Course Introduction

Adobe InDesign is the desktop publishing application that allows the users to create and publish documents of many types including flyers, digital magazines, eBooks, brochures and interactive online documents. It is an excellent tool for production professionals, designers and advertisers. The Adobe InDesign Masterclass provides essential knowledge and skills required to design and create engaging flyers, brochures, newspapers, posters, magazines and much more for mobile, print and desktop. Master all aspects of desktop publishing using the popular industry standard software. During the course, the delegates will learn how to place text and images into a document, how to create an automatic table of contents, working with swatches and grids, setting up Master pages and much more.  

Become an Adobe InDesign master and produce great results for the web and for print. The aim of the Masterclass course is to teach you the best ways to handle long and complex documents without any sign of delay. After the completion of the course, the delegates will be fully versed in creating and enhancing documents, dealing with long documents, managing styles and objects and working with XML by taking advantage of a superior design environment.

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Course Content

Introduction to Adobe InDesign

  • InDesign Interface
  • Overview of the toolbox
  • Create and save workspaces
  • Specify page attributes
  • Document setup
  • Adjust document setup
  • Create Shapes
  • Use ruler guides
  • Set Margins and columns
  • Use x and y references
  • Show hidden characters
  • Rotate, resize and reposition
  • Lock a point in the proxy box

Using Text Frames

  • Inflowing and introducing texts
  • Text frames connection
  • Auto flowing
  • Character and paragraph formatting
  • Controlling of InDesign typography
  • Notes preparation
  • Simple table generation
  • Verification and insertion of special characters

Functioning of Multiple Frames

  • Grouping and alienation of different objects
  • Objects distribution
  • Loading objects
  • Conversion and transformation of shapes
  • Use of various layer panels
  • Using objects in layers

InDesign Master Pages

  • Creation and editing Master Pages
  • A number of Master Pages
  • Locking/ unlocking of Master pages
  • Master page section and page numbering

InDesign long documents

  • Creating and editing TOC’s
  • Applying independent styles to TOC’s
  • Books and Chapters
  • Indexing, creating/Editing/updating
  • Indexing working with cross reference

InDesign pen tool

  • Use pen tool
  • Use of pen tool to create angles and curves
  • Work with compound path
  • Freehand shapes
  • Know the Bezier Pen
  • Bezier Curves

Type and Images

  • Work with Text and images
  • Work with the text wrap
  • Remove backgrounds from the text wrap and text insets

InDesign Interactive Panels

  • Interactive media
  • Use of multi-media for digital devices
  • Transitions of page
  • Object states
  • Rich media

InDesign art tools

  • Colours dropping or colour matching
  • Type on a path
  • Transparency panel
  • Objects, styles, 3D
  • Working with External artwork

InDesign and Photoshop Roundtripping

  • To work with Photoshop images
  • To combine Photoshop with InDesign
  • Photoshop and InDesign techniques

InDesign advanced image handling

  • Clipping paths
  • Alpha channels from Photoshop
  • Image formatting
  • Dynamic text wrapping

InDesign Print

  • Preview
  • Preflight and package
  • Export to .PDF
  • PDF options including security
  • Exportation from one format to other format options

 

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Course Schedule

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Northampton from £1644
Virtual from £438
Leeds from £544
London from £434
Liverpool from £1094
Crewe from £1644
Preston from £1644
Manchester from £544
Newcastle from £764
Chorley from £1644

FAQs

What are the prerequisites for attending the Adobe InDesign Masterclass course?

No official prerequisites for attending the Adobe InDesign Masterclass training course.

Who should attend the course?

The Adobe InDesign Masterclass course is designed for individuals who want to gain a solid foundation of InDesign. These include:

  • Graphic Designers
  • Web Designers
  • Web Developers
  • Creative Professionals
  • Production Professionals
  • Print Service Providers
  • Marketing Managers

What will you learn after attending the course?

  • Create and apply text styles for consistent formatting
  • Automate the workflow with master pages
  • Share text and object styles between users
  • Apply text wrap around images
  • Layout text and graphics in a document
  • Automate your workflow with other Creative Cloud programs

What time shall I arrive at the venue?

Please arrive the venue at 8:45 am as our training sessions are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

How can I get more information about Adobe InDesign Masterclass?

Please send us an e-mail on info@datrixtraining.com or contact us on 0800 781 0626 for more information.