InDesign CS3 in easy steps


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InDesign CS3 in easy steps


By Robert Shufflebotham

Publication: December 15, 2007
Pages: 192
ISBN: 978-1-84078-349-0

Also available: InDesign in easy steps (covers CS3 to CS6) 


About the book

If your aim is to get started with the basics; become a competent and confident user; and then to master InDesign – this book is for you. Written by an industry professional with over 16 years experience of training in electronic publishing software,┬áInDesign CS3 in easy steps┬ábreaks down this versatile, user-friendly page layout software into a straightforward, manageable and logical series of learning events.

The book builds from the basics, to cover more and more of the extensive range of functionality InDesign CS3 has to offer. By following the book’s logical structure you can develop the core skills needed to master the software.

Since its launch, InDesign has led a new wave in publishing and design innovation. With this In Easy Steps primer in hand, you too can be part of this creative workflow revolution.


About the author

Robert Shufflebotham is a software training consultant with over 21 years experience of delivering software training. He trains on a regular basis for some of the largest and most prestigious magazine, book and newspaper publishers in the world. He also has a MA in Electronic Media.



  1. The Working Environment
  2. Building Pages
  3. Text Basics
  4. Character Settings
  5. Paragraph Settings
  6. Images and Graphic Frames
  7. Arranging Objects
  8. Working with Color
  9. Managing and Editing Text
  10. The Pages Panel and Master Pages
  11. Paragraph, Character & Object Styles
  12. Tables and Tabs
  13. Table of Contents, Indexing and Books
  14. Printing and Exporting
  15. Transformations and Transparency
  16. Paths and the Pen Tool

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