Adobe InDesign Introduction Online

Learn the basics of Adobe InDesign in the comfort of your own home. Join our Live Online Training Course taught over 2 days. This live online course is aimed at users who have minimal experience using InDesign and would like to learn how to create printed published documents.

2 day course
What you will learn:
  • Set up new document attributes
  • Create text frames and format text with character and paragraph commands
  • Place text and images onto the page
  • Work with colour, applying fill and stroke attributes to objects
  • Create, manipulate, and arrange basic shapes
  • Prepare publications for press
What you'll get:
Courseware and Handouts
Live Recorded Session copy
Capped Class Sizes
Post Course Support
Course prerequisites

Participants will need to be familiar with Windows or Mac OS and have an understanding of page layout programs.

Before Session:

Please ensure you have downloaded the latest version of the software Adobe InDesign  for use within the session. We also require a working computer with a microphone and speaker installed, and an up-to-date web browser for this training. For the best experience we recommend downloading the latest Google Chrome browser.

It is also essential that you have a second screen attached to your computer.  This will allow you to watch the online training session and complete the course activities at the same time.

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Topics covered in this training course
  • Opening a publication
  • Navigating the interface
  • The toolbox and tools
  • Panels and workspaces
  • Zooming in/out
  • Moving between pages
  • Editing text
  • Finding and changing text
  • Using the story editor
  • Previewing your publication
  • Printing your publication
  • Changing font type and size
  • Changing leading
  • Aligning text
  • Turn off/on hyphenation
  • Working with bullets
  • Manipulate tracking and kerning
  • Eyedropper tool to copy attributes
  • Creating text frames
  • Placing text
  • Placing text and linking to Word
  • Threading text frames
  • Deleting a text frame
  • Columns within a text frame
  • Alignment in a text frame
  • Resolving overset text
  • Place an image
  • Fitting an image to a frame
  • Resizing frame and contents
  • Content grabber
  • Adding borders/stroke
  • Rotating the frame/contents
  • Deleting an image
  • Linking and embedding images
  • Working with broken links
  • Wrapping text around images
  • Clipping paths
  • Drawing shapes
  • Send to back
  • Bring to front
  • Aligning and distributing elements
  • Align to key object
  • Understanding CMYK, RGB, Pantone
  • Using default colours
  • Adding a colour swatch
  • Adobe CC libraries
  • create a swatch library
  • Selecting colours with the eyedropper
  • Applying gradients and tints
  • Setting up tabs
  • Aligning tabs
  • Setting indents
  • Creating a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Importing a table from Excel
  • Create and apply paragraph styles
  • Create and apply character styles
  • Editing styles
  • Find and change formatting
  • Loading styles from other documents
  • Create and apply object styles
  • Inserting and deleting pages
  • Working with master pages
  • Page numbering
  • Creating multiple master pages
  • Create a template
  • Turn an existing publication into a template
  • Loading a template
  • Find fonts
  • Create a package
  • Create a PDF
  • Printer marks in PDF
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