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InDesign CC, Part 7: Layouts, Forms and ePubs

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 3/11/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 13m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware Included
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
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

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

Layouts, Forms and ePubs

Layouts and Forms (23:17)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Layout Adjustments (02:35)
  • Liquid Layout (05:19)
  • Using the Content Tools (03:09)
  • Creating PDF Forms (03:37)
  • Add a Button to the Form (02:05)
  • Export the Form (01:28)
  • Changes to the Form (01:51)
  • Advanced Form (02:51)
  • Summary (00:10)
Working with ePubs (24:12)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Preparing ePubs (04:30)
  • Adding Articles (03:36)
  • Other ePub Resources (02:27)
  • Proofing ePubs (04:40)
  • Book Proofer App (02:41)
  • Testing Utilities (02:30)
  • Kindle Publishing Programs (03:24)
  • Summary (00:10)
Working with ePubs Continued (25:42)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Distributing ePubs (03:00)
  • ePub Resources (03:40)
  • Updated UI and 64 Bit Support (03:34)
  • Font Menu (03:28)
  • New Document Preview (06:04)
  • ePub Enhancements (05:33)
  • Summary (00:10)