Adobe InDesign CC Level 1

This course covers all the fundamental concepts and tools in InDesign CC, allowing you to provide design solutions for business or yourself.

Beginner
English
Course Length: 17 Hours

What you'll learn

  • Identify the components that make up the InDesign workspace
  • Draw shapes
  • Create and flow text
  • Format text
  • Place and manage images and graphics

Course Description

Adobe InDesign CC Level 1 is the industry standard for desktop publishing to create graphics-rich documents for print and electronic publishing. InDesign is part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, a suite of graphics programs that is strictly a subscription service. In this 15-hour introductory course, you will learn many time-saving techniques to create multi-page documents, which include both images and graphics. After taking this course, you will be able to identify the components that make up the InDesign workspace and draw shapes, create and flow text, format text, and place and manage images and graphics.

To get the most out of this course, we strongly recommend you review every topic within the course, and use all the learning styles to ensure you retain the important information within. We also encourage you to take all the progress tests to ensure you have retained the knowledge, and most importantly practice with the real world, Let Me Try examples.

Course Outline

Adobe InDesign CC Level 1 Course Outline

Introduction

  • Introduction

Getting to Know the Workspace

  • A Tour of InDesign
  • Work with the Application Bar
  • Discover the Control Panel
  • Explore Panels
  • Manage Rulers
  • Using Tools
  • Enter Values in Fields

Moving Around in InDesign

  • Zoom and Scroll
  • Navigate Pages

Getting Started

  • Create New Documents
  • Open, Save and Close Documents
  • Manage Document Pages
  • Work with Guides and Grids
  • Create Default Settings
  • Discover Undo/Revert and Crash Recovery

Creating and Editing Objects

  • Manipulate Objects
  • Adjust Appearance
  • Create Shapes
  • Work with Text Frames
  • Explore Images and Graphics
  • Manage Links
  • Discover Align and Distribute
  • Use Transform
  • Apply Color

Typography

  • Format Characters
  • Format Paragraphs

Navigation Strategies

Beginners: Complete the course in order from beginning to end. Once any topic is completed, you will have full access to it at any time for one year after registration, to use as a resource.

Intermediate/Advanced Users: Use the course as a flexible resource tool to find what you need, whenever you need it. Try the assessment tests first, if you get 80%+ you can move to the next level, if you get less than 80% you should complete the lecture. This gives you a pre and post-assessment score, which can be used to track your skills improvements.

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