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Now, before we begin to take a look at the navigation options inside of InDesign, there is one thing I want to point out here, which is very max specific. It is a visual warning as to whether your file has been saved or not. If you have to look at here at the top of the document window, you can see the file name. It also tells us the size that we are currently viewing at that, but the icon on the left here that shows us whether this is either an InDesign document or a template. We did see that briefly earlier on. It is tinted out and this tells us that the document has had changes made to it, which needs saving.
So, if you were to press command S or Ctrl S on the PC and save the document, you will see the icon now updates to 100% strength telling us that all changes has been saved. So again this is just max specific, but it is worth noting that any change you make inside of any Adobe application, it will show you the same representation.
Now, when it comes to navigating around the document. The first thing you probably want to look out is changing the size or magnification of the file. We are currently looking at this file here at 159 % and that is because we are at fit in Windows.
Now, yours might show up a different size of this depending on the resolution of your monitor and how large you have InDesign window expanded, but if you press command 0 or Ctrl 0 on the PC that will activate the fit in window command and make sure that the entire page that are currently working on is visible top to bottom, left to right inside the window.
Now, you can see all of the commands currently under the view menu here at the top of the screen. We do have the ability to zoom in and out, fit page in window, which is where we are now. Fit in an entire spread in the window, which could be a two page or even a three or four page spread if you have maybe a gate-fold design. We can view an actual size or even the entire paste board. Using this, they do have good shortcuts. It will make the process much faster and more efficient. You can just come off the view menu there and give them a very quick try. So command 1 or Ctrl 1 on the PC will take the document to actual size or 100%.
Now, for me this does not actually represent 100%. If you have a design that was exactly this size and held it up on the screen against the document you see here in the background, your original would actually be slightly bigger than what you see here 100%.
So, what I normally recommend is 125% is fairly close to real size. To get to 125%, we can simply press command or control on the PC and hit the + key at the top of the keyboard to take us to the next available preview size, which is 125%. So, normally if I am trying to check something to see exactly how it would look in real size, that is about the value that I will specify.
Now, you can continue to press command or control and + and keep zooming out as you go and what you will notice is a zooming out on whatever is centered on the screen at this one time. Okay. So, it will just continue to go up on these lines until we reach a certain value.
Now, InDesign will allow you to go to a maximum there of 4, 000% preview size. So incredibly accurate and that is one thing that I will make a point throughout the training series there is absolutely no reason that everything is not done accurately. It has got so many tools and options to make sure your work is perfectly placed and perfectly organized. This is one of them of the 4, 000% preview size.
Now, the quickest way to get back down is again to press command 0 or Ctrl 0 on the PC, back to fit in window. Again, press command and + just to zoom out a few times because the other side of this command is to press the minus key instead. So command and minus will control the minus to zoom down by those same preset values.