InDesign - An Introduction to Page Layout

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Description

Adobe InDesign offers tools for professional desktop publishing to create posters, flyers, brochures, magazines, books and much more. It is the #1 program for page layout used throughout the world by professional designers, marketing studios and the press industry.

 Course Objectives:

  • Learn to create well designed documents using InDesign’s controls.
  • Be able to work with the Toolbox, Control panel and Panel groups.
  • Work with the Type and Image controls.

 

Key content:

  • Create new documents and use page setup effectively.
  • Work with Master Pages, page numbering and learn to apply masters to regular pages.
  • Use rulers and guides to place your text and graphics
  • Understand and use the toolbox and panels, menu options and page layout controls.
  • Place text and graphics onto your page in a variety of ways.
  • Work with the type controls for Character and Paragraph formatting.
  • Be able to crop, size and position graphics.
  • Apply colour to fills and strokes on all objects and text boxes
  • Wrap text around graphics and objects.
  • Output your document to PDF.

 

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Set up a document for single pages or two sided printing
  • Work with Master Pages to speed up page layout
  • Insert Headers and Footers, and Page Numbers
  • Place text and graphics into your document
  • Work with Character and Paragraph formatting controls
  • Wrap text around graphics and shapes
  • Output files to PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date

Prerequisites

Intermediate PC skills 

 

 

 

Please note: All courses need a minimum number to go ahead. If your course does not have enough enrolments, we regret that we will have to cancel and will let you know either by email or text. Courses are usually cancelled, when necessary, 2-3 working days prior to the scheduled start date.