Indesign: Step by Step
Indesign: Step by Step STC 102
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Natalie Land on Wednesday March 2, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to STC 102 at University of Miami taught by Alexander Heria in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Graphic Design for Strategic Communication in Strategic Communication at University of Miami.
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Date Created: 03/02/16
Indesign Reset essentials Visual quick start guide book Adobe tv: indesign and look at videos specific to indesign File new document o Intent: print o Number of pages:2- uncheck facing pages o Start page number: o Page size: letter o Width and height: orientation: cick the one more to the right: o Columns: three o Gutter: 0 o Bleed and slugh: click triangle and Bleed: sticks out of page: necessary item: select opo and type .125in Spacebar: helps you move Spacebar and command: zooming in to specific spot Text: make a little text bar on the very top: click a few times and whole world becomes selected: command shift and greater than it makes type bigger and the less than sign makes it smaller If you want to access select tool: hold down command key Command shift: copies the title box: command shift and option makes you align it straight To deselect cursor: command shift letter A Now switch to black arrow: v Letter A: for direct select tool T: for text tool Click outside of word innerflap: click and drag and select all three Option key: click and hold inner flap box to art board Double click on lower corner of the box that surrounds the text Pictures in indesign o Command letter d Box appears that says place: you choose a picture and place it by dragging Picture must go out to bleed line Dot in middle: click on it: shows brown box around picture, means your editing the picture Homework: look at google and examples of flyers Look at your own poster: do you want to rebuild exactly the same with photoshop Right click: edit with: photoshop Once you make indesign file: click file save as: bottom left uncheck hide extension: it has to be indd: click create new folder: call it the place:trifold folder, format: save it as IDML so it can be read by an earlier version: file: package:natalietrifold: five buttons checked off make sure they are Indesign Lecture Make it flow through type image and color Ideas of how your going to draw your sketch Depending on your client, if your client is a tour company o IE : Washington dc tours, o From web to indesign copy and paste text then go into indesign and copy and paste and click text tool then click and drag anywhere: hit command letter v o Shortcut to see wht is going on with invisible gaps: backwords P Command option letter I When you see dot in the words it’s a space bar Red cross: equals overset type on page: it cuts off the word Black arrow click on the little red box and the type goes inside click somewhere else it will create another box that will fill in If you realize you don’t want extra box, just delete the box type will go back into box number one o Text tool and click inside of text box: it says minion pro: change it Never use twelve point type: keyboard shortcut: command shift greater than or less then: body copy should be nine points right below the number nine is another number in parentheses the letting if you click on up arrow and open up type the more you open up type the more it looks clean pretty take mouse make sure everything is deselected and hit letter w by itself: letter w is preview mode command shift a: deselect all Design o Front and back: he put poster right there Then he rights click or control click and gets a humongous menu from the menu hes going to say edit with photoshop The picture opens in photoshop Command d: show import options, when you hit open a second menu shows and it is your file with all of layers present to you that you can turn on and off View: display performance: high quality o Lets say you do something and you want to scrap it out Lets say you want everything same color o Pen tool Rectangular pen tool: click and drag a box o Rectangle tool: just box no x This is for color You can double click on color on the right side Pages pallete is like layers pallete On the side of the tool bar there is box with red line there is fill and stroke: strok is inside and the other is outside To switch colors hit shift x o Rectangular fram tool with x X is meaningless This is for picture
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