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Adobe InDesign Introduction


Audience:As a beginner learn how to use the fundamental features of InDesign to publish your documents. InDesign is a professional page design and layout program. With it you can create documents ranging from posters and flyers to newsletters and magazines.

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 Introduction 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:
  • Understand the InDesign environment
  • Work with text
  • Use Master pages
  • Apply Styles
  • Work with graphics
  • Create Interactive documents


  • Course Content

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    Module 1: Overview of InDesign

    • InDesign compared to QuarkXPress
    • Exploring the interface
    • Overview of tools
    • Overview of palettes
    • Navigating through documents
    • Zooming in and out

    Module 2: Working with text

    • Text frames
    • Importing text
    • Character formatting
    • Paragraph formatting
    • Indentation of text
    • Working with tabs
    • Find and replace and Spell-checker
    • Running text around an image
    • Creating threads

    Module 3: Master Pages

    • How master pages work
    • Creating master pages
    • Applying master pages
    • Setting page numbering
    • Using hierarchical master pages

    Module 4: Styles

    • Benefits of using styles
    • Creating character styles
    • Creating paragraph styles
    • Setting parent and child styles
    • Applying styles
    • Importing styles
    • Document and default styles

    Module 5: Working with graphics

    • Graphic frames
    • Overview of graphic formats
    • Importing graphics
    • Resizing graphics
    • Cropping graphics
    • Using the Links palette
    • Using in-line graphics
    • Using in-line graphics
    • Wrapping text around graphics
    • Using clipping paths

    Module 6: Interactivity

    • Automatically generating links
    • Generating bookmarks
    • Using the button tool
    • Button options
    • Choosing events
    • Creating web links
    • Embedding Flash video
    • Exporting interactive PDFs

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