Adobe InDesign Introduction

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Business Benefit

Use the skills learnt on this course to allow you create visually interesting and creative publications with a minimal amount of effort and greater productivity.

Duration 1 Day

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand type controls
  • Manage graphics
  • File management
  • Layers & colours
  • Document set-up

Course Content

  • The InDesign interface
    • Creating a custom workspace
    • Navigating around a document
    • Smart guides and smart spacing
  • Creating a new document
    • The New document dialog box
    • Introducing text frames
    • Selecting and editing text
    • Character formatting
    • Using colour with text
    • Placing a picture
    • Using the Content Indicator
  • Working with colour
    • Creating colour swatches
    • Spot versus process colours
    • Applying Strokes and Fills
    • Creating tints
  • Multiple page documents
    • Multi-page documents
    • Using the Pages panel
    • Placing text
    • Flowing text through frames
    • Paragraph formatting
    • Using the Eyedropper tool
    • Multi-column text frames
  • Lists
    • Using Bullet-Point lists
    • Using Numbered lists
    • Editing List formatting
  • Working with styles
    • Character and paragraph styles
    • Creating styles
    • Editing and applying styles
    • Removing style formatting
    • Using Quick Apply
  • Working with graphics
    • Different file formats
    • Picture fitting options
    • Using Auto-fit
    • Placing multiple graphics
    • Wrapping text around images
    • Images with clipping paths
    • Checking image resolution using the Info Panel
  • Working with Master Pages
    • Master Page guidelines
    • Creating and editing Masters
    • Applying Master Pages
    • Auto-numbering pages
  • Exporting and printing
    • Using pre-defined PDF presets
    • Exporting PDF files

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