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Adobe InDesign Course: Level 2

Adobe InDesign. Page design, layout, and publishing.

Master this powerful and flexible platform for creating graphically intensive layouts. Learn Adobe InDesign the smart way with Adobe InDesign courses at CCE, the University of Sydney.

This course is delivered using Adobe Creative Cloud 2015
This course is delivered using the latest versions of Adobe software from the Adobe Creative Cloud. Courses are suitable for users of Adobe product versions CS3, CS4, CS5, CS6 and all CC versions. Older versions of Adobe products may not include some features available within Adobe Creative Cloud 2015 versions and some visual and functional differences may exist. Project files created in Adobe Premiere Pro as part of training may not be compatible with earlier versions.

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Aims

This InDesign Level 2 course will provide you with the skils and knowledge required to work with various advanced aspects on InDesign to produce professional typography and layout. Extend your knowledge beyond Level 1 and take your skills to the next level.

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course participants should be able to:

  1. Understand and work with your Adobe account.
  2. Understand, modify and create libraries.
  3. Collaborate and work with others effectively.
  4. Format text.
  5. Apply formatting to various kinds of objects.
  6. Understand and work with styles.
  7. Understand, create and modify tables.
  8. Create and insert a table of contents and an index.
  9. Create a simple E-Publication.
  10. Understand and work with alternate layouts.

Content

This Adobe InDesign training course covers the following topics:

The Adobe Account

  • The Adobe Website.
  • Signing in to your Adobe Account.
  • The Creative Profile Home Page.
  • Managing your Adobe Account.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Application Manager.
  • Working With Apps.
  • Understanding Typekit.
  • Add Fonts from Typekit.
  • Understanding Adobe Colour CC.
  • Understanding Behance.

Libraries

  • The Libraries Panel.
  • Adding Elements To The Libraries Panel.
  • Sorting The Contents Of The Library.
  • Working With Libraries.

Working Collaboratively

  • Uploading a File to Creative Cloud.
  • Creating a Folder in Creative Cloud.
  • Working With Files and Folders.
  • Adding Collaborators.
  • Viewing and Navigating Files in Creative Cloud.
  • Making Changes to a Shared File.
  • Commenting On A Shared File.
  • Deleting Comments.
  • Creating User Identification.
  • Adding Notes to a Shared File.
  • Viewing Notes in a Shared File.
  • Working With Tracked Changes.
  • Accepting Collaboration Invitations.
  • Removing Collaborators.

Paragraph Formatting

  • Understanding The Paragraph Panel.
  • Applying Space Before And After Paragraphs.
  • Applying An Indent.
  • Applying A First Line Indent.
  • UnderstandingTabs.
  • Setting Drop Caps.
  • Creating A Bulleted List.

Formatting Objects

  • Applying Effects.
  • Applying Corner Effects.
  • Changing The Opacity Of An Object.
  • Applying A Gradient To An Object.
  • Using The Eyedropper To Copy Formatting.
  • The Find/Change Dialog Box.
  • Creating A Snippet.
  • Inserting A Snippet.

Working With Styles

  • Understanding Styles.
  • Understanding the Styles Panels.
  • Creating Character Styles.
  • Applying Character Styles.
  • Creating Paragraph Styles.
  • Creating a Style from Existing Formatting.
  • Applying Paragraph Styles.
  • Working With Style Groups.
  • Editing Styles.
  • Creating and Applying Object Styles.
  • Deleting Styles and Style Groups.

Working With Tables

  • Creating a Table.
  • Selecting Tables and Table Cells.
  • Entering Text In a Table Cell.
  • Adjusting a Table.
  • Formatting Text in a Table.
  • Understanding the Table Panel.
  • Formatting Cells.
  • Working With Table Borders.
  • Working With Table Colour.
  • Importing a Spreadsheet Table.
  • Deleting a Table.

Long Documents

  • Understanding Table Of Contents.
  • Inserting a Table Of Contents.
  • Formatting a Table Of Contents.
  • Creating a Table Of Contents Style.
  • Updating a Table Of Contents.
  • Understanding Indexes.
  • Adding Index Entries.
  • Generating a Simple Index.

Creating a Simple E-publication

  • Understanding Digital Documents.
  • Fixed Layout Vs Reflowable.
  • Checking Your Fonts For EPUBS.
  • Interactive Navigation Tools.
  • Understanding Adding Animation.
  • The EPUB Interactivity Preview Panel.
  • Adding Animation.
  • Creating A Multi-State Object.
  • Interactive Objects.
  • Creating A Button.
  • The EPUB Export Options Dialog box.
  • Exporting To EPUB.
  • Understanding MultiMedia Tools.

Alternate Layouts

  • Understanding Alternate Layouts.
  • Previewing Liquid Layout.
  • Applying Liquid Layout Rules.
  • Constraining Specific Objects.
  • Applying Rules To Other Pages.
  • Creating An Alternate Layout.
  • Splitting The Document Window.

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for those who wish to advance their understanding in design and graphic production to create layouts for print media. Prior to attending this Adobe InDesign training course, participants should have attended Adobe InDesign Course: Level 1 or have equivalent knowledge.

Features

  • Free repeat class - Conditions apply
  • Free USB flash drive
  • Expert trainer
  • Dedicated computer for every student
  • Small class size
  • Student notes – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion

What others say.

  • So much information in a short amount of time, so the day goes so quickly! Very enjoyable and informative course, I have enjoyed all the Adobe CCE courses I have done this year and cannot wait for the next one. Fabulous lunch, and excellent and clean facilities. Thank you CCE!

  • We had a great tutor – very patient and descriptive. I would definitely recommend this course to others.

$329 Limited GST free
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$345 Limited GST free
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