Delegates will learn how to
- Create and set out a document in InDesign
- Work with InDesign’s different frame types
- Setup and apply master pages
- Work with colour and colour swatches
- Incorporate text, tables and graphics in documents
- Use styles to format text
- Work with compound objects in InDesign
- Prepare for and output documents using InDesign’s printing and preflight options
Module 1: Introducing Adobe InDesign
- The InDesign interface
Module 2: Creating documents
- Creating a new document
- Guides and views
- Working with frames
- Taking frames further
Module 3: Managing document content
- Grouping, aligning, and distributing
- Stacking, converting, and transforming
Module 4: Working with document formats
- Managing pages
- Liquid Layouts
- Creating alternate layouts
- Working with island spreads
Module 5: Using master pages
- Working with master pages
- Working with page numbering
Module 6: Working with colour
- An introduction to colour
- The Colour panel
- Tints and gradients
Module 7: Working with type
- The Type Tool
- Importing text
- Linking and overset text
- Formatting text
- Further typographic controls
- Type on a Path Tool
- Other useful text commands
Module 8: Working with tables
- Creating tables
- Modifying tables
Module 9: Incorporating graphics
- Importing images
- Display performance
- Managing other Adobe files
- Scaling and moving
- Text wrapping
Module 10: Working with styles
- An introduction to styles
- The styles panels
- Creating a style
- Applying styles
- Editing and managing styles
- Style overrides
- Importing styles
Module 11: Preparing for output
- Resolving errors
- Printing a document
- Exporting files for print
- Packaging a document
- Exporting in another format
Appendices (covered if relevant and if time permits)
- Appendix 1: Working with paths
- Appendix 2: Compound objects
- Appendix 3: Creative Cloud
- Appendix 4: Adobe Bridge
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