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Intermediate Adobe InDesign
Intermediate Adobe InDesign

Price: $325.00

Course Code: IB | Hours: 7

Intermediate Adobe InDesign Training Overview

In Adobe InDesign CS6: level 1 you were introduced to the many features that help you create professional looking documents. Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. In this course, you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references and an index.

This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.

What You'll Learn in this Class:

  • Create layouts for multiple formats
  • Manage advanced page elements
  • Manage styles
  • Build complex paths
  • Manage external files
  • Create dynamic documents
  • Manage long documents
  • Publish InDesign files for other formats
  • Customize print settings


Students are recommended to take the following course or possess equivalent knowledge:

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Students are recommended to take the following course or possess equivalent knowledge:

Next Classes:

Related Classes:

See Also:

Intermediate Adobe InDesign Training Outline

Lesson 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats

• Topic A: Build Layout Variations
• Topic B: Link Content

Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

• Topic A: Create Repeating Content
• Topic B: Work with Text Layouts
• Topic C: Create Transparency
• Topic D: Use Anchored Objects
• Topic E: Manage a Library

Lesson 3: Managing Styles

• Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
• Topic B: Create Nested and GREP Styles
• Topic C: Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
• Topic D: Redefine Styles and Break Style Links

Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths

• Topic A: Create B?zier Paths
• Topic B: Create Clipping Paths
• Topic C: Create Compound Paths

Lesson 5: Managing External Files

• Topic A: Import Layered Files
• Topic B: Merge Data

Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents

• Topic A: Create Document Sections
• Topic B: Insert Text Variables
• Topic C: Create Interactive Documents

Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents

• Topic A: Create a Book
• Topic B: Build a Table of Contents
• Topic C: Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
• Topic D: Generate an Index
• Topic E: Insert Footnotes

Lesson 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats

• Topic A: Export PDF files for Print
• Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files
• Topic C: Export Files for Animation
• Topic D: Export Files for the Web

Lesson 9: Customizing Print Settings

• Topic A: Manage Colors
• Topic B: Preview the Print Output
• Topic C: Create Print Presets

Appendix A: New Features in Adobe InDesign

Appendix B: Productivity Enhancements

Appendix C: InDesign Language Support

Appendix D: Extension Manager