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Adobe InDesign CS5: Level 2

Course length: 1 day

Course Description

Course Objective: You will use the advanced features of Adobe InDesign CS5 to create and design content for the web and print.

Target Student: This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success in this course, it is strongly recommended that you take the following Adobe InDesign CS5: Level 1, or have equivalent knowledge.


Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • handle page elements.
  • manage styles.
  • develop complex paths.
  • import and export data to external files.
  • work with XML files.
  • create dynamic documents.
  • manage long documents.
  • export InDesign files to other formats.
  • adjust print settings.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Handling Page Elements
Topic 1A: Create Duplicate Items
Topic 1B: Handle Text Layouts
Topic 1C: Create Transparency
Topic 1D: Create Anchored Objects
Topic 1E: Manage a Library

Lesson 2: Managing Styles
Topic 2A: Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents
Topic 2B: Create Nested Styles
Topic 2C: Create Related Styles
Topic 2D: Apply Styles in a Sequence
Topic 2E: Manage Style Overrides
Topic 2F: Redefine Styles
Topic 2G: Break the Link to Styles

Lesson 3: Developing Complex Paths
Topic 3A: Create Bézier Paths
Topic 3B: Create Clipping Paths
Topic 3C: Create Compound Paths
Topic 3D: Create Type Outlines

Lesson 4: Administering External Files
Topic 4A: Import Layered Files
Topic 4B: Merge Data

Lesson 5: Working with an XML File
Topic 5A: Integrate XML Content into a Document
Topic 5B: Import XML Content
Topic 5C: Create a Snippet

Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents
Topic 6A: Create Interactive Documents
Topic 6B: Insert Footnotes
Topic 6C: Insert Text Variables
Topic 6D: Create Text Conditions
Topic 6E: Create Document Sections

Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents
Topic 7A: Create a Book
Topic 7B: Create a Table of Contents
Topic 7C: Create Hyperlinks
Topic 7D: Create Cross-References
Topic 7E: Generate an Index

Lesson 8: Exporting InDesign Files in Other Formats
Topic 8A: Export PDF Files
Topic 8B: Export Files for the Web
Topic 8C: Export Files for Animation

Lesson 9: Adjusting Print Settings
Topic 9A: Manage Colors
Topic 9B: Preview the Print Output
Topic 9C: Create Print Presets







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