Getting Started With InDesign CC

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  • Lectures 27
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

InDesign is the premiere page layout application used in modern desktop publishing. In this easy to follow, hands-on course, veteran software trainer Geoff Blake will introduce you to InDesign, and get you up to speed quickly. First, you’ll discover the InDesign interface and learn how to navigate through document layouts quickly. Then, you’ll see how to set up your documents, including how layouts need to be set for commercial reproduction. Next, it’s on to handling text, text frames, and how to thread text frames together. Then, you’ll see how to work with a variety of shapes, mix new colours, and import graphics into your layouts. Finally, you’ll see how to convert your layouts to static images and PDF documents for sharing with co-workers. All this and more awaits, so let’s get started!

What are the requirements?

  • Students should be comfortable on either the Windows or Mac platforms. Students should have general computer skills.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Easy to follow, hands-on, and self-paced!
  • Discover how to import and format text and graphics!
  • Learn how to create a variety of layouts, including flyers, pamphlets, and catalogs!
  • Discover time-saving tricks to speed up your workflows!
  • Learn how to set up your documents for commercial printing!

Who is the target audience?

  • People who are wanting to get up to speed quickly and easily with the latest version of InDesign.
  • Those who are brand new to graphic design and desktop publishing.
  • Web designers looking to expand their skills into the world of print.

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
Launching Adobe InDesign CC
Section 2: The InDesign Environment
Touring the Interface
Zooming, Navigating And Getting Around
A Quick Note On Display Performance
Creating Custom Workspaces
Section 3: Working With Documents
Creating New Documents
Setting Up Multiple Columns
Setting Your Document Up For Offset Printing
Using Rulers And Guides
InDesign’s Preview Mode
Inserting, Deleting, And Rearranging Pages
Section 4: Handling Text In InDesign
Creating Text Frames & Importing Text
Adjusting Text Frames
Setting Text Frame Options
Threading Text Frames
Basic Text Formatting
Advanced Text Formatting
Section 5: Working With Shapes, Colours & Graphics
Creating Shapes And Working With Colour
Applying Strokes To Shapes
Managing Objects In Your Layout
Inserting Images Into Your Layout
Fitting Graphics Within Frames
Section 6: Saving & Exporting Your Work
Saving And Exporting Layouts
Exporting Your Work As A PDF
Section 7: Wrapping Up
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