Publication Pro Pack

Tailored InDesign Training

Publication Pro

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    Quickly learn InDesign’s powerful publication tools and techniques. Create a multipage document that includes a table of contents, page numbers, index and paragraph styles. Whether you need to create proposals for tenders or training manuals this training pack will get you up to speed in no time. Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

    Main Topics

    • Document set-up for multipage documents
    • Working with type and paragraph styles
    • Adding and editing images
    • Page numbering, tables of contents and indexes
    • Saving, exporting and printing

    Learning Outcomes

    • Understand industry standard layout techniques
    • How to format text correctly
    • Managing multipage documents: page numbering, tables of contents, indexes
    • Output your documents correctly for print

    What you Get

    • Face-to-face training; group 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 Publication Pro lessons available in:

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

    1. Anyone who will be using Adobe InDesign weekly or more.
    2. People who are self taught and need to learn industry standards.
    3. Professionals who need to create and edit multipage InDesign documents.
    4. Anyone who needs to create proposals.
    5. People who need to work on InDesign publication files supplied by a graphic designer.

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        Publication 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
        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 Publication in InDesign
        Saving and opening documents in InDesign
        Facing pages
        Inserting and deleting InDesign pages
        Pages panel
        Guides: Ruler, margin and column guides

        Amending Publications 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
        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
        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
        Character Formatting – font, size, bold, italic, superscript, subscript etc
        Paragraph Formatting – alignment, space before / after, indents, etc
        Rotating text
        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

        Managing Content in InDesign Multi-Page Documents
        Tables of Contents
        Master Pages
        Automatic page numbering
        Book files
        Synchronizing book files

        Creating tables
        Formatting tables
        Converting text to tables
        Create a cell style
        Merge and split cells

        Advanced Text Formatting
        Creating Paragraph Styles
        Creating Character Styles
        Bullets and Numbering
        Working with Glyphs
        Creating multiple columns
        Setting paragraph indenting
        Working with discretionary hyphens

        Layers and Inline Graphics
        Working with Layers in InDesign
        Inline graphics
        Setting an Anchored object
        Create an Object Style

        Preparing for Print and Web
        Exporting and packaging from InDesign
        Printing a document and print options
        InDesign preflight panel