Chicago area career training

Adobe® InDesign® CS6 Level 2


8 Hours
* Pricing and Logistics are subject to change without notice.

This course expands on the topics covered in Adobe® InDesign® CS6 Level 1, introducing more advanced InDesign techniques. Students will learn how to create much lengthier interactive documents that can be accessed across a range of devices.

Who benefits from Adobe® InDesign® CS6 Level 2?

  • Anyone in charge of marketing, graphic design, or visual communications who wishes to use InDesign to create professional-looking visual media
  • Anyone who has or wishes to have marketing or design responsibilities and wants to master the InDesign program
  • Anyone who wishes to learn how to use the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs

About This Course

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

  • Create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser
  • Incorporate various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks and animation
  • Assign color profiles and establish print presets
  • Include features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references and an index

WIOA Approved Training Course


Creating Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Build Layout Variations
  • Link Content

Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Create Repeating Content
  • Work with Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Use Anchored Objects
  • Manage a Library

Managing Styles

  • Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents
  • Create Nested and GREP Styles
  • Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
  • Redefine Styles and Break Style Links

Building Complex Paths

  • Create Bézier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths

Managing External Files

  • Import Layered Files
  • Merge Data

Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents

Managing Long Documents

  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index
  • Insert Footnotes

Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats

  • Export PDF files for Print
  • Export Interactive PDF Files
  • Export Files for Animation
  • Export Files for the Web

Customizing Print Settings

  • Manage Colors
  • Preview the Print Output
  • Create Print Presets

Course Schedule

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