Adobe InDesign Intermediate


Use the skills learnt on this course to allow you to expand your knowledge of long document techniques and text and graphic tools.

Duration 1 Day

 Learning Objectives

  • Understand layers
  • Manage colour options
  • Special Effects
  • Spreads
  • Export options

Course Content

  • Using Layers to organise page content
    • Creating and naming layers
    • Moving objects across layers
    • Locking and unlocking Layers
    • Reordering Layers
  • Long document creation
    • Parent and Child master pages
    • Document Sections
    • Running Headers and Footers
  • Advanced type formatting options
    • Importing styles from Word
    • Using Paragraph Shading
    • Creating balanced headline text
    • Adding above and below rules
    • Spanning text across columns
    • Splitting text into columns
    • Using nested styles
    • Using First Line styles
  • Table of Contents
    • Creating a Table of Contents using
    Paragraph Styles
  • Tables
    • Creating tables
    • Converting tabbed text to tables
    • Header and Footer Rows
    • Using Cell Styles
    • Using Table Styles
  • Working with spreads
    • Creating multi-page spreads
    • Different sized pages within one
  • Combining text and graphics
    • Creating object styles
    • Controlling what is affected by text
    • Advanced text wrap options
  • Gridify
    • Creating grids of Images and shapes
    • Using the Gap Tool
    • Controlling frame contents
  • Drawing and editing Shapes
    • Using Shape tools
    • Using Live Corner effects
    • Combining shapes
    • Editing shapes
    • An introduction to the Pen Tool
  • Advanced colour options
    • Creating and editing gradients
    • Spot colours versus process colours
    • Working with tints
    • Adding colours to a CC Library
  • Special Effects
    • Adding special effects to page items
    • Working with Transparency
  • Printing and export options
    • Creating and editing PDF presets
    • Producing PDF files for a highresolution
    composite workflow
    • Producing PDFs containing hyperlinked
    Table of Contents

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