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Adobe InDesign CC

Course Outlines

This online Adobe InDesign CC course is delivered by highly qualified instructors based here in the north east of the UK. Course materials will be sent to attendees 2 days prior to the course.

InDesign Intro - 2 days - £265

  • Managing Your Workspace
  • Setting up a new document
  • Zoom and scroll shortcuts
  • The Control Bar
  • Customising the Pages window
  • Basic working methods
  • The Selection tools
  • The Drawing tools
  • Other tools
  • Creating, editing and applying colours
  • Flat colour
  • Gradients
  • Pantone (‘spot’) colours
  • Creating / editing paragraph & character styles
  • Linking text frames
  • Text frame options
  • ’Span’ and ‘split’ text
  • Using tabs
  • Checking spelling
  • Find / Change
  • Tracking and horizontal scale
  • Creating ‘placeholder’ text
  • Importing text
  • Glyphs
  • Text Wrap
  • Importing images into InDesign
  • Scaling and rotating images
  • Transparency
  • Cropping images
  • Auto-fit
  • Re-linking images
  • Placing multiple images simultaneously
  • Special effects
  • Using layers
  • Automatic page numbering
  • Adding and deleting document pages
  • Getting around in a multi-page document
  • Preflight
  • Creating a table style
  • Creating cell styles
  • Header rows
  • Adding a header row style to a Table Style
  • Importing tables from Excel
  • Re-linking to new data
  • Creating a low-resolution PDF
  • Creating a High Resolution PDF

InDesign Advanced - 2 days - £265

  • Organising your workspace
  • Zoom and scroll shortcuts
  • Advanced view options
  • Master page tips and tricks
  • Customising the Pages window
  • Using Facing Pages
  • Starting a new ‘section’
  • Page shuffle
  • Using Libraries
  • InDesign File Formats
  • Advanced Style Sheet Tips
  • Text Gradients
  • Flowing text into a document
  • Creating type outlines
  • Removing text frames from a thread
  • Breaking a text thread
  • Separating text with the Tab command
  • Inserting and formatting footnotes
  • Creating ‘Story Jumps’
  • Moving column guides
  • GREPS
  • Text Variables
  • Changing Case
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Cutting / joining drawn lines
  • Compound paths and the Pathfinder window
  • Using the Eyedropper tool
  • Using the Colour Theme tool
  • CMYK vs. RGB and Pantone vs. process
  • Creating a CMYK workflow
  • In-line Graphics
  • Anchored Objects
  • The ‘paste in place’ command
  • Inverted text wrap
  • Transparency and other effects
  • Placing multi-layered (‘.psd’) files
  • Selecting a ‘hidden’ object
  • Pathfinder and Align
  • The Book option
  • Numbering & Section Options
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Hyperlinks
  • Bookmarks
  • Buttons
  • Interactive PDF forms
  • Pop-ups
  • Adding a movie or sound
  • Creating a low-resolution PDF
  • Making a High Resolution PDF
  • Colour Management Systems (CMS)
  • Changing the number of sides in a polygon
  • Creating a grid of objects
  • Making a slideshow