Adobe InDesign Advanced

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Use the skills learnt on this course to expand your knowledge of content creation features and advanced control techniques.

Duration 1 Day

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Layouts
  • Manage document set-ups
  • Creation features
  • Layers & colours
  • Controlling Placed Images

Course Content

  • Re-purposing Layouts
  • Understanding Liquid Layout rules
  • Applying Liquid Layout rules
  • Automatic layout adjustments
  • Using the Content Collector and Content Placer Tools
  • Creating Alternate Layouts
  • Advanced document set-up
  • Working with different sized pages
  • Controlling spread pagination
  • Working with Grids
  • Creating custom Grid layouts
  • Working with baseline grids
  • Using Frame-based baseline grids
  • Automating Copy Formatting
  • Setting Hyphenation controls
  • Creating and applying Nested styles
  • Working with Advanced List Numbering options
  • Useful content creation features
  • Anchored versus In-line objects
  • Formatting Anchored Objects
  • Advanced Object Styles
  • Creating Object Styles for Text and Graphic frames
  • Combining Text and Graphic frame attributes in a single Object style
  • Captions on placed images
  • Creating Static Captions
  • Creating Live Captions
  • Using Adobe Bridge to add relevant Metadata for caption.
  • Advanced control of placed images
    Using images with in-built Photoshop clipping paths

  • Using images with pre-defined Photoshop Channels
  • Removing image backgrounds
  • Tolerance and threshold options
  • Layer visibility options of native (.psd and .ai) files
  • Colour swatches from placed artwork
  • Loading colours from ASE files
  • Drawing in InDesign
  • Adjusting path segments
  • Using the Pen Tools
  • Combining shapes
  • Creating compound paths
  • Working with stroke styles
  • Using Transform Again options
  • Adding interactivity
  • Using Sample Buttons
  • Creating Buttons
  • Adding actions to buttons for interactive PDFs
  • Exporting interactive PDFs
  • Using Scripts
  • Accessing the Scripts panel
  • Using scripts
  • Installing additional scripts

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