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Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

Lesson 25 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

Lesson 25 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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25. Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

Lessons

Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

Opacity transparency see through in this is what the title of this video is going to be okay and it's so that this black box here, you can kind of see through is helping me see the text against this. I've done it with those green boxes here, you can see through a little bit watermark. This logo, page two is a big black box that is transparent. Let's go and do that now. Okay, so first thing we're gonna do is grab my rectangle tool. Okay, not the rectangle frame tool. I'm going to give it before I start drawing anything. I'm going to Well what you might have to do is make sure you got nothing selected, then go to the rectangle tool, make sure the stroke is set to none and the fill of this box is going to be set to black. Not registration, registration is bad. Okay. And I'm gonna draw box roughly to go around the outside. Now it's on top of my type. So I'm gonna grab my black arrow, I'm going to right click it. Okay And I'm going to go to a range and I'm going to go to send backwards and ...

by chance only has to go back once often you'll have to kind of right click it again and go send backwards until eventually you get behind the white type. It depends on when this thing was added to the document because it was last added. Okay, it's on the top of the stack so it's easy to get behind. So next I'm gonna do, I'm gonna adjust this and this lady over to the side here because we don't want the black box covering it. But what I'd like to do is lower the opacity and I just have it selected with my black arrow. And at the top here there's this one called opacity. Okay. And I'm going to slow it down slower. It's not a word, but I'll lower it anyway. Okay? And it's just you decide you know how it's going to work with a background image and how low it should go. I might do the same for this green box. Okay, so go and do that, lower this one down as well. It's just for style points. Okay. Kind of looks cool having it partly see through and it's the theme for this Book. You can see here on page two. This big black box here. It's just a kind of a cool way of having text on a black background. Okay? And we're kind of showing part of the image and start points Now. We've done it for black boxes, you can do it for anything, you can select anything lower the opacity. Okay. And have washed out text might be watermark for the logo. So let's add this guy down the bottom here. Okay, I'm gonna shrink it down, move him down here, but I'm going to lower the opacity. So he's like a little watermark, anything in the bottom there which I don't like. But anyway that is opacity. Let's get on to the next video.

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