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Adobe InDesign software is a professional page layout application that gives you pixel-perfect control over design and typography. Create elegant and engaging pages with features including Live Preflight, comprehensive styles, and sophisticated text-handling capabilities. New tools make adapting layouts for myriad printed page and screen sizes more efficient. Integrate with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite to publish InDesign layouts as tablet applications.



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InDesign CC

Level 1

Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marektplace cluttered with all kinds of communication. 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 covers the Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam.

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Topic 2: Designing a Document

  • Establish Project Requirements
  • Apply Design Principles
  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document

Topic 3: Customizing a Document

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles

Topic 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Apply Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text

Topic 5: Building Tables

  • Create and Modify a New Table
  • Format a Table

Topic 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Export Files for Printing and for the Web

InDesign CC

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

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InDesign CC

Level 2

In Level 1 you were introduced to the many features that help you create professional looking documents.  Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. In Level , you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation. You have th ability to assign color profiels and establish print presets. In craing longer documetns, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references and an index.

This course covers the Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Build Layout Versions
  • Link Content

Topic 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Create Repeating Content
  • Change Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Anchor Objects and Manage a Library

Topic 3: Managing Styles

  • Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
  • Manage Styles

Topic 4: Building Complex Paths

  • Create Bezier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths

Topic 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Import External Files
  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents

Topic 6: Managing Long Documents

  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes

Topic 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings

  • Export PDF Files for Print
  • Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
  • Export Files for the Web
  • Manage Colors
  • Preview the Print Output
  • Create Print Presets

InDesign CC

Level 2

1 Day

List Price: $265

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02/22/2019 8:30 AM Online Add To Cart Add To Cart
02/22/2019 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart
03/29/2019 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart
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InDesign CS5

Level 1

This session is designed to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for InDesign CS5. This course will teach students fundamental concepts, terminology, and the basic features of Adobe InDesign CS5. Students will learn how to create documents, place text and graphics, and create custom color swatches. Students will also learn how to work with master pages and multi-page documents. In addition, students will learn how to format text, apply styles, work with threaded text frames, position and group objects, and work with layers. Finally, students will print documents, create print presets, create a PDF file, and package documents for commercial printing.

InDesign

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Getting started

  • The Adobe InDesign environment
  • Preferences and defaults
  • InDesign Help

Topic 2: Basic documents

  • New documents
  • Text frames
  • Graphics frames
  • Custom colors

Topic 3: Guides and master pages

  • Object positioning 
  • Master pages

Topic 4: Typesetting

  • Text frame threading
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Styles

Topic 5: Modifying items

  • Text frame options
  • Graphics
  • Grouped items
  • Layers

Topic 6: Finalizing documents

  • Printing and exporting documents
  • Preparing for commercial printing

InDesign CS5

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

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InDesign CS5

Level 2

This session is designed to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for InDesign CS5. This course builds on the fundamentals taught in InDesign CS5: Basic, ACE Edition. Students will start by learning how to create complex document structures, create tint and gradient swatches, and use object libraries and snippets to work more efficiently. Students will then learn how to create vector paths and wrap type on a path. Students will also learn advanced typography and composition techniques. In addition, they'll will work with graphics, object styles, tables, special characters, the Story Editor, and with the CS Review panel. Finally, students will learn how to manage long documents.

InDesign

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Efficient layout

  • Document setup
  • Tint and gradient swatches
  • Object libraries and snippets
  • Item spacing

Topic 2: Vector paths

  • Creating vector paths
  • Vector paths and pictures
  • Vector paths and type

Topic 3: Typography

  • Manual type resizing
  • Automated styles
  • Graphics in typography
  • Precise leading control
  • Composition, hyphenation, and justification
  • Horizontal spacing

Topic 4: Graphics

  • Topic A: Layer comps
  • Topic B: Transparency
  • Topic C: Object styles
  • Topic D: Transforming objects

Topic 5: Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Changing table structure
  • Formatting tables

Topic 6: Text editing

  • The Story Editor
  • The CS Review panel
  • Special characters
  • Column, frame, and page breaks

Topic 7: Long documents

  • Sections
  • Tables of contents
  • Indexes and cross-references
  • Books
  • Footnotes

InDesign CS5

Level 2

1 Day

List Price: $265

No sessions are scheduled at this time.
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InDesign CS6

Level 1

InDesign CS6: Basic, ACE Edition, is part of a three-course ILT series that will help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for InDesign CS6. This course is designed for students who want to create professional documents and print layouts. Students will learn how to create documents, place text and graphics, use objects, work with master pages, create custom colors, print documents and export documents to PDF.

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Getting Started

  • The Adobe InDesign environment
  • Preferences and defaults
  • Navigation

Topic 2: Basic documents

  • New documents
  • Text frames
  • Place and alter graphics and files

Topic 3: Using objects

  • Object positioning
  • Modify and transform objects
  • Object consistency

Topic 4: Multi-page documents

  • Master pages
  • Insert, delete, and move pages
  • Layers

Topic 5: Working with text

  • Text formatting
  • Text styles
  • Text flow

Topic 6: Working with graphics and colors

  • Adjust graphic formatting
  • Custom colors

Topic 7 : Preflighting and preparing documents for final output

  • Preflight documents
  • Prepare documents for final output
  • Export to PDF

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map ACE exam objectives

InDesign CS6

Level 1

1 Day

List Price: $265

Date Time Classroom or Online Select Session
12/18/2018 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart
12/18/2018 8:30 AM Online Add To Cart Add To Cart
01/16/2019 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart
01/16/2019 8:30 AM Online Add To Cart Add To Cart
02/06/2019 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart
02/06/2019 8:30 AM Online Add To Cart Add To Cart
03/08/2019 8:30 AM Online Add To Cart Add To Cart
03/08/2019 8:30 AM Classroom Add To Cart Add To Cart

InDesign CS6

Level 2

InDesign CS6: Advanced, ACE Edition, is part of a three-course ILT series that will help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for InDesign CS6. This course is designed for students who want to prepare documents for commercial printing or electronic distribution. Students will learn how to manage long documents, use advanced color and print settings, add interactive elements to documents, prepare documents for electronic distribution, and work with XML.

1 Day

List Price: $265


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Topic 1: Long documents

  • Sections
  • Table of contents
  • Indexes and cross-references
  • Footnotes
  • Books

Topic 2: Working with color

  • Color management
  • Individual image profiles
  • Color printing basics
  • Process and spot colors

Topic 3: Print preparation

  • Ink Management
  • Transparency flattening
  • Print challenges

Topic 4: Electronic distributions

  • Interactive objects
  • Interactive behaviors
  • PDF forms

Topic 5: Exporting interactive documents

  • Export to PDF, HTML, and SWF
  • Export to EPUB

Topic 6: XML

  • Exporting documents as XML files
  • Importing XML files

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map

  • ACE exam objectives

InDesign CS6

Level 2

1 Day

List Price: $265

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