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Discover Adobe InDesign typography with Nigel French, experienced graphic designer and educator, as he teaches the many aspects of typeface and defines the vocabulary of typography. In this online tutorial, explore the abundance of type features, type options, and type preferences. You will also learn the many different page elements including alignment, spacing, indentions, columns, and grids. Using real and factual examples, this course is for intermediate designers who want to go beyond the basics and dig more into the meaning of typography and how to utilize type to its fullest extent.
Topics include:

• Customizing the workspace for type
• Placing, flowing, and threading text
• Character formatting
• Terminology and conventions
• Leading
• Kerning and tracking
• Punctuation and special characters, ornaments, and ligatures
• Alignment
• Indents and spacing
• Line breaks, paragraphs, columns, and pages
• Tabs, tablets, and lists
• Drop caps
• Global formatting with styles
• Working with text wraps
• Margins, columns, and grids
• Screen typography

Level: Intermediate
Length: 8h 20m
Release Date: August 3, 2012

Here is a preview of the tutorial to give you a good idea of what the tutorial is like:

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InDesign Typography | by Nigel French

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