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Learn the advanced features and functionality of Adobe InDesign

  • Perform Advanced Document Setup.
  • Work with Text Flow.
  • Work with Advanced Text Options.

Course Description

This advanced course will take a basic knowledge of InDesign to the next level. In this course, students will work with saving to previous versions, saving templates, and use different page sizes and sections. Students will learn to modify text flow with breaks, tabs, jump lines, and use text on a path and text outlines, and learn advanced text options. Additionally, students will work with advanced text styles, nested styles, and understand hyphenation, justification, and keep options. Students will use advanced place options, including placing Illustrator files, InCopy and anchored objects. Students will work with the InDesign illustration tools, organize swatches, convert tables, and learn about creating interactive elements, as well as work with long documents. Instructor: Deb Uscilka

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Perform Advanced Document Setup
  • Work with Text Flow
  • Work with Advanced Text Options
  • Work with Advanced Text Styles
  • Work with Advanced Place Options
  • With with Illustration Tools
  • Organize Swatches
  • Convert Tables
  • Work with Long Documents
  • Create Interactive Elements

Prerequisites and Target Audience

What will students need to know or do before starting this course?

Pre-requisites: InDesign CC Introduction or equivalent experience

Who should take this course? Who should not?

Students who wish to learn the more advanced capabilities of InDesign


Module 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction
Resource 1 Student Data Files

Module 2: Advanced Document Setup

Lecture 2 Saving to Previous Versions
Lecture 3 Saving Templates
Lecture 4 Using Different Page Sizes
Lecture 5 Sectioning for Page Numbering

Module 3: Working with Text Flow

Lecture 6 Using Breaks
Lecture 7 Working with Tabs
Lecture 8 Creating Jump Lines
Lecture 9 Auto-sizing Text Frames
Lecture 10 Using Text on a Path
Lecture 11 Working with Text Outlines

Module 4: Advanced Text Options

Lecture 12 Replacing Fonts
Lecture 13 Changing Text Formatting
Lecture 14 Applying Character Formatting
Lecture 15 Using Bullets and Numbering
Lecture 16 Understanding Types of Spaces
Lecture 17 Understanding Types of Dashes
Lecture 18 Using GREP
Lecture 19 Editing AutoCorrect
Lecture 20 Using Open Type
Lecture 21 Using Ordinals and Ligatures

Module 5: Beyond the Basics: Text Styles

Lecture 22 Loading Styles
Lecture 23 Redefining Styles
Lecture 24 Creating Group Styles
Lecture 25 Using Nested Styles
Lecture 26 Using Hyphenation and Justification
Lecture 27 Understanding Keep Options
Lecture 28 Breaking a Link to a Style

Module 6: Advanced Place Options

Lecture 29 Using Place Text Options
Lecture 30 Using Place Image Options
Lecture 31 Placing Adobe Illustrator Files
Lecture 32 Using Metadata Caption
Lecture 33 Placing InCopy Documents
Lecture 34 Using Anchored Objects

Module 7: Illustration in InDesign

Lecture 35 Using the Pen Tool
Lecture 36 Using the Direct Selection Tool
Lecture 37 Understanding Pathfinder Panel Basics
Lecture 38 Using Advanced Alignment

Module 8: Organizing Swatches

Lecture 39 Using Color Groups
Lecture 40 Loading Swatches
Lecture 41 Loading the CC Libraries

Module 9: Converting Tables

Lecture 42 Converting a Table to Text
Lecture 43 Converting Text to a Table
Lecture 44 Working with Headers and Footers
Lecture 45 Embedding Cell Styles into Table Styles

Module 10: Working with Long Documents  

Lecture 46 Creating Books
Lecture 47 Developing a Table of Contents and Bookmarks
Lecture 48 Adding Footnotes
Lecture 49 Setting Column Spans

Module 11: Creating Interactive Elements

Lecture 50 Inserting QR Codes
Lecture 51 Creating Bookmarks
Lecture 52 Using Hyperlinks
Lecture 53 Applying Page Transitions and Exporting to PDFs

Module 12: Conclusion

Lecture 54 Course Recap