Understanding the fundamental concepts and terminology and learning the basic features is essential when starting out in Adobe InDesign CS6. Learn how to create documents, place text or graphics and how to create custom colour swatches. During this program you will format text, work with layers, print documents and package documents for commercial printing.

Overview

This course teaches the fundamental concepts, terminology and basic features of Adobe InDesign. It shows participants how to produce documents, place text or graphics and how to create custom colour swatches.

Participants will also format text, work with layers, print documents and package documents for printing.

Content

  • The InDesign environment
  • Preferences and defaults
  • InDesign help
  • New documents
  • Text frames
  • Graphics frames
  • Custom colours
  • Guides
  • Master pages
  • Typesetting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Styles
  • Grouped items
  • Layers
  • Outputting documents
  • Printing preparation
  • Finalising documents.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Explore the InDesign screen
  • Change preferences and defaults
  • Create documents with text and graphics
  • Format text frames
  • Work with colour swatches
  • Create and edit styles
  • Create and work with layers
  • Prepare documents for printing.
Course Number
919
Skill Level
Fundamentals
Dates
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    Duration

    1 Day

    Time
    Location

    AIM WA Floreat

    * Minimum numbers are required for course to proceed

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