Just what you need to get you started using InDesign. Day 1 of our standard training will systematically go through InDesign's interface and tools, then show you how to create documents and output your work. If you are new to InDesign and need to get started right away, the InDesign Foundations course is designed for you. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive a Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Introduction InDesign Workspace
Using the basic commands, tools, panels, and learn techniques for using the work area efficiently. Get an overview of all the key features in InDesign, from opening files to adding text to working with graphics. Learn best practices, to prevent eventual problems and streamline production.
InDesign Document Setup
Create new documents with custom page sizes, set up a master page, apply a master page to document pages, create sections, add and arrange document pages, and change the size of pages.
Working with Objects and Frames
Learn to build pages with InDesign by placing content (text and graphics) within containers (text frames and graphics frames) and modifying these two basic types of objects.
Making the best use of Colour
Take a detailed look at the methods for creating, saving, and applying colors, gradients, and tints within your InDesign documents.
Flowing Text with InDesign
InDesign documents include text created using other programs, become familiar with the process of importing text and flowing it through the pages of a document.
Day 2 of our standard InDesign training covers all of the intermediate-level skills and techniques you need for professional work. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive a Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Editing Text with InDesign
Imported text is hardly 100 percent final. Learn how to enter revisions to text that is already flowed into InDesign documents.
Use InDesign's typographical features such as baseline grids, kerning, tracking, column adjustment features, OpenType fonts, drop caps, hanging punctuation, and paragraph composers.
Creating Custom Styles
Styles are a critical feature for any document that uses repetitive formatting, especially longer documents. Gain a firm grasp of the concepts and features for character, paragraph, object, table, and cell styles.
Working with Tables and Spreadsheets
Present large amounts of data with tables. Learn how to manipulate tables, import tables from Excel and Microsoft Word, copy and paste a table into a layout, or convert existing text to a table.
Importing and Modifying Graphics and Images
Learn how to manage imported graphics by using the Links panel, work with clipping paths and alpha channels, and create an InDesign library file to store frequently used graphics and other elements.
Day 3 of our standard InDesign training covers the advanced techniques for Intensive Power Users. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive a Completion Certificate. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Using and Working with Transparency
Learn how to import Photoshop and Illustrator graphics that include transparency, and you can add transparency effects to InDesign objects. Discover ways you can modify InDesign objects using the transparency features and effects.
Setting up Printing and Exporting Documents
Cover the tools for successfully printing with InDesign. Whether your publication is a brochure, package design, or newsletter, learn how to check the file for potential printing problems and how to achieve the desired results when printing. Also, create PDF files for a variety of purposes including high-resolution printing and online distribution.
Creating Adobe PDF Files with Interactive Form Fields
Create text fields, radio buttons, checkmarks, combo boxes, and signature fields, as well as buttons for printing, submitting a form by e-mail, and clearing a form. Learn how to create InDesign documents that contain form fields that must be exported as Adobe PDF (Interactive).
Creating and Fixed and Reflowable EPUBs
InDesign offers two choices for exporting EPUBs: EPUB (Reflowable), which exports the content in a way that allows it to flow automatically from page to page on any compatible e-reader regardless of the dimensions of the screen, and EPUB (Fixed Layout), which creates EPUBs with fixed dimensions designed to fit a particular size screen. You will create and export EPUB files that are compatible with the current generation of ebook readers.
InDesign Boot Camp
Combine all 3 Days of our standard courses into an InDesign Boot Camp! You'll cover everything in the Foundations, Advanced and Intensive Courses and be ready to take on any Image Editing challenges. Receive a Certificate of Completion. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.