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InDesign's Top 10 Type Tools
By Nigel French
Apr 20, 2007
For all its complexity and sophistication, Adobe InDesign CS2 is a remarkably simple and intuitive program to use. That said, unless you're working with it on a regular basis, some of its features may go unnoticed or misunderstood. Some of InDesign's most important typographic tools are buried away in submenus; some have arcane or intimidating-sounding names; others require little user interaction and are easy to overlook. Nigel French discusses his favorite type features in InDesign that you never knew you needed, but soon will not be able to live without.
How to Work with Frames in InDesign CS
By Adobe Press
Oct 20, 2006
In this self-paced lesson, you'll work on a two-page article for a magazine about origami paper folding. In the process, you'll learn how to use Adobe InDesign CS to resize and reshape text and graphic frames, crop graphics, scale an image contained in a graphics frame, wrap text around an object, and more.
Killer Tips for Working With Color in InDesign CS/CS2
By Scott Kelby, Terry White
Sep 22, 2006
If you've ever wondered how the InDesign pros get twice the work done in half the time, here's how: They know every inside tip, every hidden keyboard shortcut, and every little trick. They know the smartest, fastest, and most efficient way to do just about everything. In this sample chapter, authors Scott Kelby and Terry White share all the best "tricks of the trade" for working with color in InDesign CS and InDesign CS2.
Working with Text in Adobe InDesign CS2
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Jun 30, 2006
InDesign can do everything from serving as your primary word processor to importing text from other programs to automatically applying specialized formatting. In this chapter you'll learn how to create text frames and type paths, and then how to add, format, and edit text.
Working with Frames in Adobe InDesign CS2
By Adobe Creative Team
Jun 16, 2006
InDesign frames may contain either text or graphics. As you work with frames, you’ll notice that InDesign provides a great amount of flexibility and control over your design. This chapter introduces you to working with frames in InDesign.
Working with Basic Text in InDesign CS2
By Sandee Cohen
Dec 9, 2005
Text is the most basic way to get information across in a visual format, and virtually all visual projects require at least some text to be informative. This chapter covers the ins and outs of working with text in InDesign CS2.
Text and Tables in InDesign
By Anne-Marie Concepcion, David Blatner
Nov 11, 2005
Old school publication designers and production artists — the ones who remember waxers and press-on type — know that the make-or-break feature of any page layout program is how it handles type. This chapter covers the text and table options available in InDesign CS2.
New Tools in Adobe InDesign 1.5
By Sandee Cohen
Jul 1, 2001
from InDesign 1.0/1.5: Visual QuickStart Guide, by Sandee Cohen
Creating Text on a Path in InDesign 1.5
Jun 1, 2001
from Adobe InDesign 1.5 Classroom in a Book by the Adobe Creative Team
Long Documents in Adobe InDesign
By Sandee Cohen
Jun 1, 2001
from InDesign 1.0/1.5 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, by Sandee Cohen
Working with Styles in InDesign 1.5
Jun 1, 2001
from Adobe InDesign 1.5 Classroom in a Book by the Adobe Creative Team
Advanced Text Techniques in InDesign
By Sandee Cohen
Apr 6, 2001
In this excerpt from InDesign: Visual QuickStart Guide by Sandee Cohen, you'll find step-by-step instructions for hanging punctuation, using multiline composition, and working with paragraph rules - techniques that separate amateurs from pros.
Trapping
By Olav Martin Kvern
Apr 6, 2001
Imperfect registration of the printing presses at your printer could ruin your documents. Let Real World Adobe Indesign 1.5 author Olav Martin Kvern show you how to trap your publications to avoid disastrous printing results.
Working with Long Documents in InDesign 1.5
By Sandee Cohen
Apr 6, 2001
Working with long documents in your page layout projects? If so, you need to automate as many functions as possible. Here Sandee Cohen, author of InDesign 1.0/1.5 for Macintosh and Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide, shares some time-saving tips.

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