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AID: Adobe InDesign 2020 - Level 1

Guaranteed to Run Scheduled Fully Booked
Location
Auckland
Wellington
Oct 2021
28
Nov 2021
2
Dec 2021
10
Code: AID
Length: 1 Day
Overview

In this course, you will use Adobe InDesign (2020) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.

Delivery format(s)
On-Site
On-Site
Classroom
Classroom
Anywhere
Anywhere
OBJECTIVES

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® (2020) 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.

This class requires you to BYOD with your InDesign software loaded.

PREREQUISITES

None.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

You will:

  • 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.
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 OUTLINE

Lesson 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

Lesson 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

Lesson 3: Customizing a Document
Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 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

Lesson 5: Building Tables
Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
Topic B: Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery
Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC Exam

Appendix B: Productivity Enhancements

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