InDesign CC Mastering Productivity

Learn tips, tricks, and techniques to help you master working productively and efficiently with maximum creativity in InDesign. Software Required: Adobe InDesign CC.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 28, 2017
Duration
2h 51m
Table of contents
InDesign CC Mastering Productivity
Overview 3m Hiding and Restoring the Welcome Screen 2m Pre-loading New Documents with Your Company or Client Colors 4m Creating and Syncing Color Swatches Across CC Desktop and Mobile Apps 4m Importing Styles from one Document Into Another 4m Pre-loading New Documents with Frequently Used Styles 2m Assigning and Changing Keyboard Shortcuts 4m Reusing the Same Keyboard Shortcuts 4m Customizing Menus 2m Sorting Menus Alphabetically for Faster Command Access 1m Creating Ruler Guides with Double-click 0m Snapping Guide Placement to Ruler Tick Marks 1m Converting Ruler Guides Between Horizontal and Vertical as You Drag 2m Duplicating Ruler Guides 1m Stepping and Repeating Ruler Guides to Quickly Create Grids 1m Selecting All Guides on a Page or Spread 1m Deleting Ruler Guides One at a Time or All at Once 0m Using Multi-color Guides 4m Making Shapes and Frames Easier to Select 1m Doing Math in Measurement Fields 3m Resizing, Moving, and Transforming by Percentage 2m Resizing, Moving, and Transforming in Any Measurement System 4m Permanently Changing Measurements from Those P Things 3m Swapping Measurement Systems with a Keyboard Shortcut 3m Switching Both Rulers' Measurement System on the Fly 1m Building an Auto-correct Shorthand System 6m Using Text Variables for Convenience, Adaptability, and Reliability 10m Automatically Time-stamping Modification and Print Dates Text Variables 5m Installing Older Versions of Adobe Applications 3m Upgrading CC Applications Without Losing Previous Versions 3m Inserting Icons (Or Other Content) Within Headers Using GREP 5m Creating Relative Type Sizes with Percentages of Other Type Sizes 3m Auto-adapting Relative Type Sizes with Percentages of Other Type Sizes 3m Running InDesign and Applying Styles Entirely from the Keyboard 3m Limiting, Expanding, and Filtering Quick Apply 3m Organizing Styles into Style Groups 5m Basing Object Styles on One Another 4m Giving Yourself More Room with Larger Pasteboards 2m When Pressing the Spacebar Doesn't Activate the Hand Tool 3m Duplicating Objects with the Mouse and Super Step and Repeat 2m Zooming to Fit Selected Object in the Window 2m Viewing the Complete History of an InDesign Document 3m Automatically Adding Pages as Need with Smart Text Reflow 4m Automatically Deleting Empty Pages 5m Doing Things with a Loaded Cursor 3m Changing the Size of Previews in the Font Family Menu 1m Turning Off Font Previews in the Font Menu 1m Toggling Between Frame and Text Colors with a Keyboard Shortcut 2m Creating a Collage Effect with a Single Image 6m Customizing the Eyedropper Tool to Sample Only Certain Formatting Options 2m Un-muddying Muddy InDesign Gradients 3m Un-muddying Muddy Gradients with Mixed Inks 4m Importing Illustrator Gradient Swatches into InDesign 6m Understanding the Placed Pages Workflow 5m Using the Placed Pages Workflow 4m Collaborating at the Object-level with the Placed Page Workflow 7m
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 28, 2017
Duration
2h 51m
Description

In this course, InDesign CC Mastering Productivity, you'll get dozens of tips, tricks, and techniques to help you master working productively and efficiently with maximum creativity in InDesign. The goal of this course is to save you time and money, clocking less overtime and having more life-time. Come back often as new tips, tricks, and techniques are published often. Software Required: Adobe InDesign CC

About the author
About the author

As a freelance graphic designer with over 20 years' experience, Pariah sits on the Adobe Advisory Group, is an Adobe Freelancer, and is an Adobe Community Professional and a former trainer and technical lead for Adobe's technical support teams for InDesign, InCopy, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

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