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Presentation Pro Pack

Tailored InDesign Training

Presentation Pro

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Introduction

Designing presentations for screen is a breeze with our InDesign Presentation Pro Pack. Whether you need to create slide shows for an upcoming presentation or send a portfolio of work via email our InDesign training will fast track your workflow. Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

Main Topics

  • Document set-up for screen presentations and portfolios
  • Working with and formatting type
  • Adding and editing images
  • Managing multipage documents and interactive elements
  • Saving and file formats for screen and email

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand industry standard layout techniques
  • How to format text correctly
  • Creating and managing presentations for screen
  • Output your documents correctly for screen

What you Get

  • Face-to-face group training or 1-2-1
  • Work on own files or choose from our extensive library
  • Qualified trainers with many years industry experience
  • 30 page Adobe reference guide
  • Optional subscription to video tutorial
  • Optional on-site training

Lesson Options

Because everyone’s needs are different, we have Presentation Pro lessons available in:

  • One day sessions
  • Two day sessions
  • Three day sessions
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The Presentation Pro InDesign Training Pack is best suited to:

  1. Anyone who will be using Adobe InDesign weekly or more.
  2. Professionals who are self taught and need to learn industry standards.
  3. Anyone who needs to create and edit presentations for screen.
  4. Creatives who need to create and email portfolios.
  5. Presenters that want to create dynamic and engaging presentations.

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COURSE CONTENT

Presentation Pro

InDesign Workspace
InDesign Application bar
Positioning moving, docking, collapsing and expanding panels
Rulers and Smart Guides
Hand & Zoom Tools
Navigator Panel

InDesign Essential Features for Presentations
Toolbox overview
Additional tools in InDesign
InDesign screen modes
Zooming, panning and document navigation
Display performance
Viewing defaults / fit in window / actual size

Setting up a Presentation for Screen in InDesign
Saving and opening documents in InDesign
Inserting and deleting InDesign pages
Pages panel
Guides: Ruler, margin and column guides

Amending Presentations in InDesign
Changing page size
Inserting, deleting, and moving pages
Adding page numbering
Creating and applying InDesign master pages

Selecting and Formatting Objects
Selecting two or more objects

Duplicating objects in InDesign
Nudging elements
Eye dropper tool
Marqueeing
Selecting all objects

Creating frames in InDesign
Rectangle Frame tool vs Rectangle tool
Strokes and fills
Group and ungroup

Moving & Resizing Objects
Rotating, Scaling & Transforming objects
Locking and unlocking InDesign objects
Selecting reference points on control panel
Using X & Y coordinates to position objects
InDesign stacking order / Send object to back or front
Alignment panel
Creating Lines
Adding arrow heads

Working with Images/Links for Screen Presentations
RGB & CMYK
Image file formats
Importing images into InDesign
Understanding resolution
InDesign Links panel
Info panel
Modifying placed images
Fitting and resizing images proportionally
InDesign’s Display performance

Creating Text Frames
Entering text
Selection processes – word / line / paragraph
Editing and formatting text
Kerning and Tracking text in InDesign
Leading
Character Formatting – font, size, bold, italic, superscript, subscript etc
Paragraph Formatting – alignment, space before / after, indents, etc
Rotating text
Hyphenation
Fonts – serif & sans serif
Special characters – en & em dashes, non breaking spaces
Importing text into InDesign
Basic Shortcuts

Working with Colour for Print and Web
Managing colour in InDesign
Creating color swatches
Creating gradient swatches

Preparing Files for Screen Presentation
Exporting and packaging from InDesign
Printing a document and print options
InDesign preflight panel