• Adobe Training

    adobeInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all Adobe technologies, including Acrobat, ActionScript, AfterEffects, Captivate, ColdFusion, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Flex, FrameMaker, Illustrator, InDesign,Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and RoboHelp.

    Please refer to our detailed course outlines below.

  • About Adobe

    Following the acquisition of its former arch-rival Macromedia, Adobe Inc. has assumed a place of unrivalled dominance in the fields of multimedia, graphic and print production. In many of these domains, Adobe products are the technology-defining industry standards. These include:

    • Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks and Illustrator to create and manipulate documents and images;
    • ColdFusion and Content Server for database management and server requirements;
    • Flash and Flex and for more interactive, dynamic sites and rich internet applications;
    • FrameMaker for authoring documents and creating efficient, reusable templates;
    • Acrobat, for creation of Portable Document Format (PDF), the industry standard for portable content;
    • Dreamweaver and Adobe Contribute for Web design;
    • Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Video editing and visual effects.
    • RoboHelp for providing context-sensitive Help internal to the application;
    • and finally Adobe Captivate for the creation of eLearning software.

    Extensive product descriptions, video demonstrations, and trial downloads are available for each application at the Adobe website.

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  • Course Details Adobe

    Classes are offered at client sites, at our Geneva training center, and via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

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Introduction to InDesign Creative Cloud (CC) Training

Course duration

  • 3 days

Course Benefits

  • Understand the InDesign workspace.
  • Create basic page elements.
  • Place images and text.
  • Learn about typography and formatting text.
  • Learn to manage fonts.
  • Understand and work with InDesign templates.
  • Learn about styles, and how they impact productivity.
  • Use Master Pages to create design consistency.
  • Learn how to work with tables.
  • Learn about color management.
  • Learn to define bulleted and numbered lists.
  • Learn to control hyphenation.
  • Learn to preflight files before output.
  • Understand PDF options.
  • Learn to package an InDesign file for hand-off.
Available Delivery Methods
Public Class
Public expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Guaranteed to run .
Private Class
Private classes are delivered for groups at your offices or a location of your choice.
Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access to an On-Demand course.

Course Outline

  1. Getting to Know the Environment
    1. Menus and Navigation
    2. Panels
    3. Tools
    4. Workspaces
    5. Rulers and Guides
    6. File Management
    7. Display Performance
    8. Exercise: InDesign Environment
  2. Creating a Project
    1. Creating a Project
    2. Adding Page Elements
    3. Edit Elements with Control Panel
    4. Exercise: Create a New Project
    5. Duplication
    6. Arrange Objects
    7. Exercise: Arrange Objects
    8. Complex Objects
    9. Edit Complex Objects
    10. Exercise: Complex Objects
    11. Text Objects
    12. Placing Text
    13. Exercise: Working with Text
    14. Print Preview
    15. Working with Multiple Pages
  3. Working with Graphics
    1. Workplace Setup
    2. Working with Color
    3. Exercise: New Color Project
    4. Working with Gradients
    5. Abstract Frames
    6. Anchored Objects
    7. Exercise: Gradients and Frames
    8. Organizing with Layers
    9. Working with Effects
    10. Object Styles
    11. Exercise: Special Features
    12. Working with Video
  4. Working with Text
    1. Text Placeholders
    2. Import Text from Word
    3. Text Threading
    4. Frame Breaks
    5. Exercise: Place Text
    6. Missing Fonts
    7. Typography
    8. Character Formatting
    9. Paragraph Formatting
    10. Text Wrap
    11. Text Alignment
    12. Exercise: Building a Page Layout
    13. Type on a Path
    14. Glyphs Panel
    15. Exercise: Advanced Text
  5. Master Pages
    1. Working with Master pages
    2. Creating Master Pages
    3. Working with Position
    4. Exercise: New Master Pages
    5. Import/Export Master Pages
    6. Setting Defaults
    7. Master Page Tools
    8. Flow of Text on Master Pages
    9. Set Defaults for Text Frames
    10. Set Page Numbers
    11. Exercise: Edit Master Pages
  6. Working with Templates
    1. Create a Project from a Template
    2. Replace and Fix Missing Objects
    3. Using the Links Panel
    4. Exercise: New Project from a Template
    5. Create Structure Using Master Pages
    6. Place Files
    7. Exercise: Add Content and Master Pages
    8. Working with Styles
    9. Bullet and Number Lists
    10. Place and Create Tables
    11. Exercise: Work with Styles and Objects
    12. Save as a Template
  7. Advanced Techniques
    1. Types of Variables
    2. Hyperlinks
    3. Exercise: Variables and Hyperlinks
    4. Object Stacking Order
    5. Find/Change Options
    6. InDesign Libraries
    7. Exercise: Libraries
    8. Forms
    9. Exercise: Forms
  8. Printing and Proofing a Project
    1. Spell Check
    2. Convert Text to Outline
    3. Save and Package
    4. PDF Bookmarks
    5. Exercise: Proof and Send
    6. Table of Contents
    7. Exercise: Table of Contents
    8. Printing
    9. Save as PDF
    10. Save as EPUB
    11. Exercise: Printing Variations
  9. Design Principles
    1. Page Layout Principles
    2. Terminology
  10. Designing for Web
    1. New Document Setup
    2. Create Buttons with Actions
    3. Adding Animation
    4. Export to HTML

Class Materials

Each student will receive a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Follow-on Courses
Since its founding in 1995, InterSource has been providing high quality and highly customized training solutions to clients worldwide. With over 500 course titles constantly updated and numerous course customization and creation possibilities, we have the capability to meet your I.T. training needs.
Instructor-led courses are offered via a live Web connection, at client sites throughout Europe, and at our Geneva Training Center.