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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced

Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

Adobe InDesign CC software speaks the language of professional designers, delivering unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for designing superb pages. It works seamlessly with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, providing a single integrated design environment that doesn't interrupt your creative process.

InDesign CC Advanced course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, and the production tips for page layout and design using InDesign.

Next Class Dates

Feb 9, 2017 – Feb 10, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Mar 2, 2017 – Mar 3, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Apr 27, 2017 – Apr 28, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
May 4, 2017 – May 5, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET

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Contact us to customize this class with your own dates, times and location. You can also call 1-888-563-8266 or chat live with a Learning Consultant.

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Intended Audience for this Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Course

  • » Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn InDesign CC

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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Course Objectives

  • » Quick Overview of What is New CC
  • » Creating Tables
  • » Working with Transparency
  • » Color/Color Management
  • » Printing and Exporting
  • » Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
  • » Creating and Exporting an ebook
  • » Creating an iPad Publication
  • » Working with Long Documents

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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Course Outline

    1. Quick Overview of What is New CC
      1. Color Theme tool
      2. Adobe Color
      3. Interactivity in fixed layout EPUBs
      4. EPUB interactivity preview panel
      5. EPUB enhancements
      6. Typekit enhancements
      7. Simplified tables
      8. Fixed Layout EPUB
      9. Color groups
      10. Behance integration
      11. Scaling of effects
      12. Enhanced search
      13. HiDPI
      14. Enhanced Footnotes
      15. Enhanced QR Code Creator
      16. Improved Packaging
      17. PDF Passthrough Printer
      18. Simplified Hyperlinks
      19. Font search and filter
      20. Instant font preview
      21. Font favorites
      22. Sharing with Creative Cloud
    2. Creating Tables
      1. Converting text to a table
      2. Changing rows and columns
      3. Formatting a table
      4. Creating a header row
      5. Adding graphics to table cells
      6. Creating and applying table and cell styles
    3. Working with Transparency
      1. Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
      2. Applying transparency settings
      3. Adding transparency effects to imported vector and bitmap graphics
      4. Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
      5. Applying transparency settings to text
      6. Working with effects
    4. Color/Color Management
      1. The need for color management
      2. Isolate Blending vs. Knockout Group
      3. Creating a Mixed Ink Swatch or Group
      4. Synchronizing color settings in Adobe Bridge
      5. Specifying color settings in original source file
      6. Specifying color settings in InDesign
      7. Defining printing requirements
      8. Image Color Settings (why you won't need this)
      9. Assigning vs. Converting a profile
      10. Proofing colors onscreen
    5. Printing and Exporting
      1. Preflighting files
      2. Packaging files
      3. Creating an Adobe PDF proof
      4. Previewing separations
      5. Previewing how transparency effects will be flattened
      6. Previewing the page
      7. Printing a laser or inkjet proof
      8. Using the Ink Manager
    6. Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
      1. Adding form fields
      2. Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file
      3. Accessibility
    7. Creating and Exporting an ebook
      1. Getting started
      2. Completing the booklet
      3. Choosing the content of an ebook
      4. Adding metadata
      5. Exporting an EPUB file
    8. Creating an iPad Publication
      1. Creating a new digital publication
      2. Adding interactive elements
    9. Working with Long Documents
      1. Starting a book
      2. Creating a running footer
      3. Adding a footnote
      4. Adding a cross-reference
      5. Synchronizing a book
      6. Generating a table of contents
      7. Indexing a book

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    Do you have the right background for Adobe InDesign CC Advanced?

    Skills Assessment

    We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

    Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

    1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
    2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
    3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
    This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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    Award winning, world-class Instructors

    Beata B.
    - Adobe Certified Expert and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
    - A.A.S. in Commercial Art - Computer Graphics Specialization.
    - Graphic Designer Specialist, including advanced photo retouching and color correction, masking, realistic photo collages, preparation of complex digital files for commercial output, digital illustration and complex vector graphics

    Bio:

    Beata Bogaczewicz is a highly accomplished, results driven Graphic Designer and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), bringing over fourteen years of combined graphic design, creative production, technical training and project management experience. She is an Adobe Certified Expert with a multitude of Adobe certifications including Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert and Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert.

    Her signature teaching style involves breaking down complex topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. She not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results. Her hands on approach makes memorizing effortless while promoting creative thinking.
    Carmille A.
    - Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
    Charles W.
    - Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
    - Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
    - Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.

    Bio:

    Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

    Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
    Erick P.
    - In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
    - Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
    - Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.

    Bio:

    Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

    Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
    Sam P.
    - Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
    - Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
    - NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.

    Bio:

    Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

    Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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    Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

    Excellent Instructor! Very clear instructions, easy to understand, patient and a good sense of humour
    Vijayanti R.
    Course(s) Taken

    » Adobe Graphic and Web Designer CS5 (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)

    I wish NetCom offered the next level of Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop classes. I would like to learn more and feel that it is necessary for me to go beyond the basics offered to excel in my field of fashion design.

    -Kim B.
    Course(s) Taken

    » Adobe InDesign CS6 Combo

    NetCom Learning is professional, the instructors are knowledgeable and prepare the students well for any cert exam and/or teach the course material thoroughly.

    - Baila M.
    Course(s) Taken

    » Adobe Graphic and Web Designer CS5 (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)

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