Adobe InDesign CS6 Part 2 - 1 Day
Adobe InDesign CS6: Part 2
In Adobe InDesign CS6: Part 1 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.
This course is also designed to cover the InDesign CS6 Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use Adobe InDesign CS6 to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.
- Create layouts for multiple formats.
- Manage advanced page elements.
- Manage styles.
- Build complex paths.
- Manage external files.
- Create dynamic documents.
- Manage long documents.
- Publish InDesign files for other formats.
- Customize print settings.
This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.
To ensure your success, you will need to take the following Logical Operations course:
- Adobe InDesign CS6: Part 1
Course-specific Technical Requirements
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations:
- 1 GHz or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
- 1 gigabyte (GB) RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit)
- 16 GB available hard disk space (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
- DVD-ROM drive
- Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device)
- 1024 x 768 resolution monitor recommended
- Network cards and cabling for local network access
- Internet access (contact your local network administrator)
- Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver
- Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
- Adobe InDesign CS6
- Adobe Acrobat X Pro
- Adobe Flash Player 11
- Adobe Digital Editions (2.0)
- Microsoft Windows 7 Professional with Service Pack 1
Lesson 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats
Topic A: Build Layout Variations
Topic B: Link Content
Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements
Topic A: Create Repeating Content
Topic B: Work with Text Layouts
Topic C: Create Transparency
Topic D: Use Anchored Objects
Topic E: Manage a Library
Lesson 3: Managing Styles
Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
Topic B: Create Nested and GREP Styles
Topic C: Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
Topic D: Redefine Styles and Break Style Links
Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths
Topic A: Create Bézier Paths
Topic B: Create Clipping Paths
Topic C: Create Compound Paths
Lesson 5: Managing External Files
Topic A: Import Layered Files
Topic B: Merge Data
Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents
Topic A: Create Document Sections
Topic B: Insert Text Variables
Topic C: Create Interactive Documents
Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents
Topic A: Create a Book
Topic B: Build a Table of Contents
Topic C: Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
Topic D: Generate an Index
Topic E: Insert Footnotes
Lesson 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats
Topic A: Export PDF files for Print
Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files
Topic C: Export Files for Animation
Topic D: Export Files for the Web
Lesson 9: Customizing Print Settings
Topic A: Manage Colors
Topic B: Preview the Print Output
Topic C: Create Print Presets