InDesign has a full range of editorial tools to compliment the beautiful typography in your documents. Explore InDesign's spell check, user dictionaries, notes, track changes, and other editorial features, allowing you to save a great deal of time.
The editorial tools in InDesign rival the most sophisticated word processing programs. In this course, InDesign CC Editorial Tools, you'll dive deep into InDesign's editorial tools such as the robust spell check, which can enhance by creating and using a custom dictionary. First, you'll learn how to add words to a custom autocorrect list, so you can type in an acronym and InDesign will finish typing in a long name or phrase automatically. Next, you'll discover how to use notes and track changes in order to edit your copy with a conversation running in the background with your co-workers, and to keep a record of who made the changes and when. Additionally, you'll delve into many of the GREP codes in the find/change dialog box, as well as how to create a GREP Style. Finally, you'll explore how to use story editor, change the case, insert glyphs and special characters, and learn to type in format fractions. By the end of this course, you'll have the confidence to efficiently utilize InDesign's editorial tools and know how to use the incredibly powerful find/change tool to shave off an enormous amount of time for your InDesign projects. Software required: InDesign CC.
Laurie Ruhlin is an Adobe Certified Instructor for InDesign and Illustrator She currently teaches at a training center in Chicago as well as onsite for a variety of companies. With over 20+ years in Graphic Design and Production she enjoys showing her students new tricks!