InDesign CC & CS6 104
Working With Text
Genre: Graphics
  • 24 Videos
  • 1h 42m
Working with text and type is an essential skill that all designers must have! Accompany Adobe Certified Instructor Mark Gatter on this 24 tutorial course on Working with Text in InDesign...
Mark Gatter is known internationally as an Adobe Certified Expert, instructor and author. In addition to his vast graphic design training experience, he brings many years of commercial printing expertise from both the UK and California.
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Status: Available | Released: Jul 20th, 2012
Designing text and type is the essential building block of any Page Layout program. And getting a solid grasp on how to work with Text is critical to your success with InDesign CS6. In this course, Adobe Certified Expert trainer and Graphic Design Pro Mark Gatter teaches you everything you need to know about designing text in InDesign.

Mark starts by give you an in-depth look at the inner workings of Text Frames. With a good mastery of these, you'll be able to keep the format and flow of all your Text content attractive, smooth and intuitive. Next, Mark turns his focus to Paragraph and Character Styles, revealing the versatility and power they contain when properly harnessed. He shows you all the options available but focusses primarily on the ones that you really need to know as a working professional. Here's where you'll benefit from Mark's hard-earned experience, without having to go through all the trial and error yourself!

After a detailed walkthrough that shows what you can achieve with careful application of Paragraph and Character Styles, Mark goes on to give you a wide assortment of incredibly handy tips on how to make your text look amazing and print perfectly! He even shares with you some of his own "secret recipes" on how to produce very complex-looking typographic effects, using only a handful of deceptively simple but ingenious techniques.

By the end of this info-packed course, you'll be brimming with new confidence and inspired ideas which we're sure you'll want to apply in your professional work right away!
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