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Adobe InDesign CC Combo Training Courses

About the Adobe InDesign CC Combo

Duration: 5 days (40 hours)

this package is a combo of two courses (1) InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign CC, (2) InDesign CC Advanced.

Next Class Dates

Jan 22, 2018 – Jan 26, 2018
 
9:00am – 5:00pm CST
 
 
Mar 12, 2018 – Mar 16, 2018
 
9:00am – 5:00pm CST
 
 
Apr 30, 2018 – May 4, 2018
 
9:00am – 5:00pm CST
 
 

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This training consists of the following courses:

Adobe InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign CC   More on this course

3 days | 24 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Introducing the Workspace
  • » Getting to Know InDesign
  • » Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
  • » Working with Objects
  • » Flowing Text
  • » Editing Text
  • » Working with Typography
  • » Working with Color
  • » Working with Styles
  • » Importing and Modifying Graphics
  • » Printing and Exporting

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arrow Course Outline

  • Introducing the Workspace
    1. Looking at the workspace
    2. Working with panels
    3. Customizing the workspace
    4. Changing the magnification of a document
    5. Navigating through a document
    6. Using context menus
    7. Modifying Interface preferences
    8. Exploring on your own
  • Getting to Know InDesign
    1. Viewing guides
    2. Preflighting as you work
    3. Adding text
    4. Working with styles
    5. Working with graphics
    6. Working with objects
    7. Working with object styles
    8. Viewing the document in Presentation mode
    9. Exploring on your own
  • Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages
    1. Creating and saving custom document settings
    2. Creating a new document
    3. Switching between open InDesign documents
    4. Working with master pages
    5. Applying master pages to document pages
    6. Adding new document pages
    7. Rearranging and deleting document pages
    8. Changing the size of pages
    9. Adding sections to change page numbering
    10. Overriding master page items on document pages and placing text and graphics
    11. Viewing the completed spread
    12. Exploring on your own
  • Working with Objects
    1. Working with layers
    2. Creating and modifying text frames
    3. Creating and modifying graphics frames
    4. Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
    5. Placing and linking graphics frames
    6. Changing the shape of a frame
    7. Wrapping text around a graphic
    8. Modifying the shape of frames
    9. Transforming and aligning objects
    10. Selecting and modifying grouped objects
    11. Creating a QR code
    12. Finishing up
  • Flowing Text
    1. Flowing text into an existing frame
    2. Flowing text manually
    3. Creating text frames while flowing text
    4. Flowing text automatically
    5. Creating threaded frames automatically
    6. Resizing text frames automatically
    7. Adding a jump line page number
    8. Exploring on your own
  • Editing Text
    1. Finding and changing a missing font
    2. Entering and importing text
    3. Finding and changing text and formatting
    4. Checking spelling
    5. Editing text by dragging and dropping
    6. Using the Story Editor
    7. Tracking changes
  • Working with Typography
    1. Adjusting vertical spacing
    2. Changing fonts and type styles
    3. Fine-tuning columns
    4. Changing paragraph alignment
    5. Creating a drop cap
    6. Adjusting letter and word spacing
    7. Adjusting line breaks
    8. Setting tabs
    9. Adding a rule above a paragraph
  • Working with Color
    1. Managing color
    2. Defining printing requirements
    3. Creating and applying colors
    4. Working with gradients
    5. Creating a tint
    6. Creating a spot color
    7. Applying colors to text and objects
    8. Using advanced gradient techniques
  • Working with Styles
    1. Creating and applying paragraph styles
    2. Creating and applying character styles
    3. Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
    4. Creating and applying object styles
    5. Creating and applying table and cell styles
    6. Globally updating styles
    7. Loading styles from another document
  • Importing and Modifying Graphics
    1. Adding graphics from other programs
    2. Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
    3. Managing links to imported files
    4. Updating revised graphics
    5. Adjusting display quality
    6. Working with clipping paths
    7. Working with alpha channels
    8. Importing native Adobe graphics files
    9. Using a library to manage objects
    10. Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
  • Printing and Exporting
    1. Preflighting files
    2. Packaging files
    3. Creating an Adobe PDF proof

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Adobe InDesign CC Advanced   More on this course

2 days | 16 hours

arrow 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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arrow Course Outline

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
    1. Adding form fields
    2. Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file
    3. Accessibility
  • 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
  • Creating an iPad Publication
    1. Creating a new digital publication
    2. Adding interactive elements
  • 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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