Adobe InDesign CC

Whether you work in publishing, design or media, our one day Adobe InDesign CC course will help you get started in creating professional print and digital layouts that make an impression.
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1 day course
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A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, at a location of your choice including our training centres.

Learn how to use Adobe InDesign CC to create and publish high quality documents across the full spectrum of digital and print media.

On this introductory one day course you'll be able to learn Adobe InDesign CC to a good level in an engaging way in no time at all.

We’ll delve into the interface, the tools and panels and explore some of the many features of the package from working with text frames and graphics, managing documents and pages, to using character, paragraph and object styles. We’ll practice skills learnt by working through a set of small tasks and exercises.

Our Adobe InDesign CC course is offered as a private training session and can be delivered at our own training venues in the Rosebank Link, Johannesburg or Umhlanga, any location of your choice or via Virtual Classroom.

Course overview
Who should attend:
This course will be useful for those who have no experience in creative design or using a desktop publishing programme and want to develop layout skills using InDesign.
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Produce professional content quickly, productively and efficiently
  • Bring in text and images and combine them to make great design
  • Use and apply colour creatively and build colour palettes
  • Build and manage documents and pages successfully
  • Create industry standard design layouts ready for publishing
Course agenda
Introduction
  • So what is InDesign?
Start Something New
  • Document Setup
  • Getting around the Interface
  • Tools, Panels, Menus
  • Saving a Document
Working with Text
  • Creating Text Frames
  • Selecting and Editing Text
  • Formatting Text
  • Text on a Path
  • Overflow Text
  • Treading Text
  • Text Wrapping
Working with Images
  • Creating Image Frames
  • Fitting Command
  • Moving Image Frames
  • Editing Images
  • Stroking a Frame
  • Image Clipping Paths
Creating and Managing Objects
  • Drawing Basic Shapes
  • Drawing Lines
  • Duplicate
  • Aligning
  • Grouping
Working with Colour
  • CMYK and RGB Values
  • Fill and Stroke
  • Colour Themes
  • Working with Gradients
  • Adding Transparency Effects
Pages Panel
  • Pages Panel Overview
  • Managing Pages
Using Master Pages
  • Master Pages Overview
  • Managing Master Pages
  • Automatic Page Numbering
Text & Object styles
  • Paragraph Styles
  • Character Styles
  • Object Styles
Exporting Documents for Print
  • Export to PDF
  • Packaging InDesign Files
  • Publish Online
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