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InDesign: Typography (2012)

Course Summary

Explore the numerous type options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign. Using practical, real-world examples, instructor and designer Nigel French dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the vocabulary of typography. The course moves from the micro to the macro level, addressing issues such as choosing page size, determining the size of margins, adjusting number columns, and achieving a clean look with baseline grids. This course takes you from laying out a page to delving into the hows and whys of typography.

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    Course Syllabus

    1. Using Typekit
    2. Placing, Flowing, and Threading Text
    3. Character Formatting
    4. Terminology and Conventions
    5. Leading
    6. Kerning and Tracking
    7. Small but Important Details
    8. Alignment
    9. Indents and Spacing
    10. Breaking and Not Breaking Lines, Paragraphs, Columns, and Pages
    11. Tabs, Tables, and Lists
    12. Drop Caps
    13. Global Formatting with Styles
    14. Working with Text Wraps
    15. Margins, Columns, and Grids
    16. Type Treatments and Effects

Course Fee:
USD 19.99

Course Type:


Course Status:



1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Digital Media & Games Community

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