InDesign CC Introduction

at Computer Training Source, Inc. - Near North Side

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$349 6 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Jul 21, 9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time

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Near North Side, Downtown/Loop
420 N Wabash Ave Ste 203
Btwn E Hubbard St & Chicago River
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this indesign class:

InDesign is a powerful page layout publishing application. In this class, we cover adding/removing document pages and master pages, adding columns and guides, formatting text, placing text from a word-processor, adding photos and graphics, creating a newsletter, and preparing your document for output to an offset printer all while learning multiple shortcuts and techniques to speed up your work.

Course Outline:
Lesson 1: Creating a Basic Document
  • Output Intent, Changing Measurement Defaults

Lesson 2: The InDesign Environment
  • Panels, Tools, Workspaces, Interface

Lesson 3: Working with Frames
  • Sizing, Re-Shaping, Coloring

Lesson 4: Zoom Features
  • Tools, Menus, Keyboard Shortcuts

Lesson 5: Editing Text
  • Using Typekit
  • Changing Character Attributes
  • Changing Character Features

Lesson 6: Understanding Pages
  • Document Pages
  • Master Pages
  • Document Navigation

Lesson 7: Placing a Word File into our Document
  • Text Frame Threading
  • Separating Stories
  • Story Editor 
Lesson 8: Graphics and Images
  • Place, Resize, Replace

Lesson 9: Page Layout
  • Change Page Sizes
  • Measuring Ruler Guides

Lesson 10: Create a Newsletter Project

Lesson 11: Finalizing a Document
  • Output for Commercial Printing, Digital Publishing or Web

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
In order to receive a refund for a class, you must notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel. 

To reschedule a class, notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date.


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