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Print Layout Design with Indesign Course - Part-time

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  • Objectives
    Indesign ten week course



    Topics covered






    InDesign Interface


    The Control Bar


    Using tools and palettes


    Changing views & navigating


    Units and measurements - preferences



    Keyboard commands


    Setting keyboard commands & preferences



    Creating documents


    Creating a new document


    Single & facing masters


    Setting margin guides


    Bleed, slug


    Changing defaults and preferences



    Control Bar


    Paragraph Options


    Character options



    Creating objects and editing objects


    Drawing shapes and lines


    Modifying existing objects


    The Select and Direct selection tools


    Selecting moving and duplicating objects


    Applying colour to fills and stokes


    Using the transform palette


    Aligning objects


    Pathfinder palette



    Working with textframes


    How text frames work


    Placing and typing text


    Threading textframes


    Automatic textframe functions


    Text Elements and special characters, the Glyph palette





    Formatting text


    Font type introducing Open Type


    Font face/size/colour


    Paragraph formatting


    Justification Composer


    Leading, kerning and tracking


    Creating Drop Caps.


    Tabs


    Creating paths from text





    InDesign Tables


    Text to table


    Importing from Excel


    Table options and controls


    Table header/footers



    Images


    Placing images, Resizing images


    Clipping Paths & Alpha Channels & transparency


    Inline/embedded graphic elements


    Repairing broken links /links palette


    Importing Photoshop layered documents


    Multiple import


    Fitting options


    Importing Illustrator files


    The link palette
  • Practical experience
    100%
  • Entry requirements
    Basic word processing, and a familiarity with the Web as a user
  • Academic Title
    Desktop Publishing Software OCN Level 3
  • Course description

    This course provides a through introduction to Adobe InDesign CS5. Learn how to create and design print documents to various formats.

    Practical projects are used to demonstrate various production scenarios. Delegates will learn how to plan, create and edit a range of documents.

    Extra support includes after class online tutor support with assessment, exercises files, real world samples, and discussion forum to support during and after training.


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