Adobe InDesign CS6

Advanced level

Advanced management techniques:
Using multiple views
Dragging items between documents
Using the 'scripts' window

Page Layout:
Creating foldouts with 'page reshuffle'

Adding 'page transitions' for interactive export

Type and tables:
Placing images into text objects
Anchored objects
Adding type to a vector path
Creating an index
Creating a table of contents
Hanging indent styles
Ruled styles
Text flow options
CS5 text options
Adding footnotes
Adding 'story jumps'
Searching with 'GREPS'
Creating tables in InDesign
Saving table and cell styles
Importing tables from Excel and Word
Relinking edited table data

Advanced image options:
Creating an RGB to CMYK workflow
Relinking images
Using 'layers'
PSD import options
Adding a spot varnish

Mastering the 'pen' tool
Pen tool shortcuts
Compound paths
Using the 'pathfinder' window
Aligning objects

What is XML?
Importing an XML file
Mapping tags to styles

Interactive InDesign:
Bookmarks and hyperlinks
URL and email links
Adding a movie
Adding sounds
Adding animations

Importing and Exporting:
Editing InDesign PDF presets
Saving documents to CS4 format
Checking colour separations
'Transparency flattening' options
Customising 'preflight' settings


© Mark Gatter 2013
Last updated on June 29, 2013