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InDesign for Planners - An Introduction

Adobe InDesign is widely recognized among design professionals as the premier document layout software, with a number of valuable applications for urban planning. This course gives you a step-by-step introduction to the basic tools of InDesign CS6.

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Course Info

  • Duration 15 video lessons (103 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
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  • 1. Introduction: Why Learn InDesign? (4 mins)
  • 2. InDesign Workspace Overview (8 mins)
  • 3. Setting Up New Documents (7 mins)
  • 4. Page Settings (5 mins)
  • 5. Frames and Links: Part 1 (11 mins)
  • 6. Frames and Links: Part 2 (7 mins)
  • 7. Display and Performance (4 mins)
  • 8. Grids and Guides (5 mins)
  • 9. Master Pages (6 mins)
  • 10. Keyboard Shortcuts (6 mins)
  • 11. Working with Color (8 mins)
  • 12. Working With Layers (4 mins)
  • 13. Flyer Design Wrap-Up (7 mins)
  • 14. Postcard Design (9 mins)
  • 15. Proofs and Final Document Production (5 mins)

Course Description

Adobe InDesign is widely recognized among design professionals as the premier document layout software, with a number of valuable applications for urban planning.  This course gives you a step-by-step introduction to the basic tools of InDesign CS6.

Learn these skills

  • Communications & Media
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Plan Making
  • Technology
  • Adobe InDesign

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.25 AICP CM credits. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.25 CNU-A credit.

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Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst is an urban planner and designer whose work has focused on participatory planning, community outreach and innovative urban design through creative and engaging visual communication.

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