This course is intended for students who want to use the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layouts and designs.
To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with the functions of your computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving files, and saving files. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following course:
- Introduction to Personal Computers: Using Windows 8/8.1
In this course, you will use Adobe InDesign CC to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.
- 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.
Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences
Topic A: Establish Project Requirements
Topic B: Apply Design Principles
Topic C: Create a New Document
Topic D: Add Text to a Document
Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document
Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Topic C: Create and Apply Styles
Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
Topic B: Apply Layers
Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
Topic D: Thread Text Frames
Topic E: Edit Text
Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
Topic B: Format a Table
Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web