Adobe InDesign CS2 Training CD Course


Adobe InDesign CS2 Training CD Course


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Adobe InDesign CS2 - Self-Study Tutorial CD

Learn CS2 new features right away and put it to work for you in no time

Mastering Adobe InDesign CS2 is both a must-have tutorial software for beginners and a handy reference tool for advanced users. This step-by-step guides you through InDesign's latest features and helps you apply them directly and immediately to your projects.



  • Learn Adobe InDesign CS2 Quickly and Easily
  • Easy to follow Step-by-step Instructions
  • Full screen for maximum viewing.
  • Clear narrated instruction makes learning a snap.
  • Interact with program to retain maximum learning.
  • Use Sample Files to Practice along with InDesign CS2


Table of contents

Lesson 1: 

1.1 Launch Adobe InDesign CS2.

1.2 Open and close Adobe InDesign (.indd) files.

1.3 Navigate around your work area.

1.4 View your document at different magnifications.

1.5 Use some of the basic tools from the Toolbox to edit images.

1.6 Select, rearrange, and use various palettes on your workspace.

1.7 Customize your workspace.

1.8 Use palette menus.

1.9 Navigate through your document.

1.10 Work with layers.

1.11 Use InDesign Help

Lesson 2: 

2.1 Create and save a custom page size.

2.2 Create a new document based on your custom page definitions.

2.3 Set up and edit master pages.

2.4 Create foot note frames in your master page.

2.5 Add text and graphic placeholder frames.

2.6 Create text frames with columns.

2.7 Apply master pages to document pages.

2.8 Add sections in your document to change page numbering.

2.9 Add, delete, and rearrange pages in your document.

2.10 Place text and graphics on document pages.

2.11 Override master page items on your document pages.

Lesson 3: 

3.1 Modify text and graphic frames.

3.2 Create new frames.

3.3 Duplicate a frame and its contents.

3.4 Move and replace contents within its frames.

3.5 Convert frame shapes.

3.6 Rotate, align, and group objects.

3.7 Adjust the text inset in a frame.

3.8 Wrap text around an image.

Lesson 4: 

4.1 Create a headline and apply a style.

4.2 Use various ways to flow text into your document.

4.3 Resize your text frames to fit your text.

4.4 Load and apply styles from another document.

4.5 Align your text vertically and horizontally.

4.6 Work with columns.

4.7 Thread text.

4.8 Create a page continuation note.

4.9 Use the Find/Change function.

4.10 Use Check Spelling and other InDesign spell check features.

4.11 Create text on a path.

Lesson 5: 

5.1 Use a baseline grid to align your text.

5.2 Adjust the spacing above and below a paragraph.

5.3 Change fonts and type style.

5.4 Change paragraph alignment.

5.5 Apply fills, strokes, and gradients to text.

5.6 Create a drop cap in your paragraph.

5.7 Adjust the kerning and tracking between text.

5.8 Create a hanging indent.

5.9 Create a paragraph rule.

Lesson 6: 

6.1 Add colors to the Swatches palette.

6.2 Create tints, spot colors, and gradients.

6.3 Apply colors to objects to text.

6.4 Create dashed strokes.

6.5 Create a gradient with multiple colors.

6.6 Apply a gradient across multiple objects.

6.7 Set up color management in InDesign.

Lesson 7: 

7.1 Create and apply object styles.

7.2 Create and apply character styles.

7.3 Create and apply paragraph styles.

7.4 Load styles from another document.

7.5 Nest character styles inside paragraph styles.

7.6 Globally update styles.

Lesson 8: 

8.1 Update revised graphics.

8.2 Remove a white background in InDesign.

8.3 Import graphics using Adobe Bridge.

8.4 Work with alpha channels in Photoshop files.

8.5 Import Photoshop files with layers and layer comps.

8.6 Import an Illustrator file.

8.7 Import an Illustrator file with layers.

8.8 Use a library to store commonly used objects.

Lesson 9: 

9.1 Import a table created in Microsoft Word.

9.2 Format the borders of the table.

9.3 Apply alternating row colors.

9.4 Apply strokes to table cells.

9.5 Format the heading cells in the table.

9.6 Add and delete columns.

9.7 Adjust column width and row height.

9.8 Place graphics in table cells.

9.9 Apply character styles to text in a table.


Lesson 10: 

10.1 Adjust the transparency of solid-colored objects.

10.2 Apply different blending modes to transparency.

10.3 Apply feathering to objects to soften their edges.

10.4 Create a drop shadow.

10.5 Adjust the transparency of an EPS image.

10.6 Adjust the transparency of a Photoshop image.

10.7 Adjust the transparency of an Illustrator image.

10.8 Apply transparency to text.

Lesson 11: 

11.1 Create a book project.

11.2 Add documents to the book.

11.3 Set the order for the documents in the book project.

11.4 Set the page numbering in documents for the book.

11.5 Generate a table of contents.

11.6 Reassign the style source and synchronize the book documents to the styles source to create consistency across the book files

11.7 Create index references and cross-references.

11.8 Generate an index for the book.

Lesson 12: 

12.1 Use Preflight to check for errors.

12.2 Package your document and get it ready for printing.

12.3 Create an Adobe PDF file for proofing.

12.4 Use Separation Preview to see how colors affect your document.

12.5 Use the Transparency Flattener preview.

12.6 Preview the page

12.7 Set up and print a proof.

Specs and Support

Total training time: ~20 hours
Content: CD-ROM disc (sealed in a DVD-case) 

System Requirements: 
Platform:  Windows 10, 8, 7, and Vista
Processor: Pentium 133 Mhz or higher
Hard drive space: 10MB
CD-ROM Drive speed: 24X


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