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Advanced Guide to Adobe InDesign CC: Boost your Portfolio & Workflow

teacher avatar Kate Silver, Graphic Designer & Adobe Instructor

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Lessons in This Class

    • 1.

      Let's Get Started!

      2:31

    • 2.

      Welcome Fellow InDesigners

      1:02

    • 3.

      Downloading Course Files

      2:17

    • 4.

      Advanced Preferences & Workspace

      6:20

    • 5.

      Missing Fonts Explained

      2:59

    • 6.

      Paragraph Styles & Character Styles

      10:25

    • 7.

      Paragraph Options & Keep Options

      6:07

    • 8.

      Advanced Bullets

      6:08

    • 9.

      Override Styles & Saving to CC Libraries

      1:55

    • 10.

      Find/Change: Select Multiple Text & Change In One Click

      4:43

    • 11.

      QR Codes

      2:40

    • 12.

      Introducing the Pen Tool

      9:23

    • 13.

      Releasing Compound Paths

      7:58

    • 14.

      Images Inside Text

      3:07

    • 15.

      Making Compound Paths & Grids

      2:58

    • 16.

      Default Image Frame Fitting

      1:57

    • 17.

      Default Fonts

      5:06

    • 18.

      Story Editor

      6:12

    • 19.

      Changing Back Default Font

      1:25

    • 20.

      Check-in & Review

      0:27

    • 21.

      Tables! Text Data To Table

      3:52

    • 22.

      Tables! Design a Timetable

      16:28

    • 23.

      Tables! Graphics Inside Tables 6

      4:09

    • 24.

      Effects: Shadows & Blending Modes

      7:01

    • 25.

      Saving Object Styles

      3:26

    • 26.

      Clipping Paths: Removing Backgrounds

      4:34

    • 27.

      3 Extra Project Brief

      0:49

    • 28.

      Table of Contents: Book

      12:34

    • 29.

      TOC Cities: Table Decor Book

      11:51

    • 30.

      TOC Cities: Designing Extra Page - Choose a City

      9:00

    • 31.

      TOC Cities: Updating Table of Contents

      4:10

    • 32.

      Multi Parent Pages for Interior Design : Introduction

      5:29

    • 33.

      Interior Brochure: ASE Color Swatches

      6:24

    • 34.

      Parent Page 1: Page Numbers

      11:46

    • 35.

      Parent Page 2: Saving Styles & Space between Same Styles

      17:11

    • 36.

      Parent Page 3: Define which Parent Page for Which Page

      7:46

    • 37.

      Interior Brochure: Rest of the Document

      10:25

    • 38.

      Page 3-4 :Pathfinder & Ignore Text Wrap

      13:24

    • 39.

      Page 5-6: Gridify & Center Text

      6:21

    • 40.

      Page 7-10: Drop Caps & Justify Align

      8:51

    • 41.

      Page 7-10: Drop Caps & Justify Align

      7:19

    • 42.

      Making the TOC Paragraph Styles

      5:20

    • 43.

      Forced Line Break & Update TOC

      10:07

    • 44.

      Variable Fonts

      2:09

    • 45.

      Advanced Saving

      5:44

    • 46.

      Convert PDF to 3D Flipbook

      6:28

    • 47.

      Well Done & See you Soon!

      0:34

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About This Class

Level Up your Graphic Design with this Advanced Adobe InDesign CC Course.

8 Projects to Boost your Portfolio & Workflow!

Explore Tables, Paragraph Styles, Workflow Techniques, Default Fonts and More!

Who is this Course for?

  • Those with Basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Those who are Self-Taught
  • Those who want a Faster & Efficient way of working
  • Those who Completed my Beginners InDesign Course 

What you’ll need:

Adobe InDesign CC: Download Free Trial here:

Main Topics:

  • Tables
  • Table of Content
  • Paragraph & Character Styles
  • Object Styles & Drop Shadow
  • Multiple Parent Pages

Useful Perks:

  • 60 different tools
  • 8 Free Templates
  • Optimizing Preferences & Workspace 
  • Convert a pdf to Flipbook

8  Projects:

  1. Restaurant Menu (+ QR Code)
  2. Flyer with Patterns & Effects
  3. Timetable Design
  4. Data to Table
  5. Table of Contents (For E-Book)
  6. Coffee Table Decor Book 
  7. Interior Design Brochure (Long Document)
  8. Free 3D FlipBook Converter

What you’ll Learn:

  • Preferences 
  • Customizing Workspaces
  • Auto-Activate Adobe Fonts
  • Character Option (rules, borders)
  • Advanced Bullet Points
  • Emoji Bullets
  • Search/Find
  • Hidden Characters
  • Generate a QR Code
  • Save Styles in CC Libraries
  • Blending Modes
  • Introducing The Pen Tool
  • Images inside Text 
  • Story Editor
  • Text Data to Table
  • Basic Table Design
  • Graphics inside Tables
  • Table Book Design
  • Clipping Path 
  • Removing Backgrounds
  • Forced Line Break
  • Pathfinder Tool
  • (Ignore) Text Wrap 
  • Drop Caps
  • Gridify 
  • Locking / Unlocking
  • Dot Tabs

This is a Step-by-Step Guide with 8 Hands-on Exercises

Note: To download the course files please go to the 'Projects & Resources' Tab.

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Kate Silver

Graphic Designer & Adobe Instructor

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Hello friends,

I'm Kate - A Graphic designer, Shoe designer and Top Teacher on Skillshare, working at the UK's Leading Adobe training centre in London.

Having worked for companies like Jimmy Choo, Sophia Webster and Nicholas Kirkwood, I've repeatedly used Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop - This has made me somewhat of an expert in all these softwares.

I'm all about simplifying Adobe tools for maximum ease and accessibility.

I'm a big fan of repetition in order to perfect a skill. So in my classes every tool is reinforced through repetition, fun projects, and Guided by clever shortcuts.

And Voila, Happy Learning!

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1. Let's Get Started!: Have you been using Adobe InDesign for some time, but once you level Up your Graphic Design, Do you want to improve your workflow and Boost your Portfolio? Then this Adobe InDesign intermediate to advanced course is for you. My name is Kate Silver. I'm a shoe designer, I'm a graphic designer and a top teacher on Skillshare. I'm also an Adobe express ambassador. In this super Hands-on course, we will cover eight Projects to Boost your Portfolio. I will teach you lots of optimization and automation skills to save you lots of time. In InDesign, we will cover a whole bunch of new tools. Things like all kinds of tables, including tables of contents, adding QR codes, Introduction to the Pen Tool, selecting multiple pieces of texts and changing it with one-click, adding shadows and Effects and Saving a template for these cold Object Styles. Saving brand colors and importing them in Other InDesign documents and other Adobe softwares. Adding advanced Bullets and images Inside Tech. How to set a default Fonts and other Default Preferences. And most importantly, the famous Paragraph Styles and Character Styles, which lets you save and reuse Text Formatting Styles to make sure that text is consistent across Pages and Document. Ideally, you will have taken my Adobe InDesign Beginners course, but it's not mandatory. Makes sure it's stick around till the end of the course because we will be converting these gorgeous PDFs into a 3D Flipbook, E-Book. And for free, there are lots of files and Exercises and Free Templates that you can download. As always, I will be guiding you step-by-step and with clever shortcuts for the whole time. And voila, Let's Get Started. 2. Welcome Fellow InDesigners: Hey my friends, I hope you're as excited as I am about starting or continuing your Adobe InDesign journey. Feel free to revert back to my Adobe InDesign Beginners Course for a refresher or a reminder about how to do certain things in Adobe InDesign. And with that, let's talk about this current Adobe InDesign intermediate to advanced course. In this first section, we will learn how to optimize our Adobe InDesign Preferences and Workspace to make InDesign more fluent, more accessible, easier to use, and more advanced. Essentially, we will cover more optimized InDesign Preferences throughout the course and as we go along with the exercises, and we'll cover a whole bunch of PFK-1 new tools and we'll work on eight Projects now without further ado, take a deep inhale and exhale. Let's do this 3. Downloading Course Files: Hey guys, Are you ready to start your Adobe InDesign intermediate, advanced course? I'm super excited. It's been a little while since I've released my Adobe Introduction course. And I can't wait to teach you even more tips and tricks on how to become an even greater InDesigners. So let's do this. So let's look at how to access all the course files that you will need. So I've created a series of downloadable Zip files. So if you can download all the Zip files and pop them somewhere easily accessible like your desktop. And Zip files are essentially compressed folders. So you will have to double-click on each of these Zip files. Click, click, and it will convert it into a folder. Let's go ahead and do this for older Zip files. Click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, click, finally, click, click. Okay. So I've created a folder for each exercise. And each folder will include images or links for the file for the exercise. Fonts that we'll need for that exercise. And indd file and an IDML file. Indd file is for those who have Adobe InDesign 2023. And for any other versions, especially older versions of Adobe InDesign, you can use the IDML file and just test either of those and see which one works for you. That's pretty much it for the course files. So let's move on to opening Adobe InDesign by clicking on the beautiful little pink icon. 4. Advanced Preferences & Workspace: Now hopefully you will have downloaded Adobe InDesign. And if you don't have Adobe InDesign, then feel free to access the link that I've attached to the course profile. You can download Adobe InDesign for free. You can either have a membership for just Adobe InDesign or for the whole Creative Cloud package that is totally up to you depending on your design needs. Okay, so let's go ahead and click on A4. We're not going to spend too much time over here. And one of the first things we're going to look at is how to change our Preferences. Because what we want here is to enhance our Inside for optimization and automation. Which sounds really fancy, but it's not, what it just means is making InDesign as such that it's faster and easier to use and that we don't need to repeat a lot of actions, just making things more automatic. So we can go ahead and go to InDesign Preferences. And I don't usually do this. I just use the shortcuts most of the time. And it's pretty easy for me to remember because the shortcut is command for max or control for PCs, K, K for kilo, or Kate for Kate Silver. So Command or Control K. And here are a bunch of stuff that you can change in your Preferences. We're going to look at a few more later on. But for now we're just going to look at a couple. And just so you get more familiar with the Preferences panel, I would like us to click on interface and here if you want it to, you could change the color theme of your InDesign. But to be completely honest, I do like the medium dark appearance. It's quite pretty. But this is completely personal. And then if you go to dictionary, you can change a dictionary. I use English UK, but feel free to use anything else. Then we're just going to move on to file handling. This is something very important that I would like us to do. I would like us to tick, Auto-Activate Adobe Fonts. And this means that every time we're going to come across a Fonts, an Adobe font, it will automatically activate or synchronize that font. If it's an Adobe font. And that's only considering you have an Adobe membership. So in this course we will have some times where it will be an Adobe font that will be activated are synchronized. And some other times we're going to have to manually install some Fonts and I've added all the funds that we need. And if at anytime you can't find a font, you can also search for it in a couple of cool websites, like Google fonts, deaf Font, Font, Squirrel. These are three really good websites that offer a lot of fonts that you can install. Now can just click on a key, and that was it for Preferences. Now, let's move on to Workspaces. Now, in the introduction course, I teach how to customize your own workspace. So we're going to look at this now, but we're going to add a bunch of panels and make it a little bit more advanced. I would like us to click on typography or whatever the word says here. This is older Workspaces that are currently available. Alternatively, you could go to Window Workspace and access older Workspaces here. But I prefer to click here. It's just faster and easier. And I would like us all to select Typography. And now we're just gonna go to Window, which is where all the panels live. We're going to start adding more panels. The most important one is properties. This is a panel that includes a lot of quick actions to everything. So thanks to the new and improved properties panel, it is less and less needed to go search for panels all over the shop. I don't need to go here or they're looking for panels because oftentimes, I will have the quick action over here in the Properties panel, which is really cool and I'm using the properties more and more and more as it becomes more improved. Now we're going to add a couple of other panels. We're gonna go to Window, object and Layout, and we can just add the Pathfinder and whips. It jumped all over the place. So I'm just going to click and drag and pop it in here. Click. I'm gonna go back to window. And this time I'm going to look at Styles. And I'm going to select Object Styles, which is another panel that will be working with a new panel that we haven't covered yet. So again, you can pop it in here. And then we're gonna go to Typography. And we're going to create a new workspace. And we're going to call it your name. Kate. And I might call it pro because it's a little bit more pro. Then I'm gonna go, okay? And that is it for Preferences, Workspaces. And after this, we're going to jump to an exercise about Paragraph cells and Character Styles and Typography, which is really cool. So 5. Missing Fonts Explained: Okay guys, Are you ready for the first exercise, which is a really cool and powerful tool called Paragraph Styles. And it's extremely important when it comes to advanced Typography and creating consistent documents with cohesive texts and making sure that all the headings are the same and the subheadings and whatnot. So go ahead and go to one Paragraph Styles folder and select one Paragraph Styles, indd or IDML. If you have an older version, Double-click, click, click and open. And you might or might not see a panel that says missing Fonts, most likely that you won't see this. But I would like to teach you and explain what would happen if you did have missing Fonts. The reason that you don't have probably missing Fonts right now is because I've added all the fonts in the fonts in that folder. So InDesign automatically linked those. But if you do see this missing Fonts, follow me. If you don't just sit back, relax and have a little listen. Nephew ever see a pinky, peachy shading like this one here? In an InDesign document. This means that that font is missing. And you might have a longer list of fonts here that are missing. So what you can do is click on Replace Fonts. And you'll see a list of all the fonts that are in this document. And next to it, you will see the status. So if it has this, it means it's missing. And click on xlabel. And then I'm going to click on Find first. And this will highlight whatever is in slob rule that is in this slab of Font. So anyway, for now I'm going to click on Done. I'm going to minimize InDesign. Altogether. We can go back to that Paragraph self folder, go to Document Fonts, and makes sure we install each of these fonts individually. So double-click and click on Install or replace already had this Fonts. Double-click and click on Install. And do these for each of these fonts. Let's go back to InDesign. And we should no longer have missing Fonts or pinkie shading 6. Paragraph Styles & Character Styles: So a few things I want to make sure of for Document. Let's make sure that we're in view. Screen Modes, normal working Modes. And let's make sure that we can all see these Hidden Characters. The little paragraph icon. This will be important for this exercise. And to view these, we can go to Type and makes sure that it says height Hidden Characters. If you click on Hide Hidden Characters, it will hide those. If we go back to type, Show Hidden Characters, it will show all the Hidden Characters. Hidden Characters are characters that you don't see their spaces and enters and things like that. Okay, so we're going to be editing this simple Restaurant Menu. And I've already created the first of each, the first formatting of each. Meaning, I've already created the heading, the way I want to all headings to be. I've already created the first paragraph. The way I want to all paragraphs to look like, I have essentially Templates. And what we're going to do is we're going to add two panels that will be super-important for this exercise. The first panel is the Paragraph Style panel over here. I want you to click and drag it and let it go. And then click on a two arrows to expand the panels. And then I would like you to select Character Styles and drag it to the bottom of the panel until you see this blue line, which means that those two panels will be attached. Then you can let go. And now these two panels are nicely attached. Okay, So what are Paragraph Styles and Character Styles? Paragraph and Character Styles help us create consistency. It is like a Templates, but for texts. So let's say I want to save the formatting of a heading. So instead of having to apply it each time again to every heading, I can just save a template or a style and then apply it to all my headings. So Paragraph and Character Styles are just templates for Text. The difference between Paragraph Styles and Character Styles is just that Paragraph Styles is for a whole paragraph or a whole line or more. And Character is for a small Character, a word, a letter, or really anything that is less than a whole line. Select this price. What we'll start doing here first is we're going to create all the Styles. And then later we'll go to the really FUN part where we get to apply all the Styles to the rest of the text. So let's go zoom in a little bit so we can see better Command or Control Plus might pop this a little bit more here. So I would like us to go to the type tool now and select bytes and small plates. As you can see, you have all the formatting applied here. You have the fonts. Font size is 14, all Caps, you have the color. So all the things that I teach in the introduction course, you have the space before 7 mm and Space After. 3 mm, 7 mm space before and 3 mm space after. So we're going to create a paragraph cell now and it's super easy. We just go to the Paragraph Style panel and we click on the little plus here to create a new style. If you're using an older version, this will look like two little squares. And Ben is going to be called Paragraph cell one. So I want us to double-click just next to the words. Click, click. And we're going to change the name. We're going to call it heading. And basically all disinformation that we see here in Paragraph cell Options is actually all this information here is the same thing. But just inside this panel. Then I can click on OK. And voila, that is my first Paragraph Style Done. Let's move on to the next paragraph style. So I'm going to select this whole section now Bullets, because I would like to create a paragraph style, a template from this. So I'm gonna go to the Paragraph Style panel. And I'm going to click on the plus again. And again it's going to see Paragraph Style one. So again, I would like to rename this. So I'm going to double-click here right next to the words. Click, click. And I'm going to call it Bullets install name. And click on. Okay. I've got both Paragraph Styles. And now I'm going to start adding the Character Styles. But before I do so, I would like to change and add more colors, more press colors. So I'm going to select the second price. And I'm gonna go over here to fund Color. Click on the arrow, scroll down. And I've added some colors that we can use. Can select burgundy, and then select the next price. And click here on the font color, on the fill. And select orange. And then select the next price. Again, click on the fill or the Font Color, and select yellow. And now we're going to be applying Character Styles to each of these. I would like us to select the first price. And this time go to Character Style. Click on the plus. It will say Character cell one. So double-click on that and cool it. Purple or lilac or whatever color that was. Then select the next Color. Click on Character Styles, click on the plus, double-click on Character cell one. And this time called it burgundy, fancy Color. And then you can do the same for the next price. Click on the plus, change a character style name to orange. And feel free to do that to the yellow. But I'm a little bit lazy right now, so I will not do that. And voila, we have created all our Styles so well Done. Now for the Superfund part and my favorite part. And that's applying the Styles too old to the rest of the texts. Vegetables over here should be another heading and it might look like it's the same as this, but it's not. The colors are different. And also if I select this, I'll see that the space before and after is one. But in my heading over here, Space before and after 7.3. So I'm going to select this. And I'm going to click on Heading Paragraph. And Bem just got changed. Now I'm going to select Meet, which should be the next heading. And I'm going to click on heading again. Wow, that's satisfying. And I'm going to select seafood which would be the next heading. And click on Heading. Super cool. Then sides. And select on heading. And voila, I've just applied all my headings. Okay, let's do the same for the Bullets. So I'm going to select the next paragraph. Up until meats. And I'm going to click on Bullets and Bem. And then I'm going to select the next paragraph and click on Bullets. Nice. Select the next paragraph, whips. Select the next paragraph and click on Bullets. And the final Paragraph, and click on Bullets. And now for the prices and the characters. So I'm going to select the next price and click on purple. And then select the next one, and click on burgundy. Select the next one, and click on orange, the next one. And whatever, pick whatever you want it for how you apply existing Paragraph Styles and you create it FUN, right? 7. Paragraph Options & Keep Options: We're not done yet. There's a lot more dye would love to explain. Let's go to Selection tool and click away. Now you may or may not notice that seafood is a little bit weird over here. This is what we call a floating heading. It's a heading that's on its own, a heading that doesn't have a paragraph right below it. So this is not really correct. If you go back to the type tool. So you might think that, oh, it's super obvious what we should do. We should just click over here with the Type Tool and just add a paragraph, just add an Enter or Return. But this would be wrong in InDesign terms because InDesign will think that it will have an additional Bullet are paragraph. So I'm just going to Command or Control Z and undo this. Another option to fix this could be to just add more space after, after that price. So if I click on this, yes, this will solve it. But also this wouldn't be the correct thing. So I'm gonna go back to zero. So the correct thing is something called Keep Options. So just keep that in mind. Just make it a little note of this because we'll get back to that. We'll circle back to that in a bit. But for now, we're going to talk about Paragraph Style Options and how to change them. So makes sure that you have everything deselected because we're going to be clicking on the Styles here. And if you accidentally click on style, while you have something selected, it will convert everything into that style. I'm just going to click on Undo. And I'm just gonna go to the selection tool and click away. It just makes sure everything's deselected. Okay, so let's say I would like to change all the headings. Let's say I have a 300 page document and I have loads of headings and subheadings and titles and whatnot. And I decide I want to change the font for everything or better yet, let's say I worked for a company. And suddenly the brand guidelines change and our Font Changes and our font size changes. And I want to change everything. So instead of having to change everything individually for each heading and each sub bending and blah, blah, blah. I can just go ahead and change them in the Paragraph Style, which would save me a huge amount of time. So I can double-click on heading. And I can make sure previous ticks, that's very important and I can change everything I want. So remember all this stuff over here is just the Paragraph formatting. So if I go to Basic Character Formats and I say how I would like the size of my fonts to be 15 or a bigger. You will see that they will change for everything, which is super cool and easy. Let's say I would like to change the color. I can go to Character Color and make it orange. But actually I'm going to stick with burgundy. There's a bunch of stuff that I can change. If you're wondering how those lines are creating. These are called Paragraph Rules, which is a very hard word to pronounce. And you have the rule below and the rule above. They represent the rule above, rural below. So if I untick rule below, it removes the role below basically. And I can also change the weight of the rule below. Or the color can make it orange, Let's say now older rule, the LOS will have orange, but let's make it burgundy again. And then you also have paragraph borders. And you can add borders to everything. You can play with the details here of the border. Can also select Paragraph Shading and add shading. This is not very pretty as it could maybe change the color. And it's still not very pretty, but just less. Okay, Now the next thing I would like to talk about is Keep Options. Remember Keep Options. Remember the floating heading? Yes, we're here now. I'm going to explain the best way to fix this issue. And There's Keep Options and I'm just going to move this panel here so I can see better. So if I select Keep Options and I take this and I say keep with the next one line. This means that the heading will stay with the next first-line. This, so every heading will stay together with a first-line. So even if you move a frame around and play around, the heading will always stick with the first-line, which is really cool. There are also a bunch of other things you can do like you can say, you would like every heading to start in its own column. Meanings there's only going to be one heading per column. You can say you want every heading to start in the next frame. So there's only going to be one heading per frame. And the next Page, etcetera, etcetera. Yes, that's pretty much it's for Paragraph Style Options for the heading 8. Advanced Bullets: So let's just click on, Okay. Click away. And now I'm going to show you something super FUN. It's how to add some more exciting and interesting Bullets and how to change the indent or the spacing and the position of a Bullets and the color even. So, let's go ahead and double-click on Bullets. And we're going to see the Paragraph Style Options. And we're gonna go straight ahead to Bullets and Numbering. And we're going to see a bunch of Bullets over here. And we might want to zoom in a little bit. Command Plus for Mac or Control plus for PCs. Now, if we select the two first ones that are smaller Buddhists, There's no problem. But as soon as we select a bigger Bullets, like these ones, are, Text becomes weird. And actually there will be a red plus here that we might not see right now for overset text. So there's an error. The reason this is happening is because there's not enough space currently between the Bullets, the texts. So there's not enough space to allow for bigger Bullets. The bigger the Bullets kind of overlaps with the text. And InDesign doesn't like that, so it just goes into air and disappears. So in order to be able to add bigger Bullets, we would just have to move this Bullets more to the left, more in the center and create more space for bigger Bullets. So we can start with alignments. See what happens if we select the center. Okay, That's a good start or ready or Bullets moved more to the center. And just so you know, the left indent is the position space on the left Up until the text. The first-line indent is the position of the Bullets. So if you play around basically with the first-line indent, you'll start to change the Bullet position. And you can move it around until you're quite happy with how it looks. Or if you really want to be specific and can calculate 6.35 minus three. So this is 6.35 -3 mm. It will be here. Now, try and click on a bigger Bullets. And you will see that there is absolutely no problem now, because there's enough space for a big bullet, which is great. If you want it to. You could even change a character style or the color of your Bullets, which is nice. Now it's orange. Okay, so let's add more exciting Bullets because these are a little bit boring. So we're going to click on ads to access all our Fonts. And we're going to look for some more interesting Fonts and Bullet icons. So if you type W and search for web dinged for instance, or Wingdings, both that Started with W. These are good fonts for Characters. They offer a lot of cool icons. You can select a bunch of them. I'm going to select this pepper Chile. Click on ads. And maybe this spider web, maybe this little triangle or a cross X click on ads. So every time you select a Bullets, then click on ads and it will add it. Once we click on Okay, We will see this Bullets appear and wow, isn't that cool? Obviously you have some more funky Bullets, but you have some more kind of professional Bullets. Don't know what that is. But let's look at an even more exciting Bullet. Lists. We're going to look at Apple Color emojis. You heard it. So let's go and click on ads. We're going to type Emoji. And if you have a Mac, you will automatically have Apple Color Emoji. But if you don't, you can use any of the other Emoji ones. And lo and behold, all the apple Color emojis that we love or hate. So we can choose one of them and click on ads. Watermelon, click on ads, hamburger, click on ads. Scroll down and look for some more cool ones. There we go. Avocado, click on the ads. Click on ads, and just have FUN picking your own icons. Unicorn. Click on the end. Once you've chosen a bunch of icons, click on Okay, and just pick them and you will see, wow, the Bullet Points change accordingly. Hamburger, avocado, croissant, unicorn. So yeah, this is super cool. And once you click on OK, That Is it. Your icon has been changed. Funny, isn't it? 9. Override Styles & Saving to CC Libraries: Okay, So I do have a couple of more things I would like to teach you about Paragraph Styles. So let's go back to the type tool. So if you select a Paragraph Style and you go to Paragraph Styles and you'll see a plus next to it. The plus just means that something there doesn't belong or something there is different than the Paragraph Style. Sorry for lack of better wording. I select the first line. I change it to green, hideous. And then I select this line and you will see that plus the moment I click on overrides, it will go back to the Wade was before. So it remove the green. Override is pretty useful. Okay, So the final thing about Paragraph and Character Styles, and I want to show you is how to save them in cc Libraries, in Creative Cloud Libraries. I'd like you to make sure you deselect everything with the selection tool click away. Then I want you to click and Shift and select both Paragraph Styles. And then click on ads to cc Libraries. And they will automatically be added to your Libraries. And then let's say you create a new document and you don't have the cells in that document, you can add them in by going to cc Libraries. Right-click on his style and add to Paragraph Styles. And it's as simple as that 10. Find/Change: Select Multiple Text & Change In One Click: Okay, So the final thing I would like to teach you about this exercise about Typography for now until we move on to the next exercise is something called find and change. The shortcut for that is Command or Control F for fine. You might know this from other softwares and tools. What it does is you can select what you would like to find in the Document and change it to whatever you would like or to whatever format or color you would like. And I would like to change the pound sign over here and all the prices. But I just realized that I actually don't have the pound sign on my keyboard because I'm using another key words. And when I created this, I'm just gonna go on Done. I'm going to either double-click with the selection tool or go to the Type Tool. And I'm going to select the pounds icons, sign and copy it, Command C or Control C. And then I'm going to click on Command or Control F for find. Am going to paste the pound sign in here. Command or Control V. There we go. So I want InDesign to find all the pound signs. And I wanted to be changed to change the formats. I'm going to click here. And I want all the pound signs to change color, Character Color, and I want them to be. Let's go crazy and select this magenta and this pink go. Okay? Now if I click on Change All K, it will automatically change all my pounds icons to pink. But let's say we'd like to change as well the digits after some gonna click on here. And I'm going to go to wildcards. And I'm going to select digits. Because numbers, those numbers here are digits. Now I'm going to select Change All and okay, and it's going to select all the pounds with the digits right after and make it pink. That's great, but I would like to change also the full stop after and the digits after. So I want this whole price to be pink. Let's say I'm going to add a full stop. And I'm going to add two more digits that represent digits. Digits. I'm going to click here. I'm going to go to wildcard and select any digits. And then I'm going to click on special characters, wildcards. And again select any digits. I'm going to click on Change all no K. And Bem, they all got changed to pink. Except for those ones. And those ones, the reason is because we need another extra digit here before the full stop are the dots. So we're just going to click here after the first digit. We're gonna go to this icon again. We're going to go to wildcards. And we're going to select any digits. And now Change All. And okay. And it's just selected all the remaining prices and made it pink. I know this seems a bit complicated and complex, but don't worry at all if you didn't understand this, it's not the most important thing in the world. This is just something that helps you automate things or make things a bit quicker, but it is absolutely not necessary. Don't need to have this. It's just an extra tool to make things faster. So click on Done. And that was pretty much it for paragraph and character styles for this exercise. Now we'll be practicing Paragraph and Character Styles a bunch of times in a few different exercises. And we'll see why it will be super-important to use them. And especially for table of contents and index 11. QR Codes: Well Done and we're not finished just yet. Are you going to scroll down and surprise, surprise. There is another page, but don't worry, this will take 2 s. It won't take very long. And it's really FUN. I'm going to teach you how to generate a QR codes in InDesign. Super-easy. If we can go ahead and go to the selection tool, click away deselect. And the way to create a QR code is so easy. You go to objects, Generate QR codes. And you can select web hyperlink, which is, which makes more sense. But obviously you can choose any link that you would like. Here. You can type whatever you want. I'm just going to type W w.skillshare.com. Might even slash Kate Silver, which is my profile page. And then if you go to Color, you can pick whichever color you want. Select burgundy and click on, Okay. And you just have to click and drag and create a QR codes, which is super easy. Qr codes are amazing, especially since the pandemic, a lot of restaurants moved on to QR code instead of actual menus because it's, it's less contact, it's less contamination or whatnot, right? Let's say you would like to edit your QR code. So easy, can just select it. Right-click and click on Edit QR code. And perhaps you would like to change the link because you've updated your menu. Or perhaps you would like to go to Color and change the color. And click on Okay, and Bem, press W. Well Done. That is the end of this exercise. If you do want to save it, you can go to File Save As or File Save. It will save over it. Totally up to you. Well Done 12. Introducing the Pen Tool: Okay guys, Are you ready for the second exercise, which is two shapes and patterns? So go ahead and double-click on the second folder. And before we open the file, just makes sure that you download the font. Double-click here and install the font, which is a very basic Fonts Minion Pro. You might already have that font. Go back, and now we're going to open the file. So choose the one that is appropriate for your InDesign version. So I'm going to choose indd, double-click and open. Right? Some going to zoom in Command or Control Plus to have a better view of what's going on. So we're going to be creating these. And I'm going to introduce you to the Pen tool in InDesign to teach you how to create this beautiful little shape over here. We're going to look at very basic Pen tool stuff. But if you would like to learn some more advanced and detailed Pen tool skills and learn how to create illustrations. Then check out my Adobe Illustrator Beginners course. I'm also going to teach you how to create these beautiful little shapes using the Pathfinder tool that I introduced you to in the introduction course. So we're going to learn how to use the Pathfinder tool in a different way. And how to place a pattern and add a color to that pattern. Nice and quick. So let's scroll down to the next page and we're going to recreate this on the right-hand sides. So first things first, what I like to do before I start creating a page is I like to set guides and rulers. Difficult words for me to pronounce, to make sure that I know where everything needs to fit. So just make sure you're on the selection tool and make sure that you can see your rulers. Shortcut Command or Control R to show or hide the rulers. And then we're going to left-click and drag and whips. If that happened or if the ruler went to the previous page. Just make sure you scroll down and click on this page to tell InDesign we're on this page. Now try again. Left-click hold and drag up until this little corner. Now makes sure that you go outside of the page. Because if you just go inside, the ruler will only appear inside. If you go out of the page, the ruler will go cross both Pages. Once it's aligned to that little corner here. You can let go. Let's do another one for this little kink, this little bump here. So we're going to left-click hold and drag up until here ish. And one more time, left-click and hold and drag to dare. Now let's get introduced to the Pen tool. So we're going to go to this tool, Pen Tool P shortcuts. And we're going to start here and just click. And now we're going to move on here ish. And we're going to click and drag. And you'll see these two little lines that are called handles. And you want to click and align it to that router. They will create this beautiful curve. So it's like an elastic. Once you're more or less happy, let go. We're going to move on to the next curve. Over here, ish. And we're going to click and drag. And again, we have those two little handles. And we're going to click and drag in this time, make it a bit more diagonal. And let go. And then we're going to click on this little where this router aligns to the margin and click. If you've made a mistake mixture to undo or start over. No problem. There's no mistakes here. You can always undo, which I wish I could do in the real life. So anyway, now we're going to go and click on this corner. We can even hold down the Shift key so that it's a straight line. And same for this corner. And then to create a closed shape, you click on the original anchor points This is called an anchor point by the way, that you started with. So you click and voila, there's our little shape. Now let's add a little color to our shape just so that we can see better. So we're going to go to Fill and scroll down and choose a color. That color actually. Now we're going to place that mesh inside this shape. So we're gonna go to the selection tool. We're going to make sure it's selected. And then Command or Control D or File, Place. And choose mesh whites. Click on Open. And beautiful. Now if we would like to increase the scale or the size of this mesh pattern, we're going to click on the Content Grabber, this button in the middle. If you've done my introduction course, you know my favorite shortcuts, that is to increase the size. And that is Command or Control, Full stop. And just so you know, if that's shortcut doesn't work for you, no problem, no stress. You can also use the scale over here, make it bigger or smaller. Okay? Now the last thing I noticed over here is that this one has a stroke, a stroke that's white and 14 Points. So I'm going to do that for this image. Going to select it, going to go to the stroke. Make it paper or white. And I'm going to make it 14 Points. Now you might be like, Well, I don't see anything. And that's because there's nothing underneath it. We need to place this image. Now. We're going to go to the rectangle frame tool. And we're going to click and drag and draw rectangle frame that fits more or less here. And we're going to go Command or Control D. Select this image, click on Open, and go to the selection tool. And now we can click on the Content Grabber button in the middle. And our shortcuts Command or Control full stop to make our image a bit bigger. And perhaps press the downward arrow on our keyboards and left or the right arrow, just to move it around. If you do this while holding the Shift key, it goes a bit faster and then click away. And then finally, we need to push this image behind or arrange at the back of this image. And there's a few ways of doing this. We could go to the Layers panel, select this layer and move it back. I'm just going to undo Command or Control Z. Let's and close this. I could also right-click, Arrange, Send to Back. Going to undo again. Or for me what I just do because I don't have a lot of patients and I don't like wasting that much time. I just use the shortcut Command or Control left square brackets. And voila. Now feel free to add the text too, but I'm just going to move on very shortly to the next page and press W or print preview to see. Now, obviously this is not identical, but I'm pretty happy with this introduction to the Pen Tool 13. Releasing Compound Paths: So let's scroll down and move on to the next page and press W again so we can see are working Modes, we'll their guides. Okay, so there are bunch of ways of creating these triangles and shapes. One of which could be the Pen tool. I could go click, click, click and click and create a rectangle. But let's undo Control or Command Z. Because I'm actually going to teach you how to create these shapes using the Pathfinder tool. So first of all, let's go to the selection tool and let's start adding all our guides again. Click on this page to make sure we tell InDesign that we're on this page. And then left-click and hold and drag our guides. Here ish, but beyond the page so that it goes over both Pages and they go. Now let's draw another guides for this part. This part. And another Guide for this part. And another Guide for this part. Go beyond the page. I think that's pretty much it for now for the guides. So let's go to the Rectangle tool. We're first going to start by creating a big rectangle that covers the whole margin, that rectangle box. And then we're going to add to 3D thin long rectangles 1.2. And then we're going to use their Pathfinder Tool to subtract those shapes. So let's start by creating a big rectangle and make the fill color just so that we can see better. Then we're going to go to the rectangle tool again and draw a long thin rectangle about this width. And we're going to add another color to it and fill, scroll down and maybe choose that cool orange. And now we're going to go to the Selection Tool. And we're going to rotate this long rectangle by hovering over the corner until we see the double-bonded arrow, which is the icon for rotation. Once we see that we can click and drag to the left, to the left and rotate this rectangle. Now if we want to make sure this aligns perfectly to this one, we can just click and drag and move it here. And start again rotating hover top right of this rectangle and click and drag and start rotating it. So it aligns a bit better to our original rectangle. Once we're happy, we can pop it where it needs to be around where this guides starts. Now another favourite shortcut of mine is we're going to duplicate this over there. To duplicate, to make sure you're on the Selection Tool. Hold down the Alt or Option key until you see the black and white cursor. And click and drag up until here. Harish, now go. And now we're going to select all three shapes by holding the Shift key. So click on this one. Hold down the Shift key. Click on this one, hold down the Shift key and click on the back rectangle, makes sure all three rectangles are selected. You'll see a bounding box around all three. Then if you go to Properties, you'll see the Pathfinder tool over here. So this is another example of why we would need the Properties panel. And we don't need as much separate panels because all the quick actions are available in the Properties panel, which is super cool and super quick. So we're going to choose the most famous Pathfinder Tool, which is subtracts the front most objects from the back most objects. And we're going to click. And beautiful. If that didn't work for you, just try again and make sure those two rectangles are in front of the back rectangle. Click away. Great. So now we're going to select this funny shape and press Command or Control D to place an image in. Choose this image. Click on Open and beautiful. And we're going to click on the Content Aware Fit to automatically fit this image. That's stunning. But actually I would like to remove this stroke. The border here. I don't like that. So remove it by going to none. Click away to deselect and press W to print preview. And that is stunning. I actually prefer this to that. But either way, I'm going to show you how to do this. So let's click on that Content Grabber, the button in the middle, and pressing Delete button to remove this image. You might notice this big cross in this funny shape. And that means that it's now a picture frame, a frame for Images. But the thing is, it's a single one. So an image would cover all three shapes. Now what if I wanted to split them so that they're separate? Then I would have to do something called release compound path. So to do that, I would have to go to Object Path and release compound path. Now, these are all separate Image friends. Let's select the middle one and Command or Control G. And select that image again. Click on Open and click on the Frame, Fitting, Content Aware, Fit. And voila. And finally, let's select this triangle, press Command or Control D. And we're going to place this mesh white in open. And again, if you would like to re-size it, click on that Content Grabber wherever it may be. And press Command or Control full stop to resize it. And click away. Now click on it again. I actually really liked this color, but if you would like to change it, you go to Fill and you select that beautiful nudes. Click away, press W for print preview. And that is are beautiful special little shape with Images. Nice 14. Images Inside Text: Now let's scroll down and move on to the final part, which is superfund. And I also teach this in my Photoshop course, and it's how to place images in texts. So we're going to go to the Type Tool and we're going to click and drag and creates a big Text Frame and choose whatever you would like to type. I'm going to type, I think InDesign, surprise, surprise. Feel free to write your name or whatever you would like, and then highlight your text. And you want to make the font size pretty big to make sure that you can see the image that will fit in it. Now you might also want to make it all Caps. And maybe let's choose a font that's a bit more fat, a bit more chunky. Arial Black is usually kind of a funky fonts. But there's my red plus, so the text is actually too big for the frame. So I can actually reduce the font size a bit just to make sure that my whole text fits. I'm going to go to the selection tool and click away. Now let's make sure we select our text frame. Right now, we just have text inside the frame. So if we were to place an image Command or Control D, Choose an image, click on open, it wouldn't work. So let's just undo Command or Control Z. If you have an image flying around, just press Escape to remove that image. Okay, so what we need to do is convert these texts, these letters into a frame, into each separate frames. And to do that, we have to do something called Create Outlines. Make sure your texts is selected. Go to Type and click on Create Outlines. If it's grayed out, it just means that your text is not selected. And now these will be converted to Image friends and maybe zoom in so you can see a little bit better. We're gonna go Command or Control D. Select our image. Click on Open and beautiful. So feel free to do this again, but that is pretty much it for placing images into text using Pathfinder and Compound Path. Adding Patterns and Introduction to the Pen tool. So let's move on to another super cool and super important aspect of this course. And that is tables 15. Making Compound Paths & Grids: Okay, So before we move on to the next part of the course, which is Tables and it's super exciting. I would like to talk about a few things first, and the first of which is Compound Path. So I taught you earlier how to release a Compound Path. And that was when the image spread across all three shapes. Now I'm going to teach you how to make a Compound Path in the first place using a Grids and the Gridify tool that I first introduced my students to in my introduction course. Okay, so if you would like, you could go to the selection tool and delete the one you created if you want it to. And then we're gonna go to the rectangle frame tool. And we're going to create a big Grids using Gridify. We're going to click and drag across the whole margin, the rectangle. And we're not going to let go of our mouse. And we're going to click the right arrow twice 12. And again the upward arrow twice 12. And actually maybe one more time. And now we can let go and we've created our beautiful Grids. So this is great. But now if we were to place an image in Command or Control D, and choose the Images folder. And choose that image. Click on open. The image would only fit into a single frame. So I'm just going to go and undo this Command or Control Z or edit, undo. And go to the Selection tool. Make sure you select this whole Grids. And this time we're going to make this into a compound path so that the image will fill the whole Grids. We're going to go to Object Path and Make Compound Path. And now as you can already see, it's a single frame. And now we can place an image file place or Command or Control D. Choose that same image. Click on Open and click on the Content Aware Fit icon. So it fills the whole Page. Beautiful 16. Default Image Frame Fitting: Now the next thing I would like to show you is, as you've may have noticed, we tend to click a lot on the Content Aware Fit Tool, which takes a little bit of time. And my purpose of this Advanced, intermediate course is to create more fluent, more automatization, more effective way of using InDesign. So I'm going to show you how to change Preferences. That might images are always automatically Contents or where fitted. To do this, I'm gonna go to Preferences, Command or Control K for Kate. Indesign Preferences. And I'm going to go to General. And tick Content Aware Fit. May Content Aware fit the default Frame Fitting Option? And that means that now, from now on, every time I create a frame and I place an image in, it will automatically be Content Aware fitted every time. So I won't have to press this button any longer. Now that I press OK, That Is Done. Now back to the Compound Path. If I wanted to release this so that it's no longer is a compound path. I can just go to objects Paths and release compound path and I would expect to the original. So yeah, that was my $0.02 on Compound Paths, making and releasing Compound Paths. So we can go ahead and close this and save or don't Save, That's up to you. 17. Default Fonts: Now we've covered how to Default Contents fit Images. And on that topic, I'm going to teach you how to set a default font in Adobe InDesign, which is super important. My purpose of this course is to teach you how to be more fluent and how to use InDesign and most effective way. And this is one of them. Default Fonts are especially great if you have brand guidelines and you would like to set your brand guidelines Fonts to a certain Default Font, you would be wasting a lot less time because you wouldn't have to change the font every time you create a text frame. Anyway. Let's do this. Now. I don't know if you've noticed, but when when we have no files open currently, we see the welcome page. We're going to change this for a little bit in Preferences. And the reason for that is because we want to have access to our panels and our type tool. While we have no documents open. We're going to go to InDesign Preferences and go back to general. This time I would like us to untick show home screen when no documents are open. Because when we do this and we click on, Okay, We will now have access to our toolbar when no documents are open. And this is what we need to set the default font. So we need to do two things to set the default font. The first is go to the Type Tool and makes sure that here we have the Font we would like. And the second thing is go to Paragraph Styles and makes sure that our Basic Paragraph style will have the Font we would currently probably on yours as well. It's Minion Pro. I think this is pretty standards. So we're going to change that. You can choose any number of fonts that makes sense to you. That is for brand guidelines. There are bunch of Fonts and most computers will have like career knew or aerial comic sense for Donna and whatnot. I'm just going to keep it simple and choose the aerial. It's not the most exciting one. But I think most of you will have this Fonts. And perhaps instead of 12, I'm going to make it 11. And I'm going to do the same in Paragraph Styles. Double-click on Basic Paragraph. Character Formats, change it to Arial, change the size to 11. And to make things maybe a little bit more exciting, I'm gonna go to Character Color and make it blue. And then click on, Okay, it's not beautiful, but it's just to make things a bit more obvious. And now I'm going to quit InDesign and open it up again and see if it works. I can already see it already says Arial. But let's see, let's create a new document. A4. I'm gonna go to the Type Tool. I'm going to create a text frame, zoom in a little bit, and type Default Font. And lo and behold, dead is now my default Fonts, which is cool. So you can do this each time you create a new document. Now, just a few nodes are caveats. When you're opening an existing document that already has Paragraph Styles and Basic Paragraph Styles. Your default Fonts here that you just created won't get applied because it already has a Basic Paragraph style. That's a caveat that doesn't work for existing documents. Unless you do it again. You can change the default Fonts for every project or every file. Ideally, you would use your brand guidelines Fonts. I want to go back now to my Preferences command key. And go back to show home screen when no documents are open. Because I think that's pretty important to me. That when I close this, I have access to my welcome page. I quite like that. Okay, So that was it for setting a default font in Adobe InDesign 18. Story Editor: Now before we move on to creating tables, which is super exciting, I'm going to teach you one tool that is super useful for more Advanced Adobe InDesign users, and especially for editing text. And that is edit in Story Editor. And it's just a really easy tool to help you edit texts in a good overview, clear way. So I would like us to create a couple of more text frames. Let's go to the Type Tool. Create another text frame. You can type texts sideways. And then go to the selection tool and rotate it by hovering over the corner until you see that double-bonded arrow click and drag and rotate so that you have rotated texts. Then one last thing I want us to do is place a Word document in here. So we're gonna go File Place or Command or Control D. And you might want to go to your desktop. And you might want to go to seven Interior Design folder, which is a folder I created because there's a Word document in there. If you have your own Word document handy, just use that instead. Click on Open. I'm just going to click and drag and create a text frame. The reason this Text isn't this font is because that file already had it set fonts, if that makes sense. So anyway, Story Editor. So what can you do with Story Editor? The three most important things you can do a story Editor is you can edit texts that is sideways. So it helps you. You don't have to rotate her head and try and read texts. You can just edit it. You can Color preview texts. And most importantly, you can preview overset texts. And that is text that you can't see because there's not enough space in a frame to fit the whole texts and you'll see a red plus. So it helps you clear and see and edit overset text. So if that didn't make sense, it will make sense now when we actually apply the story Editor. So let's start with texts sideways. Select that text with the selection tool. Go to edit and edit with Story Editor. And the shortcut is Command Y, because there's a Y in Story Editor. You will see the text sideways straits if you want it to say Text sideways and add a few A's, you can do it here. And they will automatically added there. So there's no head rotation needed. Bad for people with vertigo like me anyway. So that was part one. Close this. And now let's like this piece of texts and go to Edit, edit in Story Editor. And you'll see overset text will be highlighted here in red, which is cool. Because here we can't see the overset text and now we can, which means that we could select a piece of overset text and we can delete it. Or we could select all the overset texts and deleted all so that we would no longer have overset text. Delete, delete, and lo and behold, the red plus of overset text disappeared. So that is super cool. We'll be using this a lot in the next Exercises. Last but not least, I will show you how to preview Color of texts. You might be wondering, well, why do we need this? So let me show you why. So if I go to the Type Tool and I select my text and I want to change the font color or the text color, and I click on another color. I can actually preview. I don't know what it looks like, which is annoying because then I have to click away and now I can see, but that's not useful for me. This is where story Editor comes in. So if I go to Edit, edit with Story Editor, now I select this text. Here. I choose another color. I will be able to preview Color without having to click and deselect. So this is a very useful. So the story Editor is not a must. It's just another tool to help you overview your workflow, overview stuff that you're doing an InDesign. It just make things more controllable, easier to control, easier to manipulate. And again, automatization. So that was pretty much it's for Story Editor, for default Fonts, for making and releasing Compound Paths. And now let's move on to the exciting Tables. Tables, Tables 19. Changing Back Default Font: Okay, So before we move on to Tables, I just want to make sure that we remove the blue from our Default Font because it might be annoying in the future. I just want to make this black. And it's great because we get to learn, again how to change the font, the Default Font in case we forgot it from 2 s ago. So let's close this and don't Save. Again, we're gonna go to Preferences, InDesign preferences or Command K. And let's untick show home screen when no documents are open. So we have access to all the panels and especially the type tool, the Paragraph Styles. So press Okay. There we go. We're going to double-click on Paragraph Styles, Basic Paragraph. And if we wanted to change the font family again to another font, that's absolutely fine. I'm just going to make sure that the character color is black because that's way more transferable and usable. Then I'm going to click on Okay. And I'm just going to quit InDesign. And now my default font should be black 20. Check-in & Review: Hello my friends. I hope you're enjoying all the lessons. Please tell me what you think of the course so far in a review, I would love to hear what your thoughts are. While you're acids, feel free to follow me to get notified on course updates, on bonus lessons, on freebies and competitions. Very exciting. So with that, let's go back to in designing 21. Tables! Text Data To Table: Okay, Now, are you ready to learn all about Tables, Tables, tables. This is probably one of the most questions I get asked in my introduction course. And I'm always like, well, I'm going to teach this in my intermediate, advanced courses. So here we go. So I created a folder with tables. But in this folder, there's actually three exercises. One is converting Data, tab limited data to a table. The second is just creating a standard Basic Table that we're going to Design. And the third one is simply how to place images in Tables, which is also a possibility and super easy. We'll be using the Document Fonts. So I would like you to go ahead and download all of these funds to make sure that you have them. And some other Fonts will be Adobe fonts that will be automatically installed in your Adobe InDesign program. And then again, if you needed to use another IDML version of the file, go ahead and use that, whatever works for you. Okay, so let's start easy and double-click on a text Data To Tables, click, click. And if you press W for working Modes, you will see there is this icon everywhere. This is a Tab. Basically this is a hidden Character. So remember, we went to type, show Hidden Characters. A Tab is also a hidden Character. And I've used, I've created this datasheets with shoes because as you may know, I'm a shoe designer by trades. Originally, I studied to Designing. And I've divided each of these data with a Tab. And I want InDesign reads this, it will convert each Tab Line and it will become a table. So what we're going to do is we're either going to double-click with the selection tool or go to the Type Tool. And we're going to select all the texts except for the, the heading. And we're easily going to go to Table, convert text to Table. And the column separator is the Tab because as I said, I added a tab between each piece of text. And I'm just going to go to, okay. And there is my very, very simple table. So that was it for creating a very, very Basic Table and text Data to Table will leave the design parts to the next exercise, so well Done and you can go ahead and close this or save this. I will not save this. And just like that, we've done our first Table. And now we're going to minimize, InDesign and move to P Tables, which is our first exercise in actually designing a Table 22. Tables! Design a Timetable: K. So now we're going to move on to be Tables, which is our first exercise in Designing an actual table. So let's double-click on be Tables and perhaps zoom in a little bit. And we'll be designing this very, very simple InDesign table. And the reason I chose something very simple is because I always think we need to start walking before we can run. It's always easier to learn new things when it's simple and plain. So, okay, we're going to recreate this table. And I've added some information over here about the measurements and the row heights. So we're going to start creating this table. And we're gonna go to table, create table. And we want to have four columns, 1234. And we have 123,456,789.10 rows. If you include this one, you add 123456, 789-10-1234 columns. So we add four columns. Then we click on Okay, and we start clicking and dragging and creating the parameters for our Table, making sure that it goes inside the parameters I created. So far, we've created a very simple, simple table. So let's start editing. So by the way, if you click and drag, you can select a cell or it can type escape. And this will select a cell, which is quite nice. And just so you know, when you click inside the table, it automatically takes you to the Type tool, which is cool. Table type tool TT. Let's start editing our table. So what we can start with first is we can select our first column. And when we do that, we will see lots of information here about Table formatting for what is selected. So we don't have to worry about all this stuff yet. What we want to change first is the column width, and I want us to make it 210 pixels. And click away. Greats might scroll to the rate of bits. We can see a bit better. Super. Now I want to select the next column and make the width 73. And click elsewhere. And then select the next and make it, make the width 73. And select the next column and make the width 73. Now, just so you know, if you want it to, you could also move things by, I like click and drag and change things by eye. But in this case I prefer adding older measurements just because I want to recreate this. And makes sure you're always on the type tool when editing a table. Okay, that's great. Make sure to undo so it goes back to the original measurements, we add it. And now we want to select this whole first row and make it, make the height 31 pixels, 31 and just click somewhere else. Then we're going to want to select all the others and make that 28. And, oops, I forgot the final one. So Select the final one and also make the height 28. There we go. We already have the proportions more or less that we need. Now let's start adding colors, which is super FUN. So we're going to select the first row. And we're gonna go over here. Again, makes sure you're on the type tool. And we're going to change the fill To that navy. So if you scroll down, you'll find that navy somewhere. And click and click away to see. Awesome. Now we're going to select the next row. Again, go back to Phil. And I have a bunch of colors, so it might be confusing, but it's the final two colors. We've got the lighter gray, which is the one we need next. So click on lighter gray in BEM. Now let's select the next One. Click on the fill and select darker gray. Scroll down and select darker gray. Now, select this row. Click on the fill, scroll down and select lighter gray. Keep going. Select the next One. Click on the fill, and select darker gray. Click on the next one on the fill, and select lighter gray. Click on Next one. And select darker gray. Click on the next one. And select lighter gray. Click on the next one and select darker gray. And then click on the next one and select lighter gray. Okay, you're probably asking yourself, well, this is kind of annoying. Like if I have longer tables, will I have to do this again and again? And the answer is no, because there is actually a way to create alternate colors that is way faster than what I just showed you, but I just wanted to teach you how to do this way as well. So we're just going to undo a couple of them. Command or Control Z. Let's, and I'm going to show you another way of doing what we just created with the colors. So we're gonna go to Table, Table Options. And we're gonna go to alternating fills, which is what we just did. The first one is dark gray and the other one is light gray. So it's alternating. And we're going to go to fills alternating pattern. And we're going to say every other row. We want the color to be lighter gray. And make sure previous tickets. So you can see what's going on. Every next one row. We want to be darker gray, lighter gray, and every other darker gray. Which is great. And we can say we want to skip the first row, which means we don't want it to be applied to the first row. So skip the first row, so that stays Navy. And that is a much faster way to create an alternating pattern for every row. But if that was a bit too complicated for you, by all means, feel free to just use a technique I showed you earlier to just change colors. Maybe that's easier for you and with a bit of practice will be much easier. Okay, now let's go to the selection tool. Click away and let's press W to print preview this. Now you might see a bit of difference from here to there. I instantly see that here I have borders or strokes. And over here I don't, Apart from the white strokes and the columns. So I'm going to change that. And we can just click, double-click in it or go to the Type Tool and click and select our whole lovely table. Over here. We're going to see this. It's a proxy. So this proxy or this simulation represents our table. So those lines represents the frame of our table, that outlines of our Table. This represents the columns of our table. And this represents the row lines of our table. We want to first select all the little bits here by clicking. And we just want to remove older borders are the strokes. This is a stroke. So we want to go here, want to click on None to remove all the borders. Now we're gonna go to the selection tool. Click away, press W, and it's almost done except we don't have column lines anymore. So we're again going to go to the Type Tool, select our old table. And this time we're going to add the column lines. Would like us to deselect everything. So click on everything Except that line in the middle, which represents the column lines in the middle. And now we're gonna go to the, this time no stroke. And we're going to click on an arrow and select paper. And after that we're going to make it a bit thicker. Maybe 3 mm or two, maybe three points or two. And once we're done, we click away. And let's go to the selection tool. Click away, press W to see what it looks like. Nice job. Okay, great. Now let's start adding the texts. And what's cool about this is that we get to practice Paragraph Styles and we get to create paragraph styles. So first things first, we're gonna go to the Type Tool, and we're just going to click in this frame the first cell. And we're going to start typing Adobe courses. And we're going to change the formatting. Now. The texts we need here is Karla Bold. So if you haven't already done so, make sure you download all the fonts in this folder, especially Karla, Bold, and medium, which is for this exercise. We're gonna select this texts and start typing Karla Bold, 15, Align Center. And Align Center in the column. It's double Center. So if you select a cell, then you have access to different, to also Table stuff. But if you only select the text, you only have access to tech stuff. So select the text now, just the text, and now we get to change the color of the text. So I'm pretty happy with this. I think actually this is better than that because it's in the center, so Ignore that alignment. I must have forgotten. Now, what's great about this is that we can now create a paragraph style from this and use our new skills. So we're going to click on Paragraph Styles. We're going to click on plus, double-click on Paragraph Styles. And how are we going to call this, I guess first row? Or actually we could call it header or heading, but that's okay. Let's just call it first row. Click on, Okay. Now we can start typing click on the next cell, type location, next cell and type dates, next cell and type days. Now we're going to select location and click on first row. Select Location first row, and the next one, first row. I do notice that there might be a slight Change, so I think we do need to select those three and makes sure that it's aligned in the center of the cell. This is a line, horizontal center, and this is the center of the cell. And there we go. Great. So that's the first row. So let's move on to next. We're going to type in. So just click on this cell and type Adobe InDesign cc Introduction. And we're going to select it and choose Karla. Medium. And font size is ten. And again, if we select the whole cell, will be able to access, Align, Center and align the other center, the center of the cell. Beautiful. So once that's done, we can select this, go to Paragraph Styles and we're going to create another Paragraph Style. Click on the plus, double-click on Paragraph cell and we can just cold call it Table texts or something, whatever makes sense to you. And now we can just start adding the text. Type, London, type 14, 15 May. This is fictional, by the way. I mean, I do teach these courses, but it's not my actual Timetable. Fyi. Now we can click on London and select Table texts. Actually maybe Select both. Click on Table text and select all our texts now and just make sure that it's Align Center here. So dad is dead. So feel free to fill out the rest of the Text. And that's how you design a simple Adobe InDesign table. So well Done. You can close this and save, or don't Save, That's totally up to you. 23. Tables! Graphics Inside Tables 6: And we're going to minimize InDesign and move on to the final table of this section because we will cover Table of Contents later a bunch of times. Let's move on to the next exercise for Tables. And that's see, graphics and tables. So go ahead and double-click this. Open it up in. This is what we'll be creating. So it's just a table with images and we're going to zoom out a little bit. And all we have to do is place images in D cells. This is just to show you that you can images in a table because they're like frames. So we're just going to go Command or Control D or File Place. And in that folder I've created another folder with images. So if you can double-click on that and select all those images, all of them, I believe. And click on Open. And just like that, we can click here and place that image and click that and plays that Image. Click here and please the image. Click here and plays the image. And this one, actually press Escape because this is the wrong image. We don't need us. Click this image and then press Escape because this image is super, we don't need it. So you might notice that some of the images are ready, perfectly fitted. And that's because earlier when we change the Preferences, we made Content Aware fit. The default Fitting Option, which means that all these images are ready Content Aware Fit, which is great, saves us a lot of work. Now all we have to do is just a, just a couple of them. So we can click on the Content Grabber of this image and press the arrow on your keyboard, left arrow on your keyboards. And then select this image and make it smaller. So Command or Control comma to change the proportion, to change the size of an image to make it smaller. I think I made it too small. Last but not least, the orchids Command or Control comma. And click away and dairy go. This is how we place images in Tables. I want to show you one thing about Tables for now. Let's double-click with the Type Tool and select a whole row. We can delete the texts. And if we click on this icon, we can merge cells so that we have an extra large fins cell that doesn't have texts. And we can also use that for images. So we can go Command or Control D and choose this image and open up and play around with fits. And there we go. That is it for placing images in Tables. Let's go ahead and close this. Don't save. And move on to the next really cool Adobe InDesign tool, Object Styles and Clipping Path 24. Effects: Shadows & Blending Modes: Before we move on to the next exercise, let's go back to Preferences. Indesign preferences or Command or Control, key. And tick show home screen when no documents are open. And click on Okay, so that we see the beautiful welcome Page. Quite like to see an overview of all my documents. Okay, so let's minimize InDesign. And let's head to the next folder, which is for Object Styles and Clipping Path. So go ahead and double-click on this. We'll be looking at two exercises. One is effects, things like Drop Shadows and Blending Modes, which are also in Adobe Photoshop. And something called Object Styles, which is a new type of style that we haven't covered yet. We've covered a bunch of Styles in the InDesign, Introduction and intermediate, advanced course. We've covered Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, and now Object Styles. And then Clipping Path, which is a way to remove backgrounds in Adobe InDesign. And again, you have the IDML files and all the images will be here. Now the Document Fonts are actually Adobe Fonts. So the best way to install Adobe Fonts is either to go to Creative Clouds and click on Adobe Fonts, or good to Google and type Adobe Fonts. Click on that and make sure you're signed in with your membership. And then you can type the font that you need. Now for this exercise, we need interstate. And what's cool is you can just go ahead here and you can click on, activate or deactivate fonts. You can view the family and then click on, Activate Fonts, and click on this little button. And it will automatically activated dose 16 versions of the instance state Font in your Adobe InDesign automatically and other Adobe softwares as well, which is cool. Let's go ahead now and open up a Effects and Object Styles now that we have all our Fonts, go ahead and press W. Okay, so the first thing we'll cover is the Blending Mode Effects. And what we're going to do is we're going to select this image and pop it on top of this one, or behind or whatever. And click away. And I'll click on this image. And now we're going to go to the Effects panel over here, which is similar to Adobe Photoshop. And where will see the word normal. This is a drop-down list of Blending Modes, which are just all types of transparency effects that are cool. So you can click on Multiply and it will have a cool effects. You can click on screen. Pretty cool. Overlay, soft, light, hard, light, colored, DOD Color Burn. So yeah, it's just a really cool way to edit images and make it stylish without the use of Adobe Photoshop. Now, of course, if you want to learn some more detailed image editing, then photoshopped is the way to go. And I do also offer an introduction course for that. But that is pretty much it. I just press Control or Command Z a bunch of times so that we go back to its original place. Okay, Now the next thing about Effects that I'm going to teach you is how to add effects and Drop Shadows. We'd like you to select whichever image you like, and then click on the tiny little Effects icon. And then I would like you to click on Drop Shadow and pop that panel a bit more here. And as always makes sure previous tickets. And you will see the default drop shadow, which I personally think that it's a little bit much, we're going to manipulate this Shadow. First of all, I like to reduce the opacity because I wanted to make it more subtle, which is nice. I can change a distance of the shadow is further away. I made the shadow closer. I can change the size of the shadow. So it's more spread out or make it smaller so it's more sharp. And then I can change the position of the light source so the light comes from here. The shadow will be there. If I want the shadow to be here, then my lightest come from there. So I can click here. And now my shadow comes from there. This is really cool. Now we have other stuff like Inner Shadow. Don't like that. I'm much I have Outer Glow, which is kinda cool. But untick Inner Glow. I'm actually going to keep that one because I like it. So if you wanted to modify something, just click on the actual words and you'll have the option to modify that Effects. And one of my favorites is Bevel and Emboss because it gives it a 3D look. So yeah, Have Fun with looking at all the other Effects and now click on, Okay 25. Saving Object Styles: Now, if you scroll down and you scroll down to the next page, you'll see that I wrote Object Styles here, and I'm going to teach you what an object style is, similar to Paragraph Styles. So you might have already guessed what it is. But Object Style is basically a way to save a template of an object, of the way we change the object around. Or maybe more simply Explained. Let's say, I like all the effects that I added to this image. And I like this exact combination of Effects. And I don't want to have to readjust redo all this stuff to this image or to that image and it's really hard to get it exactly the same. I would, I consistency in all my images. And that's where Object Styles come in. I can simply select an image where I played Styles to be. Here are the one we added before. Then, if you remember, we created our own Workspace, the pro one. I asked you earlier to add the Object Styles panel over here. Now if you didn't do that, don't worry, you can always go to Window where older panels live. Select Styles, Object Styles. Click either way on Object Styles. And just like before, to create a new style, you click on the little plus. Just makes sure that your image is selected with the selection tool. And you click on that little plus and it will see Object Style one. Now you can double-click on this object style one, and it will save all of these attributes. And what are we going to call it? Shadow in boss or something like that because that's what it has. Shadows and Emboss. And click on OK. Now we've saved this Shadow emboss in our Object Styles. So if I wanted to add the same effects to this image, I just have to click on Shadow and boss and dairy go. That's really cool, actually. Looks really good. And then I can select this one, this image and click on Shadow emboss. And wow, I can move back here. And I can select this image, click on Shadow and boss, etc. etc. so that is pretty much it for Blending Modes, Effects, and Object Styles. Now, this is important and it will be covered in our Long Document. Later on we will create a Long Document where we cover how to add effects to Images and then how to edit in every Image. To save time, we'll use Object Styles. So, yeah, go ahead and close this and up to you if you'd like to save it or don't Save. And let's move on and minimize InDesign. And move on to be Clipping Path. Double-click 26. Clipping Paths: Removing Backgrounds: Great. So what we'll do here is I'm going to teach you how to remove backgrounds of images using something called Clipping Path, which is InDesigners way of Removing Backgrounds. Now, just the notes. If you do want to learn more in-depth, Removing Backgrounds and a better, more detailed way. A better software and Tool for this would be Adobe Photoshop. And I also teach specifically how to remove backgrounds. But sometimes you do want to to one program if you're in a rush or something like that. So I'm going to show you either way how to remove a Backgrounds. Adobe InDesign using Clipping Path. Okay, so let's start with this one because it's actually the easiest. So the higher the contrasts, the easiest. So if this is white ish and this is dark ish, that's a high contrast and Clipping Path will work better. So make sure you select this image. And let's go to Object, Clipping Path and Options. And this panel will come up, as always, make sure preview is tickets and then click on detect edges. And that's where you'll play around with the thresholds and the tolerance. So play a bit more until you're happy with how it looks. Sometimes you go a few steps back. So you could also zoom in Command or Control plus and see if it looks satisfactory. I'm pretty happy with this pretty good job for Adobe InDesign. So Click on, Okay, click away. And that's it. You did want to edit an image. By the way, you can zoom in significantly and you can click with the direct selection tool and click on these anchor points. That's how they're Codes. You could even select an anchor points and press Delete button and delete anchor points. Whips. Careful because you might accidentally select the actual image and delete that. So let's just undo Command or Control Z. The, yeah, that's pretty much, I know I've added a lot of images here, but we're just going to do a couple more. Let's do this. Go to objects, clipping Paths, options, Select, detect edges. Again, we're going to play with the tolerance and the threshold until we're happy. Click on Okay. And let's do a couple more. Select an image, Object, Clipping Path Options, the texts, edges. And that's a good job, except the hair. Zoom in. Command or Control plus the hair here is a bit weird. So not the best, but it is what it is. I could delete some of those anchor points, but I have to be very careful because it's a bit more annoying to use the Photoshop for this particular thing that we would like to do. So yeah, feel free to do this for the rest of the images. You might notice that some images are harder than others, especially when the contrast between colors are smaller. But that was pretty much it's for clipping Paths. So you can go ahead and close this tab by clicking on the little X. Click on don't Save. And just like that, we finished the fourth parts and we're going to move on to something very, very exciting. And it's another type of Table is a Table of Contents, or also called index Table. Super exciting, super important 27. 3 Extra Project Brief: Hello my friends. It's my face again rather than just my voice. So we've covered the whole bunch of tools and projects, and now we're going to embark on a whole new set of projects and exercises are a little bit longer and a bit more finished, polished. So I would love for you to be creative and make it your own and Update all the content. Change the images, the graphics, the texts. Maybe add your logos or branding and pick any of these exercises and make it your own. If you could post it in the Project section for me to have a look at. And I can personally give you feedback if requested. So while I'm excited to see where you're up to, and let's do this 28. Table of Contents: Book: Okay, Are you ready to move on to the next part, Table of Contents, which is super, super important. And it's quite a useful skill to have. You can create table of contents of books, of Brochure, Long Documents. So we'll be creating a few of them. Let's start by opening five Table of Contents folder. And as usual, make sure you have all the Fonts. So we'll be using Open Sans, regular and bold. And they're an Adobe Fonts. So if you could go to Adobe fonts and type Open Sans and see what comes up. And just make sure to activate this font. Click on it. Right-click and activate fonts. Now we can go back to that folder. And as usual, we'll have the indd version and the IDML. The images in here, or should I say image. Let's go and open five Table of Contents. Great. So this is a template of a book that I've created with chapters and sub chapters and headings and rotates it Text. And we're going to recreate this table of contents over here. Now before we move on to that, Let's just make sure we press W for print preview. And I want to take the chance to practice using the story Editor here, there's a red plus. So if you remember, the story Editor is an edit. Edit in Story Editor or Command or Control Y. And we can go ahead and delete the overset text, highlight and delete. And voila. We've just got rid of the overset text. Great. Now, if you go to Paragraph Styles, I've already created all the Paragraph Styles. I've already applied older Styles to older texts. And it's very important, and you'll see why it's very, very important that you apply Paragraph Styles correctly. So let's say I Select chapter one. I'll see that the Paragraph Style is chapter, chapter two, Paragraph cells chapter. So, so far so good. If I select the first sub-chapter, the paragraph style applied to it is subchapter. It's very important that I apply the styles correctly to each part. If I select the text, I can see body Text Paragraph Style. Now, I've also taken the liberty earlier to add TOC, which stands for Table of Contents. And I've already created all the Styles necessary that will need to create a table of contents to create this specific Table of Contents. And so all will have to do in this particular exercise is create a table of contents, This existing file, where all the styles have been already applied. Okay, So how do we create a table of contents? So let's scroll up to here and go to the selection tool. If we wanted, we could also select this and copy Command or Control C. And then paste it, pop it in here and perhaps put it here so we know how it would look like or we have a guide. Okay, so to create a Table of Contents, we're going to go to Layout Table of Contents. And like I said, you can only create a table of contents if you've already applied correctly older Paragraph Styles where necessary. Select Table of Contents. And we'll start with the type tool. We want a title to be, Table of Contents. We can type Table of Contents. And over here we can decide what's Paragraph Style, what format saying we would like to apply to this. And I would like this formatting that I've already pre-created for us. So I'm gonna go to Style and select Heading TOC. Great. That means the Paragraph cell that I previously created for this Table of Contents. Okay, now we're going to choose older Paragraph styles from here, from our book that we would like to add to our Table of Contents. So I definitely would like to add all my chapters. And these will be the chapters and click on ads. And I would like to add all my sub chapters over here, ads. And now we're going to start telling InDesign and how we want our Table of Contents to look like, how we want our chapters to look like or Subchapter look like over here. Luckily, I've already created some styles for a Table of Contents previously to make it easier for us. Before I move on, Let's click on More Options. Actually, we can see more options. So I'm clicking on Chapter. And I would like my chapter to be in the style of the Paragraph style of Chapter TOC. So I named it for chapters. And I would like to have a page number after. It's if I wanted, I could even choose a color of my page number. I could say orange for instance, which is not the case here. Then I'm gonna go to sub-chapter and I'm going to tell InDesign how I want my to sub chapters to look like. So Select sub-chapter. And then for the entry style, I would like it to be Subchapter Table of Contents style that I pre-created again. Now, just so you know, if I wanted to, I could go to page number and say no page number so that there wouldn't be a page number here if I wanted to. Or I could just say after entry. So just the way it is here. Now, that's pretty much it's if everything went okay, fingers crossed. Let's click on OK and see what is going to happen. We can just click on No, No problem. That means that it won't take stuff from overset texts and from the side. Let's see. We're gonna go from here and click and drag and draw a Table of Contents. And actually it's exactly how I wanted it to look. Actually. I am pretty content with this. A few see that there's some mistake that you may just go back and try and make it the same as I did. Okay. This is all great. But I would like to show you one final thing. That is these little dots over here called Tabs. And maybe it makes sure that you're Frame is big enough. We can click and drag or right. So let's look at Tabs now. We can go ahead and go to type Tabs. This tab over here represents our table, our table over here. So if I click on right justified tab, this will represent the number that could click here. And if I start clicking and dragging, and I'll see this little arrow, this will pull my tape, my all my numbers to the rights. Which is pretty cool so far. I actually like the way it looks right now. Now if you would like to have that little dots that I mentioned earlier that we see here. You can click on liter or leather, not sure how to pronounce the words. Press full stop or dots, and then click away for it to be applied. There we go, Beautiful. Now, if it didn't work with you, make sure you can play around with these and adjusted so it does look the way you want it to. And now click on X when you're happy. So that is pretty much it. Except if I wanted to, I could go to the type tool, highlight the Tabs. I could go and select in my fill that orange. I could do the same for this and select the orange if I wanted to. The same here. And over here. Which is great, well Done. So that is basically how you create a very simple Table of Contents when all your paragraph styles are already applied. So the trick here, the most important part is to make sure that all your Paragraph Styles are correctly applied. Now, if you know me and you know, the way I teach is that I really believe in repetition. I really believed that you learn a tool and a skill by repeating things over and over again. So the exercise after this is going to be again a Table of Contents. But don't worry, a very different Design. And I'm going to teach you a bunch of other stuff there. Regarding Table of Contents. I'm going to teach you how you would add another page to your document in the same style and then update the table of contents. I'm going to show you how to override parts of the Paragraph Styles, Character Styles, Nested Styles, Drop Caps and a bunch of other things. And later on when we create a Long Document that covers everything we've covered, we will learn how to create our Table of Contents Paragraph Styles. So basically create everything from scratch. So you should have this skill completely mastered by the end of this course. So go ahead and close this tab and Save or don't save this as up to you. And let's move on to the next project. 29. TOC Cities: Table Decor Book: Okay, So well Done and creating your first Table of Contents. How exciting. And as I said earlier, I believe in repetition. So let's do it again. But just one level Up with more complications and More interesting facts. So go ahead and open six TOC. As you know, it stands for Table of Contents Cities. And again, let's make sure we have all the Fonts. And actually the font that I'm using is called Sweet Sans Pro. If we could go back to Adobe fonts and type. Sweet sense and see what Adobe has to offer. And exactly sweets and pro, activate. Go ahead and click on the Font if you don't have it, and just activate the Fonts so that you're InDesign will automatically have it. Once we're done with that, you can minimize and double-click on six TOC Cities and go to the selection tool. If you'd like, press W to print preview this beautiful templates that I created for a Table Book Decor. You notice big fancy ones that you put on your table to show how Bushi and how fancy you are. Yes, that kind of book. So anyway, I did do that with lots of Cities. I haven't visited all the Cities, but I would like to. Moving on. You can see here in this particular document how I've actually created a lot of margins and columns to align my text and my graphics to these. So that's pretty cool. So what are we going to do with this exercise? So obviously or maybe not. So obviously, we're going to create a table of contents. And as before, I've already added all the Paragraph Styles. So if I select this text, I'll see you heading City paragraph styles applied. If I select this one, I'll see that subheading is applied. If I click on this body of texts as applied, this kind of how I would love for you to work. Every time you create a Long Document or you use brand guidelines that you make sure that you apply all the paragraph Styles and Character Styles where needed. So all the headings here have added Paragraph Styles, which is great. I have also previously created a folder with all the Table of Contents Styles that will be using. And what I tend to do is I tend to create a paragraph cell, usually called heading subheading body. And then the TOC to Table of Contents Styles will just be debt, but with TOC to it, meaning subheading will become TOC subheading. Heading City will become TOC heading City. Body texts. I didn't create one for body texts, but you get the gist of it. I hope. We'll be creating a table of contents. If you scroll down to the bottom of the page, you'll see the templates that I want us to copy. This is the Table of Contents that I would like us to create. This is what I designed and I would like us to have this recreated. Okay, We're going to scroll up to the first page. And there we go. And you may notice that I've added a bunch of texts here. On the right-hand side, I've added this template, the one I just copied, the one from the final page. And on the left I just added the Projects that we'll do later. So don't worry about this. You can ignore this now. Just some extra notes. Yes, like older Adobe fonts that we need to install. So if you haven't already done so, make sure you do this. Now. Writes, Let's get started, shall we? So we're going to scroll a bit more to the right so we can see this. And as before, we're going to go to layout and go to Table of Contents. And let's see. We're going to start by calling it again Table of Contents. Obviously you could call it index, you could call it Tableau, the continuity and friends. You can call it whatever you like. And then in style, we're going to call it TOC, table of contents Which is a pre-prepared Paragraph style that I created for this, for the title. Perfect. Now we're going to start adding oldest stuff, all the Paragraph Styles that we would like to add to our table. Heading City is already added. So once all the headings of the cities to be added and it's AD as well. All the subheadings of the Cities. And click on ads. For now, that's pretty much it's, Let's start styling this. So all the headings. So these are the headings. I would like them to have the style of TOC heading City that I pre-prepare it. As easy as that. For the page number. I can click on style. And I would like that to be turquoise. So that should be it for now. Now for the subheading of the city. So this part, I'm going to choose the entry style table of TOC subheading City. So subheadings City and TOC subheadings City. And just make sure that you have more options selected. Otherwise you can see all this stuff. And then page number, I actually do not want a page number for this. If you look over here, it doesn't have a page number. So I'm gonna go Page Number and select no page number. And let's hope for the best. But I think that is it's going to click on, Okay? And click on no, and let's see what it gives. So click and drag. And that is not bad actually. Now, the reason we think, Oh, but there's things missing. What is going on? That is actually not missing texts. It's just text that's in white. The reason for that is that if you go and scroll down, you'll see that the heading here has a white Character Style. It's white. And this has well subheading has a white Character Style. And so it appears as white in Table of Contents as well. Now you might think, oh, but isn't there a way to fix this to apply to the table of contents that it doesn't affect my table of contents, that it doesn't add the style that there isn't this clash. Well, I fought so and then I went on a bunch of forums. I went on Adobe forums. And unfortunately, all the other ways to adjust this are really complicated and have a lot of steps involved, like a lot of men nerve maneuvers. So it's not very efficient. So Adobe, if you're listening, please leave, please add an option in the Table of Contents to clear or override Character Styles. There's no clashed like we see now. But anyway, let's do the best we can and select this. And all we have to do is go back to fill and just make it black, so simple as that. And then select this heading which is hard to see. And select it and make it orange. And then select that text that looks transparent, but it's white. And make it black. And if you want, you can zoom in a bit more so we can see better. Select this text here. Again, click on the fill and make it black. Okay, great. We're almost done. We just need a couple more things. I wanted to add this because I think it's decorative and it looks pretty. So. I'm going to click here. Before Beijing and I'm going to type mysteries of Cities Explained. I'm going to press Return or Enter. And then I'm going to select this. And I actually created paragraph style for this called subtitle. And as you can see, the space before and after is adjusted the way I wanted to. And now for the final thing is editing the page number. So if you remember correctly, we go to type and Tabs and makes sure actually before you do this, just makes sure that your Table of Contents is selected. Otherwise it will be grayed out or otherwise it won't work properly. Go to Type, go to Tabs. And again, we want to click on right justified tab. And then we're going to click here. And we're going to start dragging. Click and drag. Sometimes if it doesn't work, you could add another arrow and keep dragging. Keep dragging until it's where you want it to be. This is up to you. I'm not going to add Tab here, a little dot here because I liked it the way it is. So I'm going to click on X now, and I'm going to press W to preview it. And beautiful, maybe I will center it a bit more. But beautiful 30. TOC Cities: Designing Extra Page - Choose a City: I am really happy with this. We practiced again Table of Contents, but this exercise is not finished yet. This is another FUN part of this exercise. And as the Project that are noted here, as you may have noticed, this is a book with lots of cities and really pretty images of Cities. I would like us to choose any City we want and add images and add text for that city. Design it, apply all the Paragraph Styles and then update our table of contents so that it will just add the text and you'll see that they won't be very hard to update. The Table of Contents. Indesign is pretty clever and we'll do it automatically for us, provided that we applied all the Paragraph Styles correctly. So if you did want to download some pretty images, some pretty high-quality Free Images. You could go to a website called Unsplash, which is where I install a lot of pretty Images. And you can type which ever City you want. I will type Milan, Milano. And I'm going to add a bunch of pictures that I like. So go ahead and choose three pictures from any city you would like. And this is part of the Projects. And afterwards, if you want, you can publish it to the class projects and I will give you some feedback on it. We're going to select this because it's pretty and it can also click on small, medium, or large, and choose which size. Downloads and download. So I've chosen a bunch of images, can't even remember which ones. Now, in my introduction course, I teach about packaging and how it's important to keep all your things tidy, all your images tidy in the same folder. Now, this InDesign file is actually linked to this Images folder. So what I'm going to do to make sure that everything is correct, another images that I'm going to add in my InDesign file will still be linked correctly. I'm going to go to my downloads and I'm going to choose the images that I downloaded. I'm going to pop them in that same folder just to make sure that they're altogether. Then I'm going to go to InDesign. And I can carry on an add another page. Now, Which Page are we going to choose? So this is up to you can choose any of these if you would like. I'm going to select this page, this Templates. And if we go to pages over here, there's a bunch of things we could do. If you're feeling lazy. You could just duplicate this page and then pop the images Inside and change the content of the text. If you're feeling very brave and you want to learn everything from scratch and practice. Then you can just add two new pages. By clicking on the plus here. The plus there. I've created an extra parent Page. Now later we'll be discussing parents or previously known as master pages. There's gonna be a whole section and a whole exercise about that. But for now, I just want you to select be Parent Extra City that I've pre-created for us. I would like you to drop it on the two final Pages we've just added because we'll be creating and popping all our images over here. So let's start by creating our frames for the images. So we'll go to the Rectangle Frame Tool. And I've added some guides where I want our images to start and to end. So we'll start with this one. We're going to click and drag up until the margin. And that is our first image. Then we're going to create another rectangle. And up until it aligns to the two guides here. But honestly, you can do whatever you want. You can make your own designs. You don't have to copy this Design. And I created, this is totally up to you, but I'm going to do this now, so feel free to follow me. Now I'm just going to be adding another rectangle here. I know it's hard to see, but if you look You'll see some guides that I created and you would pop the frames in there. Now we're gonna go Command or Control D. And go back to that folder. Go to Images and select the Milano Images or whichever City you chose. And add those images in to your page. Click on Open and click and Shift to select multiple images. And click on Open. Pub, this one here. Pub this one there, and pop this one here. And because of a ready-made ID so that the Content Aware Fit is the automatic Fitting Option. It's already done, but I could go to the selection tool and click on the Content Grabber and I could move things around a bit. So I'm pressing the left, the bottom arrow on my keyboard and shift. And beautiful, actually to be completely honest, I prefer my other pages, but it's just a matter of moving things around. If I don't like this image, I can go to Control D. And I could choose another image of Milano that I picked. Great. Now for the texts, texts will go in here. So I could go to the Type tool, click and drag and type Milano. And because I've already created my Paragraph Styles, I just have to go to paragraph styles and click on Heading, City and beautiful. And I'm going to create the subheading. And I'm going to call it Duomo, fashion. And galactose, which is very basic. And obviously Milano has way more to offer than just that. But you get the gist of it, I hope. And then I'm going to select this drama fashion and I'm going to click on subheading City. And there we go. Beautiful. I've already created my page. And then last but not least, you could be naughty and actually take this text from Wikipedia, if you would like to see, could go to Wikipedia, Type Wikipedia, and type Milan. And see what it has to say. Goods click and drag. If you wanted to copy a piece of text and minimize. And then we're gonna go to the Type Tool because we're going to add two columns over here from here to there. And if you press the right arrow on your keyboards and you don't let go, you're still dread clicking and dragging your Text Frame. Click on the right arrow. It will create two frames, two columns for the Text. And then you can control or Command V or edit, paste. Select your text, and click on body texts. And obviously there's some hidden where it's Hidden Characters there, but Ignore dose for now. And the text will be the same style as the other pages. So well Done 31. TOC Cities: Updating Table of Contents: That's pretty much how you would do it. Now feel free to add references of the images like I did here. And I even created a paragraph style for the references or feel free to do that. Now the most important reason why I wanted us to create an additional page or an additional spreads, is because I would like to show you how easily we can update our Table of Contents. So if we scroll up, up, up to the first page where we create the Table of Contents. Now if we just select this and we go to Layout, we have the option to update our Table of Contents, which is amazing. It's so smart and clever of InDesign. Indesign can already tell we've added more Pages with paragraph styles. Now, there is one caveat and you'll see it in a minutes for Let's click on Update Table of Contents. Click on no. And maybe you notice it, maybe not. Yes, Milano has been added, which is awesome. But the caveat is that Character Style or Color clash. So sadly, we will have to readjust and redo all the stuff we added. But hey, this is as good as it gets for now. And I'm sure Adobe will update this and make it even better. Because Adobe is constantly working on making their products and their software better. So anyways, select this hidden text and click here and make it black. Then select this hidden text here, which is, I believe a heading for Click here. Click on the arrow, make it orange. Select underneath. Click the arrow and make it black. Click furlough or Griffith Park is maybe zoom in so you can see better. Click on the arrow, make it black. And voila. And then finally, we can go to type Tab. Oops, I forgot to select my Table of Contents. Makes sure to Table of Content is selected. And again, and then go to type Tab, right, Justify Tab and click. And now we can click and drag and pop are page number to the right, wherever we want it to be. Beautiful. And then the last thing was going to the Type tool and type here of pressing, Enter and type. Mysteries of Cities Explained. Select this. And remember I created an extra subtitle, formatting and voila, this is our updated Table of Contents. So I hope you feel way more comfortable and way more familiar with the Table of Contents. Now feel free to show me your own design of your own city and place it in the Project section so I can have a look at and give you feedback. And I love seeing what my students are up to. That was it for this exercise. Later we're going to move on to a Long Document where we cover master pages and Parent Pages in-depth and lots of other new things. I hope you enjoyed this. Feel free to close this tab. Save or don't Save 32. Multi Parent Pages for Interior Design : Introduction: Okay, We have now arrived to the part of the course where we create a Long Document and interior design document that includes a bunch of parents or previously called master pages. It's a document I designed and they will cover a lot of things we have learned. Now this time in this folder seven, Interior Design with multi Parent Pages, you will not have an InDesign file. You will only have access to the PDF. So let's go ahead and open the PDF and have a little look. So there are a bunch of objects that are repeated on a few pages. Now in my introduction course, I had the same parent Page applied to every single page. So I had the same repeated elements on every single page. The difference this time is that I have the same elements alternating. So sometimes I have this kind of Design, which is this Design. It's here as well. Sometimes I have that blue page with the three columns. Sometimes I have this yellow. So I'm going to teach you how to use multi Parent Pages to ensure consistency in longer documents. And I'll give you lots of optimization and optimization methods, basically just tricks to make things more fluent and to make sure that there's consistency and everything is correct and controlled. In our InDesign documents, we will look at Paragraph Styles and we'll be creating our own paragraph styles from scratch and applying them to the rest of the Document. We will be adding shadows to our objects and saving it as an object style so that we can reapply to every objects, as you can see here in the images. We will look at page numbers. We're going to look at Text Wrap again and how to Ignore Text Wrap when we needed to for specific text. We're going to look at Gridify again. And probably the most important aspects of this file is Paragraph Styles. How to correctly apply Paragraph Styles to each page to eat heading to each subheading to each main Text, and creates colors and Character Styles. I will also talk about ASC colors or Saving Swatches, which ASC stands for Adobe Swatch Exchange. We will be looking again at how to unlock parent Page Items using shortcuts. And very importantly, we'll be creating this time our own Table of Contents, Paragraph styles, which we haven't done yet. We will be using story Editor to remove overset texts. How to do something called forced Line Break. How to add forced Line Break, and how to Ignore forced Line Break, which will be very important for our Table of Contents especially. And finally, we will look at how to export a PDF in advanced way, how to add a password to our PDF document. And so much more. So I hope you're as excited as I am because it's really, really FUN for me. And I hope you enjoy it too. Okay, so I'm going to open the original InDesign document that I created. And I will get you through how to create this document from scratch. Okay, So a few important things that I would like to mention is that if we go to Pages, first of all, we'll see it's called a Parent previously InDesign called this monster. A monster. But the name has been changed, but it does exactly the same thing. As you can see. We're working with Multiple Parent Pages. A parent's be parents see parents as always. One of the first things I like to do when I create a Long Document is I started working with the parent Page. I started adding all the stuff that's repeated on all the pages in the parent Page. But this time we have three different types of Parent Pages that we will apply to the rest of the Document. You might also notice that I've added three columns to my document. And this is because it's going to act as a guide and it's going to help us place all the shapes and rectangles and frames in and texts. So it's just very useful, will also be adding guides on top of that. So let's go 33. Interior Brochure: ASE Color Swatches: I would like us all to go to File New Document and create our document from scratch. Select Print fuel presets, and select A4. Now, usually this should be in millimeters on my InDesign because I'm using UK, European InDesign. So I would change the units to millimeters. In a bit. I will show you how to change this in the Preferences as well. But feel free to use any metric that makes sense to you. And then select landscape. And as always, make sure you take preview so you can preview what you're doing. For Pages. Let's add a fourth, so that's 14 Pages. Facing pages should be ticked. Three columns. Margin stay the same. And a three millimeter bleed older round, which is the industry standards. If you can't remember what the bleed line is. So feel free to revert back to my introduction course where I explained this a bit better. And just like that, we're going to click on Create. Great. Now makes sure you have that Workspace that we created on your name and pro, Kate Pro. And let's go back to Preferences, InDesign Preferences. Units, increments. Just makes sure it's in millimeters. I find this way more detailed and specific. Okay, so first things first we're going to head to the a parent by double-clicking. And we're going to start designing this this page. But before we do so, I want to make sure that we have all the colors we need for our documents. Now if you look at the, at the PDF I created, I added the values here. And if you look at the folder that you've received, you will see multi Parent Interior colors, ASC. Now, ASC means Adobe Swatch Exchange. It's basically colors that have been saved and exported into this format. And this means that you can use those same colors and import them in different documents and even in different Adobe software applications. So we could just import this and have all the colors from this document. But we're not going to do this because I want to teach you how you would create your very own Adobe Swatch Exchange colors. So let's go back to InDesign. And I will show you how. So before we start adding the colors, let's click on swatches. And now we're going to head to our fill, double-click on the fill, and we're going to start adding the CMYK colors, the value of that color. So type in 93 and C, M is AD2. Why is 39? And K is for T. And there is a beautiful navy color. So we're going to click on add CMYK swatch, and it will appear here. Now let's add that beautiful yellow mustard color. C is zero, is 29. Why is 93? And K are black is zero. And there's a beautiful mustard color. My new favorite color, sorry, pink. Click on, add CMYK swatch, and then click on Okay. Now we're going to change the names of these. Double-click on the Navy one, untick name with color value that we can rename it. And type Navy. Okay. Double-click on the yellow untaken name with color value and type mustards. And okay. Now to save these colors as a ASC color so that we can import it in other documents. You just have to click on one, hold down the Shift key, click on the other, click on this hamburger icon, and then click on Save Swatches. Now we can save it in that folder and call it Kate's Interior maybe. And then click on Save. Now just so you know, if we were to create a new document, that Document wouldn't have those colors. So if we go to File New Document and have a new document, we do not have those colors in here. As you can see, we would have to import those colors that we've just created. We would go to the hamburger icon again, and this time Select Load Swatches and choose Kate's Interior ASC. Click on Open. Now this new documents will have those colors. So it's as easy as that and even works when you use other Adobe software like Photoshop or Illustrator. Okay, so we don't need this document, It's anymore. So let's click and don't Save and go back to the PDF we were creating. 34. Parent Page 1: Page Numbers: Okay, so now that we have our colors, we can start designing. Let's go back to our Pages and makes sure that our a parent is selected. And we're going to start creating this. I've added a bunch of information to my InDesign file just so I know where to place everything. So this rectangle needs to be 45 with a three millimeter bleeds. So 48 mm, if my math are correct. So what we'll do first is we're going to create the rectangle. Then we're going to create the text. And then we're going to add a page number. And we're going to create paragraph styles from each style so that we can then apply them to the rest of the Document. Now, if we wanted, we could just start creating all the Styles without even seeing the text first. But I personally don't like to do that. I like to have an overview to look at what it would look like first. Create the first of each, the first heading, the first sub-heading, the first main Text, and then create a style from that. But everybody works differently. So obviously, do what is best for you, but this is how I work and I'll show you how height, width. Okay, so let's go back to that document and let's go. I would like us to go to the rectangle tool and make sure you have that mustard color is selected by going to the fill and select mustard. Then I would like you to click and drag a rectangle and drag it down until it says 48. Until the H is 48, the H stands for height. And then let go. Now, obviously we're humans, so it doesn't always work. We're fidgety, we drank too much coffee. We also have the option of adding H 48 over here. Now, you could press the arrows on our keyboard down if you want it to, so that it aligns perfectly to that beautiful red line. Perfect. Now let's go to the selection tool and click away deselect. Great, So now we're going to start adding the text. So let's go to Type Tool. And let's click in this rectangle. It is now a text frame. We've now converted this rectangle into a text frame. And as you can see, the parent Page is already working because it's appearing on every page, this yellow. Great, So let's start typing. So follow me in type. We are made dash two, dash measure, luxury, comma, return, Interior Designing. Can Salton Sea. Enter at your door, service? Enter. Feel free to zoom in if you want to. Command or Control Plus. Great, Now let's start formatting the text. So just make sure that you installed all the necessary Fonts, interstate fonts from Adobe Fonts. Because this is the Font we'll be working with. And I love using a combination of the same font. I love using the same font but with different weights. For instance, interstate bold, interstate regular, interested, italic. I think it looks good and creates consistency. Okay, so if you could select the first two lines and go to character formatting controls and type interstate. Bolds. The size is 20 for the lending or the space between the lines is 27. Make it all Caps. The fill is that beautiful navy. Scroll down and click on a navy. And finally it's Space After is 2 mm 12. Great. Now we're going to start formatting this subheading, which will also be the subheading for all the other texts. So let's select this text and go back to character formatting controls. Go over here. And again use the Font interstate bulbs. Again. The font size is 13, the lending is 15. The color is paper or white. And finally the space after is 2 mm 12. Great. Now before we start adding and creating the Paragraph Styles, I would like us to add Hidden Characters, which I talked about earlier. It's where we see Hidden Characters, Spaces, and paragraph. So let's go to type and select, Show Hidden Characters. And now we can see these, these will be very important later on, especially for something called a forced Line Break, which we'll cover later. Okay, so let's now move this text more to the center. So we're going to use something called eight Text Frame Options. And to do this, we're going to right-click. Click on Text Frame Option. Makes sure this is ticked. And have 11 mm at the top and 21 mm on the left. Which is pretty specific. Then we can click on a Kate and there we go. Great. Now that we have these were goodness, start adding, creating Paragraph Styles. Now let's start creating our first paragraph styles from these. So we're going to go to the Paragraph Styles panel. We're going to select this. We're going to click on the Plus to create a new Paragraph Style. Double-click on paragraph style one and rename it leather headings. And click on. Okay, Brilliant. Now let's do the next one. Select at your door service, which will be our subheadings. Click on the little Plus to create a new paragraph style. Double-click on paragraph. So one, change the style name, two sub headings. And click on OK. And voila, just like that, we've created almost our first page. Now what's left is to add the beautiful page numbers. So we're going to add a formula to create the page number. So let's make sure we're still on the type tool. And we're going to create a text frame over here. Click and drag. And we're going to add the formula for the page number. So we go to Type, insert Special Characters, Markers, and Current Page Number. And it will see a if I zoom in. And that is correct. That's because we are in a parent and the formula is a flight. Okay, so let's start adding the rest of the text here and formatting. So let's press Space. And that funny little Line which is a decorative line. Space again and type interior Brochure. Great. Now we're going to format this text, so we're going to highlight it. Go to character formatting a and type interstate. Italics. This time. The sizes ten. Letting his 12th. And the color is mustards. Now this page number is on the left page, so we want it to be aligned to the left. But when we're going to copy this page number to the next page on the right. We're going to align it to the right. Now, let's go to the selection tool. And I wanted to show you something new. So as you can see, there's a big Frame and there's a bit of texts. There's something we can do that makes the frame fit to the texts. By going over here. Fit frame to Contents. So click on Done, and it will beautifully be aligned to the texts. And now you can click and drag and align it where it needs to be. Great. Now, we're just going to create a paragraph style from this. We're going to go to Paragraph cell, click on the plus, double-click on paragraph style one and call it Page Number. Great. Now to add that same page number on the right, we can either go Command or Control C or edit copy. Or we can use the shortcut for duplication, which I really like. And that is holding down the Alt or Option key until you see the black and white cursor. And then you click and drag to the next Page. Move it over here. Now, obviously we don't see anything because the text says yellow and the background is yellow. So let's double-click and select our text and make it white or paper. And finally, let's Align to the rights that the Texas beautifully aligned here to the right. Good to the selection tool. Click away, zoom out. And if you want to press W for print preview. And there we have it, That's our first parentage. Well Done 35. Parent Page 2: Saving Styles & Space between Same Styles: Cool. So now we're going to move on to the second parent Page, which is this one. This is what we'll be creating now. Let's go back to our documents and I'm going to teach you how to create an additional parent Page, which is super easy, actually. Just makes sure this a parent is selected. And then just click on the plus and it will automatically create a B parent, which is nice. Now, this is what we'll be creating. And I'm going to give you a couple of guides here. Because it will make it so much easier to place our texts and our Images and our content. It will make it look so much more tidy and a better layout will be aligning the text here, the texts to the bottom guides will know where to place the image. And our Frame will fit beautifully in a column up to the bleed line. So first things first, let's add the guides so it's 3,377. So I would like us to go to the selection tool. Click on our page, make sure we're on this page. Then make sure your rulers are on by using the shortcuts Command or Control R to make sure they're on display. And we're going to left-click and hold and drag. And we're going to type 33. Enter. Now we're going to create another Guide, click and drag. And type hundred 77. Enter. And voila, our two guides are created. Great. So now we're going to start with this page. The first thing we can do is go to the rectangle frame tool and draw a frame that aligns from this page up to the red line in-between those beautiful guides. We're going to click and drag from this point. Click and drag and mixture. You align it to the red line. And let go. And beautiful. Great. Now for our little blue rectangle here, we're going to go this time to the Rectangle Tool. And we're going to click and drag and draw rectangle. Now the height needs to be 45 mm. So just lighted up and down until you see 45 mm. And then let go. And then click on the arrow and select navy because that's the beautiful color we need. Now, obviously, if you didn't manage to get the height 45 mm, you can type it in here as well. No problem. Now let's click on the selection tool. Click away and I'm going to show you how to align this shape to the center of our page. So you can either click and drag until you see that pink line that goes through the middle. Now it's aligned. Another thing you can do to make sure it's really aligned is to select your shape with the selection tool and then go to your Properties panel. You'll see a line. Remember if your properties panel is not on, go to Window Properties. And make sure you click on this icon and select a line to Page. And then makes sure you select Align Vertical center. And your rectangle will be in the center of the peach. Awesome. Let's start adding text to our frame. We're going to go to the Type Tool. And we're going to click in this frame. And we're going to start typing Interior. Design. Enter. Clients. Welcome. Pack might be hard to see because it's similar colors, but no worries, we're going to change this now. If you're curious, feel free to refer back to this page to note what the Paragraph Style details should be and it's this stuff. But don't worry, I will be guiding you otherwise. Okay, so you can highlight the first piece of text Interior Design, and go back to a for Character and type, interstates, Bolds. And the size should be 17 Points. The lending space between the line 20. All Caps. The colors should be mustered And 2 mm space officer. And finally, select this text, which is the subheading. And we've already created a Paragraph Salford is, which is awesome, saves us a lot of time. So we can go to Paragraph Styles and select subheadings and dairy go. That's our Text. Great. Now we're going to move this text more to the center using Text Frame Options. We're going to right-click and go to Text Frame Options or Command or Control B. Make sure Preview is ticked. And we're going to untick this and adds 3 mm to the top, 3 mm to the bottom, and nine to the left. And select center. And select vertical alignment center. Okay, great. Now the last thing we need to do is add our page number and we're just going to be cheeky and copy it from the other parent Page we created. We're going to go to pages. Double-click on a parent's, go to the selection tool and select the yellow one because that's the color will need Command or Control C. Go to parents and Command or Control V for paste. We're going to pop it in here. And just makes sure that we align it to the right. Either by going to Paragraph, click on Align Right, or double-clicking, and click on the line rate. This is same thing. Finally, what we need to do for this page is create a paragraph style from this. So we're going to select this text and go to the plus. Double-click on paragraph style one and type header because that's the header. Now, I will do want to say one thing. I want us to go to indents and spacing and I want to teach you something. I don't know if you remember, we added a space after 2 mm, which means that we want Space After the Text, 2 mm. But it also included a 2 mm between the texts. And I don't want that because it doesn't look good and it's not how it is in my original document. I would like us to save space between paragraphs using the same style. This is the same style. And I would like to say zero. I don't know if you've seen this, but now the space of 2 mm between has been removed. So if I click on Ignore, we have that space again. If I click on zero, the space has been removed. Then we can click on Okay. Go to the selection tool and there you go. That's our next page. Our second page, Done. Awesome. Let's scroll to the next, to the left and we're going to start adding this page. This page is a full blue Page, Navy page, which is just the rectangle, is just a big rectangle that is nevi. We're going to be adding the text for which we've already created Paragraph Styles. So it will be Foster. And then we're going to add a little bit of text in here and add some columns. So let's go. So we start by going to the rectangle tool. And if we want, we could change the color ready to Navy and create a rectangle and align it to the bleed line up until the edge of the page and there is our blue page. Now we're going to lock it because if we don't lock it, it will be in the way it will start moving. So let's just make sure it stays in place so we can either right-click and lock or press Command or Control L for the shortcut. There we go. We have our blue page. Now we're going to go to the Type Tool and start adding our bit of text here. And it's going to be easy because we just have to align it to this frame, to this column. So just click and drag and align it. And start typing. Made to measure interior designing. Enter at your doors service. And now for a really FUN parts, we're just going to select this piece of texts, go to Paragraph Styles And click on heading. Select this text and click on subheadings and dairy go. Our text has been created. Great. Now we're going to start adding three columns here for a Text. And it should be 34 mm heights. So we're going to start by just clicking and dragging randomly anywhere. Because we're going to move it down afterwards. Click and drag and create a Long Frame. Don't let go. And move it up until you see 34 mm. It's hard to get it. We can adjust it later. No problem. Now press the right arrow on your keyboard once, twice to create a three column Text. And then you can press the downward arrow on your keyboard was holding Shifts, push it down. So the lines to this text. Now I just want to show you there's a second way of doing this as well. You could alternatively just go click and drag and create a Long Frame. And then in your paragraph, you can select columns and add three columns. So this is just the same thing, but doing it in a different way. So anyway, go to the selection tool and I'm just going to delete this because it was just to show you. Right, so let's go to the Type Tool. Later on. We're going to be adding some text here. Then is a Word document that we're going to place in. Now. Sometimes I like to add texts in my Parent Pages and sometimes I don't and it might be confusing, but let me explain my reasoning. So when it's a little bit of texts that I'm going to type. I'm going to put it in the parent Page because then later on it's going to be easier to just change the content because all the formatting is already done. But when it's a big texts, a big word document that I'm importing than I usually just add the first word or something and the formatting in the parent Page, and then I fill it in the rest of the Document. So we're only going to add the first word here, Designing, but we're already going to change the formatting the way we want it to be, an ad, the paragraph style for it. So let's go back to our document and we can just start typing, Designing, which is the first words. And now we're just going to start formatting this Text. And again, the Paragraph Styles are here for main texts. So we're going to select this text, go to a and type interstate regular this time. The size should be 11, which is pretty standard. Letting should be 14. The colors should be mustered. And very importantly, we're going to select Justify, Align Left. And this doesn't look like it's going to change anything. But let me explain and show you what it means. If you see my text right now. Here, it's beautifully aligned to the columns. And that's because of added left Justify lines. So if I were to select my texts, control a select all and select Align Left instead. Then you will see the little gaps here, which is absolutely fine. There is nothing wrong with this, but just, I find that it is more aesthetically pleasing to have Justify Align Left. It just looks better and more tidy. So that's what we're going to do. Just makes sure we select Justify Align Left. And then finally we're going to add 2 mm. After. Now that we have our Formatting, we're going to create a new paragraph style. We're going to go to plus. Double-click on paragraph style one, and call it main texts. And click on OK and voila. And finally we're going to add a drop cap, just like here, that big letter. And it's over 123 lines. So we're going to select that words. And we're going to go to Drop Caps. Go 123. And dairy go. Or texts column has done over here. Now, last but not least, we're going to add that page number over here and make it white. So we're going to go to the selection tool. Click away. And we could still pastes, go Edit Paste because we still have that text copied from before. Now we can just click and drag into place. And finally, just selected, click and select and make it white paper. Click on the selection tool, click away. And that is our second parent Page, done. Well Done 36. Parent Page 3: Define which Parent Page for Which Page: So we're already doing a lot just by adding the Parent Pages. We've already done more than half of the documents. The rest will just be filling in. Okay. So now we're going to be creating our third and final parent Page. And it's very easy. It's just one frame. So we'll start by adding the guides that I've added in a rectangle. It's going to go beautifully in those guides. So we're going to go and create a new parent Page. So let's go back to our Document mixture. We have B parents selected and click on plus, so that we create a C parent Page. Click on your page and we're going to start adding the guides, the rulers. So let's click and drag and drop. And type in 49. Enter. Then click and drag and draw another one. And type 59, Enter. Click and drag into another one. And type hundred 56 for the third guides. Now we know where our lovely rectangle is gonna go in. So we're gonna go to the rectangle tool. And we're going to click and drag and make sure you have that beautiful navy color selected. Great. Now we're going to zoom in a little bit and we're going to go to the Type Tool and we're going to start adding our texts. So we're going to click in this frame, so it becomes a text frame and start typing elegant enter, details, enter, expert, advice. Enter. And we're going to add the rest of the texts and a bit. Now we're going to select elegant details. Click on Paragraph Styles, and click on heading and Bem, just how I want it. Then select expert's advice, not device. Click on subheadings. And I'm going to change this typo. Advice. Enter, Return, Return again. And now let's start typing our texts. We help you pick out all the details. Enter and measurements of luxury finishings. Then type wooden floors. Return, enter, perspex or glass, enter marble bathrooms. Gold finishes. And we love working with these materials, but welcome any personal preferences. But I'm just going to type press because I'm feeling a bit lazy. So Let's select this whole piece of texts and click on main texts. Greats. And finally, select all these little words from within to gold. And we're going to add a Bullet Points. The plane Bullets Click. Great. Now we're going to use Text Frame Options to push this text more to the center. So we're going to right-click Text Frame Options and select 7 mm on the top. Actually a bit more because we want it to be aligned to this line. So 9 mm, I suppose. And 7 mm to the left, to the left, to the left. There we go. I'm happy with this. Click on Okay. Maybe remove this. Click on the selection tool and voila, the final thing to do is to add the page numbers. So if you already have the page numbers copied, you can just paste it command or Control V. I'm just pop it in here. And then I might add another page on brown there on the right-hand side in white, which we might not see. We're going to duplicate this Alt. Hold down the Alt or Option key and drag and pop it to this page. And align it to the right. And double-click select the text and make it white. Go to the selection tool, click away and dare you have it. Our final and third parent Page. Now that we've created all our Parent Pages, we're going to start applying them to our document because currently all our pages have a Parent Pages applied to them. But in the Document that I created, we alternate between B parent, a parent, etcetera. So the first page should be B parents. I'm just going to select the parents and I'm going to drop it to the first page. And voila, the second page is a yellow, so it's fine as it is. The third page should be be Parent again. So I'm going to click and drag and drop the parents. Now sometimes it goes funny and it keeps the yellow. So what we can do is select non-first and drop it in here. And Drop be Parent again, and select the second page. There. Sometimes InDesign can bug a little bit, but there's always a way to adjust it. So make sure that you drop both pages in here. The next page is D2. So we can click here. The page after is yellow, so that's correct. The one after is that the parents again click and drag and makes sure you do both pages. So this one will be a combination of a parent Page a and a combination of parent Page. See a and C. There. We have it. We have all our Parent Pages applied. If we wanted to, we could continue and add more pages and adding all the Parent Pages to each page. Now if we double-click here and we scroll down, we'll see that our Parent Pages are beautifully applied to each page, which is awesome. Now to add the rest of the Document, it will be actually easier than we think 37. Interior Brochure: Rest of the Document: Okay. So let's start filling in the rest of the Document. Now just so you know, we're going to keep the Table of Contents For the end. It's gonna be one of the final things we do, along with the shadows and the Object Styles. And then Saving. And then finally, how to turn our document into a 3D E-Book, Flipbook, which is super cool. I love it. Okay, so let's start by recreating this page, which is going to be so easy now that we've added all this stuff. So we can zoom in. And we're just going to unlock this. The reason why I want to unlock this shape is because later on, we're going to want to move this shape, this frame in front of our image. We can't do that unless it's unlocked. So to unlock a master page item or sorry, a parent Page item, you need to shift commands or Shift Control. Click. Now we're going to unlock this beautiful Frame Shift Command or shift control click. And we're going to place an image here. And I just realized I need to elongate this frame a little bit more to the left. And I'll Command or Control D or File Place. And we're going to choose one of the images in that folder. And it's the lovely image of the beds with a Frame. Click on the X, and then click on open. Because I've already changed my preferences. So that might default. Frame Fitting option is Content Aware fits. It automatically made the image to where I wanted to be. One final thing is I would like to move this image slightly down so that we can see the beautiful illustration portraits. So first, make sure you're on the selection tool. And then click on the Content Grabber. Click. And then we can just press the downward arrow on our keyboards to move it a little bit down so we can see the beautiful illustrations. I think about here. And then click away to deselect and voila. And just like that, our first page or cover page is done. So let's scroll down and move on to the next page. So again, it's going to be pretty easy. We just have to add an image. Don't worry about the Table of Contents because this will be added in the end. This is one of the last things that we're going to do. So let's add this beautiful picture of this beautiful house. And we can go to the rectangle frame tool. Click and drag and make sure you align this rectangle frame to the red line and to the yellow shape. And voila. Now we're going to place our image in file place or Command or Control D and choose this image. By the way, all these images are taken from Unsplash. And I've kept the name of the artists, photographers, give them credit. So yes, this image click on Open and voila. And because earlier we changed our Preferences so that Content Aware Fit is the default Fitting option. That's it. We're done. And it's already fitted the way we want it to. So that's it. Second Page Done wasn't that fast. So using Parent Pages can be very helpful. Let's go to the selection tool, click away and scroll down to the next page, which will be this one. This one requires a little bit more effort than the previous two pages. So we can start by adding our image and changing the contents of the text over here. So let's go over here and we can unlock our master page, item. Shift Command or Shift Control click unlocked. Now if you're on the selection tool, you can double-click to go on the type tool or go to the Type Tool. And we're going to change the contents I would like us to write award winning. Perfect. And voted top designer. 2023 by AD, which is architectural direct. Architectural direct, which is a magazine that I really like about architecture. Let's go back to the selection tool and make sure we unlock this frame as well. Shift Command click. Now we're going to place our image in Command or Control D. And select this lovely image of this chair. Click on Open. And voila, that is Done. Scroll over to this page. Now, this page will involve adding three images and adding the word documents over here. It's not too much work. We're going to start by going to the rectangle frame and creating our little grid for images. We're going to click and drag. Don't let go. And we want the height, the hit H to be 50 mm. So as soon as you see age 50 mm. Don't let go and press the right arrow on your keyboard once. And then once again. Now you can let go. Now again, if you messed up, you can always change the width and the height over here. Now we're going to place our images in Command or Control D. Select this beds, Select this sink, and select this house. Click on Open. Pop this image here. Pub this image here, and pop this image there. Again, because our default setting in our Preferences is to automatically fit Content Aware Fit or images. It just saves us a lot of time. Just one thing makes sure you're on the selection tool. Click on the Content Grabber. I would like to go up with this image. So press the upward arrow on our keyboards with the image. So press the upward arrow on your keyboard just so that we can see the beautiful decorative covers here of our little beds. Click away to deselect. Great. So now we're going to be adding and creating our own text here. We're going to place a Word document. So we're going to go to File Place or commands or Control D. Go back to that folder and select texts, which I've pre-prepared for us. Click on Open. Now there are two ways we could do this. We can either click and drag and then click on the red plus overset texts. And then draw our next frame. I click on the red plus and drawn next one. But I prefer not to do it this way. So let's just undo. And I'll show you the way that I prefer doing because there's a lot more control over the text. And you can decide how many columns you want and Change your mind if you want it to. So we're going to click and drag across the three columns, align it perfectly with this guides. And simply let go. And now we're going to go over here and adds three number of columns, 123. Beautiful. Then we're going to go to Paragraph Styles and select main texts. And there we have it. Because we already created a paragraph style. It was so easy for us to design this, to add the style. Okay, Last but not least, we're going to select Design. If we managed to find the word Designing somewhere here Hidden. We're going to add that Drop Caps. We're going to go to Drop Cap number of lines and add 123. And there we go. Great. That is our Page done just like that? 38. Page 3-4 :Pathfinder & Ignore Text Wrap: Let's move on to the next page. What we could do is go to Pages and we can select None if we want it to. Click and drag in on this page so we can remove all the parent Page Items. So the next page we're going to be creating is quite cool. It's a pop of color, that beautiful mustard color again. And we're going to make the whole page mustard. We're going to add the text in. We're going to use the Pathfinder to create this lovely shape. We're going to use Text Wrap. We're going to Ignore Text Wrap. Then we're going to change the content of this text and add an image. So pretty straightforward, I think. So let's go minimize the PDF and go back to your InDesign and press Command or Control zero if you want it to fit your page to the screen so we can see a bit better. So now we're going to go to the rectangle tool. And we're going to select that beautiful mustard color. We're going to align this rectangle to the red line. Beautiful. And just like before, we're going to lock this. So it doesn't go in our way, doesn't move. We're going to right-click and lock. There we go. Great. Now we're going to need the page number over here. So I want to go over here and grab this page number. So first we're going to unlock it. Shift Command or Control click. And if we want, we can either duplicate or copy paste. This time I'm gonna go Copy, Edit, Copy. Then I'm going to move over here and edit, paste and move it here. Now remember, we need to select this and make it white because we can't see anything. Make it paper. Last but not least, align it to the right. And voila, we have our page and it automatically added that page number, which is so cool. This formula is incredible. Okay, so before we move on to the rest of the page, we're actually going to go back over here. And we're going to select this final frame and click on the plus, because we're going to need that texts for the next page. So we're going to scroll down. And we're going to start here where the margin and the Guide meats. And approximately over here, we're going to click and drag more or less and let go. And of course, we might not see anything. And that is because our Texas yellow and so as our background. So if we wanted, we could go to our Text tool, select this text, and go to the fill. Click on the arrow and select navy. And we could even go to Character Styles. This time, click on plus and save this navy color we've just added type Navy. Click on, Okay. Now there's more texts there, so we might have to change the texts later. But that's okay. We'll cross that bridge in literally less than a minute, I think. So thanks to our Hidden Characters being on, we can see that there's a few enters that we don't need, a few spaces, a few returns that we don't need. So we're just going to select before, before. And press Delete once, twice, three times, four times, and bye-bye Hidden Characters. Awesome. Now we can see our texts a bit better and we're going to select the next part of the texts. And again, go to the little arrow and select navy. And I think that's our texts. Awesome. Now we're going to start drawing this beautiful little shape using the Pathfinder tool. So we're gonna go to Selection tool and click away. And We're going to draw a circle first and then a rectangle. So we're going to right-click on the rectangle tool, select the Ellipse tool. And More or less click in the middle wherever that may be, we can do it by eye. It doesn't have to be exactly the same. And then hold down the Alt and Shift. Shift is to draw a perfect circle. And olds is to draw from the centers. A few holds both simultaneously. You're drawing from the center. Andrew, drawing a perfect circle. When you're done, let go of your mouse first and then the keys. And we're going to make it Navy. Brilliant. Now we're going to right-click select the rectangle tool and draw rectangle that covers the part we don't want. We might add another color just so that we can see a bit better goods. And now we're going to go to the selection tool. We're going to select both shapes. Click on the circle, click and shift. Click on the pink shape. And we're going to use the famous Pathfinder Tool, The subtracts, which is the most famous part of the Pathfinder tool, I would say. And then click. And dare we go, we have our beautiful little shape. Awesome. Now we're going to select our shape and we're going to add a Text Wrap. We're going to click on Text Wrap. And because it's a special shape, we're going to select Wrap around object shape. So the Text Wrap will wrap around the shape. Click on this. Awesome and add a three millimeter offset. So we're going to push the text away, 3 mm, 12.3. And there we go. Grids, we can close this and move on. And I just realized that we forgot to add a Drop Caps to that be. So we're going to double-click, select the B and go to Drop Caps number of lines and add three. Because we want it to drop over three lines. Okay, We're getting there. The next thing we want to do is select this piece of texts. And we want to add three columns. So we can either do this in the Type tool in the Paragraph formatting controls and go to columns and add one to three. Or we also have that option of doing it straightaway in the selection tool. That same option will appear here. If we want, we can move, it's around moving higher. This is totally up to you. We can play with this kick right now we are going to add a text over here. And we're gonna go to the Type Tool. And this time we're actually going to create a separate text frame. Because if you convert this into a text frame, you click, can you start typing? It can go a bit funny. And it can be hard to control. So I just find it easier to create an additional texts. So you can either click away, click and drag here a piece of text, or you can click and drag gently over here. So try either way. We're going to start typing. And you might be like, whoa, I can't see my text, what is going on? So this is because we added a Text Wrap to this shape. That means that any text frame will be pushed away or disappeared. In this case, from this Text Frame, we need to tell InDesign. Hold down InDesign. I do not want a Text Wrap to be applied to this specific Frame. We're going to right-click on this frame. We're going to go to Text Frame Options. And we're going to say Ignore Text Wrap just for this frame and click on Okay. And lo and behold, we will now see the Text. This is something I wanted to teach you and that's to Ignore Text Wrap for a specific frame. Anyway, let's start typing true. Design, enter, never, enter, fades. Enter, Enter. And we can select her whole texts, go to Paragraph Style and select Heading. And voila, minimize this. And then we can select Design and make the fill white by going to Character and make it white paper. Brilliant. Now, obviously I think it's too close to the edge. So we're going to go to the selection tool and we're going to move this frame wherever we want. We could also resize this frame and then center it. And if we wanted, we could select this and adds a bit more lending. Just for this part, just for decoration, just so it looks a bit cooler. Click away and dairy go. And that is this Page Done. Let's move on to the left. To the left. This is probably the easiest part of everything. It's literally just placing an image. But again, we're going to unlock this frame because we'll want to have it in front of our image and we can't do this unless it's unlocked. Could go ahead and unlock this shift Command or Shift Control click Create. And now we're going to go to the rectangle frame tool. And we're going to click and drag and draw our frame. Press Command or Control D for placing the image. Go to the Images folder and select that lovely bathroom picture. Click on Open. Great. And last but not least, right-click, arrange. Send to back. That is this spreads Done sits a lot easier than we think 39. Page 5-6: Gridify & Center Text: Array. Let's keep going and scroll down to the next page. So again, we're going to add an image in by going to the rectangle frame tool. By clicking and dragging up to the red line. And Command or Control D. Select. Again, this picture seems to be dreaming about my beds today. And then click on open. Just like before, go to the selection tool. Click on the Content Grabber and press the upward arrow and shifts simultaneously to push it a bit more apps and More or less like this. Great. Click away. Now we're going to unlock this parent Page item, this text because we're going to change the content. So to unlock it, shift Command, Shift Control, click, double-click so that we're on the Type Tool. Start changing the text. One stop, shop, return. All encompassing service. And type a consultant that you can really trust. That is, we can just go to the selection tool click away. And that is this Page done. A great, Let's move on to the left. And L for the left, we're going to be creating a Grids. We're going to add images as well as texts. And then we're going to use Text Frame Options to center our texts. So pretty easy case. So let's go to the Rectangle Frame Tool. And we're going to, we're going to create a frame that fits beautifully here across all columns over a height H of 118 mm. So click and drag until you see 118. And for some reason I can't get it 218. So don't worry. Do it by eye as much as you can, as close as you can 218. And then press the right arrow on your keyboard twice, 12. And the Up arrow on your keyboard. Once, I let go, we've got six beautiful frames. Now let's start popping images in these. So Command or Control D or File Place. We're going to select the two bad images again. And then this beautiful image, stunning. And click on Open, going to pop this one here. Pub this bet there. And this image here. Are gonna go to the selection tool. Select the Content Grabber of this image. Press the upward arrow on your keyboard while holding shift so that it goes up. Click away to deselect. Now let's select these three frames by clicking and shift. Click. Hold down the Shift key, click and click. And select our beautiful navy color. Perfect. Now we're going to go to the Type Tool and we're going to start adding our Text. Click in this frame to convert it into a text frame. And type finest. Click on this one and type Interior. Click on this one and type Design. Now let's select this and click on heading. And actually if we go to the selection tool, we can select this frame and that one and click on heading. And our texts will be applied. Now I'm going to teach you how to move this text to the center. And I'm going to show you two tricks to doing this. One is the one we've used so far, which is Text Frame Options. So if we right-click on this frame and we go to Text Frame Options, we'll be able to either add inset spacing and change it this way. Or we can align vertically align to the center and click. Okay. And now we just have to horizontal, horizontally aligned to the center in the Paragraph. And dairy goat that's aligned to the center. But now I'm going to show you actually a quicker way. So if we select this frame with the selection tool, we will see an icon here, Align Center. If you click on that, it will be Align Vertical center. And now we can click on Align Horizontal Center. And there we go. So again, I believe in repetition, as you may know. So we're going to do this again. Select this frame. Select Align Center over here. And select Align Center over here. And voila. Just like that, we've created yet another page, another spread in a very quick way, I would say 40. Page 7-10: Drop Caps & Justify Align: Great, So let's move on to the next page. We're getting there, we're getting towards the end, which is exciting. So now just like before, we're going to unlock this frame and we're going to change the content of this texts. So Shift Command or Shifts Control, click and double-click. And type finest. Italian artisan, active zone, precious, natural, stone. Create. Go to the selection tool and click away. And now let's unlock this frame as well. So Shift Command or shift control, click and place our image in by going File Place or Command or Control D. And choose this beautiful, stunning bathroom image. And click on open. This page is done. Super easy, right? Let's move on to the left, to the left. So now we're going to have to unlock this and change the content. So we're going to Shift Command or shift control click and double-click so that we can edit with the Type Tool. And we're going to type marble bathroom fittings and type with finishing touches. Brilliant. And now we're going to go to the Selection Tool. Okay, so we're going to be adding three images over here using Gridify. So we're going to go to the rectangle frame tool. And we're going to start here and draw a grid up until here. Don't let go of your mouse. The grid needs to have a eight millimeter height. So as soon as you see at 8 mm, you don't let go of your mouse. And you press the right arrow on your keyboard twice. 12. Now you let go. Great. Now we just want this particular frame to be smaller so it doesn't hide our Text. So we're going to go to the selection tool. Again, if you didn't manage to get that right height, you can add it here. No problem. Click away and just select this frame. And then click and drag and make it smaller. You could do it by I. This is up to you. Artistic freedom over here as dual. Great. Let's start adding our images. So we're gonna go file place or Command or Control D. And choose again some buffer and pictures. Surprise, surprise. So we're going to select this image, hold down the Shift key, select this one, and select this one. Click on open. This one goes in here. This one goes in there, and this one goes there. And just like that, our images are done almost actually. Let's click on this Content Grabber and press the left arrow on our keyboards. So it's a bit more centered. There we go, OCD and then click away. And now we'll be adding the text over here just like we did before. Let's scroll up to our previous page. To this one. Let's click on this final frame and click on the red plus. So we have the next piece of text. And we're going to scroll down to this page. And just like before, we're going to click and drag and draw a Long Frame, Text Frame, click and drag and let go. And we're going to add those three columns, 123. Now the reason there's no Text here is because of the Hidden Characters enters that I added on purpose. So it's easier for us to see when one piece of texts starts and ends. So we're going to go to the Type Tool. We're going to click on this and remove it. Grates. And now we're going to make marble. Have a Drop Cap for marbles. We're going to select a marble If you are if you managed to see it, go to Drop Caps and add 123. And yes, I do notice there's overlap with the previous parent Page texts that we added. So no problem at all. So what I'm going to do is I'm just going to temporarily luck this frame. I'm going to go to the selection tool. I'm going to right-click and lock. And now I'm going to go Shift command or Shift Control. Click to unlock the Designing texts that we added to earn parent Page. I'm just going to press Delete and makes sure that the other two frames are also deleted. And there we go. That is my next Page done just like that. And guys, we're almost there. We're up to our final page before we're moving on to our Table of Contents, which is super exciting. And our Shadows and Drop Shadows and Object Styles. We're first going to unlock this and change the content of the text. And then we're going to add an image. So we're going to go Shift command or Shift Control. Click and change the text to kitchen installation. Dreamy, Creative. And feel free to change the text here. And we're only going to change the Bullet Points. So change this to Hobbes, top brands, tabletops and kitchen island installation. And then the rest of the texts should be, we promised to give you the kitchen of your needs. So feel free to type that in. I'm just going to leave it out. So there we go. Now lost and not least, we're going to go to the rectangle frame tool and draw our rectangle frame for our image. Click and drag. And then Command or Control D or File Place. And choose probably my favorite image, this beautiful house. And click on open. Right-click, Arrange. Send to Back. And what lap. Beautiful guys, well Done. I'm sure you're very proud of yourself and you notice that it is not as hard as it looks, as long as we keep applying the Parent Pages 41. Page 7-10: Drop Caps & Justify Align: Now we're going to move on to something important and useful. And that's adding Drop Shadows to all our frames. Because if you look at the PDF, there's some subtle Drop shadows that have added everywhere, so we would like to do that. But what we'll do is we'll create a, an object style for Navy and then Object Style for yellow. So instead of having to reapply the Drop Shadow every time for every frame, we're just going to create a frame at a Drop Shadow, create an object style from that, and then apply to the rest of the documents. So let's start with this. We're going to go to the first page. If we want, we can zoom in so we can see better. Then we're going to go to Effects and F, X and click on Drop Shadow. So now we'll start playing with the Shadows. First of all, we may want to make it a bit less opaque. So if we present downward arrow on our keyboard, it'd becomes less opaque, more transparent. And most importantly, we can change a light source. We can say that we want the light to come from here so that we see the shadow over here. We could click here. And now the shadow is over here. Can make the distance smaller. I wanted to be subtle, so I'll make it like 1 mm. And then the size as well, 1 mm. If you zoom in, you'll see it's kind of subtle. And then we click on, Okay. And now if we're happy with this, we can create an object style. We can go to Object Styles, and we'll click on the plus. Double-click on Object Style one and call it Navy Shadow. Let's see. Now something that I haven't taught you before is that we can actually add other attributes of this frame. If we wanted to, we could add the Text Frame Options, the Text Wrap and stuff like that. But I actually don't want to apply this. I just want to have the drop shadow. So I'm going to go ahead and minimize all those ticks just so that it doesn't save all of this information. Because if later I'm going to apply it to other frames, I wouldn't want the existing work that I did to be done. Anyway, Click on Okay, and there is our first Object Style. Let's scroll down and let's start applying that style to other frames. Click on this Frame, click on Navy Shadow. We're going to select those three images, click and Shift. And select navy Shadow, which is very subtle. So you might not see it much, but it gives it a more 3D standout Effects. Very subtle. Select this one and click on Navy Shadow. Select this one and click on Navy Shadow. Now, this is really important. If I take Text Wrap here before, it would have undone the work I did for the Text Wrap. So that's why we unpicked all the options. Let's scroll down and select all our images here and click on Navy Shadow. Let's scroll down and select our images. And click on Navy Shadow. Click this, navy Shadow. And where else? Click this and maybe Shadow. Brilliant. And now we're going to do the same in the yellow. But because this yellow is actually a piece on the parent Page that's repeated everywhere. This time we're going to create an ad, the Object Style in the shadows in the parent Page. So we're going to go to Pages. And we're going to select that a parent Page. Double-click. We're going to select this frame. Go to effects. The little Fx icon, and click on Drop Shadow. And we might not see anything because the light source is at the bottom. So we want the light source come from here so that the shadow is here. We're going to click over here. There we go. We can see the shadow, but it's way too much. So we're going to go to opacity, press the downward arrow on your keyboard and reduce the opacity. So it's more subtle, especially if it's yellow and it's already lights. You want a very subtle contrasts. The distance, Let's make it 1 mm and the size 1 mm. So it's barely noticeable. Click on Okay. Then let's go to Object Styles and add a new object style. Double-click on objects cell one and call it yellowed Shadow or mustard Shadow. Again, if we want, we could untick will disinformation. But this information would actually be useful if we did want to apply all this stuff to another frame, like Text Wrap and Text Frame Options. But we don't. So let's click on a K. And let's go to our Pages and have a look. Double-click on her Pages. And we're going to have to unlock this if we would want to see the shadow because currently this is hiding it. So Shift Command or Control click and then right-click, Arrange, Bring to Front. Then you would see that little shadow that's very subtle. So yeah, feel free to do this to every page where there's that yellow where you bring it to the front, arrange, Bring to Front, or use my favorite shortcuts. One of my favorite shortcuts, Command or Control, right square brackets. There we go. Well Done. We've just added older Drop Shadows and the Object Styles. And now we're going to move on to creating our very own Table of Contents from scratch. And we're going to create our very own paragraph styles for that. 42. Making the TOC Paragraph Styles: Okay guys, have a look at the wonderful documents you've just created. Nice. Okay, so now we're going to add the Table of Contents and feel free to revert back to the PDF to have a look at what it should look like. Pretty simple, but we're going to be creating these paragraph styles from scratch, which is cool. We're going to add a page number, a Tab dots, and we're going to learn something new called forced Line Break. Okay, so feel free to go to the final page over here and look at older Paragraph Styles information. But don't worry, I will be guiding you through this. Either way. Let's go back to our InDesign documents and press W to access working modes, normal modes rather than print preview. And then we're going to start creating all our Paragraph Styles. And this time, without even seeing what the Styles and the formatting looks like, we're going to go to Paragraph Styles. And we're going to click on Create New Style group. And we're going to double-click on cell group and call it TOC table of contents. And click on. Okay. Now let's start adding all our styles. So let's click on Create New Style. Double-click. And we're going to call it TOC table of contents because that's what that sentence is going to see. And now we're going to start applying all the basic Character Formatting, which is the same as going to the Type Tool and doing all the Character Formatting here. But it's just overhear, it just looks different, but it's the same, Same thing done somewhere else. So let's go to basic character formats. And let's add Font interstate again, because we'd like consistency. Bulbs. 23 is the size, case is all caps. Then we're going to go to indents and spacing. And we're going to see 21 space after pretty specific. But this will help create the spacing here between this Text and that takes, so that's what we're creating right now, does this spacing over here. And then we go to Character Color and select mustards. Now, let's click on Okay, and just hope for the best fingers crossed that it will look okay. But if it doesn't, we can always adjust the Paragraph Styles later. No problem. Click on Okay. Let's start adding the next piece of texts, the next Paragraph Style, and that is for the headings. So just to make it really simple, we're going to call this Paragraph Style heading TOC, or TOC heading. Click on the plus, double-click on Paragraph Style and call it TOC heading. If there were a subheading they would like to include I will call it TOC subheading. Then let's go back to Basic Character Formats. Again, interstate, bold, size 13, letting 15.6, all Caps. And then go to indents and spacing. And Space After will be 5 mm. And then just makes sure that the color in Character Color is mustards. And then we click on a key, and that is our TOC heading. Great. And that is pretty much it. It's as simple as that. Now before we start creating our table of contents, Let's go to the rectangle tool. Make it Navy, and create this decorative rectangle over here. This one. We're going to click and drag from the red line up until here. Don't let go. Until it says 45. Mm. There we go. Let's go to the selection tool and click away 43. Forced Line Break & Update TOC: Okay, So are we ready to start designing our Table of Contents? Now, let's go to Layout Table of Contents. And we're going to start with the title and type Table of Contents. The Paragraph Style is going to be the one we've just created called TOC, table of contents. Great. And then we're going to add heading and click on ads. Now if we wanted to, we could have added more stuff. But for now let's keep it simple. Select heading, go to entry style and select TOC heading. Now for the page number, we want the page number to be blue. So after page number, we select the style navy. Remember earlier we created a character style of color, that's navy. Now, let's click on, Okay. And hope for the best. Click on. No. Let's click and drag across here and see what it looks like. Great, so it looks pretty good, but I can already see an issue. Interior InDesign has been splits. Every word has been split into its own line for the Table of Contents, which is not something I want. And the reason that it's happening is because I added a character, a Hidden Character, a return or an enter. And this is not the correct way of doing this. Instead, we're going to do something called ads forced Line Break. We're going to do this everywhere where there's a heading. So these are headings. So let's start over here. You'll see that Character paragraph icon. So we're going to get rid of that. And instead we're going to add a space. And then we're going to right-click, Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. What this means is that visually there's a line break, but it won't be included as a character. It's just so it's visual, so it looks good. But this enter, this Line Break won't be included in the Table of Contents. So let's go ahead and do this for everywhere where it's needed. So we're only going to do this for older headings. And we're gonna go to the selection tool because it seems this one is locked. So we're going to shift control click to unlock this. And now we can either go to the Type Tool or double-click. And we're going to remove that Hidden Characters, the space, the enter at a space. And then right-click, Insert Break Character and forced Line Break. Whenever you see this icon, this represents a Forced Line Break. And it's only needed when it's the same Paragraph Style, but just with a split in-between. Okay, let's keep going. Let's go over here. Press backwards, delete at a Space. Right-click. Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. Great. Let's keep going. Here. We're going to add a Forced Line Break after each. So make sure there's a space. The little dots here represents a Space. Right-click and Insert Break Character and forced Line Break. Brilliant. Let's do the same here. Space, right-click, Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. Let's do the same here. Space, right-click, forced Line Break. Let's do the same here. Space, right-click, Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. And that is it for this one. Let's add the same here for elegant details. So backspace at a space in-between. Right-click, Insert Break Character, and forced Line Break. So also the reason why we add a space in-between is because if we don't, these two words would be glued together in our Table of Contents, which would not be good for. Let's keep going and scroll down If we wanted to, we could add a space. Now, this is actually not together, so we don't need to worry about this. Keep going. There we go. Finest. Select here, backspace at a Space. Right-click, Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. And there is a little icon. Let's see where else. Again here, click, delete that. Enter at a Space. Right-click. Insert, Break Character, forced Line Break. Brilliants. Do the same here. Go back, Space, right-click, Insert, Break, Character, forced Line Break. And I'm pretty sure we've gotten to the end. We've changed it every, everywhere. So let's have a look now. Now just pay attention than every word has been splits, right? Which we don't want. Let's see what happens if we go back to Layout and we click on Update Table of Contents. Now that we've added all the Forced Line breaks, click on No. Okay. Alright, so it's already changed as such that at least those two Those words are together, which is already an improvement. But not really because it would be nicer if it is not split into, if it's streets would just be visually more pleasing if it looked like this. So we're going to do one more thing is go to Layout, Table of Contents. We're going to select heading and tick one box that says remove, forced Line Break. And this should split those two and have it a straight line. So let's see how it goes and click on. Okay. Click on. No. There we go. Great. I just realized as well that I forgot to make it Page Numbers blue. So let's go back to Layout, Table of Contents and makes sure heading, TOC heading, and select navy for the page number. And click on. Okay. There we go. So what's nice about the Table of Contents is that if we make mistakes, we can always go back to Layout, go back to Table of Contents and adjusted. If we add more information, we can always updated Grids. Some glad we learned how to use first-line breaks and how to Ignore them in a Table of Contents. Now finally, we're going to add those little Tabs and dots for the numbers. So we're going to go to type Tab, makes sure that your Table of Contents is selected. Otherwise it won't work. Click on right justified tab. Click on here somewhere, and click and drag. And drag your lips, drag your numbers to where you think is appropriate. This is totally up to you. Personal preference. And then if you would like that little dots as a letter in-between, as the little dots here and a click away in another box. And perhaps I'll make it even longer. Great. Now I didn't like what happened here, so I'm just going to not sure what happened here and delete Done. And there we go. Just like that, we've created our Table of Contents. Go to the selection tool, click away, and that is our Table of Contents. Very simple 44. Variable Fonts: Okay, So not really related to this specific exercise, but I want to show you something really cool that Adobe InDesign added recently. And that's called variable Fonts. So I would like you to perhaps zoom in and go to the Type tool and highlight any piece of texts. And I'll show you the next part. So variable Fonts is the ability to change the width, the weight of a Font in Adobe InDesign, and it's a bit like Photoshop. Now, this only works if you have a variable Fonts. So the way to check which fonts are available, you can just type in here variable. And all the fonts that have the word variable in it will have that ability to change. So let's select, for instance, one of those. And once you select a variable Fonts, you have this icon that appears. That's cool. If I click on this icon, it's so cool I can change the weight, the width, and slant of my Fonts. So I can make it really thick, really bold. Or it can reduce the thickness, which is super cool, make it super thin. I can change the width so it's wider, skinnier. And I can make it slant, which is like a fake italic, which is also available in Adobe Photoshop. So that is my $0.02 for variable Fonts, which is really cool. I loved this because it gives us way more playfulness and the ability to design Fonts. Okay, so that's pretty much it. 45. Advanced Saving: So now that we've created our whole documents, we're going to have a look at how to save it. In a more advanced way. We're going to look at how to save a preset, how to choose a number of pages. We'll learn how to add a password, who are Document and More. So if you wanted to package this file, which I explained in my introduction course, you go to File Package and you can save a folder that includes the fonts, that images are, links, the texts, and everything you need from the Document in a separate clean folder. Now, just so you know, whenever you package an Adobe InDesign document now and they create a folder for you. They automatically linked Fonts. So if you have those fonts in a folder, it will automatically be linked to your document and you won't even have to install the fonts, which is why you're less likely to have missing Fonts now since the updates been made. But anyway, we're not going to look at that. Feel free to Save As, as well as an InDesign document or an IDML documents if you wanted to. But what we're going to look at is file Adobe PDF presets. And I would like us to select smallest file size, which is for Internet. We can say Kate, call it kids, knew or your name and you are your name and Interior Design. And click on Save. And now we're going to start adjusting everything. So first of all, you can choose the range. You can select all Pages, or you can say one to 13 if you want it to. You can export it as spreads. So it's going to be like a facing page document, like a book. You could also create separate PDF files. So you can have separate PDF files from parts of the Document if you wanted to. For view, you can just leave it on default. And for Layout, you can say I would like to view it as a single, single-page document. Now let's look at compression. So smallest file size that we've chosen is the smallest file size is so most compressed version. And it's ideal for web, for Internet. So that's great because it won't convert the colors. But on the other hand, it might be too low. The image qualities and a PPI or pixels per inch might be too low. So this is where like to change it. I'll make it 200 so it looks better. And I'll make the image quality medium or high. I'll change this to 250 because it just makes the quality a bit higher and then the image quality medium or high. So we're kind of picking and choosing how big we want our file to be. So we're still compressing it, but making sure that our images are high-quality. And then we go to marks and bleeds. If it were for printing, then you could add all the marks and bleeds settings. But if it's not footprinting, then don't include those. You can go to Output and say No Color Conversion. And it would be exactly the colors as they are. Then you can go to security and you can tick the box, require password to open the document and then you can type the passwords. Cool it. Kate Silver, that's gonna be my password. So Kate, Kate Silver. Now before I click on Export, I'm going to click on save presets, and I'm going to call it Kate's PW password. Hq, high-quality. And I'm going to click on, Okay, and click on explored. Click on Okay. And Okay. Let's go and find this document. There it is, and it has beautiful lock on it so nobody can open it. Double-click on it. And I can type my password, Kate Silver. Enter and there we go. I have access to my file now. Few single-page. There is my documents. Beautiful, well Done. Feel free to make some adjustments for the Saving for any of the Saving properties that we added. Now, don't go anywhere because after this, I'm going to teach you how to convert this PDF and maybe other PDFs with created into a 3D E-Book, Flipbook, which is awesome. And it's free. So don't go anywhere. Maybe grab a coffee and let's go 46. Convert PDF to 3D Flipbook: Okay, well Done. Now makes sure that you have your PDF saved for this exercise. And if you wanted for all the other exercises that we created that we worked on together. And then you can post them in the Project section for me to have a look at and I can give you feedback and whatnot. Now let's move on to the next step where we're going to convert these PDF documents to 3D Flipbook e-books, which is super cool. So we're going to look at two different websites that allow us to do this for free, where you just need to sign up for free Azure information. And then you can access the free trials. Now, my favorite ones are flipped snack and flipping Book, but there are so many others online that I haven't even tried yet, so yeah. So if you can sign up to flipping Book or flip snack, I'm going to show you both and we'll compare the two will have a look at it too. So I'm going to click on Upload PDF it flipping Book. After I've signed in and added my details, I'm going to select Interior Design open. And now it's loading. So have a sip of coffee in the meantime, until it converts it. I can click on Customize and start editing my wonderful PDF. So first of all, I can change the color of the background to white and others tables, but I'm just going to keep it simple offers gray. I quite like this as it is, to be completely honest. We can add branding and add our logos if we wanted to. Let's go to settings. This is where our major changes will happen. So we can choose between flip slides. But I don't really like slides. I think the whole purpose of this is to have a flip. So we can flip it. Now. The problem is right now is that it's a single page and I would like it to be a facing page document like a book because I'm going to select Book Layout to Pages and voila, That's better. I can also change the shadow depth, which I like. So let me flip to the next page. Can change it to deep. The shadow is deeper and more shown are more conspicuous. I can make it light or none. By quite like with the lighter than normal Shadow. Looks more realistic. Awesome. Another thing that's super cool that I like that we can do is select a hardcover. If you look, go to the first page, you will see how cool it looks like a cover of a hardcover book, which is really, really nice. If we want, we can go to full-screen. Zoom in a bit. There is our Flipbook with a hardcover. So I'm really happy with this. This is super cool so far for flipping Book, well Done a plus. And then you can click on privacy. And this is where you decide how you would like to save it, private or a shareable link, etc. and when you're done, click on Finish. And that is your 3D Flipbook. Great, so thumbs-up for flipping Book. Now let's go to flip snack. The first one I tried and I was really, really happy with this. Some other stuff we can change. So let's click on Upload PDF. I'm going to go to upload files. Select the other documents that I created. Just so that we have variation. And it's going to load and do its thing. So have another sip of coffee. In the meantime. I'm going to go to next and see a K. There we go. So we can click on Appearance. And then we can change things like single-page view. But I quite like smart view or to page view, we can add flip sounds, which I quite like. Love that sound. We can remove Shadow on Pages or add them, which is great. And if you have the business one, you can change the colors of the Backgrounds and more stuff. So I'm just gonna go to full screen and start flipping my Pages. And I think it's beautiful. It's looking pretty good. And when I'm done, I can share it to whatever to public, have a link, have it in private. And there we go. So feel free to look at some more slipping Book Options. And if you have any that you know yourself and that you would love to recommend. I would love for you to type it in the comments section or in the review section. If you did like this Course, I would love to hear some feedback in the reviews 47. Well Done & See you Soon!: Congratulations on completing this Adobe InDesign, intermediate to advanced course. I'm super proud of you. I hope you have FUN. I hope you feel way more confident in playing with Adobe InDesign and more creative. You have successfully worked on eight Projects to Boost your Portfolio. Feel free to drop me a line or write a course review to let me know how it went or what would you like to learn next for me, as always, it's been my pleasure teaching you. And for lots you Soon