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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.


    Creating paths from text

    InDesign Tables

    Text to table

    Importing from Excel

    Table options and controls

    Table header/footers


    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
  • 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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