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Adobe InDesign CS6 Essentials Online Course

Adobe InDesign CS6 Essentials Online Course

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Course Overview


This Adobe InDesign CS6 Essentials Course offers a comprehensive foundation for working with this versatile desktop publishing application. This course will teach you how to efficiently design page layouts for print or screen, starting with the basics of the program and interface, then moving into more advanced topics.

Adobe Certified Expert, Randy Hagen, shows you how to set up custom InDesign workspaces, the basics of layouts, how to build, quality check and package your InDesign projects, and how to use InDesign's formatting tools to quickly and efficiently produce quality, consistent documents.

You'll also learn to work with InDesign's long document production functions, how to create and work with templates, and how to design interactive digital forms and PDFs.

WORKING WITH THE INDESIGN INTERFACE (86 min)
Getting Started with InDesign CS6
Creating a New Document
Selecting & Placing Content
Working with the Type & Shape Tools
Using the Control Panel
Formatting Text
Viewing & Arranging Panels
Creating & Saving a Custom Workspace & Performing a Text Wrap


LAYOUT BASICS (71 min)
Creating InDesign CS6 Document Presets
Working with Master Pages
Margins, Column & Ruler Guides & Zooming
Placing, Scaling & Arranging Graphic Elements
Placing & Formatting Text, Part 1
Placing & Formatting Text, Part 2
Copying Elements between Documents
Printing Documents


PACKAGING & PREPARING DOCUMENTS (40 min)
The Capabilities & Limitations of Spellchecking
Live Preflighting & Creating Custom Preflight Profiles
Correcting Preflighting Problems
Packaging InDesign Documents for Remote Printing


CUSTOMIZING APPLICATION PREFERENCES (74 min)
Setting General & Interface Preferences
Setting Type & Composition Preferences
Customizing Measurement, Grid & Guide Preferences
Setting Dictionary, Spelling & Auto-Correction Preferences
Setting Notes, Track Changes & Story Editor Display Preferences
Adjusting Display Performance & Appearance of Black
File & Clipboard Handling Preferences

CREATING A TEMPLATE (77 min)
Setting Up a Trifold Brochure Layout
Manipulating Page Size & Orientation with the Page Tool
Creating Paragraph Styles, Part 1
Creating Paragraph Styles, Part 2
Creating Character Styles
Adding Custom Color Swatches
Understanding Differences between Templates & Documents


CREATING A DOCUMENT FROM A TEMPLATE (89 min)
Placing a Picture & Adjusting Display Performance Settings
Placing, Formatting & Modifying Text with Paragraph Styles
Creating Bulleted Lists & Formatting Graphics
Replicating & Placing Repeated Elements
Placing & Scaling Graphic Elements
Formatting Type & Splitting Type within Text Frames
Quality Checking, Packaging & Saving in InDesign CS6


CREATING LONG DOCUMENTS (108 min)
Creating Long Document Templates, Part 1
Creating Long Document Templates, Part 2
Auto-Flowing & Formatting Type for Long Documents
Refine Long Document Layouts by Extending Type Style Attributes
Building a Table of Contents
Making Index Entries
Combining Multiple InDesign CS6 Documents into a Book
Generating Master Indexes for InDesign CS6 Books
Printing Review Proofs


CREATING PRINT FORMS (72 min)
Using the Tab Ruler
Aligning with the Tab Ruler
Using Spot Color, Inline Graphics & Fixed Space Alignment
Studying Table Creation & Formatting
Working with Table Styles


CREATING INTERACTIVE PDF FILES (71 min)
Building Text Fields in PDF Documents
Creating Check Boxes for Interactive Forms
Setting up Radio Button Groups
List Boxes & Combo Boxes for Interactive Forms
Placing & Formatting Buttons
Preparing for Digital Signatures & Saving Interactive PDFs
Resetting Tab Order for Interactive Forms
Credits

Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.

Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
Running Time: 11.5 Hours
Platform: Windows & MAC OS
Level: Beginner to Intermediate
Project Files: Included

Presented by Adobe Certified Expert Martin Perhiniak.

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