Length: 1 Day
In this course, you will use Adobe InDesign (2020) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.
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.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- 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.
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