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Adobe InDesign: Complete Guide

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard page-layout program that works with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop seamlessly. InDesign allows you to create simple to complex multi-page documents such as brochures, flyers, books, and magazines. This course is a comprehensive exploration of InDesign tools and capabilities to create professional documents. You will learn how to manage the InDesign environment, create, set up, design, enhance and finalize multi-page documents.

Course Objectives

You'll learn a solid basis of Adobe Indesign which allows you to do the following:

  • Learn about Adobe InDesign interface and work with menus, tools and panels.
  • Adjust text with the Character panel and change alignment with the Paragraph panel or Control Panel
  • Create a new document and manipulate columns and margins
  • Work with text and images

Course Description

Regular Price: $99 


  Live Online Course

Learn Adobe InDesign with this practical, easy-to-follow course!

Target Audience

This is a relaxed introduction that will enable you to produce most common graphic design:

  • No prior knowledge or experience with Illustrator is required.
  • Only basic computing skills are necessary - If you can send emails and surf the internet then you will cope well with our course.

Course Completion

Upon course completion, you will benefit from:

  • Includes e-certificate of completion.
  • You can go onto further training on Adobe elements, such as; Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.

Course Requirements

To be a successful online learner, you will need access to a computer with the following:

  • CPU: Intel or AMD processor with 64-bit support, 2 GHz or faster processor
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 or equivalent
  • HDD Disk Space: 3.1 GB of storage space
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • OS: 64-bit Windows 10, October 2018 update, version 1809 or later
  • Screen Resolution: 720p
  • Network: Broadband Internet Connection

Course Outline

You'll learn a solid basis of Adobe InDesign which allows you to do the following:

Objectives:

  • Look at the workspace
  • Work with panels
  • Customize the workspace
  • Change the magnification of a document
  • Navigate through a document
  • Use context menus
  • Modify interface preferences

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • View guides
  • Preflight as you work
  • Add text
  • Work with styles
  • Work with graphics
  • Work with objects
  • Work with object styles
  • View the document in Presentation mode

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Create and save custom document settings
  • Create a new document
  • Switch between InDesign documents
  • Work with master pages
  • Apply master pages to document pages
  • Add new document pages
  • Rearrange and delete document pages
  • Change the size of pages
  • Add sections to change page numbering
  • Override master page items on document pages and place text and graphics
  • View the completed spread

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Work with layers
  • Create and modify text frames
  • Create and modify graphics frames
  • Add metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Place and link graphics frames
  • Change the shape of a frame
  • Wrap text around graphic
  • Modify the shape of frames
  • Transform and align objects
  • Select and modify grouped objects

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Flow text into an existing frame
  • Flow text manually
  • Create text frames while flowing text
  • Create threaded frames automatically
  • Flow text automatically
  • Apply paragraph styles to text
  • Adjust columns
  • Add a jump line page number
  • Create a table
  • Convert text to a table
  • Change rows and columns
  • Format a table
  • Add graphics to table cells
  • Create a header row
  • Create and apply table and cell styles

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Find and change a missing font
  • Enter and import text
  • Find and change text and formatting
  • Check spelling
  • Edit text by dragging and dropping
  • Use the Story Editor
  • Track changes

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Adjust vertical spacing
  • Work with fonts, type styles, and glyphs
  • Fine-tuning columns
  • Change paragraph alignment
  • Create a drop cap
  • Adjust letter and word spacing
  • Adjust line breaks
  • Set tabs
  • Add a rule above a paragraph
  • Work with paragraph shading

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Manage color
  • Define printing requirement
  • Create colors
  • Apply colors
  • Work with tint Swatches
  • Work with gradients
  • Work with color groups

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Create and apply paragraph styles
  • Create and apply character styles
  • Nest character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Create and apply object styles
  • Create and apply table and cell styles
  • Update global styles
  • Load styles from another document

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Add graphics from other programs
  • Compare vector and bitmap graphics
  • Manage links to imported files
  • Update revised graphics quality
  • Work with clipping paths
  • Work with alpha channels
  • Import native Adobe graphic files
  • Use an InDesign library to manage objects
  • Use Adobe Bridge to import graphics

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:

  • Preflight files
  • Package files
  • Create Adobe PDF proof
  • Preview separation
  • Preview how transparency effects will be flattened
  • Preview the page
  • Export an interactive Adobe PDF file

Explanation & Practical activities

Objectives:
PROJECT 1: CREATION MAGAZINE LAYOUT / COVER / 1 BROCHURE
General revision of the 11 lessons already given and answering learners’ questions

Explanation & Practical activities

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