InDesign Advanced - 2 day

Adobe - Adobe InDesign

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Course Overview

This class provides the InDesign user the ability to hone their skills and move their knowledge of Adobe InDesign to an advanced level.

This class provides the InDesign user the ability to hone their skills and move their knowledge of Adobe InDesign to an advanced level. Using the skills learned in the Introduction class, students will create complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to further understand the capabilities of this high-end design application. We also recommend this course for those planning to study for the Adobe Certified Expert exam.

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 your workspace

    Advanced zooming and navigation
    Advanced view options
    Advanced navigation options
    Focus selection for formatting
    Changing tools (without changing


    Advanced style sheet tips
    Managing long documents
    Hyphenation and justification
    Tracking and kerning


    Paster remembers layers
    Multi-lingual export options
    Locking layers
    Duplicating layers


    Shapes with the frame tools
    Elipses and polygons
    Strokes and configurations
    Accessing stroke easter eggs

    Where text meets graphics

    Inline graphics
    Anchored objects
    Creating type outline
    Using transparency

    Print production

    Checking object resolution and colour
    Configuring the Links panel
    Quick-edit of links content
    Advanced preview

    Importing and exporting

    Adding Excel or Word Tables
    Import text options
    Import graphic options

    Long documents

    Using table of contents
    Creating a table of contents style
    Editing a table of contents
    Creating hyperlinks from a table of contents


    Using the eyedropper
    Create new pantone swatches
    Spot or process considerations
    Creating multi-ink group
    Editing a multi-ink group

    Live Preflight

    Live preflight
    Defining profiles
    Importing and exporting
    Embedding profiles
    Package and new font options

    PDF export engine

    PDF/X ISO standards
    Colour transformations
    Registration marks
    Trim and bleed geometry
    Configure Adobe Acrobat
    Display trim and bleed marks


    Importing data
    Creating a table
    Modifying a table
    Navigating a table
    Formatting a table

    Table and Cell styles

    Creating cell styles
    Creating table styles
    Applying table styles
    Style tips and tricks

  • Prerequisites

    You are already experienced in Adobe InDesign and want more in-depth knowledge of the application.

  • 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 Advanced Power User - 2 day
    Adobe DPS Essentials - 1 day
    Print Production - 1 day
    Photoshop Introduction - 2 day

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