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									How To Create a Blank InDesign Document

1. Open Macitosh HD.                      
   
    

                                          
   
    
   1.




2. Click on Applications.                     2.
   Click on Adobe InDesign CS.




3. Click on InDesign CS.                      3.




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4. In the Control Center, click on the picture that looks
like two blank pages.
                                                                              4.
If the Control Center is not there, then at the top of the
page, click on Window, then click on WPC Control             
        
   

Center, then complete step 4.




5. Type the correct page numbers in the box.

 If you have more than 2 pages then you need to uncheck          5.
the box that says Maintain Document Length and
change the end page number.

Click OK.




6. This screen will pop up. Click on Signature View at the
top.
                                                                 6.


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7. Check mark all boxes for your pages.
                                                           7.




8. Click on 4/C and + Formula.
                                                           8.




9. Choose the colors for your page. (You should have
used the color book to write down the numbers of the
                                                           9.
colors you chose.) When you have chosen all your colors,
click Add Chosen Formula Color(s).




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10. Click Apply to Ladder, then click Apply Color
Information.                                        10.




11. Click Apply Changes.
                                                    11.




12. Name your document appropriately, and find the
appropriate folder, then click Save.
                                                    12.



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13. Some Terms you will need to know are

     Tool Bar- Where the tools you will use to create

     
     your page are located.


        Control Center- Where the tag button for tagging                                Control Center

        
     photos is located.                               13.       Tool Bar


        Swatches- Another name for the colors you

        
    have chosen.
                                                                                                    Swatches

        Stroke- Another name for line weight or thickness.
                                                                                         Folio

        Folio- The bottom of the page with the page                                                      Stroke

        
      numbers, theme, and section.



14. The basic tools on the Tool Bar that you will be using      14.   Selection Tool
are the following

      Selection Tool- Use this tool to select and move

      
      any objects or text boxes.                                                         Type Tool
                                                              Rectangle Frame Tool

      Type Tool- Used to create a text box for you to
type 
 
     stories and text in.
                                                                           Rotate Tool               Rectangle Tool

        Rectangle Frame Tool- Used to create Image

        
     boxes which need to be tagged in order to

        
    place an image.


        Rectangle Tool- Used to create background

        
    boxes or colored boxes and shapes.


        Rotate Tool- Used to rotate Images and boxes.


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                                                                                                       The two T’s       Tint
       1. Using the Type Tool


                                                                             4. Highlight your text,
                                                                             then click on both T’s
                                                                             at the top of this box.
                                                                             Select the Color you
Type                                                                          want your text to be
Tool                                                                           (scroll down if you
                                                                             need to), and change
                                                                             the Tint to lighten the
                                                                                color if you want
                                                                                                                     Color
                                 2. Highlight
                                  your text,
                                     then
                                 change the
                                 Font Style                                      Outline
                                                                                   T

                                                3. Highlight
                                                 your text,
                                                    then       5. Highlight your text,
                                                change the     then click the Outline
                                                 Font Size     T to give your text an
                 1. Click on the Type
                Tool and create your                            outline. Click on the
                boxes. Highlight your                          weight you want your
                text, then change the                             outline to be by
                         Font                                   changing the Point
                                                                         Size



                                                                           Point
                                                                           Size

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2. Using the Rectangle Frame Tool




    Selection                 Rectangle Frame
    Tool

                                                                                 Outline

    Rectangle
    Frame
    Tool



                                                            2. Using the
                                                         Selection Tool,
                                                            select your
                                                             Rectangle
                                                         Frame. Click the
                       Tag                               Outline, to give
                                                          your rectangle
                              1. Select the Rectangle    an outline. Click
                              Frame Tool and create        on the weight
                                 your box. Using the       you want your
                               Selection Tool, select     outline to be by
                              your Rectangle Frame.        changing the
                               Click on the Tag to tag       Point Size
                             your rectangle so you can
                                  place your images                      Point
                                                                         Size


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3. Using the Rectangle Tool
                                              1. Select the
                                          Rectangle Tool and
                                            create your box.
                                          Using the Selection
                                            Tool, select your
                                          Rectangle. Click the
     Selection                               Fill, to fill your
             Selection
     Tool                                 rectangle with color.               Color
             Tool             Rectangle   Select the Color you
                                          want your rectangle
                                          to be (scroll down if
                                           you need to), and            Outline
     Rectangle                             change the Tint to
     Tool




                              Rectangle

                                                 2. Using the
                                               Selection Tool,
                                                  select your
                                                  Rectangle.
                                                   Click the
                                               Outline, to give
                                                your rectangle
                                               an outline. Click
                                                on the weight
                                                you want your
                                               outline to be by
                                                 changing the
                                                  Point Size

                                                               Point
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4. Using the Rotate Tool




      Selection
      Tool



                                            Text Box

      Rotate
      Tool
                                                             1. Using the
                                Rectangle Frame           Selection Tool,
                                                             select your
                                                       Rectangle. Click the
                                                         Rotate Tool, then
                                                          click and hold to
                                                       rotate your Text Box
                                                       or Rectangle Frame




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5. Using the Image Placer


                                                              1. Click on Window, then WPC Image
                                                                             Placer


     Selection              Rectangle Frame
     Tool




      Image
                                                           Images          Red Box             Place
      Folder




                                                        Images

                                                          2. Click      3. Using the Selection Tool, select your
                                                          Image        tagged Rectangle Frame. Make sure the
                                                        Folder to        Red Box shows up. (If it doesn’t, click
                                                           locate     somewhere on the page, then start step 3
                                                       folder with   again.) Click on the Image you want to place.
                                                         your .jpg    Fit the red box to the size of the image you
                                                       images in     want to place by Scaling the box (The bigger
                                                           them.        the number, the smaller the box and the
                                                         Click the      smaller the number, the bigger the box.)
                                                          folder,     When the image looks like you want, click
                                                        then click                        Place.
                                              Choose    Choose.
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      6. Changing the Folio




              Selection
              Tool


                                                                 5. Click Edit, then Paste in
                                                                 Place. Now you can change
                                                                 the text font, style, and size
                                                                           of the text.




                               3. Click Edit, then
                                       Cut                             4. Click on the Arrow at
                                                                       the bottom of the page,
                                                                       then click on 2 (or your
                                                                             page number)
2. Using the Selection Tool
and holding the shift key on
                                                     1. Click on the Arrow at
 your keyboard, click the A
                                                     the bottom of the page,
  and Folio Copy on both
                                                     then click on A-Master
           pages



                                         Arrow

                          Folio Copy                                            Folio Copy
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                A                                                                                 A
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                  Now you are ready to
                     begin Creating

                          Don’t Forget to
                            SAVE often


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