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Course Outline
Adobe InDesign - Advanced
Hands-on training in an instructor-led environment. One workstation per
delegate and exercises to consolidate learning.
Training Method:
A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, or having attended our Introduction to
InDesign training course.
Prerequsites:
Two days
Duration:
Delegates will learn to create complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to
further understand the capabilities of Adobe InDesign. Topics covered include advanced pen tool
tricks, creating indexes, exporting to PDF, managing long documents, adding a table of contents,
adding and editing scripts, working with libraries, adding XML structure and advanced text flow.
Objectives
Graphic professionals who are already experienced in InDesign and want more
in-depth knowledge of the applications and management of complex documents.
Designed for:
Managing your Workspace
Organising your palettes
Advanced zooming and navigation
Advanced view options
Dragging between documents
Third party plug-ins
Page Layout
Master page tips and tricks
Using facing pages
Using libraries, File formats
Type
Advanced style sheet tips
Managing long documents
Indexing, Table of contents
Text gradients
Hyphenation and justification
Tracking and kerning
Drawing
Mastering the Pen tool
Pen tool shortcuts
Compound paths
Where Text meets Graphics
Inline graphics
Creating type outlines
Text wrap options
Using transparency
Content
Importing and Exporting
Adding Excel or Word tables
Import Text Options
Import graphic options
PDF styles
Export options
Long Documents
Adding indexes
Using table of contents
Numbering & Section options
The XML Factor
What is XML?
Adding structure with XML
Exporting to XML
Mapping styles to tags
Tips for working with XML
Libraries for efficient XML production
Colour
Using the Eyedropper to create new swatches
Spot or process?
Printing
Using printer styles
Colour separations
Understanding the print menu
The Transparency flattener
Preflight and package
Scripting
Using the Script palette
Editing the Scripting label
* Public Courses
* Private Courses
* Customised Courses
* On site training available
Tel: 01625 549287 anne@firsttraining.net