InDesign Introduction - 2 days

Adobe - Adobe InDesign

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Course Overview

You want to create professional, eye-catching and polished documents using Adobe InDesign and then go to print or presentation.

You will create content in Adobe InDesign such as brochures, newsletters, flyers with just 2 days of training.

You will learn how to:
Layout text and graphics in a document
Share formatting and appearance attributes with Styles
Manage linked files and missing fonts
Automate the workflow with Master pages
Define colours in CMYK
Tints and gradients using the Swatches panel
Output to Adobe PDF for print or presentation

This is a two-day course running from 10am - 5pm.
Training is hands-on and tutor-led.
We provide a comprehensive training manual, lunch and certification.
Scheduled training takes place in Cardiff.

This course can be run as a company specific event at your premises.

  • Course Content

    Managing the InDesign environment

    Preferences
    Customise your workspace
    Manage document presets
    Workspace and window arrangement

    Designing documents

    Create a new document
    Alter a document’s layout
    Develop Master pages
    Develop Layers

    Managing and formatting text

    Add text
    Edit text
    Thread text
    Change text threads

    Format characters

    Format paragraphs
    Manage Styles
    Quick Apply
    Text wrap
    Rules

    Objects

    Arranging, aligning and distributing
    Transforming objects
    Duplicating
    Rotating
    Object Styles
    InDesign Snippets
    Links panel

    Special effects

    Inner Shadow
    Bevel and Emboss
    Gradient Feather
    Inner Glow and Outer Glow

    Libraries

    Using InDesign libraries

    Utilising colours and swatches

    Utilise colour
    Utilise swatches

    Graphics

    File types
    Importing options
    Fitting images, control palette and shortcuts

    Creating Adobe PDF files

    Prepare PDF files for web distribution
    Export PDF files for printing

  • Prerequisites

    Basic knowledge of Windows or Macintosh.
    Understand how to launch an application and save files.
    For web courses you will need to have knowledge of web browsers.

  • Qualification

    Every course comes with an Adobe Authorised completion certificate. This is either for the specific application (e.g. Acrobat, Flash, InDesign, Photoshop) or for a Masterclass, which might contain multiple applications.

  • Related courses
    InDesign Masterclass - 4 day
    Print Production - 1 day
    InDesign for ePub - 1 day
    Photoshop Introduction - 2 day

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