Microsoft Partner

Adobe InDesign Advanced


Audience: This course is designed for InDesign users who wish to develop their understanding
of the complex layout, text, colour
and print options within InDesign.

Course Duration: 1 day(1)

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses , 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and Saturday club.

Course Location:This Adobe Indesign Advanced training course is delivered at our training centre in London situated close to Liverpool Street station, training can also be delivered at your offices. Tailored course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.


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After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Use Master Pages
  • Work with Layers
  • Make Typographical settings
  • Create Longer Documents
  • Use the Drawing tools
  • Create Special Effects


  • Course Content

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    Module 1: Master Pages

    • Making master pages work
    • Creating and editing master pages
    • Applying master pages
    • Setting page numbering
    • Using hierarchical master pages
    • Working with text

    Module 2: Working with Layers

    • Moving items between layers
    • Setting layer options
    • Changing the stacking order
    • Using layers with master pages
    • Automatic layout adjustment
    • Setting options for layout adjustment
    • Using clipping paths

    Module 3: Typography

    • Typographic shortcuts
    • Using the Single Line Composer
    • Using the Paragraph Composer
    • Highlighting composition problems
    • Creating hanging punctuation
    • Manual kerning
    • Using optical kerning
    • Inserting special characters
    • Creating drop caps
    • Hyphenation and justification

    Module 4: Longer Documents

    • Creating a table of contents
    • Creating an index
    • The Book palette
    • Creating a book list
    • Synchronising styles and colours
    • Printing a book list
    • Exporting a book list as PDF
    • Page numbering across books

    Module 5: Drawing

    • Using the drawing tools
    • Creating freehand shapes
    • Creating bezier curves
    • Manipulating shapes
    • Using the Transform palette
    • Aligning objects
    • Using the eye-dropper tool

    Module 6: Special Effects

    • Placing text on a path
    • Creating drop shadows
    • Working with transparency
    • Exporting transparency
    • Using Blend modes
    • Using Feathering
    • Creating multi-colour gradients
    • Converting text to path

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