with Type in Adobe InDesign CC
By Olav Martin Kvern, David Blatner, Bob Bringhurst
Aug 2, 2013
InDesign offers a number of improvements and surprises in the area of typesetting. In this chapter, you'll start with character formatting (font, point size, kerning, and baseline shift are examples of character formatting), move on to paragraph formatting (indents, tabs, space above and below, and composition), and then dive into formatting using character and paragraph styles.
Adding Form Fields in Adobe InDesign CC
By Adobe Creative Team
May 15, 2013
In this excerpt, learn how to add text fields, add radio buttons, add a combo box, add a description to a form field, set the tab order of the fields, and add a button to submit the form.
10 Fundamental Rules of Designing for Digital Magazines
By Sandee Cohen
Nov 29, 2012
Is your online magazine just an electronic version of your print publication? You're wasting a huge opportunity! In 10 quick tips, Sandee Cohen, co-author of Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CS6, demonstrates how to give immediacy and freshness to your digital magazine's experience.
Using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite for Tablet Applications
By Sandee Cohen, Diane Burns
Sep 27, 2012
With InDesign and Adobe’s complementary set of tools, known as the Digital Publishing Suite, a whole new world of design and interactivity has opened up to designers and publishers everywhere. This chapter covers the Digital Publishing Suite apps, design and workflow considerations, setting up your document, interactivity and digital overlays, the Folio Builder Panel, Folio Producer, and publishing your app to a store.
Why Adobe InDesign CS6 Is Now the Best Desktop Typesetting Program
By Olav Kvern, David Blatner, Bob Bringhurst
Jul 24, 2012
In this chapter, you'll learn about InDesign’s typesetting features including character formatting, paragraph formatting, and formatting using character and paragraph styles.
Working withTabs and Indents in Adobe InDesign
By Robin Williams
Jul 9, 2012
Robin Williams explains that tabs and indents in InDesign are extremely dependable and reliable and logical (yes, logical). So this chapter teaches you how to take advantage of their dependability.
Transparency: Working with Effects in Adobe InDesign CS6
By Adobe Creative Team
Jun 11, 2012
You can apply transparency by using the nine transparency effects in InDesign. This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how.
Creating a Horizontal Layout in Adobe InDesign CS6
By Adobe Creative Team
Jun 7, 2012
Learn how to create an alternate layout in Adobe InDesign CS6 for the landscape (horizonal) orientation that you'll need for a mobile device’s multiple orientations.
Creating and Applying Paragraph and Character Styles in Adobe InDesign CS6
By Adobe Creative Team
May 9, 2012
This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how to create and apply paragraph and character styles.
Working with Paragraph Composers and Tabs in Adobe InDesign CS6
By Adobe Creative Team
May 9, 2012
This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how to apply the Adobe paragraph and single-line composers, set tabs, and add a rule above a paragraph.
Setting Up Layout Rules for a Mobile App Design in Adobe InDesign CS6
By Adobe Creative Team
May 3, 2012
This excerpt from Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium Classroom in a Book shows you how InDesign lets you work with alternate layouts and helps you adapt your layouts with Liquid Layout rules.
Create Digital Magazines Using Adobe Digital Publishing Suite and InDesign CS5.5
By Brian Wood
Sep 21, 2011
With the advent of the Apple iPad and other tablet devices, Adobe saw the future of digital publishing and created the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. Adobe expert Brian Wood gives you an overview of the creation process for digital content that you can view and sell via tablet devices.
Create Polished eBooks with New Features in InDesign CS5.5
By Brian Wood
Aug 22, 2011
For several versions, InDesign has been able to convert your print–only content to the .epub file format. With the release of InDesign CS5.5, that process has been made much easier. Adobe expert Brian Wood shows you some of the great new features available with Adobe InDesign CS5.5.
Review Your InDesign Document with Others Using CS Review
By Brian Wood
Dec 31, 2010
Learn how to utilize Adobe CS Review, a free online service that enables you to start reviews from Creative Suite software. Author Brian Wood shows you how to share reviews with others, get feedback, and make changes within a program such as Adobe InDesign.

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