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InDesign CC Advanced

  • Tuition USD $1,195
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 347 Ratings
  • Course Code INDESIGN-CC-ADV
  • Duration 2 days
  • Available Formats Classroom, Virtual

This 2-day course provides a thorough overview of the interface, the tools, the features, and the production tips for page layout and design using InDesign. The course is an ideal combination of instructor-led demonstration and handson practice.

  • Adobe InDesign CC software speaks the language of professional designers, delivering unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for designing superb pages. It works seamlessly with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator, providing a single integrated design environment that doesn't interrupt your creative process.

Who Can Benefit

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn InDesign CC.

Prerequisites

  • Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows
  • InDesign Fundamentals: An Introduction to InDesign class or equivalent experience.
  • Photoshop Fundamentals: An Introduction to Photoshop class or equivalent experience is recommended.

Course Details

Quick Overview of What is New

  • Alternate layouts (CS6)
  • Liquid layouts (CS6)
  • Linked content: Content collector and placer tools (CS6)
  • Digital publishing (CS6)
  • EPUB and HTML5 (CS6)
  • Interactivity (CS6)
  • QR Codes (CC)
  • Epub Enhancements (CC)

Creating Tables

  • Converting text to a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Creating a header row
  • Adding graphics to table cells
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles

Working with Transparency

  • Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
  • Applying transparency settings
  • Adding transparency effects to imported vector and bitmap graphics
  • Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
  • Applying transparency settings to text
  • Working with effects

Color/Color Management

  • The need for color management
  • Isolate Blending vs Knockout Group
  • Creating a Mixed Ink Swatch or Group
  • Synchronizing color settings in Adobe Bridge
  • Specifying color settings in original source file
  • Specifying color settings in InDesign
  • Defining printing requirements
  • Image Color Settings (why you won't need this)
  • Assigning vs Converting a profile
  • Proofing colors onscreen

Printing and Exporting

  • Creating a custom Preflight Profile
  • Preflighting files
  • Packaging files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Previewing separations and ink amounts
  • Previewing how transparency effects will be flattened
  • Previewing the page
  • Understanding the Flattener Presets
  • Understanding Transparency Blend Space
  • Understanding the PDF/X output formats
  • Printing a laser or inkjet proof
  • Using the Ink Manager

Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields

  • Adding form fields
  • Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file
  • Accessibility

Creating Rich Interactive Documents

  • Setting up an online document
  • Adding buttons, page transitions, and hyperlinks
  • Exporting as Flash Player (SWF)
  • Adding advanced interactivity, animation, and video

Creating and Exporting an ebook

  • Completing the booklet
  • Choosing the content of an ebook
  • Adding metadata
  • Exporting an EPUB file

Working with Long Documents

  • Starting a book
  • Creating a running footer
  • Adding a footnote
  • Adding a cross-reference
  • Synchronizing a book
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Indexing a book

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How do I pay for a class?

You can pay at the time of registration using credit card (Mastercard/Visa/American Express) cheque or PO.

What if I have training credits?

ExitCertified honors all savings programs from the partners we work with. ExitCertified also offers training credits across multiple partners through our FLEX Account.

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Lunchtime?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

Excellent course. Ruben Lopez is an outstanding instructor. Learned tons of information. Would recommend ExitCertified to anyone!

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Great personnel and facility. I just should have been told i was the only person physically in thr class, and that there was an option to attend the class remotely.

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