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InDesign: 3 Days

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 3 Days
Course Code: ADID102

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • build stunning and dynamic documents for print or electronic distribution
  • integrate InDesign seamlessly with Microsoft Office and Adobe products to create high quality publications
  • create basic and custom shapes and paths
  • utilize the advanced graphic and table features

Prerequisites

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English July 8th, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English September 9th, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 28th, 2024 $ 1,150.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 11th, 2024 $ 1,150.00

Course Outline

  • introduction
    • opening, closing, and saving documents
    • setting InDesign preferences
    • setting up the Workspace
    • using tools and panels
    • InDesign help and resources
  • what you need to know first
    • working with InDesign documents and Templates
    • moving to different pages and zooming in and out
    • working with rulers, grids and guidelines
    • types of objects used in InDesign
    • managing documents and views
    • changing appearances
    • un-doing and re-doing in InDesign
    • moving, duplicating, resizing and deleting page objects
  • creating and setting up your document
    • creating a document or template file
    • setting and editing the number of pages, page margins, page columns
    • understanding your final destination and working with margins and bleed
    • adding, deleting and sorting pages
    • what is a master page and why use one?
    • adding, editing and deleting master pages and master page objects
  • working with text
    • editing existing text frames
    • placing Word and other text files into the layout
    • formatting your text
    • working with bullets and numbered lists
    • creating and editing Style Sheets
    • working with text in columns
    • flowing your text across multiple pages
  • working with graphics and images
    • editing an existing image and graphic frame
    • placing images and graphics in the layout
    • fitting graphics with their frames
    • placing graphics in a grid
    • resizing and rotating graphics
    • managing and editing graphics
    • wrapping text around objects
  • working with objects
    • drawing and adding shapes and page items
    • editing corners and other object effects
    • common tips for easier and quicker page layout
    • transforming and scaling options
    • using the Layers panel to manage your objects
    • drawing and editing a grid of objects
  • working with colour
    • adding, deleting and editing colours
    • working with Swatches
    • working with different inks and spot colours
    • working with colour blends/gradients
    • creating and browsing preset colour themes
  • saving and exporting
    • checking the document for common errors, and fixing these errors
    • printing your document
    • saving a document for previous versions
    • exporting a PDF for final web and print output
  • layout techniques
    • working with multiple master pages and the primary text frame
    • inserting graphics in-line with text and anchoring graphics to paragraphs
    • grouping, aligning and positioning objects easily and correctly
    • using the spell checking and find/change features
  • working with tables in InDesign
    • creating, deleting and editing tables
    • inserting graphics in-line with text and anchoring graphics to paragraphs
    • converting text to tables
    • importing tables from other applications
    • fitting and editing tables
    • formatting tables and cells
    • flowing tables across pages

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).

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