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Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign CC 2017

Course Duration

5 Days - 35 Contact hours

Upcoming Schedules for Adobe InDesign CC : Adobe InDesign CC Schedules
Dubai 20/May/2018 06:30 PM – 09:30 PM Sun, Tue, Thu. Enquire Now

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Free Trial Guarantee

We invite all our trainees to attend the first two sessions for FREE to evaluate our quality standers, this applies only to our public schedule courses.

Free Repeat Guarantee

For any public schedule courses attended, the course or any part of it can be repeated absolutely free of charge, provided space and course availability in our public schedule.

Course Overview

In design cc is the industry-leading page design and layout app, Indesign cc lets you create, preflight, and publish beautiful documents for print and digital media. InDesign CC has all the tools you need to make posters, books, digital magazines, eBooks, interactive PDFs, and more.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • to produce professional quality, full-color documents on high-volume color printing presses.
  • to print to a range of output devices, such as desktop printers and high-resolution imaging devices.
  • to export to a range of formats, including PDF and EPUB. Writers, artists, designers,
  • to communicate to a broader audience than ever before and through an unprecedented variety of media.  to integrate with other Creative Cloud components seamlessly.

Target Audience

  • Graphic Designers, Production Staff, Print & Interactive Designers.

Course Content

1. Introducing the Workspace

  • Getting started
  • Looking at the workspace
  • Working with panels
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Navigating through a document
  • Using context menus

2. Getting to Know InDesign

  • Getting started
  • Viewing guides
  • Preflighting as you work
  • Adding text
  • Working with styles
  • Working with graphics
  • Working with objects
  • Working with object styles
  • Viewing the document in Presentation mode

3. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Getting started
  • Creating and saving custom document settings
  • Creating a new document
  • Switching between open InDesign documents
  • Working with master pages
  • Applying master pages to document pages
  • Adding new document pages
  • Rearranging and deleting document pages
  • Changing the size of pages
  • Adding sections to change page numbering
  • Overriding master page items on document pages
  • and placing text and graphics
  • Viewing the completed spread

4. Working with Objects

  • Getting started
  • Working with layers
  • Creating and modifying text frames
  • Creating and modifying graphics frames
  • Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Placing and linking graphics frames
  • Changing the shape of a frame
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Modifying the shape of frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped objects
  • Creating a QR code
  • Finishing up

5. Flowing Text

  • Getting started
  • Flowing text into an existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Creating text frames while flowing text
  • Flowing text automatically
  • Creating threaded frames automatically
  • Resizing text frames automatically
  • Adding a jump line page number

6. Editing Text

  • Getting started
  • Finding and changing a missing font
  • Entering and importing text
  • Finding and changing text and formatting
  • Checking spelling
  • Editing text by dragging and dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes

7. Working with Typography

  • Getting started
  • Adjusting vertical spacing
  • Changing fonts and type styles
  • Fine-tuning columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and word spacing
  • Adjusting line breaks
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding a rule above a paragraph

8. Working with Color

  • Getting started
  • Managing color
  • Synchronizing color settings in Adobe Bridge
  • Specifying color settings in InDesign
  • Displaying images at full resolution
  • Proofing colors onscreen
  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating and applying colors
  • Working with gradients
  • Creating a tint
  • Creating a spot color
  • Applying colors to text and objects
  • Using advanced gradient techniques

9. Working with Styles

  • Getting started
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document

10. Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Getting started
  • Adding graphics from other programs
  • Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
  • Managing links to imported files
  • Updating revised graphics
  • Adjusting display quality
  • Working with clipping paths
  • Working with alpha channels
  • Importing native Adobe graphics files
  • Using a library to manage objects
  • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics

11. Creating Tables

  • Getting started
  • Converting text to a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Creating a header row
  • Adding graphics to table cells
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles

12. Working with Transparency

  • Getting started
  • Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
  • Applying transparency settings
  • Adding transparency effects to imported vector and bitmap graphics
  • Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
  • Applying transparency settings to text
  • Working with effects

13. Printing and Exporting

  • Getting started
  • Preflighting files
  • Packaging files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Previewing separations
  • Previewing how transparency effects will be flattened
  • Previewing the page
  • Printing a laser or inkjet proof
  • Using the Ink Manager

14. Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields

  • Getting started
  • Adding form fields
  • Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file

15. Creating and Exporting an ebook

  • Getting started
  • Completing the booklet
  • Choosing the content of an ebook
  • Adding metadata
  • Exporting an EPUB file

16. Working with Long Documents

  • Getting started
  • Starting a book
  • Creating a running footer
  • Adding a footnote
  • Adding a cross-reference
  • Synchronizing a book
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Indexing a book