InDesign CS2
Basic

Course Code: CT12-550 

This course is specially designed for people starting out in Adobe Indesign.  You will learn how to create documents, position items, use text frames and other basic elements.

Objectives
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Start Adobe InDesign and explore elements of the environment

  • Create a facing-pages document, create master pages

  • Thread text between text frames

  • Position text in text frames and format frame borders

  • Print documents, create print styles

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Getting started

  • The Indesign environment
  • Basic documents
  • Item position

Structuring multi-page documents

  • Multi-page documents
  • Master pages

Typesetting

  • Text frame threading
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Styles

Modifying items

  • Text frames
  • Graphics
  • Layers
  • Grouped items

Finalizing documents

  • Outputting documents
  • Commercial printing preparation

Appendix A: Preferences

  • InDesign preferences

  • Document settings

Prerequisites
Course participants should have basic computer skills.

Dates and times
Please refer to your Fourth R centre for dates and times.

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