InDesign Essentials - 1 day

Adobe - Adobe InDesign

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Course Overview

Imagine being able to create simple documents from single page advertisements to multi-page colour publications after just 1 day's training! Learn how to manage the Adobe environment, enter, edit and format text and objects. Discover how to work with graphics, use colour and manage transparency.

What you will learn
Layout text and graphics in a document
Share formatting and appearance attributes with styles
Manage linked files and missing fonts
Use Master pages
Create colours in CMYK
Output to Adobe PDF for print or presentation

This is a one-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 Adobe InDesign environment

    Customise your workspace
    Manage document presets
    Workspace and window arrangement

    Designing documents

    Create a new document
    Alter a document’s layout
    Develop Master Pages
    Managing and formatting text
    Add text
    Edit text
    Thread text

    Format characters

    Format paragraphs
    Manage styles
    Text wrap


    Links Panel

    Utilising colours and swatches

    Utilise colour
    Utilise swatches

    Managing transparency

    Apply transparency


    File types
    Importing options


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

    Creating Acrobat 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 Advanced - 2 day
    Photoshop Introduction - 2 day
    Illustrator Introduction - 2 day

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Computeraid is the largest supplier independent computer training and consultancy company in South Wales, training around 20,000
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Swansea. South Wales