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InDesign

 

Description

Adobe InDesign is the industry-leader desktop publishing software application. It can be used to create works such as posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, newspapers and books. InDesign can also publish content suitable for tablet devices in conjunction with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. While Graphic designers and production artists are the principal users this programme also allows more casual work to be made in creating and laying out periodical publications, posters, and print media. It also supports export to EPUB and SWF formats to create digital publications, and content suitable for consumption on tablet computers.

Dates

  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.18 September 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.09 October 2017 , 1 Day
  • Book a place on this course and pay with your credit card.04 December 2017 , 1 Day

 

 

Price €595 per person

TARGET AUDIENCE

Newcomers to the world of digital publshing who wish to acquire the basic principles of page layout and typesetting.

PREREQUISITES

While no previous knowledge in desktop publishing is needed. Poficiency in basic file management and general computer usage is required.

GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

To familiarize students with the basic techniques of desktop publishing, including page layout design and typesetting.

Intermediate, Advanced and Bespoke courses also available, please contact us.

  • Create a new document of any specific size
  • Use text and graphic boxes to create basic page layouts
  • Add colour to the pages
  • Add images to the pages
  • Create and format complex tables
  • Create and manage multipage documents
  • Preparing files for printing
  • Save files as PDF for print or web publishing
Course Outline
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The InDesign Environment
Introduction to InDesign/Publishing
Customize Your Workspace
Tools overview

CREATING A DOCUMENT
Create a New Document
Manage Document Presets
Alter a Document’s Layout
Create the Structure of a Document

MANAGING OBJECTS
Manage Text and Graphic Placement
Create Picture and Text Boxes
Stroke and Fill
Inserting Text
Importing Images
Viewing/Zooming
Alignments
Scaling/Resizing/Rotating
Guides/Measurements
Layers/Layer Palette
Master Pages

MANAGING TEXT
Edit Text
Format Characters & Paragraphs
Manage Style Sheets
Spell Check Text
Thread Text
Outline Text

COLOURS
Utilise Colour
Utilise Swatches
Gradients

CREATING COMPLEX SHAPES
Vector v Bitmap images
Creating Paths
Compound Paths
Pathfinder
Text Wrap
Special Characters/Glyphs

TABLES
Create a Table
Modify a Table
Format a Table

SPECIAL EFFECTS
Transparencies
Other Effects

Preparing for Handoff to a Service Provider
Links
Check Documents for Problems
Print a Document
Package Files

Creating Acrobat PDF Files
Manage PDF Presets
Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
Export PDF Files for Printing

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