Adobe InDesign CC (2022) Course



Course Details:

Length: 3 days

Price: $1,330/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Live Instructor Teaching

Certificate of Completion

Courseware: Print

Hands-On Learning?: Yes

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Methods:

Live Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location or Our Labs

Onsite for Teams

Group Teams
@ Your Organization

This is an instructor-led course. It is taught by an instructor live online or at organizations for groups.
For team training, we can teach onsite at your office or private live online.

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Course Overview

This 3-day course teaches students step-by-step the key techniques for working with InDesign CC. The 15 project-based step-by-step lessons show users the key techniques for working in InDesign. Designers will build a solid foundation of typographic, page layout, and document-construction skills that will enable them to produce a broad range of print and digital publications—from a simple postcard to an interactive Adobe PDF with form fields. The real-world tasks in this comprehensive book are presented in an easy-to-follow, step-by-step format and are designed to train beginning Adobe InDesign users in the program—from fundamental features to powerful layout and output skills. This book will also help experienced InDesign users elevate their skills, understand best practices, and learn about new features.


Register Early: Registration Deadline is 2 Weeks Prior to Class Start.


Course Notes

Adobe Versions That Can Attend: CC 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, & 2018 (Microsoft Windows PC or Macintosh)
Course Taught With: CC version 2022 (Microsoft Windows PC) Software and Courseware

Related Certifications

ACP: Adobe InDesign Certification

Certification Notes: Certification exams are administered by third party testing companies. Our courses prepare you for the certification exam, which is an additional fee paid to the testing provider. You must contact the corresponding testing provider to take a certification exam.


Course Topics

GETTING STARTED - 1
About Classroom in a Book
Prerequisites
Installing the software
Online content
Saving and restoring the InDesign Defaults file
Training resources

Chapter 1: INTRODUCING THE WORKSPACE - 6
Getting started
Looking at the workspace
Working with panels
Customizing the workspace
Changing the magnification of a document
Navigating through a document
Using context menus
Using panel menus
Modifying interface preferences
Exploring on your own

Chapter 2: GETTING TO KNOW INDESIGN - 34
Getting started
Viewing guides
Adding text
Working with styles
Working with graphics
Working with objects
Working with object styles
Preflighting as you work
Viewing the document in Presentation mode
Exploring on your own

Chapter 3: SETTING UP A DOCUMENT AND WORKING WITH PAGES - 56
Getting started
Creating a new document
Creating and saving custom document settings
Creating a new document from a preset
Working with parent pages
Applying parent pages to document pages
Adding new document pages
Rearranging and deleting document pages
Changing the size of pages within one InDesign document
Adding sections to change page numbering
Overriding parent page items and placing text and graphics
Printing to the edge of the paper: Using the bleed guides
Viewing the completed spread
Exploring on your own

Chapter 4: WORKING WITH OBJECTS - 88
Getting started
Introducing layers
Working with layers
Creating and modifying text frames
Creating and modifying graphics frames
Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
Wrapping text around a graphic
Transforming the shape of frames
Transforming and aligning objects
Selecting and modifying grouped objects
Flowing type along a path
Drawing lines and modifying arrowheads
Exploring on your own

Chapter 5: WORKING WITH COLOR - 130
Getting started
Managing color
Defining printing requirements
Creating colors
Applying colors
Working with tint swatches
Working with gradients
Working with color groups
Exploring on your own

Chapter 6: FLOWING TEXT - 162
Getting started
Flowing text into an existing frame
Flowing text manually
Creating text frames while flowing text
Creating threaded frames automatically
Flowing text automatically
Using Find/Change to delete extra paragraph returns
Applying paragraph styles to text
Adjusting columns
Using the baseline grid to align text
Adding a jump line page number
Exploring on your own

Chapter 7: EDITING TEXT - 188
Getting started
Entering and importing text
Finding and changing text and formatting
Checking spelling
Editing text by dragging and dropping
Using the Story Editor
Tracking changes
Exploring on your own

Chapter 8: WORKING WITH TYPOGRAPHY - 206
Getting started
Adjusting vertical spacing
Working with fonts, type styles, and glyphs
Working with columns
Changing paragraph alignment
Creating a drop cap
Adjusting letter and word spacing
Adjusting line breaks
Setting tabs
Working with paragraph shading and rules
Exploring on your own

Chapter 9: WORKING WITH STYLES - 236
Getting started
Creating and applying paragraph styles
Creating and applying character styles
Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
Creating and applying object styles
Creating and applying table and cell styles
Globally updating styles
Loading styles from another document
Exploring on your own

Chapter 10: CREATING TABLES - 268
Getting started
Working with tables
Converting text to a table
Changing rows and columns
Formatting a table
Adding graphics to table cells
Creating a header row
Creating and applying table and cell styles
Exploring on your own

Chapter 11: IMPORTING AND MODIFYING GRAPHICS - 292
Getting started
Adding graphics from other programs
Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
Managing links to imported files
Updating revised graphics
Adjusting display quality
Importing and sizing graphics
Editing placed pictures
Working with dropped backgrounds
Importing native Adobe graphic files
Using subject-aware text wrap
Filling type with a graphic
Using an InDesign library to manage objects
Exploring on your own

Chapter 12: WORKING WITH TRANSPARENCY - 328
Getting started
Creating a background graphic
Applying transparency settings
Adding transparency effects to imported vector
and bitmap graphics
Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
Applying transparency settings to text
Working with effects
Exploring on your own

Chapter 13: PRINTING AND EXPORTING - 356
Getting started
Preflighting files
Previewing separations
Managing colors
Previewing transparency effects
Previewing the pages
Creating an Adobe PDF proof
Creating a press-ready PDF and saving a PDF preset
Printing a proof and saving a print preset
Packaging files
Exporting graphics for the web and other digital destinations
Exploring on your own

Chapter 14: CREATING ADOBE PDF FILES WITH FORM FIELDS - 386
Getting started
Setting up a workspace for forms
Adding form fields
Setting the tab order of the fields
Adding a button to submit the form
Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file
Testing your form in Acrobat Reader
Exploring on your own

Chapter 15: CREATING A FIXED-LAYOUT EPUB AND PUBLISHING ONLINE - 400
Getting started
Creating a new document for fixed-layout export
EPUB: Fixed-layout versus reflowable
Adding animation
Buttons
Adding multimedia and interactive elements
Exporting a fixed-layout EPUB file
InDesign Publish Online
Exploring on your own

INDEX - 428

 

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