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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.
Creating Amazing PDF Presentations Using InDesign CS5
By Brian Wood
Dec 22, 2010
Adobe InDesign CS5 has added even more features to make a PDF stand out as an awesome presentation file—really useful for that resume or informational brochure and much more. From video, audio, and page transitions to buttons and links, Brian Wood shows you how to add punch to your PDF files.
Finally, a Visual Way to Design Interactivity!
By Chris Converse
Dec 21, 2010
Now you no longer have to use ActionScript to creatively develop Flash applications. Author and Flash developer Chris Converse delves into Adobe InDesign 5’s new features, such as multi-state objects and the Animations Panel, among others, that let you design interactive content in much the same way you could in Flash.
Introduction to Flash Animation in InDesign CS5
By Brian Wood
Dec 15, 2010
Who says you need to work with Adobe Flash to create Flash content? Adobe InDesign CS5 adds a load of new features and panels that enable you to add interactivity to your documents. From motion, buttons, video, and more, Brian Wood shows how you can turn your InDesign documents into multimedia extravaganzas!
Using Animation in Adobe InDesign CS5
By Claudia McCue
Nov 11, 2010
In previous versions of InDesign, the document was static; none of the page content wiggled or barked. But InDesign CS5 allows you to do so much more. Now, page content itself can be animated. Here's where the real fun begins!
Sandee Cohen and David Blatner Talk about Adobe InDesign CS5
By Sandee Cohen, David Blatner
Sep 23, 2010
Sandee Cohen (author of InDesign CS5 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide) and David Blatner (a coauthor of Real World Adobe InDesign CS5) share questions and conversation about Adobe InDesign CS5.

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