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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?
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
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    2.
    InDesign Workspace Overview
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    3.
    Setting Up New Documents
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Page Settings
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    5.
    Frames and Links: Part 1
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    Frames and Links: Part 2
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Display and Performance
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
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    Grids and Guides
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    Master Pages
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Keyboard Shortcuts
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    11.
    Working with Color
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    Working With Layers
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
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    13.
    Flyer Design Wrap-Up
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    Postcard Design
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
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    15.
    Proofs and Final Document Production
    Chapter Duration 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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