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InDesign Advanced

1 Day Course
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Course Information

Overview 

In Adobe InDesign Introduction 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 Adobe InDesign Advanced, 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 the ability to assign colour profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references, and an index.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, it is recommended that you take the following course: Adobe InDesign Introduction, or have equivalent knowledge; as this course is intended for students to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.

Course Outline

1. Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats
  • Build Layout Versions
  • Link Content
2. Managing Advanced Page Elements
  • Create Repeating Content
  • Change Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Anchor Objects and Manage a Library
3. Managing Styles
  • Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
  • Manage Styles
4. Building Complex Paths
  • Create Bezier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths
5. Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents
  • Import External Files
  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents
6. Managing Long Documents
  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes
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

Private Courses

We can arrange your own private InDesign course.

Tailored

Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

Course was well adjusted to consider the business perspective - considering commonly needed calculations, time based data analysis etc.

Suvi Salminen - Crane CPE

Really enjoyable and relevant, Stuart was brilliant!

Vicky Fox - Charity Link

I took so much away from this course and felt Stuart's teaching method was exceptional.

Rowanne Kiehl - SSE

Very informative and was at a good pace. Lots of extra useful tips too.

Harry Finch - Lancashire Insurance

Excellent course, The trainer was very helpful and taught the group a wide range of new Word skills.

Ben Cooper - TSS

This was a really good training, nicely paced, very useful and well presented. Thank you, Stuart!

Joris Latinne - Oracle

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