InDesign CS6: Part 1 - Creating Marketing Material
Adobe CS6 users needing the skills to create and deliver professional-looking printed and digital documents
Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving and saving files. Familiarity with other Adobe software applications is helpful, but not required.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Adobe® InDesign® CS6 to create and deliver professional-looking printed and digital documents.
- Identify the elements of the InDesign interface.
- Create a new document.
- Customize a document by using graphics, colors, and styles.
- Manage page elements.
- Build a table.
- Prepare a document for delivery.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign
Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
Topic C: Use the Navigation Controls
Topic D: Set Preferences
Lesson 2: Designing a Document
Topic A: Create a New Document
Topic B: Add Text to a Document
Topic C: Add Graphics to a Document
Lesson 3: Customizing a Document
Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Topic C: Create and Apply Styles
Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements
Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
Topic B: Use Layers
Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
Topic D: Thread Text Frames
Topic E: Edit Text
Lesson 5: Building Tables
Topic A: Create a New Table
Topic B: Modify a Table Structure
Topic C: Format a Table
Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery
Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
Topic B: Print a Document
Topic C: Package a Document
Topic D: Export Files for Printing
Topic E: Export Files for the Web