Adobe InDesign Level 2 (Advanced)



Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
In Adobe InDesign CC Level 1 (Basic) you were introduced to the many features that help you create professional looking documents. Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. In Adobe InDesign CC Level 2 (Advanced), you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references, and an index.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Adobe InDesign CC to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. You will:
  • Prepare documents for multiple formats
  • Manage advanced page layouts
  • Manage styles
  • Build complex paths
  • Manage external files and create dynamic documents
  • Manage long documents
  • Publish InDesign files for other formats and customize print settings
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.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats
Build Layout Versions
Link Content

Section 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements
Create Repeating Content
Change Text Layouts
Create Transparency
Anchor Objects and Manage a Library

Section 3: Managing Styles
Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
Manage Styles

Section 4: Building Complex Paths
Create Bezier Paths
Create Clipping Paths
Create Compound Paths

Section 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents
Import External Files
Create Document Sections
Insert Text Variables
Create Interactive Documents

Section 6: Managing Long Documents
Create a Book
Build a Table of Contents
Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes

Section 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings
Export PDF Files for Print
Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
Export Files for the Web
Manage Colors
Preview the Print Output
Create Print Presets
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
In Adobe InDesign CS6 Level 1 (Basic) you were introduced to the many features that help you create professional looking documents. Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. In this course, you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.

Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references and an index.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Adobe InDesign CC (2016) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. You will:
  • Prepare documents for multiple formats
  • Manage advanced page layouts
  • Manage styles
  • Build complex paths
  • Manage external files and create dynamic documents
  • Manage long documents
  • Publish InDesign files for other formats and customize print settings
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.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats
Build Layout Variations
Link Content

Section 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements
Create Repeating Content
Work with Text Layouts
Create Transparency
Use Anchored Objects
Manage a Library

Section 3: Managing Styles
Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
Create Nested and GREP Styles
Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
Redefine Styles and Break Style Links

Section 4: Building Complex Paths
Create Bézier Paths
Create Clipping Paths
Create Compound Paths

Section 5: Managing External Files
Import Layered Files
Merge Data

Section 6: Creating Dynamic Documents
Create Document Sections
Insert Text Variables
Create Interactive Documents

Section 7: Managing Long Documents
Create a Book
Build a Table of Contents
Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
Generate an Index
Insert Footnotes

Section 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats
Export PDF files for Print
Export Interactive PDF Files
Export Files for Animation
Export Files for the Web

Section 9: Customizing Print Settings
Manage Colors
Preview the Print Output
Create Print Presets
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
You will use the advanced features of Adobe InDesign CS5 to create and design content for the web and print.

Learning 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
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.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Handling Page Elements
Create Duplicate Items
Handle Text Layouts
Create Transparency
Create Anchored Objects
Manage a Library

Section 2: Managing Styles
Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
Create Nested Styles
Create Related Styles
Apply Styles in a Sequence
Manage Style Overrides
Redefine Styles
Break the Link to Styles

Section 3: Developing Complex Paths
Create Bézier Paths
Create Clipping Paths
Create Compound Paths
Create Type Outlines

Section 4: Administering External Files
Import Layered Files
Merge Data

Section 5: Working with an XML File
Integrate XML Content into a Document
Import XML Content
Create a Snippet

Section 6: Creating Dynamic Documents
Create Interactive Documents
Insert Footnotes
Insert Text Variables
Create Text Conditions
Create Document Sections

Section 7: Managing Long Documents
Create a Book
Create a Table of Contents
Create Hyperlinks
Create Cross-References
Generate an Index

Section 8: Exporting InDesign Files in Other Formats
Export PDF Files
Export Files for the Web
Export Files for Animation

Section 9: Adjusting Print Settings
Manage Colors
Preview the Print Output
Create Print Presets

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