InDesign CS5 Level 1 (Basic)


 
Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)
You will utilize Adobe InDesign CS5 to create and deliver eye-catching printed documents.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Identify the various elements of the Adobe InDesign interface
  • Design documents
  • Enhance documents with formats, color, and styles
  • Work with page elements
  • Manage objects
  • Work with tables
  • Finalize documents
Target Student:
This course is intended for students who want to explore the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layout and designs.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Exploring the InDesign Environment
Identify the InDesign Interface Components
Customize the Interface
Use the Navigation Controls
Set General and Interface Preferences

Section 2: Designing Documents
Create a Document
Add Text
Add Graphical Objects

Section 3: Enhancing Documents
Format Characters and Paragraphs
Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Apply Fills and Strokes
Create and Apply Styles

Section 4: Working with Page Elements
Arrange Objects
Align Objects
Manage Page Elements with Layers

Section 5: Managing Objects
Transform Objects
Manipulate Objects
Thread Text Frames
Search and Replace Content
Edit Text

Section 6: Working with Tables
Create a Table
Modify a Table Structure
Format a Table

Section 7: Finalizing Documents
Check Documents for Errors
Print a Document
Package Files
Export PDF Files for Commercial Printing
Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
Level 1 (Basic)

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