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InDesign: Information

This software is supported by Instructional Technologies.


Description: Layout software designed for both digital and print publications
Usage: Creating layouts such as flyers, brochures, newsletters, books
Available locations: Design LabThe StudioWiegand Design Lab
Access: Free on PLU lab computers. Monthly subscription to Creative Cloud required for personal computers.
Additional Help: Contact (253) 535-7525, email itech@plu.edu, or visit the Help Desk Library
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InDesign is layout software meant for creating print and digital projects such as flyers, brochures, and books. InDesign is used to arrange elements and design layouts, and isn’t meant as a photo editor or word processor. If a project requires edited images or big blocks of text, consider using other programs and then importing or copying them into an InDesign. Photoshop can be used to edit images, and Google Docs or Word can be used to draft text. Be aware that different versions of InDesign may vary in appearance and functionality.

Note: If InDesign is too complex of a program to start, try a free and easy-to-use alternative, Gravit Designer.



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Keywords:Adobe, editing, visual, design, graphic, flyers, brochures, newsletter, flier, book, publishing, layout   Doc ID:84246
Owner:Tommy S.Group:Pacific Lutheran University
Created:2018-07-24 10:57 PDTUpdated:2020-03-27 09:51 PDT
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