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Adobe InDesign Introduction, 1 day

Delivered at your office or a training centre, in groups or 1-2-1

This introduction course covers some of the basic and more commonly used features of Adobe InDesign so that attendees can navigate the software and use InDesign's tools to create well-designed professional documents.

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Key features

  • Live instructor-led course with 6 hours of training
  • Session runs from 9.30–5pm with normal breaks included
  • Fully certified trainer
  • Get key skills and practical knowledge
  • This course is available for delivery at your office, 1-2-1 and groups – contact us
  • Course materials included
  • Recognised course certificate

What will I learn?

In this course you will learn how to use paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customise both text and graphics.

This course is suitable for anyone using InDesign CS5, CS6 or CC.

Module 1 - Introduction
The InDesign interface
Zooming and navigating
Working with guides
Creating frames
Changing InDesign's Preferences

Module 2 - Working with Text Frames
Entering and importing text
Linking text frames
Character and paragraph formatting
InDesign typography controls
Creating simple tables
Proofing and inserting special characters

Module 3 - Working with Character and Paragraph Styles
Creating new styles
Applying styles
Removing styles and overrides

Great course, the trainer was really professional”

Martin K

Editing and deleting styles

Module 4 - Working with graphics
Importing pictures
Repositioning and scaling graphics and frames
Text wrapping options

Module 5 - Working with multiple frames
Grouping, aligning and distributing objects
Stacking objects
Converting and transforming shapes
The Layers panel
Using objects in layers

Module 6 - Working with colour
The Color panel
Working with colour swatches
Creating tints and gradients
Applying colours

Module 7 - Preparing a document for output
Using Preflight
Printing an InDesign document
Exporting files for printing
Packaging a document


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