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Intro to InDesign CS 5 Adobe InDesign CS5 is a powerful desktop publishing program. With it you
 

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Intro to InDesign CS 5
Adobe InDesign CS5 is a powerful desktop publishing program. With it you
can create documents of many types, from single page advertisements
and flyers, to complex multi-page publications. In this course you will
learn the basics of creating documents with InDesign CS 5.
Getting Started
Before opening a new document page, go to Preferences under Edit in the
Menu bar (For a Mac you will find Preferences under the Apple logo). In
Preferences, click on General and work through setting your "preferences"
in the windows clicking "next" until you come back to general. In the
Units & Increments window you will likely prefer having your ruler units in
inches or centimeters rather than picas. Set image display to High
Quality. Look at the options in each window, you may not want to change
the rest at this time. If you aren't familiar with a choice or option don't
change it!
Under File on the Menu bar, open a new Document. Indicate the total
number of pages, the paper size and orientation. Don't forget to size your
margins and set the number of columns you will want on each page as
well as the gutter (the distance between columns.) As you work with your

  

Source: Aalberts, Daniel P. - Department of Physics, Williams College

 

Collections: Physics