Introduction to Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud

4 Ratings

Course Number: IND-110

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

InDesign CC Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Adobe InDesign CC training teaches attendees how to build newsletters, brochures, and other documents using Adobe InDesign® CC.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some Adobe courses are available as live, online classes for individuals.

Objectives

  • Use the InDesign CC user interface
  • Set up documents and work with pages
  • Work with objects
  • Flow text
  • Edit text
  • Work with typography

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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Introducing the workspace
  • Looking at the workspace
  • Working with panels
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Changing the magnification of a document
  • Navigating through a document
  • Using context menus
  • Modifying Interface preferences
Getting to know InDesign
  • Preflighting as you work
  • Viewing guides
  • Viewing guides
  • Adding text
  • Working with styles
  • Working with graphics
  • Working with objects
  • Working with object styles
  • Viewing the document in Presentation mode
Setting up a Document and Working With Pages
  • Creating and saving custom document settings
  • Creating a new document
  • Switching between open InDesign documents
  • Working with master pages
  • Applying master pages to document pages
  • Adding new document pages
  • Rearranging and deleting document pages
  • Changing the size of pages
  • Adding sections to change page numbering
  • Overriding master page items on document pages
  • Viewing the completed spread
Working With Objects
  • Working with layers
  • Creating and editing text frames
  • Creating and modifying graphics frames
  • Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Placing and linking graphics frames
  • Changing the shape of a frame
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Modifying the shape of frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped objects
  • Creating a QR code
Flowing Text
  • Flowing text into an existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Creating text frames while flowing text
  • Flowing text automatically
  • Creating threaded frames automatically
  • Resizing text frames automatically
  • Adding a jump line page number
Editing Text
  • Finding and changing a missing font
  • Entering and importing text
  • Finding and changing text and formatting
  • Checking spelling
  • Editing test by dragging and dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes
Working With Typography
  • Adjusting vertical spacing
  • Changing fonts and type style
  • Fine-tuning Columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and work spacing
  • Adjusting line breaks
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding a rule above a paragraph
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All students will receive a copy of Adobe Press' Adobe® InDesign® CC Classroom in a Book.

Software Requirements:

  • A recent version of Windows or macOS, with at least 8 GB RAM
  • Adobe InDesign CC
  • Web browsers: a recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari


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