Summary

Adobe InDesign (2020): Part 2

In Adobe® InDesign® (2020): 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 Adobe® InDesign® (2020): Part 2, 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 a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC exam.

This course is the second part of a two-course series that covers the skills needed to gain a foundational understanding of InDesign.
– Adobe InDesign (2020): Part 1
– Adobe InDesign (2020): Part 2 (this course)

Completion of this course will earn 0.575 CEUs.

Introduction

Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Adobe InDesign (2020) to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents.

You will:
– Prepare documents for multiple formats
– Manage advanced page layouts
– Manage styles
– Build complex paths
– Manage external files and create dynamic documents
– Manage long documents
– Publish InDesign files for other formats and customize print settings

Target Student:
This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.

Prerequisites:
To ensure your success, you will need to take the following Logical Operations course:

– Adobe® InDesign® (2020): Part 1

Outline

  • Lesson 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

    • Topic A: Build Layout Versions
    • Topic B: Link Content
  • Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

    • Topic A: Create Repeating Content
    • Topic B: Change Text Layouts
    • Topic C: Create Transparency
    • Topic D: Anchor Objects and Manage a Library
  • Lesson 3: Managing Styles

    • Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
    • Topic B: Manage Styles
  • Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths

    • Topic A: Create Bezier Paths
    • Topic B: Create Clipping Paths
    • Topic C: Create Compound Paths
  • Lesson 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

    • Topic A: Import External Files
    • Topic B: Create Document Sections
    • Topic C: Insert Text Variables
    • Topic D: Create Interactive Documents
  • Lesson 6: 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 and Insert Footnotes
  • Lesson 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings

    • Topic A: Export PDF Files for Print
    • Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files
    • Topic C: Export Files for the Web
    • Topic D: Manage Colors
    • Topic E: Preview the Print Output
    • Topic F: Create Print Presets
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Print & Digital Media Publication Using Adobe InDesign CC Exam

  • Appendix B: Productivity Enhancements

  • Appendix C: InDesign Language Support

  • Appendix D: Extension Manager

Course Schedule

DATES
LOCATION
START
END
STATUS
02/17/23 February 17, 2023
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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02/28/23 February 28, 2023
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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03/16/23 March 16, 2023
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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03/29/23 March 29, 2023
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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