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Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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Introduction to Adobe InDesign

Version CS6 • CC

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, will show students the basics of creating eye-catching printed documents using the InDesign tools and features. Topics include exploring the InDesign environment, creating new documents from scratch, enhancing documents with styles, graphics, and text, and working with document pages and layers.

Course Objectives:

  • Become familiar with the InDesign workspace
  • Work with placing graphics and objects
  • Create and manage a new document
  • Apply master pages to a document
  • Work with layers and frames
  • Wrap text around objects

Introducing the Workspace

  • Looking at the Workspace
  • Working with Panels
  • Customizing the Workspace
  • Navigating through a Document
  • Using Context Menus

Getting to Know InDesign

  • Viewing Guides
  • Preflighting as You Work
  • Adding Text
  • Working with Styles
  • Working with Graphics
  • Working with Objects
  • Working with Object Styles
  • Viewing the Document in Presentation Mode

Setting up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Creating and Saving Custom Document Settings
  • Creating a New Document
  • Switching between Open InDesign Documents
  • Working with Master Pages

Setting up a Document and Working with Pages (cont'd)

  • Applying Master Pages to Documents
  • Adding New Document Pages
  • Rearranging and Deleting Document Pages
  • Changing the Size of Pages
  • Adding Sections to Change Page Numbering
  • Overriding Master Page Items on Document Pages and Placing Text and Graphics
  • Viewing the Completed Spread

Working with Objects

  • Working with Layers
  • Creating and Modifying Text Frames
  • Creating and Modifying Graphics Frames
  • Adding Metadata Captions to Graphics Frams
  • Placing and Linking Graphics Frams
  • Changing the Shape of a Frame
  • Wrapping Text Around a Graphic
  • Modifying the Shape of Frames
  • Transforming and Aligning Objects
  • Selecting and Modifying Grouped Objects
  • Creating a QR Code

 

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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Investment

Public Class

$325 per student
Or one voucher

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Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee