ADOBE INDESIGN INTRODUCTION

DURATION

2 days

LOCATION

Exeter – Devon, Central London, Bristol or onsite at your premises.

PREREQUISITES

A basic understanding of PCs and familiarity with the layout of a PC style keyboard, mouse and Windows is required, gained either by previous experience or by attendance on a “PC Fundamentals” course. The aim of this course is to familiarise you with the basic principles of typography and page layout and guide you through a variety of the techniques used for creating both simple newsletters and multi-page documents. As well as page layout and text handling features you will also be shown time saving shortcuts and professional tips.

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Produce professional looking layout
  • Working with multi-page documents
  • Typographic controls
  • Save files in different formats
  • Preparing files for print

SUBJECT AREAS (PLEASE NOTE, SUBJECT AREAS COVERED WILL DEPEND ON DELEGATES ABILITY AND TIME AVAILABLE)

Bridge Intro

  • Organising files
  • Viewing files
  • Opening files
  • Getting files into InDesign

InDesign Interface

  • Interface tour
  • Panels
  • Control strip
  • Toolbox
  • Workspaces
  • Workspace customisation

Navigation Essentials

  • Tools
  • Keyboard
  • Pages

Setting up Documents

  • Creating document
  • Creating presets
  • “Pub” and “Nonpub” states
  • Adding Guides
  • Grids

Working with Objects

  • Text
  • Graphics
  • Text wrap
  • Tables
  • Transforming and aligning
  • Colour
  • Transparency effects
  • Styles
  • Photoshop/Illustrator integration
  • Smart workflows

Output

  • Colour management basics
  • Print ready PDF
  • Screen PDF
  • Printing from your own printer
  • Commercial printing essentials

To book

For more information or to book onto our Adobe InDesign Introduction training course please contact us on 01392 824 022 or email training@amesolutions.co.uk.

If there is an Adobe training course that is not listed on our site, that you are interested in attending then please let us know and we can arrange one to one training onsite with our Trainer.

You can see a full list of our training courses here.

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