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Adobe InDesign Course

Covered in this course:

Introducing the Workspace
Customizing the workspace, working with InDesign panels, InDesign tool panel overview, InDesign control panel overview.

Navigating a document
InDesign zoom tool and hand tool, The InDesign screen mode options, The InDesign view options.

Setting Up a Document
Creating custom document settings, creating a new document, working with master pages, adding sections to change page numbering, adding new pages.

Text and Text Frames
Creating and using text frames, selecting frames and contents, using guides to align frames.

Placing and typing text
Text frame options, finding and changing text, checking spelling in InDesign, applying text effects.

Flowing Text
Auto flowing text in InDesign, semi auto flowing text, creating threaded frames, creating threaded frames automatically.

Working with Typography
Adjusting vertical spacing, changing fonts and type style, fine-tuning columns, changing paragraph alignment, creating a drop cap, adjusting letter and word spacing, sdding a paragraph rule.

Working with Styles
Working with paragraph style sheets,working with character style sheets, working with object styles, creating nested styles, creating a table of contents, loading styles from another document.

Working with Objects
Working with InDesign layers Creating and editing text frames. creating and editing graphics frames, wrapping text around a graphic, modifying frame shapes, transforming and aligning objects, working with clipping paths.

Working with Colour
Creating and applying colours, working with gradients, creating a tint colour in InDesign, creating a spot colour, applying colours to text and objects.

Editing tools
Using the pathfinder panel, using the align panel,using the eyedropper tool, using the revolve tool, using the scale tool, using the free transform tool, using the stroke panel.

Working with Graphics
Importing and modifying graphics, adding graphics from other programs, comparing vector and bitmap graphics, managing links to imported files, adjusting InDesign display quality, working with clipping paths, working with alpha channels Importing multi-layered Photoshop files. using Adobe bridge to import graphics.

Creating Tables
Converting text to a table, creating and resizing tables, formatting a table, creating a header row.

Output and Exporting
Separations panel, preflighting files, packaging files, creating an Adobe PDF proof, previewing separations, transparency flattening preview, previewing the page.
Course Length
1 Day
£180 +vat
No Assessment
Lunch Included

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