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Course 60007

Price: $795, Length: 2 days

Adobe InDesign Introduction

To customize this class, call 800-453-5961 or click here to contact us

Note: For additional questions and clarification, you may reach Bill Ramirez at bill@dynamicsedge.com or on his following contact details: Office- (510) 804-3600 & Cell- (415) 200-6969

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Learn InDesign to create compelling layouts for print and digital publishing.

PREREQUISITES:

  • Basic Mac or Windows skills: copying/pasting, right-clicking (contextual menus), finding files, switching between programs, exploring windows

AGENDA TOPICS:

Unit 1- InDesign Interface & Setup

  • InDesign Interface & Workspace
  • Menu Customization
  • Setting Preferences
  • Sync Settings

Unit 2- Flyer Layout

  • Document Setup
  • Master Pages & Ruler Guides
  • Master Page Text Frames
  • Adding Color Swatches
  • Applying Color Swatches to Your Text
  • Placing Text on Master Pages
  • Placing Text on Document Pages
  • Paragraph Styles
  • Character Styles
  • Placing Graphics
  • Editing Styles
  • Drop Caps
  • New Master Pages
  • Duplicating Spreads & Applying Masters
  • Duplicating & Redefinig Styles
  • Previewing Documents

Unit 3- Event Poster Layout

  • Document Setup
  • Defining Colors and Gradients
  • Applying Colors & Gradients
  • Working with Layers
  • Creating an Irregular Graphics Frame
  • Text on a Path
  • Using the Glyphs Panel
  • Creating Text Frames
  • Importing Text & Threading Text
  • Creating Frame Breaks & Working with Hidden Characters
  • Formatting Text
  • Importing & Scaling Graphics
  • Previewing Color Separations
  • Creating a Press Ready PDF & PDF "Soft" Proof

Unit 4- Brochure Layout

  • Helpful tips & Shortcuts
  • Document Setup
  • Creating & Formatting Text
  • Placing Graphics
  • Adding Master Pages
  • Ruler Guides
  • Master Page Text
  • Line Tool
  • Automatic Page Numbers
  • Adding Pages & Applying Master Pages
  • Overriding Master Page Items
  • Importing & Threading Text
  • Threading Text Frames
  • Multiple Column Text Frames
  • Frame Un-threading
  • Automatic Threading
  • Deleting Text Frames
  • Navigating Text Threads

Unit 5- Exercise 1: Threading Text

  • Creating Color & Swatches
  • Applying Colors, Tints & Gradients
  • General Text Formatting
  • Using Find/Change
  • Using the Glyphs Panel
  • Open Type Fractions
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Keep Options
  • Setting Tabs & Indents
  • Creating Rules
  • Defining & Applying Paragraph Styles
  • Defining & Applying Character Styles
  • Defining & Applying Object Styles

Unit 6- Exercise 2: Working with Text Styles

  • Bulleted Lists
  • Paragraph Styles Based on Another
  • Placing Graphics
  • Wrapping Text
  • Previewing Your Publication

Unit 7- Preparing files for Pre-press

  • Managing Links
  • Preflighting Documents for Printing
  • Creating a Custom Preflight Profile
  • Converting RGB & Spot Colors to Process Colors
  • Packaging the InDesign File
  • Embedding & Sharing a Custom Preflight Profile
  • Sharing Files & Packages with Earlier InDesign Versions
  • Previewing Color Separations
  • Previewing Transparency
  • Exporting PDF Files for Printing & Proofs

We look forward to your great success!!!

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60007Adobe InDesign Introduction