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Adobe InDesign CC - Advanced

Course Overview

This advanced course will take a basic knowledge of InDesign to the next level. In this course, students will work with saving to previous versions, saving templates, and use different page sizes and sections. Students will learn to modify text flow with breaks, tabs, jump lines, and use text on a path and text outlines, and learn advanced text options. Additionally, students will work with advanced text styles, nested styles, and understand hyphenation, justification, and keep options. Students will use advanced place options, including placing Illustrator files, InCopy and anchored objects. Students will work with the InDesign illustration tools, organize swatches, convert tables, and learn about creating interactive elements, as well as work with long documents.

Course Objectives

Advanced Document Setup, Working with Text Flow, Advanced Text Options, Beyond the Basics

  • Text Styles, Advanced Place Options, Illustration in InDesign, Organizing Swatches, Converting Tables, Working with Long Documents, Creating Interactive Elements, Advanced Document Setup, Working with Text Flow, Advanced Text Options, Beyond the Basics
  • Text Styles, Advanced Place Options, Illustration in InDesign, Organizing Swatches, Converting Tables, Working with Long Documents, Creating Interactive Elements, Advanced Document Setup, Working with Text Flow, Advanced Text Options, Beyond the Basics
  • Text Styles, Advanced Place Options, Illustration in InDesign, Organizing Swatches, Converting Tables, Working with Long Documents, Creating Interactive Elements, Advanced Document Setup, Working with Text Flow, Advanced Text Optio

    Course Outline

    1 - Introduction

    • Introduction

    2 - Advanced Document Setup

    • Saving to Previous Versions
    • Saving Templates
    • Using Different Page Sizes
    • Sectioning for Page Numbering

    3 - Working with Text Flow

    • Using Breaks
    • Working with Tabs
    • Creating Jump Lines
    • Auto-sizing Text Frames
    • Using Text on a Path
    • Working with Text Outlines

    4 - Advanced Text Options

    • Replacing Fonts
    • Changing Text Formatting
    • Applying Character Formatting
    • Using Bullets and Numbering
    • Understanding Types of Spaces
    • Understanding Types of Dashes
    • Using GREP
    • Editing AutoCorrect
    • Using Open Type
    • Using Ordinals and Ligatures

    5 - Beyond the Basics - Text Styles

    • Loading Styles
    • Redefining Styles
    • Creating Group Styles
    • Using Nested Styles
    • Using Hyphenation and Justification
    • Understanding Keep Options
    • Breaking a Link to a Style

    6 - Advanced Place Options

    • Using Place Text Options
    • Using Place Image Options
    • Placing Adobe Illustrator Files
    • Using Metadata Caption
    • Placing InCopy Documents
    • Using Anchored Objects

    7 - Illustration in InDesign

    • Using the Pen Tool
    • Using the Direct Selection Tool
    • Understanding Pathfinder Panel Basics
    • Using Advanced Alignment

    8 - Organizing Swatches

    • Using Color Groups
    • Loading Swatches
    • Loading the CC Libraries

    9 - Converting Tables

    • Converting a Table to Text
    • Converting Text to a Table
    • Working with Headers and Footers
    • Embedding Cell Styles into Table Styles

    10 - Working with Long Documents

    • Creating Books
    • Developing a Table of Contents and Bookmarks
    • Adding Footnotes
    • Setting Column Spans

    11 - Creating Interactive Elements

    • Inserting QR Codes
    • Creating Bookmarks
    • Using Hyperlinks
    • Applying Page Transitions and Exporting to PDFs

    12 - Conclusion

    • Course Recap

  • 3 Hours, 53 Minutes

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