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Adobe InDesign Tutorials

InDesign Overview | Work with Documents | Basic Text and Frame Options | Objects | Images and Color |
Using Other Tools | Exporting | Additional Tutorials

Software Description:
Adobe InDesign is a desktop publishing software application produced by Adobe Systems. It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers, presentations, books and ebooks.

Operating Systems

  • Mac
  • PC/Windows

Greate Software Sites

Useful Files


  • Adobe Certified Associate Program - The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification allows you to demonstrate proficiency in Adobe digital communications tools. Become a Certified Associate and stand apart from your peers, boost your confidence, and expand your career opportunities.
Vocabulary: n/a
Video Tutorials:
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InDesign Overview
What is InDesign?

InDesign: Setting preferences, workspace, and custom keyboard shortcuts
Indesign CS6 Tutorial:
Basic Rundown
Of Design Tools

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ACTIVITY 1: Work with Documents
Adobe Indesign Tutorial: Creating Your
First Document

InDesign Tutorial: Rulers, Guides, Grids

Setting Default Units in Adobe InDesign

InDesign: Zooming and magnifying
How to Save an InDesign CS6 File as a PDF
How to work with templates in InDesign
InDesign Tutorial:
Screen Modes

InDesign Tutorial:
Saving Documents

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ACTIVITY 2: Basic Text & Frame Options
Adobe Indesign CS5 Tutorial - Working With Text

InDesign Tutorial: Formatting Text, Basics

Placing and Formatting Text in Adobe InDesign
InDesign Tutorial:
Breaking Text

InDesign Tutorial:
Hidden Characters

InDesign Tutorial:
Type on a Path

InDesign Tutorial:
Threading Text

InDesign Tutorial:
Hidden Characters

InDesign Tutorial: Placing photos inside your text
InDesign Tutorial:
Wrap Text Around Images, Shapes, and Objects

InDesign Text Box Basics

Text effects in InDesign

Adobe Indesign CS6 Tutorial - 41 Custom Bullets and the Glyphs Panel
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ACTIVITY 3: Objects
InDesign Tutorial: Working With Images

Adobe InDesign CC Tutorial | Aligning Objects With Ease O'Reilly - Video Training

Adobe Indesign CS6 Tutorial - 71 Adding Object States

Adobe Indesign CS6 Tutorial - 27 Drawing with Shapes and Lines

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ACTIVITY 4: Images & Color
How to use the Color, Swatches, and Gradient Panel in Adobe™ InDesign
InDesign CS6 tutorial: Applying color to pages

InDesign CS6 103: Working With Color - 4. Creating a Gradient
How to Change Page Background Color in inDesign

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ACTIVITY 5: Using Other Tools
The Gap tool in InDesign

Adobe Indesign CS6 Tutorial - 20 Using Selection Tools

Learn How to Use the Gradient Feather Tool in Adobe InDesign

Using the Scissor Tool

Using the Eyedropper Tool in Adobe InDesign

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ACTIVITY 6: Exporting

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Additional Tutorials

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Extra Tips:
Use to download decorative fonts

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