InDesign Training – Toronto Courses
Adobe Certified Instructor
InDesign Quick Start
Just what you need to know to get you started using InDesign. One full day of training delivered at your location that will systematically go through InDesign’s interface and tools, then show you how to create documents and output your work. If you are new to InDesign and need to get started right away, the InDesign Quick Start course is designed for you. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Using the basic commands, tools, panels, and learn techniques for using the work area efficiently. Get overview of all the key features in InDesign, from opening files to adding text to working with graphics. Learn “best practices,” for to prevent eventual problems and streamline production.
Create new documents with custom page sizes, set up a master page, apply a master page to document pages, create sections, add and arrange document pages, and change the size of pages.
Working with Objects and Frames
Learn to build pages with InDesign by placing content (text and graphics) within containers (text frames and graphics frames) and modifying these two basic types of objects.
InDesign documents include text created using other programs, become familiar with the process of importing text and flowing it through the pages of a document.
Imported text is hardly 100 percent final. Learn how to enter revisions to text that is already flowed into InDesign documents.
Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion with All Our Training
Two solid days of InDesign delivered at your location. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. This training covers all of the InDesign Quick Start plus the intermediate level skills and techniques listed below. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
DAY 1 All of InDesign Quick Start
Use InDesign’s typographical features such as baseline grids, kerning, tracking, column adjustment features, OpenType fonts, drop caps, hanging punctuation, and paragraph composers.
Take a detailed look at the methods for creating, saving and applying colors, gradients, and tints within your InDesign documents.
Styles are a critical feature for any document that uses repetitive formatting, especially longer documents. Gain a firm grasp of the concepts and features for character, paragraph, object, table, and cell styles.
Importing and Modifying Graphics
Learn how to manage imported graphics by using the Links panel, work with clipping paths and alpha channels, and create an InDesign library file to store frequently used graphics and other elements.
Working with Tables
Present large amounts of data with tables. Learn how to manipulate tables, import tables from Excel and Microsoft Word, copy and paste a table into a layout, or convert existing text to a table.
A three day InDesign bootcamp delivered at you location. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. You’ll cover everything in the InDesign Quick Start and Fundamentals courses plus the advanced techniques for Power Users listed below. Receive and Official Adobe Completion Certificate. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
DAY 1 All of InDesign Quick Start
DAY 2 All of InDesign Fundamentals
Working with Transparency
Learn how to import Photoshop and Illustrator graphics that include transparency, and you can add transparency effects to InDesign objects. Discover ways you can modify InDesign objects using the transparency features and effects.
Printing and Exporting Documents
Cover the tools for successfully printing with InDesign. Whether your publication is a brochure, package design, or newsletter, learn how to check the file for potential printing problems and how to achieve the desired results when printing. Also create PDF files for a variety of purposes— including high-resolution printing and online distribution.
Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields
Create text fields, radio buttons, check marks, combo boxes, and signature fields, as well as buttons for printing, submitting a form by e-mail, and clearing a form. Learn how to create InDesign documents that contain form fields must be exported as Adobe PDF (Interactive).
Creating and Fixed and Reflowable EPUBs
InDesign offers two choices for exporting EPUBs: EPUB (Reflowable), which exports the content in a way that allows it to flow automatically from page to page on any compatible e-reader regardless of the dimensions of the screen, and EPUB (Fixed Layout), which creates EPUBs with fixed dimensions designed to fit a particular size screen. You will create and export an EPUB files that are compatible with the current generation of ebook readers.
Customized InDesign training delivered at your location or at a rental classroom. We create training to match your skill level so you can master specific areas of InDesign. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion.
“Creating Publications for iPads and Tablets” is an example.
Contact us to discuss your needs with our Adobe Certified Instructor.
InDesign Online – Go to our Live Online Public Adobe Training
Live online with our Adobe Certified Instructor.
This is an interactive experience, and one that is extremely similar to attending a traditional classroom and uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive all the interaction of a traditional classroom:
• view the instructor’s screen
• share your screen with your instructor for real-time help
• ask questions and receive instant feedback
• Audio is handled either VoIP or via a phone call to a toll number
It’s a fun, new, interactive way to get the help you need and you won’t have to fight traffic or search for parking.