About this Course

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify the elements of the InDesign interface
  • Create a new document
  • Customize a document by using graphics, colors, and styles
  • Manage page elements
  • Build a table
  • Prepare a document for delivery

After this course, students will be prepared to move on to Adobe® InDesign® CS6 Level 2.

WIOA Approved Training Course

Outline

Getting Started with InDesign

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Use the Navigation Controls
  • Set Preferences

Designing a Document

  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document

Customizing a Document

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles

Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Use Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text

Building Tables

  • Create a New Table
  • Modify a Table Structure
  • Format a Table

Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Print a Document
  • Package a Document
  • Export Files for Printing
  • Export Files for the Web

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