In this course, students will work with some of the tools and features to create
eye-catching printed documents using InDesign CS4.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
explore the various elements of the Adobe InDesign interface.
- enhance documents.
- work with page elements.
- work with tables.
- finalize documents.
Lesson 1: Exploring the InDesign Environment
- Explore the InDesign Interface
- Customize the Interface
- Explore the Navigation Controls
- Set General and Interface Preferences
Lesson 2: Designing Documents
- Create a Document
- Add Text
- Add Graphic
- Convert Other Application Files to InDesign
Lesson 3: Enhancing Documents
- Format Characters and Paragraphs
- Apply Color, Swatches, and Gradients
- Apply Fills and Strokes
- Create and Apply Styles
Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements
- Arrange Objects
- Align Objects
- Manage Page Elements with Layers
- Set Up Pages
Lesson 5: Managing Objects
- Transform Objects
- Edit Objects
- Thread Text Frames
- Search and Replace Objects
- Edit Text
Lesson 6: Working with Tables
- Create a Table
- Modify a Table Structure
- Format a Table
- Create Table and Cell Styles
Lesson 7: Finalizing Documents
- Check Documents for Errors
- Print a Document
- Package Files
- Export PDF Files for Commercial Printing
- Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
Virtual Adobe InDesign CS4 - Level 1 Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.