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Mastering Indesign CS5 ACE

Duration : 30
Language : English
Level : Professional
Type : Courses
Delivery Method : Classroom
Code : AD06-0402
Description :
Adobe InDesign software is redefining professional publishing for graphic designers, production artists, and prepress professionals. Using Adobe InDesign software, produces a full-color quarterly magazine, a children’s magazine, and numerous corporate and product brochures, employee newsletters, and magazine advertisements InDesign palettes make it easy for designers to access all of the creative possibilities, try new ideas with text, adjust frames, and create columns as needed. Smooth integration between Adobe software and support for an integrated Adobe PDF workflow have resulted in time and cost savings for Sells Printing.
Objectives :

·     Ensure consistent color from scanning source images to creating final output through color management system which reconciles color differences among devices

·     Work with frames, colors, and transparency

·     Draw vector graphics, link and import graphics

·     Work with typography, import and link text, and create tables

·     Combine files into books and publishing with XML

Audience :
This course is intended to graphics designers who would like to learn and use the industry-leading design and layout tool for print to produce newspapers, magazines, corporate publications, books, catalogs, and advertisements.
Prerequisities :
Recommended Knowledge :
Before beginning to use Adobe InDesign CS5 Classroom in a Book, you should have a working knowledge of your computer and its operating system. Make sure that you know how to use the mouse and standard menus and commands, and also how to open, save, and close files. If you need to review these techniques, see the printed or online documentation included with your operating system.
Recommended Course(s) :
Category :  

§ Graphics

Training Materials :
Adobe Classroom in a Book
Labs :
This course includes several labs to ensure you will gain the targeted skills and experience.
Credential :
This course qualifies for Adobe InDesign CS5 ACE exam.
Topics :

INTRODUCING THE WORKSPACE

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Looking at the workspace

o  Working with panels

o  Customizing the workspace

o  Changing the magnification of a document

o  Navigating through a document

o  Using context menus

o  Finding resources for using InDesign

o  Review questions and answers

GETTING TO KNOW INDESIGN

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Viewing the lesson document

o  Preflighting as you work

o  Viewing guides

o  Adding text

o  Working with styles

o  Working with graphics

o  Working with objects

o  Working with object styles

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

SETTING UP A DOCUMENT AND WORKING WITH PAGES

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Creating and saving custom document settings

o  Creating a new document

o  Switching between open InDesign documents

o  Working with master pages

o  Applying master pages to document pages

o  Adding sections to change page numbering

o  Adding new pages

o  Arranging and deleting pages

o  Placing text and graphics on the document pages

o  Overriding master page items on document pages

o  Changing the size of pages

o  Viewing the completed spread

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

WORKING WITH OBJECTS

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Working with layers

o  Creating and editing text frames

o  Creating and editing graphics frames

o  Adding metadata captions to graphics frames

o  Changing the shape of a frame

o  Wrapping text around a graphic

o  Modifying the shape of frames

o  Transforming and aligning objects

o  Selecting and modifying grouped objects

o  Finishing up

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

FLOWING TEXT

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Flowing text into an existing frame

o  Flowing text manually

o  Creating text frames while Œ owing text

o  Flowing text automatically

o  Creating threaded frames automatically

o  Adding a jump line page number

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

EDITING TEXT

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Finding and changing a missing font

o  Entering and importing text

o  Finding and changing text and formatting

o  Checking spelling

o  Editing text by dragging and dropping

o  Using the Story Editor

o  Tracking changes

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

WORKING WITH TYPOGRAPHY

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Adjusting vertical spacing

o  Changing fonts and type style

o  Fine-tuning Columns

o  Changing paragraph alignment

o  Creating a drop cap

o  Adjusting letter and word spacing

o  Setting tabs

o  Adding a rule above a paragraph

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

WORKING WITH COLOR

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Defining printing requirements

o  Creating and applying colors

o  Working with gradients

o  Creating a tint

o  Creating a spot color

o  Applying colors to text and objects

o  Using advanced gradient techniques

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

WORKING WITH STYLES

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Creating and applying paragraph styles

o  Creating and applying character styles

o  Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles

o  Creating and applying object styles

o  Creating and applying table and cell styles

o  Globally updating styles

o  Loading styles from another document

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

IMPORTING AND MODIFYING GRAPHICS

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Adding graphics from other programs

o  Comparing vector and bitmap graphics

o  Managing links to imported  les

o  Updating revised graphics

o  Adjusting display quality

o  Working with clipping paths

o  Working with alpha channels

o  Importing native Adobe graphics  les

o  Using a library to manage objects

o  Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

CREATING TABLES

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Converting text to a table

o  Formatting a table

o  Creating a header row

o  Adding graphics to table cells

o  Creating and applying table and cell styles

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

WORKING WITH TRANSPARENCY

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Importing and colorizing a grayscale image

o  Applying transparency settings

o  Adjusting transparency settings for EPS images

o  Adding transparency effects

o  Importing and adjusting Illustrator  les

o  that use transparency

o  Applying transparency settings to text

o  Working with effects

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

OUTPUT AND EXPORTING

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Preflighting  files

o  Packaging  files

o  Creating an Adobe PDF proof

o  Previewing separations

o  Previewing how transparency

o  Effects will be flattened

o  Previewing the page

o  Printing a laser or inkjet proof

o  Using the Ink Manager

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers

CREATING RICH INTERACTIVE DOCUMENTS

o  Lesson overview

o  Getting started

o  Setting up an online document

o  Adding buttons, page transitions,

o  and hyperlinks

o  Exporting as Flash Player (SWF)

o  Exporting as Adobe PDF (Interactive)

o  Converting a print document

o  for online use

o  Adding advanced interactivity,

o  animation, and video

o  Exploring on your own

o  Review questions and answers