Beginners Adobe InDesign

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In this course you will learn how to use Adobe InDesign CS4 to create high quality, attractive publications. You will learn how to understand basic graphic design principles, work with features in the InDesign window; select and work with tools, create new documents, add text and format text; create and work with layers, use styles and tables, work with colour and objects.

Please note: This training will be delivered in a computer room in a Microsoft Windows 10 environment – we do not provide Mac courses. Little or no knowledge of the software is assumed, however, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows operating system environment, and the ability to use a keyboard and mouse.

The learning pathway shall consist of face-to-face delivery of 6 hours involving class room demonstrations; discussions; practical hands-on activities from learning resources; group activities; Q & A and one-to-one support.

In this course you will learn how to:

  1. Understand basic graphic design principles
  2. Work with the features in the InDesign design window
  3. Select and work with tools
  4. Create new documents
  5. Add text to a document
  6. Format text using a variety of techniques
  7. Add graphics to a document
  8. Create and work with layers
  9. Work with and apply colour
  10. Create and work with objects
  11. Apply a range of formatting techniques to objects
  12. Create and apply styles
  13. Create and work with tables
  14. Prepare your document for printing