Click "File" on the bar at the top-left of the window
This way, you can create a new document. You can also do this with the shortcut "Ctrl" and "N". If you prefer, you can open an existing document from here as well. There are VisiHow tutorials on how to do these.
In this video, we create an object by using the "Rectangle Tool"
The object will be selected automatically with a thin blue frame. If you wish to select more than one object, hold "Shift" on the keyboard. The blue frame around the edge will tell us that our object is now selected.
This concludes our tutorial showing you how to apply a "Basic Feather" effect in Adobe InDesign CS6 in Windows 7. If you have any questions or comments regarding this video or the program used, then just add them to the comment section below. Thank you for choosing VisiHow!