Desktop Publishing using Adobe Indesign

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Course Description

Master Adobe InDesign in our intensive two-day course. Learn to navigate the InDesign workspace, customize panels and manage document magnification. Gain skills in working with styles, graphics and objects, managing master pages, page numbering and size variations. Create and modify text, align and transform objects and flow text into frames. Enhance typography, adjust spacing, change fonts and create drop caps. Apply colors, gradients and spot colors. Develop and import styles, work with transparency and effects and efficiently export your projects. Perfect for beginners and intermediate users.

Course Title: Desktop Publishing using Adobe Indesign
Duration: 2 Days
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: Leisure Commerce Square, PJ / Zoom Meeting
Trainer: Mr Yavinesh

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate InDesign workspace, customize panels and manage document magnification
  • Work with styles, graphics and objects
  • Manage master pages and handle page numbering, arrangement and size variations
  • Utilize layers, create and modify text and objects, align and transform objects
  • Flow text into frames, create text frames, change fonts and use the story editor
  • Adjust vertical spacing, change fonts, fine-tune tabs and columns, align paragraphs and create drop caps
  • Create and apply colors and gradients and develop tints and spot colors
  • Create and apply different style types, nest character styles, apply table and cell styles and import styles from other documents
  • Import and modify graphics, work with transparency and effects

Training Investment and Advantages

The course fee is RM1800 per participant (RM1400 for online sessions).

Benefits include:

  • Assurance of competency
  • Official Certificate of Completion
  • Three months of post-training support
  • Options for personalized in-house training sessions

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Course Outline

  • Introducing the Workspace
    • Working with Panels
    • Customize Workspace
    • Change Magnification of Document
    • Navigate through a Document
  • Getting to Know InDesign®
    • Preflighting
    • View Guides Text
    • Work with Styles, Graphics and Objects
  • Document Setup and Work with Pages
    • Create and Save Custom Document Settings
    • Work with Master Pages
    • Add Sections to Change Page Numbering
    • Add, Arrange and Delete Pages
    • Place Text and Graphics on Document Pages
    • Override Master Page Items
    • Change and View Pages in Different Size
  • Work with Objects
    • Layers
    • Create and Modify Text and Object
    • Transform and Align Objects
    • Select and Modify Grouped Objects
  • Flowing Text
    • Flow Text into Existing Frame
    • Flow Text Manually and Automatically
    • Create Text Frames
  • Edit Text
    • Find and Change a Missing Font
    • Import Text with Format
    • Check Spelling and Track Changes
    • Story Editor
  • Working with Typography
    • Adjust Vertical Spacing
    • Change Fonts and Type Style
    • Fine-tuning Tabs and Columns
    • Change Paragraph Alignment
    • Create a Drop Cap
  • Working with Styles
    • Create and Apply Style Types
    • Nest Character Styles inside Paragraph Styles
    • Create and Apply Table and Cell Styles
    • Load Styles from Another Document
  • Working with Colour
    • Define Printing Requirements
    • Create and Apply Colours and Gradient
    • Create a Tint and Spot Colour
  • Import and Modify Graphics
    • Compare Vector and Bitmap Graphics
    • Graphics Display Quality
    • Clipping Paths and Alpha Channels
    • Import and Link Graphic Files
    • Use Library to Manage Objects
  • Creating Tables
    • Convert and Format Text and Table
    • Create a Header Row
    • Create and Apply Table and Cell Styles
  • Work with Transparency
    • Import and Colourize a Grey Scale Image
    • Add and Apply Transparency Settings
    • Work with Effects
  • Output and Exporting
    • Preview, Preflighting and Packaging the Page
    • Create and Adobe PDF proof

Who Should Attend this Course?

  • This course is ideal for photographers, web designer and publishers, print designers, graphic artists, cross-media designers, interactive designers and DTP artist.
  • It is also suitable for students and working adults, both amateur and professional, who is interested or work in allied fields such as photography, advertising, graphic and creative content design, printing and publication
  • Basically, anyone who wants to acquire new skills in content creation.

The Instructor

Yavinesh Rajagopal

Prior to becoming a trainer, he has worked as DTP artist, graphic designer and multimedia designer for more than 6 years. Plus with 13 years’ experience in teaching working adults on Figma, Adobe XD, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Captivate, Autodesk Autocad, Catia, Autodesk Revit, Inkscape, GIMP and Autodesk Maya in the area of Graphic Designing, UI & UX, Course Authoring, Video Editing, Vfx, Motion Graphics, Mechanical Engineering, Architectural Drawing, BIM (Building Information Modeling) and 3D Animation Production.

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