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InDesign Class Online November 11 2020 one-day InDesign seminar

InDesign Workshop: one-day seminar

Wed, Nov 11 2020
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

2015-01-02 16:11:19 $495.00

Gain the skills you need to successfully create exceptional print and digital materials in InDesign. This one-day information-packed InDesign course is presented by the instructors at American Graphics Institute, who have written over 10 books on Adobe InDesign.

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InDesign Workshop Topics

Lesson 1: Essential InDesign skills

  • Working with InDesign tools and panels
  • Discovering the InDesign workspace
  • Using the document window
  • Using guides
  • Taking advantage of viewing modes
  • Saving your workspace
  • Working with the Control panel
  • Navigating through a document

Lesson 2: Using master pages to create consistent layouts

  • Planning your document
  • Formatting master pages
  • Adding layout pages
  • Adding images & text to master pages

Lesson 3: Designing with text and type

  • Creating a text frame
  • Changing character attributes
  • Changing paragraph attributes
  • Finding and changing text
  • Checking and correcting spelling
  • Using the Glyphs panel
  • Flowing text and threading text between frames

Lesson 4: Using styles to save time and create consistent formats

  • Defining and applying paragraph styles
  • Defining and applying character styles
  • Updating and loading styles
  • Organizing styles into groups
  • Creating and applying object styles

Lesson 5: Using graphics in your layouts

  • How InDesign handles graphics
  • Locating missing images
  • The Links panel and Link badge
  • Creating a graphic frame
  • Adding graphics
  • Repositioning graphics
  • Fitting graphics to frames
  • Wrapping text around graphics

Lesson 6: Adding color to your documents

  • Applying color to text and frames
  • Creating and saving a new swatch
  • Creating a tint reduction
  • Updating and editing colors

Lesson 7: Sharing your finished work

  • Packaging your document
  • Creating a PDF
  • Using Adobe PDF Presets