InDesign CS2
Advanced

Course Code: CT12-551

This course is designed for people that have an existing knowledge in Adobe Indesign.  You will learn how to create multiple page spreads, sections, table of contents, indexes and use other advanced elements.

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

  • Set up multiple-page spreads

  • Manually resize type; use Quick Apply; create path-based text wraps

  • Create lighting effects; adjust transparency; and define and use object styles

  • Create, modify, and format tables

  • Create sections, tables of contents, and indexes

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Efficient layout

  • Document setup
  • Tint and gradient swatches
  • Item spacing
  • Object libraries

Vector paths

  • Vector path creation
  • Vector paths and type
  • Vector paths and pictures

Long documents

  • Sectioning
  • Tables of contents
  • Indexing
  • Books

 

Typography

  • Manual type resizing
  • Quick Apply
  • Precise leading control
  • Composition, hyphenation, and justification
  • Horizontal spacing
  • Typography shortcuts
  • Graphics in typography

Graphics

  • Transparency
  • Object styles

Tables

  • Creating tables
  • Changing table structure
  • Formatting tables

Type editing

  • Story Editor

  • Column, frame, and page breaks

  • Anchored objects

  • Special characters

Prerequisites
InDesign CS2: Basic or equivalent experience.

Dates and times
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