InDesign CS4: Typography

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Uses real-world examples to explain the purpose of the typographical features in InDesign CS4, and describes the conventions for how to use them.InDesign CS4: Typography explores the numerous type options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign CS4. Using practical, real-world examples, instructor and designer Nigel French explains the purpose of each feature and describes the conventions for how and when to use it. Nigel dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the terminology needed for the successful application of typography. He moves from the micro to the macro level, addressing such issues as choosing page size; determining the size of margins; adj…

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Uses real-world examples to explain the purpose of the typographical features in InDesign CS4, and describes the conventions for how to use them.InDesign CS4: Typography explores the numerous type options, type-related features, and type-specific preferences of Adobe InDesign CS4. Using practical, real-world examples, instructor and designer Nigel French explains the purpose of each feature and describes the conventions for how and when to use it. Nigel dissects the anatomy of a typeface and defines the terminology needed for the successful application of typography. He moves from the micro to the macro level, addressing such issues as choosing page size; determining the size of margins; adjusting number columns; and achieving a clean, structured look with baseline grids. This course is essential for anyone looking to expand their work from just laying out a page to understanding the hows and whys of typography. Exercise files accompany this course. Topics include: Choosing and combining typefaces Understanding leading and how it relates to type size and column width Learning the proper use of white space and break characters Understanding the finer points of kerning and tracking Applying global formatting with paragraph, character, and object styles Avoiding common problems associated with justified type and text wraps

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