Adobe Indesign Interview Questions and Answers
by Sachin, on Aug 24, 2023 3:36:48 PM
Q1. What is the main purpose of Adobe InDesign?
InDesign is the best choice to design and publish multipage documents containing text, vector artwork, and images. Use precise grids and guides to position page elements and create polished layouts. Take advantage of professional typesetting features to format text consistently across pages, chapters, and publications.
Q2. What are basic InDesign skills?
- Apply basic principles of layout and design.
- Create a new publication.
- Create, edit, and apply styles to format text.
- Work with text and graphic frames.
- Import and place external graphics.
Q3. What are all the tools in InDesign?
- Select tools are used to pick page elements for editing or for reposition
- Drawing tools create shapes and text
- Transform tools are used to configure shape and size of page elements (rotate, scale, etc.)
- View tools are used for page navigation
- Color picker tools are used for filling and stroke
- The Window View buttons show and hide the pasteboard
Q4. What is Adobe InDesign examples?
Q5. What is InDesign in simple words?
Q6. What are the features of InDesign?
- Liquid Content.
- Alternate Layouts.
- Digital Publishing.
- Text Frame Fitting.
- Linked content.
- Content Conveyer.
- EPUB & HTML5.
Q7. What is a bleed in InDesign?
A Bleed is the area just extending past the edge of the page, past the trim edge. So here in this diagram you can see the edge of the bleed marked out skirting around the outer edge of the page. A Bleed acts as a margin of error when the document is trimmed, after it's been printed.
Q8. What is a slug in InDesign?
In InDesign however, the slug refers to an area outside of the boundaries of the document page that can be used for any number of things including job information, notes, and agency logos just to name a few.
Q9. What are spot colors InDesign?
A spot color is a special premixed ink that is used instead of, or in addition to, process inks, and that requires its own printing plate on a printing press. Use spot color when few colors are specified and color accuracy is critical.
Q10. What are the parts of InDesign Interface?
- Menu bar: Includes saving options (under File) and interface options (under Window).
- Options bar: Changes depending on what tool is selected.
- Document Window: Where the document design takes place.
- Panels: Provide a way to access important tools and settings quickly.
Q11. What is the difference between InDesign and Illustrator?
Q12. What does preflight mean in InDesign?
Preflight is the industry-standard term for this process. While you edit your document, the Preflight panel warns of problems that can prevent a document or book from printing or outputting as desired. These problems include missing files or fonts, low-resolution images, overset text, and a number of other conditions.
Q13.What is a master page?
A master page is a defined set of formatting that is applied to the sections of your document-style report. In a template, you can specify a master page that includes a header element, a footer element, and layout properties, such as orientation and borders.
Q14. Explain how Adobe InDesign layers can be helpful?
By using Adobe InDesign layers, you can access the content or images of your content distinctively. For instance, if the document print slowly because you have a large document comprises of graphic images and content, then you can use layers options, which enables you to hide layer images and print the content layers and vice versa.
Q15. Explain how can you add meta-data caption to graphics frames?
Based on the meta-data information stored in the original graphic files you can automatically generate captions for placed graphics. To add the meta-data caption to graphic frames you follow the steps
- With the selection tool, Shift-click to choose the six graphic frames
- Tap on the Links panel and select caption -> Caption setup from the panel menu
- In the Caption Setup dialog window, set the following things
- In the text before column, type Photo By
- Select the Author from the Meta-data menu, leave the text after box blank
- Select Below Image in the Alignment column
- Select Photo Credit from the Paragraph Style column
- In the offset box enter p2
- Now, click OK to store the settings and close the Caption Setup window
- From the Links panel menu, select captions -> Generate Static Captions