Adobe InDesign CC - Introduction

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Course Overview

Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics; Adobe® InDesign® CC has all the tools you need to elevate the look of your document and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web. This course is a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign exam.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for students who want to use the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs.

Course Objectives

  • In this course, you will use Adobe InDesign CC to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.
  • Navigate the InDesign interface.
  • Create a new document.
  • Customize a document using color, swatches, gradients, and styles.
  • Manage page elements.
  • Add tables.
  • Prepare documents for deployment.

Course Outline

1 - Getting Started with InDesign

  • Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

2 - Designing a Document

  • Topic A: Establish Project Requirements
  • Topic B: Apply Design Principles
  • Topic C: Create a New Document
  • Topic D: Add Text to a Document
  • Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document

3 - Customizing a Document

  • Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

4 - Working with Page Elements

  • Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
  • Topic B: Apply Layers
  • Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Topic D: Thread Text Frames
  • Topic E: Edit Text

5 - Building Tables

  • Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
  • Topic B: Format a Table

6 - Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web

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Class Dates & Times

Class times are listed Eastern time
‘GTR’ = Guaranteed to Run

This is a 1-day class

Price: $395.00

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Register 06/24/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT
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