Aspect Training

Adobe InDesign Advanced

Aspect Training

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Typology Training
Level Advanced
Methodology Inhouse
Duration 2 Days
  • Training
  • Advanced
  • Inhouse
  • Duration:
    2 Days

Course programme

Adobe InDesign CS4 is the page layout application of choice for many users. It contains a host of advanced text, colour, print and layout features not found in any other application that can be applied to text and objects. It also boasts an interface similar to Adobe’s other leading design applications and so is intuitive for users of these applications. Further, Adobe InDesign integrates seamlessly with the other Adobe applications and can include native Photoshop and Illustrator files, and in CS4 you can now centralise your whole workflow through Adobe Bridge. PDF output, XML , and export to GoLive output are also supported, making InDesign the perfect tool for repurposing content.
Aspect’s two day course provides current users the ability to hone their skills and move their knowledge of Adobe InDesign to an advanced level. Using the skills learned at introduction and intermediate level delegates will create complex documents and work with a variety of palettes and tools to further understand the capabilities of this highend design application

Knowledge of the basic working of InDesign or attendance of our Adobe InDesign Introduction / Intermediate course is required.

Managing Your Workspace
Organizing Your Palettes
Advanced Zooming and Navigation
Advanced View Options
Dragging Items Between Documents
ThirdParty plugins
Page Layout
Master Page Tips and Tricks
Using Facing Pages
Using Libraries
File Formats
Advanced Style Sheet Tips
Managing Long Documents
Table of Contents
Text Gradients
Hyphenation and Justifi cation
Tracking and Kerning
Mastering the Pen Tool
Pen Tool Shortcuts
Compound Paths
Where Text Meets Graphics
Inline Graphics
Creating Type Outlines
Text Wrap Options
Using Transparency

Importing and Exporting
Adding Excel or Word Tables
Import Text Options
Import Graphic Options
PDF Styles
Export Options
Long Documents
Adding Indexes
Using Table of Contents
Numbering & Section Options
The XML Factor
What is XML?
Adding Structure with XML
Exporting to XML
Mapping Styles to Tags
Using the Eyedropper to Create New Swatches
Spot or Process?
Using Printer Styles
Colour Separations
Understanding the Print Menu
The Transparency Flattener
Preflight and Package

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