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Adobe InDesign Essentials Course SYDNEY Labspace AB

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Level 13 Citigroup

2 park Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


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Learn Adobe InDesign at an Adobe Authorised Training Centre with Adobe Certified Trainer - Antony Brown.

InDesign is the go-to page design and layout application for anyone looking to create and publish professional quality documents for print and digital media.

None other than basic IT competency.

Course includes
Course material and reference notes covering course topics.

Mac, PC or you welcome to bring your own Laptop

Small classes - up to 4 people

Learn Adobe InDesign CC with this hands-on affordable training course.
Master the fundamentals of this powerful page layout tool to create a broad range of print and online documents including flyers, brochures, newsletters, annual reports and more.
Learn to precisely control typography, place and fit images, work with multiple pages, print and publish online. Discover all the capabilities this software has to offer and how it can transform your print media to another level.

Course Outline - Day one

The InDesign interface

• InDesign preferences Navigating
•Creating a new document
•Creating and using frames 
•Setting tool defaults
•Using shortcuts 

Working with text

•Selecting and placing text
•Formatting text
•Kerning and Tracking controls
•Dealing with overflow text
•text threading options
•Spell Checking
•Text Frame Options
•Handling missing fonts

Working with graphics

•Different file formats
•Placing graphics
•Understanding fitting options
•Wrapping text around images
•Sizing images with Auto-fit
•The Effects panel
•Creating gradients
•Creating a new clipping path 

Layout controls

•Working with the Gap tool
•Using the Align panel
•Selecting, arranging and grouping objects
•Understanding Layers
•Creating a new Layer
•Reordering Layers 

Understanding colour
•Swatches panel
•Using fill and stroke options
•Creating tints
•Sampling colours from images
•Working with transparency
•A look at Blending modes
•Spot and process colours 

Day two

Multi-page documents

•Using the Pages panel
•Creating and editing Masters 
•Applying Master Pages
•Auto-numbering pages
•Adjusting margins and columns
•Numbering and Section options 

Transforming objects

•Scaling objects vs contents
•Transforming objects
•Grouping and ungrouping 

Working With Tables

•Create a basic Table
•Adjusting a Table
•Formatting Text in a Table
•Using the Table Panel
•Formatting Cells
•Importing a Spreadsheet 

Combining text and graphics

•Image import options
•Images with clipping paths
•Creating a new clipping path
•Removing image backgrounds
•Tolerance and threshold options 

Exporting and printing

•Exporting as a PDF
•Using Live PreFlight
•Anticipating potential problems
•Packaging files

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Level 13 Citigroup

2 park Street

Sydney, NSW 2000


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