InDesign CC Mastering Type

Learn tips, tricks, and techniques to help you find and use all of InDesign's text powers. Software Required: Adobe InDesign CC
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 30, 2017
Duration
2h 6m
Table of contents
InDesign CC Mastering Type
Overview 2m Linking to Word Documents for Automatic Updates 6m Changing Typefaces Without Using the Mouse 1m Turning Off Hyphenation by Default 1m Defining Widows and Orphans 1m Addressing Widows, Orphans, and Other Type Fitting Concerns 1m Copyfitting by Changing Page Geometry 2m Preventing Widows with Keep Options 2m Copyfitting by Balancing Columns 1m Copyfitting with Balance Ragged Lines 2m Copyfitting with Manual Line Breaks 2m Replacing Manual Line Breaks with Discretionary Line Breaks 3m Copyfitting by Adjusting Word Spacing 3m Copyfitting by Altering Tracking 1m Copyfitting by Scaling 1m Directing Readers with Jumplines and Callbacks 4m Putting Type on the Top and Bottom of a Circle 6m Selecting Type Size 1m Drag and Drop Text Editing 1m Dragging and Dropping Text to New Frame 1m Swapping Spelling and Hyphenation Language Mid-sentence 3m Sorting Lists and Paragraphs Alphanumerically 2m Sorting Comma-separated Items in a Sentence 1m Defining Custom Bullets 3m Setting Bullet Color and Style Separate from Bulleted Text 1m Creating and Saving Glyph Sets of Your Commonly Used Symbols 4m Changing InDesign's Default Font 2m Previewing Fonts Live on Your Text 2m Filtering and Searching the Font Family Menu 1m Seeing What Text is Over-set 3m Reversing Text Headers 5m Reversing Whole Paragraphs with Paragraph Shading 2m Highlighting Text at the Character Level 3m Auto-sizing Text Frames 5m Finding Word and Character Counts 1m Inserting Non-latin Placeholder Text 2m Tabbing to New Table Rows 0m Inserting Tabs into Table Cells 1m Formatting with Nested Styles 4m Formatting Sequential Elements with Multiple Nested Styles 2m Applying Character Styles to Words Inside Paragraphs with a GREP Style 4m Adding Words and Names to InDesign's Dictionary 1m Teaching InDesign to Hyphenate Words it Doesn't Know 5m Making Some Words and Proper Names Never Hyphenate 2m Keeping Compound Word Parts Together with Non-breaking Hyphens 1m Configuring URLs and Phrases to Never Break Across Lines 2m Applying No Break on Demand with a Single-click 2m Applying No Break Automatically with GREP Style 4m Adding Selective Hyphenation Exceptions with Discretionary Hyphens 2m Stopping a Single Instance of a Word from Hyphenating 1m Changing Hyphenation Behavior and Frequency 7m Using Italic and Bold Character Styles (Always) 3m Switching the Control Panel Between Character and Paragraph Mode with a Shortcut 0m Forcing InDesign to Recompose All Text to Reflect Changes 1m Mixing or Choosing a Non-swatch Color Inside the Paragraph Style Options Dialog 2m
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Mar 30, 2017
Duration
2h 6m
Description

Text is as at the heart of nearly every InDesign project. Fitting, that InDesign is the world's most advanced type-setting platform. With all the text setting, styling, and manipulation power present in InDesign, it's entirely possible that a few of those powers have slipped beneath your notice. That's what InDesign CC Mastering Type is about. What follows are tips, tricks, and techniques to help you find and use ALL of InDesign's text powers. 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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