Adobe InDesign • Create page layouts for print or digital media

Adobe InDesign gives you the control over design and typography so you can create elegant and engaging page layouts for print or digital media. New tools help you efficiently adapt layouts for multiple page sizes, screen sizes, or orientations.

Scheduled courses in Sheffield, Rotherham and Chesterfield or a bespoke course tailored to the requirements of your organisation.

Adobe Indesign Introduction - What will I cover?


Adobe indesignBy the end of the course, using practical hands-on tuition, you will have an understanding of the following features and techniques:

  1. The InDesign interface - Application Bar, creating, saving and navigating documents, understand the work area
  2. Importing text - How to import text and thread it through a document
  3. Styles - Paragraph, and character styles, how they work and how to use them
  4. Images - Learn how to work with images and add transparency to imported graphics
  5. Transforming objects - Learn how to scale and transform objects in InDesign
  6. Setting up - Understand how to set up your document with guides and smart guides.
  7. Typography - Learn how to work with type and add special features, like leading, tracking, kerning, drop caps and styles.
  8. Graphics - Using graphic packages with InDesign and how to import graphics. Text wrap around graphics objects
  9. Master pages - Learn how to use master pages to speed up your workflow
  10. Document handoff - Learn about issues related to handing documents to service providers
  11. Frames - Learn about frames and how they work for graphics and text.
  12. Colour - How to use the swatches palette and how to format them and insert graphics and text. Using layers in documents
  13. PDF Exporting - Export a PDF for the web or for print.
  14. Further techniques - Keyboard shortcuts, file formats, Q and A

The above outlines are intended as a guide only, topics may not be covered in this order. Actual course content can be tailored to suit client's needs.

Please contact us for charges and further details on either bespoke or scheduled courses.