Advanced Adobe InDesign Creative Cloud


Course Number: IND-111

Duration: 2 days (13 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

InDesign CC Training Overview

Accelebrate's Advanced Adobe InDesign CC training teaches attendees the sophisticated techniques they need for producing polished InDesign® documents. This course is current to the 2015 update.

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

  • Apply and work with color
  • Create and apply styles
  • Import and modify graphics
  • Add and format tables
  • Work with transparency
  • Prepare InDesign documents for print
  • Create rich, interactive documents
  • Create a fixed-Layout and Reflowable EPUB

Prerequisites

Accelebrate's Introduction to Adobe InDesign CC training or equivalent experience.

Outline

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Introduction
  • Working With Color
  • Managing color
  • Synchronizing color settings in Adobe Bridge
  • Specifying color settings in InDesign
  • Displaying images at full resolution
  • Proofing colors onscreen
  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating and applying colors
  • Working with gradients
  • Creating a tint
  • Creating a spot color
  • Applying colors to text and objects
  • Using advanced gradient techniques
Working With Styles
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document
Importing and Modifying Graphics
  • Adding graphics from other programs
  • Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
  • Managing links to imported files
  • Updating revised graphics
  • Adjusting display quality
  • Working with clipping paths
  • Working with alpha channels
  • Importing native Adobe graphics files
  • Using a library to manage objects
  • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
Creating Tables
  • Converting text to a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Creating a header row
  • Adding graphics to table cells
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
Working with Transparency
  • Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
  • Applying transparency settings
  • Adding transparency effects to imported vector and bitmap graphics
  • Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
  • Applying transparency settings to text
  • Working with effects
Printing and Exporting
  • Preflighting files
  • Packaging files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Previewing separations
  • Previewing how transparency effects will be flattened
  • Previewing the page
  • Printing a laser or inkjet proof
  • Using the Ink Manager
Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
  • Adding form fields
  • Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file
Creating a fixed-Layout EPUB
  • Adding animation
  • Adjusting the timing of animations
  • Adding multimedia and interactive elements
  • Exporting an EPUB file
Creating a Reflowable EPUB
  • Completing the booklet
  • Choosing the content of an ebook
  • Adding metadata
  • Exporting an EPUB file
Conclusion

Training Materials:

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

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe InDesign CC or later (for Windows or Mac)
  • Windows 7 or later, or macOS 10.7 or later
  • At least 8 GB of RAM
  • A recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari web browser


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