Desktop Publishing And Graphics

InDesign CC Part 1

This course is designed for individuals who want to create clean, professional publications with ease. Become comfortable with the InDesign environment, create and edit a variety of publications, utilize master pages, format text, and finalize documents.

Dates & Times

CourseDate & TimeLocationCost
InDesign CC Part 1February 6 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
InDesign CC Part 1April 19 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
InDesign CC Part 1June 6 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister

Course Outline

Corporate and NYS discounts do not apply for this course.

This course is recommended for individuals who are new to InDesign or those who are self-taught but want to become comfortable with the tools and features in the InDesign environment.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing a Document

  • Establish Project Requirements
  • Apply Design Principles
  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document

Lesson 3: Customizing a Document

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Apply Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text

Lesson 5: Building Tables

  • Create and Modify a New Table
  • Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Export Files for Printing and for the Web