Course Outline - Please see below

Included in the course

  •  A course attendance certificate
  •  Tea and Biscuits during breaks
  • Lunch
  •  A notepad and pen
  •  A manual and datafiles

Course Code: Indesign

Duration: 4.0 Days 

Level 1 and Level 2 included in this course.(Each Level is 2 Days) 

Course levels can be requested individually.


Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics.

Study Methods available for this course;

   Classroom Training    Onsite Training
   Mentored Learning   Correspondence
   Virtual Classroom Training    Part Time Training


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Course Content

Day 1 & 2:

Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign
   Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
   Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
   Topic C: Use the Navigation Controls
   Topic D: Set Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing a Document
   Topic A: Create a New Document
   Topic B: Add Text to a Document
   Topic C: Add Graphics to a Document

Lesson 3: Customizing a Document
   Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
   Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
   Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements
   Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
   Topic B: Use Layers
   Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
   Topic D: Thread Text Frames
   Topic E: Edit Text

Lesson 5: Building Tables
   Topic A: Create a New Table
   Topic B: Modify a Table Structure
   Topic C: Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery
   Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
   Topic B: Print a Document
   Topic C: Package a Document
   Topic D: Export Files for Printing
   Topic E: Export Files for the Web

Day 3 & 4:

Lesson 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats
   Topic A: Build Layout Variations
   Topic B: Link Content

Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements
   Topic A: Create Repeating Content
   Topic B: Work with Text Layouts
   Topic C: Create Transparency
   Topic D: Use Anchored Objects
   Topic E: Manage a Library

Lesson 3: Managing Styles
   Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents
   Topic B: Create Nested and GREP Styles
   Topic C: Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
   Topic D: Redefine Styles and Break Style Links

Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths
   Topic A: Create Bézier Paths
   Topic B: Create Clipping Paths
   Topic C: Create Compound Paths

Lesson 5: Managing External Files
   Topic A: Import Layered Files
   Topic B: Merge Data

Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents
   Topic A: Create Document Sections
   Topic B: Insert Text Variables
   Topic C: Create Interactive Documents

Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents
   Topic A: Create a Book
   Topic B: Build a Table of Contents
   Topic C: Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
   Topic D: Generate an Index
   Topic E: Insert Footnotes

Lesson 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats
   Topic A: Export PDF files for Print
   Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files
   Topic C: Export Files for Animation
   Topic D: Export Files for the Web

Lesson 9: Customizing Print Settings
   Topic A: Manage Colors
   Topic B: Preview the Print Output
   Topic C: Create Print Presets

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