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Get mastery in desktop publishing with InDesign! Skills in this industry-standard application for commercial publishing and typesetting will open up your future. So, get started with the “InDesign CC 2019 MasterClass” course to design page layout like a Pro.

The detailed overview at the beginning will quest your thirst for InDesign interface, navigation and preferences, so readying you for using Image, Text Frames and Pages, choosing Fonts and Formatting Text. You will also be introduced to Swatches, Effects, Blend Modes, and Grids, so completing your learning to design a layout. What then are the compositional techniques, Styles, Advanced Text and complex typography to build your expertise in InDesign. Learn to handle and edit pages in InDesign to boost your potentials in the publishing industry.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn InDesign from the start the way a professional would use it.
  • Test your knowledge with quizzes at the end of each chapter.
  • Practice everything you learn with provided Exercise Files.
  • Learn useful keyboard shortcuts and best practices.
  • Advanced automation techniques like GREP and Data Merge
  • Working with Text and Image Frames
  • Creative Page Layouts and Compositions
  • Mastering Character and Paragraph Styles
  • Typographic and typesetting techniques
  • Creating Table of Contents
  • Working with Books and Long Documents
  • Print and Digital Publishing

Requirements

  • Any version of Adobe InDesign, preferably not older than InDesign CS6. Ideally InDesign CC (Creative Cloud).
  • Prior knowledge is not needed
  • Exercise Files and Study Guides are provided

Who this course is for:

  • This course is aimed at anyone who wants to get into the creative industry and gain a rock solid foundation of InDesign.
  • Although it is providing a beginner to intermediate level learning experience it can be useful for experienced Photoshop users too as there are many self-taught users who are missing out on a lot of techniques and features.

Course Curriculum

Introduction
Why learn InDesign? FREE 00:02:00
How to study? 00:03:00
Getting an Adobe Certification 00:05:00
Basics
Interface 00:12:00
Navigation 00:07:00
Creating a document 00:13:00
Preferences 00:08:00
Adobe Bridge 00:05:00
Working with Frames
Image Frames 00:11:00
Placing Images 00:10:00
Links panel 00:05:00
Resolution of images 00:07:00
Techniques with Image frames 00:03:00
Text frames 00:08:00
Importing text 00:05:00
Text frame options 00:07:00
Working with Pages
Working with pages 00:10:00
Advanced page techniques 00:11:00
Master pages 00:12:00
Master pages techniques 00:06:00
Formatting Text
Choosing fonts 00:11:00
Character formatting 00:09:00
Paragraph formatting 1 00:09:00
Paragraph formatting 2 00:07:00
Designing the Layout
Lines and Rules 00:08:00
Drawing Shapes 00:09:00
Drawing Tools 00:09:00
Working with Swatches 00:13:00
Special Swatches 00:10:00
Working with Effects 00:08:00
Blend Modes 00:04:00
Grids and Guides 00:09:00
Align and Distribute 00:06:00
Compositional Techniques
Working with Layers 00:14:00
Text Wrap 00:09:00
Advanced Text Wrap techniques 00:07:00
Masking techniques 00:09:00
Anchored and Inline Images 00:06:00
Compositional Tips 00:05:00
Mastering Styles
Introduction to Styles 00:15:00
Paragraph Styles 00:11:00
Object Styles 00:05:00
Next Styles 00:04:00
Nested Styles 00:06:00
Working with Styles 00:06:00
Advanced Text Features
Find/Change and GREP 00:12:00
Fixing common typographic mistakes 00:07:00
Bulleted and Numbered Lists 00:07:00
Multi-level Lists 00:19:00
Footnotes and Captions 00:08:00
Working with Tabs 00:06:00
Creating Tables 00:13:00
Formatting Tables 00:11:00
Data Merge 00:07:00
Handling Assets
InDesign Snippets 00:03:00
InDesign Libraries 00:06:00
Creating Templates 00:03:00
Content Collector/Placer Tool 00:04:00
Sharing assets with CC Libraries 00:06:00
Long Documents
Creating Table of Contents 00:10:00
Table of Contents settings 00:07:00
Text Variables and Markers 00:11:00
Smart Text Reflow 00:07:00
Creating a Book file 00:11:00
Fixing copy and exporting book 00:07:00
Preparing for Print
Proofing Colors 00:12:00
Flatterner Preview 00:04:00
Proofing copy 00:07:00
Exporting a PDF 00:10:00
Saving a Package 00:05:00
Interactive Document Formats
Creating EPUBs 00:04:00
Interactive PDFs 00:05:00
Publish Online CC 00:03:00
New Features in CC 2018
New Size and Position options 00:04:00
Paragraph Border 00:02:00
Endnotes 00:01:00
Text Assets in CC Libraries 00:03:00
Improved Font Selector 00:02:00
CC 2019 New Features
Enhanced visual font browsing 00:04:00
Convert Footnotes & Endnotes 00:02:00
Content-Aware Fit 00:01:00
Adjust Layout 00:03:00
Import PDF Comments 00:02:00
Space Between Paragraphs 00:03:00
Conclusion
Creating Your Portfolio 00:12:00
Conclusion 00:01:00
Exercise Files
Exercise Files 00:00:00

FAQs

This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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