InDesign Advanced Training Course

Adobe InDesign Advanced Training Courses

Course Details

Course Name: InDesign Advanced
Course Duration: 2 consecutive days - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Course Price: $990 inc GST
Course Participants: Maximum of 10 students
Break Times:
Morning: 15 mins at 10:30 am (approx)
Lunch: 1 hour at 12:30 pm
Afternoon: 15 mins at 3:00 pm (approx)
Finish: 4:30 pm to 5 pm
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Sydney

Training Location: Level 2, 80 Mount St North Sydney NSW
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Melbourne

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Brisbane

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Perth

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Adelaide

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Canberra

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Course Prerequisites

Participants should have completed the InDesign Essentials course or have equivalent skills and experience using the Adobe InDesign application.

Who Should Attend

This is an advanced course suitable for participants with a working knowledge of InDesign who need to create various types of long documents including magazines, training manuals, business plans, books, etc. The course focus is on developing more advanced skills with an emphasis on streamlining processes and workflows to create longer documents.

Course Outline

Setup Layout

  • Understand Professional Documents
  • Document Planning
  • Understanding Document Layout
  • Work with Guides
  • Smart Guides

Advanced Layers

  • Create layers for Layout
  • Add Objects
  • Pages & Spreads
  • Targeting Pages & Spreads
  • Move, Duplicate, & Delete Pages & Spreads
  • Pagination Control
  • Redistribute Pages

Master Pages

  • Create Masters
  • Masters from Existing Pages & Spreads
  • Create Masters from Masters
  • Edit Master Layouts
  • Copy & Apply Masters
  • Copy Masters Within Document
  • Override Master Items
  • Detach Master Items
  • Prevent Overriding
  • Reapply Master Items
  • Hide Master Items
  • Import Masters

Page Numbering

  • Page, Section & Chapter Numbers
  • Section Numbers
  • Options

Text variables

  • Create & Edit Text Variables
  • Variable Types Basics
  • Chapter Number
  • Creation, Modification & Output Dates
  • File Name
  • Last Page Number
  • Running Headers
  • Custom Text
  • Footnotes Basics
  • Create Footnotes
  • Edit Footnote Number & Layout
  • Footnote Options
  • Work with Footnote Text
  • Delete Footnotes

Styles

  • Paragraph & Character Styles Explained
  • Advanced Character & Paragraph Styles
  • GREP Styles
  • Object Styles
  • Work with Styles

Generate Books

  • Create Books
  • Add Documents
  • Manage Book Files

Table of Contents & Indexes

  • Advanced Tables of Contents
  • Tables of Contents for Books
  • Generate Table of Contents
  • Create & Import TOC Styles
  • Create an Index
  • About Indexing
  • Import Topics from Another InDesign Document
  • Generate an Index

Automation

  • Understanding Scripting
  • Scripts Panel and Script Label Panel Overview
  • Enable scripts Attached to Menus
  • Understand how to Install Plug-ins
  • Configure Plug-ins
  • Understanding Data Merge
  • Advanced Data Merge
  • Merging to a PDF file

Course Feedback

  • I enjoyed being able to ask questions and to learn from other questions and flexibility in the class environment.
    - Helen
  • Very nice relaxed style of teaching - collaborative rather than prescriptive
    - Carolyn