Adobe InDesign Intermediate

2 Days

Description

This two-day Adobe InDesign training course is designed for individuals who already know the fundamentals of InDesign and want to learn more advanced functions to improve speed, productivity, and accuracy. This is the second class in our series of InDesign classes and you'll learn more advanced styles, text formatting, graphics controls, and output in this advanced InDesign training class instructed by Adobe Certified Experts and the authors of more than 10 books on InDesign including the InDesign Digital Classroom.

What you’ll learn in this training course

  • Revisit Essential InDesign skills
  • More advanced text layout and design skills
  • More advanced use and management of styles
  • Placing, clipping and anchoring images
  • Formatting and styling tables
  • Applying and removing effects
  • ntroduction to digital documents

Audience for this training course

This intermediate Adobe InDesign training course is designed for individuals who already know the fundamentals of InDesign and want to learn more advanced functions to improve speed, productivity, and accuracy. Knowledge of the skills covered in the introductory InDesign training course are highly recommended.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Course Overview

  • Review of Essential InDesign Skills
    • Using the InDesign Pages panel
    • Changing magnification
    • Placing and formatting type
    • Applying paragraph and character styles
    • Using Find/Change
    • Applying object styles
    • Placing and positioning graphics
    • Applying text wrap
    • Understanding layers
    • Applying effects
  • Controlling Text and Type with InDesign
    • Editing text using the Story Editor
    • Using Track Changes
    • Drag-and-drop text editing
    • Adjusting text inset
    • Vertically aligning text
    • Viewing and changing the baseline grid
    • Adding story jumps
    • Placing text on a path
    • Importing text from Microsoft Word
    • Finding and fixing missing fonts
  • Advanced InDesign Styles
    • Using nested styles
    • Redefining styles
    • Breaking links to styles
    • Additional style options
    • Creating a new style group
    • Using Quick Apply
    • Selecting all unused styles
    • Editing export tags
    • Sorting styles
    • GREP styles
  • Additional InDesign Graphics Features
    • Auto fitting
    • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
    • Placing multiple graphics using Mini Bridge
    • Applying object styles to images
    • Using clipping paths and alpha channels
    • Removing an image background
    • Using anchored objects
    • Advanced importing
    • Importing layered Photoshop files
    • Importing InDesign layouts as graphics
  • Advanced Tables in InDesign
    • Formatting cells and text
    • Text alignment and inset within a cell
    • Formatting text in tables by column
    • Working with tables in Story Editor
    • Defining a header cell
    • Setting column and row dimensions
    • Setting a fixed row height
    • Setting column width
    • Creating and applying cell styles
    • Creating and applying table styles
  • Using InDesign's Effects
    • Applying opacity to objects
    • Applying effects to strokes or fills
    • Adjusting effects
    • Object styles with effects
    • Using Find/Change to apply object styles
    • Converting text to a path
    • Applying blending modes to objects
    • Working with imported transparent files
    • Applying an alpha channel selection
    • Applying a path selection
  • Advanced InDesign Document Features
    • Adding text variables
    • Creating a book from multiple files
    • Defining pagination and document order
    • Synchronizing book attributes
    • Creating captions
    • Creating a Table of Contents
    • Building an index
    • Adding topics
    • Adding cross-references
    • Exporting from the Book panel
  • Creating Digital Documents using InDesign
    • Interactive design considerations
    • Adding a hyperlink
    • Adding buttons
    • Creating page transitions
    • Creating animations
    • Liquid Layout
    • Linked Content
    • Exporting an interactive PDF
    • Creating a SWF file
    • Adding PDF form fields

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
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Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

  • InDesign Level 1 or equivalent knowledge.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date

Course Comments

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 11, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Virtual Classroom Live
November 13, 2017

$695.00
2 Days    10:00am EST - 5:00pm EST
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
request a private session or new date