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Adobe InDesign CS5 Introduction Course Outline

 (2 days)

** This class is taught on PC running Windows **

InDesign CS5: Basic, ACE Edition, is part of a two-course ILT series, which is designed to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for InDesign CS5. This course will teach students fundamental concepts, terminology, and the basic features of Adobe InDesign CS5. Students will learn how to create documents, place text and graphics, and create custom color swatches. Students will also learn how to work with master pages and multi-page documents. In addition, students will learn how to format text, apply styles, work with threaded text frames, position and group objects, and work with layers. Finally, students will print documents, create print presets, create a PDF file, and package documents for commercial printing.

Two days

Table Of Contents

Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: The Adobe InDesign environment
Topic B: Preferences and defaults
Topic C: InDesign Help

Unit 2: Basic documents
Topic A: New documents
Topic B: Text frames
Topic C: Graphics frames
Topic D: Custom colors

Unit 3: Guides and master pages
Topic A: Object positioning
Topic B: Master pages

Unit 4: Typesetting
Topic A: Text frame threading
Topic B: Paragraph formatting
Topic C: Styles

Unit 5: Modifying items
Topic A: Text frame options
Topic B: Graphics
Topic C: Grouped items
Topic D: Layers

Unit 6: Finalizing documents
Topic A: Printing and exporting documents
Topic B: Preparing for commercial printing

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map
Topic A: Comprehensive exam objectives
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Fee:  $750

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