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InDesign CC, Part 1: Workspace, Styles, Pages

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Included in these subscriptions:

  • Creative Design Power Pack
  • Power Pack Plus

Release date Release date 2/21/2015
Level Level Beginner
Runtime Runtime 1h 11m
Platform Platform Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Windows Major browsers on Mac OSX Major browsers on Mac OSX Mobile Devices Mobile Devices
Published eBooks Published eBooks Included
Hands-on labs Hands-on labs N/A
Sample files Sample files Included
Exams Exams N/A

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Course description

This seven part learning series will show you why InDesign is the industry standard for desktop publishing and page layout. InDesign CC is loaded with tools to help creative professionals design eye-popping layouts for brochures, magazines, e-books, and other projects. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of maximizing InDesign CC – from setting up your document and working with templates to using XML and exporting your documents with InDesign CC. Navigate the InDesign interface, set up grids and guides, and import text and images. Work with InDesign’s drawing tools and style menus Build templates, use XML, and automate routine tasks and formatting.


This course assumes very little familiarity with Adobe InDesign CC. This course is part of 7 courses; InDesign CC: Workspace, Styles, Pages; InDesign CC: Layout and Text; InDesign CC: Styles, Bridge & Images; InDesign CC: Tables, Color & Effects; InDesign CC: Text, Export/Package; InDesign CC: Printing and PDF & SWF; and InDesign CC: Layouts, Forms and ePubs. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

Meet the expert

John Wiley & Sons Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Workspace, Styles, Pages

Workspace and Document (22:47)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Workspace (04:52)
  • Panels (02:00)
  • Full View (04:55)
  • Working Document (03:41)
  • Working with Type (02:50)
  • Placing Text (04:06)
  • Summary (00:10)
Styles, Graphics, Pages (25:49)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Using Styles (02:23)
  • Assign Character Style (05:15)
  • Working with Graphics (03:24)
  • Crop an Image (00:57)
  • Place an Image (05:05)
  • Resources for Help (01:57)
  • Custom Page Sizes (04:18)
  • Advanced Workspace (02:07)
  • Summary (00:10)
Working with Master Pages (22:45)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Master Pages (02:29)
  • Create Text Box (03:19)
  • Text Variables (01:01)
  • Creating Text Variables (04:38)
  • Basing Master Pages (04:37)
  • Placeholder Frames (02:35)
  • Create Multiple Frames (03:43)
  • Summary (00:10)