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Work Faster with InDesign

Peter Bone, Designer, Author, Teacher

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56 Lessons (2h 3m)
    • 1. Introduction

      0:43
    • 2. Navigation shortcuts general

      2:05
    • 3. Navigating with text

      1:22
    • 4. Switching between the selection tool and the type tool

      1:40
    • 5. Hiding grids and guides

      1:37
    • 6. Scrolling the screen using shortcut keys

      1:40
    • 7. Get in and out of presentation mode

      1:00
    • 8. Hide and show panels quickly

      1:41
    • 9. Switching and resetting workspaces

      1:52
    • 10. About custom workspaces

      1:04
    • 11. Prepare a custom workspace

      6:06
    • 12. Save and amend a custom workspace

      2:21
    • 13. Using alphabetical menus and quick apply

      1:40
    • 14. Finding keyboard shortcuts

      2:31
    • 15. Creating keyboard shortcuts

      3:49
    • 16. Placibg multiple images and fill frame proportionally

      3:53
    • 17. Using gridify and the content collector

      3:12
    • 18. Quick sorting images with Bridge

      5:45
    • 19. Preemptive fill frame proportionally

      1:35
    • 20. Apply fill frame proportionally by default

      1:50
    • 21. Scaling an image with a keyboard shortcut

      0:48
    • 22. Select an object behind another object and scale its contents

      2:10
    • 23. Scaling a logo by dragging

      2:14
    • 24. Scale a logo to a specific size

      1:26
    • 25. Quick text selection shortcuts

      1:35
    • 26. Text navigation shortcuts

      1:28
    • 27. Selecting to the end of a story

      1:35
    • 28. Change text size with keyboard shortcuts

      0:58
    • 29. Adjust tracking & kerning with keyboard shortcuts

      2:00
    • 30. Navigating the control panel with keyboard shortcuts

      1:25
    • 31. How to toggle between paragraph and character options in the control panel

      0:47
    • 32. The most useful shortcuts for tweaking text

      3:21
    • 33. Sampling colours from an image

      1:09
    • 34. Applying swatches with arrow keys

      2:10
    • 35. Previewing text colours

      1:57
    • 36. New document shortcuts & jump to page

      1:34
    • 37. Organising pages with colours and prefixes

      2:20
    • 38. A more useful page panel

      1:55
    • 39. Removing multiple spaces or multiple returns quickly

      2:03
    • 40. Changing dashes to em dashes quickly

      1:36
    • 41. An additional window for overset text

      1:16
    • 42. Why you should use paragraph styles

      3:48
    • 43. How to create a paragraph style

      2:28
    • 44. Quickly getting text consistent

      2:22
    • 45. Quickly redefining a paragraph style

      1:12
    • 46. Quickly apply paragraph styles

      2:00
    • 47. Quickly apply paragraph styles on a laptop

      2:39
    • 48. Save hours using next style

      2:20
    • 49. Easily locate low res images

      2:25
    • 50. Quickly discover where your images reside

      2:01
    • 51. Quickly copy your links

      1:42
    • 52. Save time with a preflight profile

      4:25
    • 53. Export faster to pdf

      1:14
    • 54. How to adjust a gridify gap

      2:15
    • 55. Adjusting scale & spacing of multiple objects

      2:34
    • 56. Automatic object placement with libraries

      6:35

About This Class

Do you want to work faster with InDesign? Work more intuitively? Know you’re doing things the best way? This course distills my 20+ years of using and teaching InDesign to many thousands of students. In course you’ll learn more than 100 of InDesign’s best shortcuts, tips and tricks. I can guarantee you’ll not only use it much faster, but with more accuracy and confidence too.