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InDesign CC – Level 1

Adobe® InDesign® CC (latest version) is a versatile desktop publishing application for creating typography and pixel models in record time. Create layouts for neat and attractive prints, tablets and other displays. Easily customise your layouts for different page sizes, terminal guidelines.

Who should attend this course?

Graphic user who aims to create magazines, flyers, posters, business cards, … Any work that requires a lot of precision on any medium.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows environment

Switch to InDesign CS6 to create layouts for printing or various screen types in record time. Increase productivity with features like window splitting, Content Retriever, grayscale preview, easy access to recently used fonts, and more.
Course structure:

  • The workspace
  • Learn the features
  • Creating a document
  • Page management
  • Text
  • Object
  • Object Management
  • Transforming objects
  • Character formatting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Styles
  • Tableaus
  • Colour
  • Export
  • Impression

The workspace

  • Understand Application windows
  • Navigate pages
  • Zoom
  • Managing multiple windows
  • Definition of rules and measures
  • Positioning panels
  • Backing up workspaces
  • Setting display options
  • Setting preferences

Learn the features

  • Using the tool panel
  • Learning keyboard shortcuts
  • Using context menus
  • Customizing menus
  • Use Quick App

Creating a document

  • Creating new documents
  • Basic document setup
  • Saving document properties
  • Adjusting the margin and column guides
  • Using Ruler Guides
  • Adaptive authoring tools

Page management

  • Insert, delete, and move pages
  • Creating Color Guides for a Page
  • Adding sections and page numbers
  • Create and apply master pages
  • Redefining template elements
  • Liquid layout
  • Layout variant
  • Split window

Text

  • Understanding text frames
  • Entering and editing text
  • Fill with alt text
  • Using special characters
  • Text import
  • Setting text block options
  • Creating text on a path
  • Spelling in your document
  • Using the AutoCorrect feature
  • Find / Replace
  • Creating text variables
  • PDF forms in InDesign
  • Middle East language support

Object

  • Selecting objects
  • By performing basic movements and filling
  • By performing advanced movements
  • Use of transparency
  • Adding drop shadows
  • Fringe application
  • Using effects from other format objects
  • Using the Eyedropper tool
  • Finding and changing the shape of objects

Object Management

  • Stacking objects
  • Working with layers
  • Corner Options Overview
  • Grouping and locking objects
  • Alignment and distribution
  • Alignment with key objects
  • Text wrapping comprehension
  • Editing text wrapping
  • Related content
  • Options for permanently adjusting blocks

Transforming objects

  • Duplicate objects
  • Rotate objects
  • Mirrored objects

Character formatting

  • Apply a basic character style
  • Apply an advanced character style
  • Change case
  • Using Find/Replace for text formatting

Paragraph formatting

  • Understanding paragraph formatting
  • Use of drop caps
  • The application of hyphenation
  • Justification
  • Align to reference grid
  • Application of the rules of the paragraph
  • Use of automatic chips and number
  • Chip customization

Styles

  • Applying character styles
  • Apply paragraph styles
  • Working with nested styles
  • Working with object styles
  • Imported text cleanup

Tableaus

  • Creating a table
  • Adjusting rows and columns
  • Adding and removing rows and columns
  • Formatting a table
  • Cell formatting
  • Adding headers and footers
  • Import microsoft word and Excel tables

Color

  • Creating a fill and/or stroke
  • Apply a gradient to the fill and/or stroke
  • Using RGB
  • Using CMYK
  • Using the nuanced
  • Pantone color integration

Export

  • In Package
  • Export a PDF file (print or interactive)
  • Export a JPEG, PNG, EPS file
  • Exporting a SWF file
  • Interactive HTML content

Impression

  • Using Control Options
  • Packaging for production
  • Using the Print dialog box

Practical information

Duration

3 Days

Languages

FR / NL

Price

€1200,00 + 3% VAT

Location

Classroom Courses

Schedule

Guaranteed to run

Dutch courses
16/1 - 18/1Book
13/2 - 15/2Book
20/3 - 22/3Book
24/4 - 26/4Book
30/5 - 06/5Book
19/6 - 21/6Book
10/7 - 12/7Book
16/8 - 18/8Book
18/9 - 20/9Book
16/10 - 18/10Book
16/11 - 18/11Book
11/12 - 13/12Book
French courses
16/1 - 18/1Book
13/2 - 15/2Book
20/3 - 22/3Book
24/4 - 26/4Book
30/5 - 01/6Book
26/6 - 28/6Book
24/7 - 26/7Book
28/8 - 30/8Book
25/9 - 27/9Book
23/10 - 25/10Book
27/11 - 29/11Book
18/12 - 20/12Book

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