Adobe® InDesign® (2020): Part 1

Giving documents a well-designed, professional look will put students a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow students to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help students to build alternate size configurations of documents, and various panels that enable students to easily customize both text and graphics; Adobe InDesign CC (2019) has all the tools students need to elevate the look of documents and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web.

This course is a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) InDesign CC exam and the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign exam.

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Learning Objectives

In this course, students will use Adobe InDesign CC (2019) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. Students will learn to:

  • Navigate the InDesign interface
  • Create a new document
  • Customize a document using color, swatches, gradients, and styles
  • Manage page elements
  • Add tables
  • Prepare documents for deployment


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Getting Started with InDesign
  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences
  • 2 - Designing a Document
  • Establish Project Requirements
  • Apply Design Principles
  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document
  • 3 - Customizing a Document
  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles
  • 4 - Working with Page Elements
  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Apply Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text
  • 5 - Building Tables
  • Create and Modify a New Table
  • Format a Table
  • 6 - Preparing a Document for Delivery
  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Export Files for Printing and for the Web
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is intended for students who want to use the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs.


    Other Prerequisites

    To ensure a students success in this course, students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving files, and saving files. Students can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking one of the following courses: Using Microsoft Windows 8.1 Using Microsoft Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10: Transition from Windows 7

    Adobe® InDesign® (2020): Part 1

    Course Length : 1 Day

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