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Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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Intermediate 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 to deploy advanced InDesign techniques that enhance the look and functionality of documents.  Students will work with flowing and editing text, working with styles, and printing the final product.

Course objectives:

  • Flow text in a document
  • Edit text and check spelling
  • Manage document color settings
  • Apply gradients to text and objects
  • Create and apply text styles
  • Print preview documents

Flowing Text

  • Flowing Text into an Existing Frame
  • Flowing Text Manually
  • Creating Text Frames While Flowing Text
  • Flowing Text Automatically
  • Creating Threaded Frames Automatically
  • Resizing Text Frames Automatically
  • Adding a Jump Line to a Page Number

Editing Text

  • Finding and Changing a Missing Font
  • Entering and Importing Text
  • Finding and Changing Text and Formatting
  • Checking Spelling
  • Editing Text by Dragging and Dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking Changes

Working with Color

  • Managing Color
  • Synchronizing Color Settings in Bridge
  • Specifying Color Settings in InDesign
  • Displaying Images at Full Resolution
  • Proofing Colors Onscreen
  • Defining Printing Requirement
  • Creating and Applying Colors
  • Working with Gradients
  • Creating a Tint
  • Creating a Spot Color
  • Applying Colors to Text and Objects
  • Using Advanced Gradient Techniques

Working with Styles

  • Creating and Applying Paragraph Styles
  • Creating and Applying Character Styles
  • Nesting Character Styles Inside Paragraph Styles
  • Creating and Applying Object Styles
  • Creating and Applying Table and Cell Styles
  • Globally Updating Styles
  • Loading Styles from Another Document

Printing and Exporting

  • Preflighting Files
  • Packaging Files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF Proof
  • Previewing Separations
  • Previewing How Transparency Effects will be Flattened
  • Previewing the Page
  • Printing a Laser or Inkjet Proof
  • Using the Ink Manager

 

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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