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InDesign Class Online December 7, 2022 Intermediate

InDesign Class - Intermediate

Wed, Dec 7 2022 to
Thu, Dec 8 2022
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

2012-10-16 10:40:28 $695.00

This intermediate InDesign class helps you to work more efficiently and create better designs. Learn advanced typography, color controls, styles, libraries, and prepress controls in this intermediate InDesign course.

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Intermediate Adobe InDesign Class - Topics Covered

Review of Essential InDesign Skills

  • Using the InDesign Pages panel
  • Changing magnification
  • Placing and formatting type
  • Applying paragraph and character styles
  • Using Find/Change
  • Applying object styles
  • Placing and positioning graphics
  • Applying text wrap
  • Understanding layers
  • Applying effects

Controlling Text and Type with InDesign

  • Editing text using the Story Editor
  • Using Track Changes
  • Drag-and-drop text editing
  • Adjusting text inset
  • Vertically aligning text
  • Viewing and changing the baseline grid
  • Adding story jumps
  • Placing text on a path
  • Importing text from Microsoft Word
  • Finding and fixing missing fonts

Advanced InDesign Styles

  • Using nested styles
  • Redefining styles
  • Breaking links to styles
  • Additional style options
  • Creating a new style group
  • Using Quick Apply
  • Selecting all unused styles
  • Editing export tags
  • Sorting styles
  • GREP styles

Additional InDesign Graphics Features

  • Auto fitting
  • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
  • Placing multiple graphics using Mini Bridge
  • Applying object styles to images
  • Using clipping paths and alpha channels
  • Removing an image background
  • Using anchored objects
  • Advanced importing
  • Importing layered Photoshop files
  • Importing InDesign layouts as graphics

Advanced Tables in InDesign

  • Formatting cells and text
  • Text alignment and inset within a cell
  • Formatting text in tables by column
  • Working with tables in Story Editor
  • Defining a header cell
  • Setting column and row dimensions
  • Setting a fixed row height
  • Setting column width
  • Creating and applying cell styles
  • Creating and applying table styles

Using InDesign's Effects

  • Applying opacity to objects
  • Applying effects to strokes or fills
  • Adjusting effects
  • Object styles with effects
  • Using Find/Change to apply object styles
  • Converting text to a path
  • Applying blending modes to objects
  • Working with imported transparent files
  • Applying an alpha channel selection
  • Applying a path selection

Advanced InDesign Document Features

  • Adding text variables
  • Creating a book from multiple files
  • Defining pagination and document order
  • Synchronizing book attributes
  • Creating captions
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Building an index
  • Adding topics
  • Adding cross-references
  • Exporting from the Book panel

Creating Digital Documents using InDesign

  • Interactive design considerations
  • Adding a hyperlink
  • Adding buttons
  • Creating page transitions
  • Creating animations
  • Liquid Layout
  • Linked Content
  • Exporting an interactive PDF
  • Creating a SWF file
  • Adding PDF form fields