Adobe InDesign CS5 Level 1

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You will utilise Adobe InDesign CS5 to create and deliver eye-catching printed documents. Target Audience This course is intended for students who want to explore the basic tools and features of InDesign for creating professional page layout and designs.

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Lesson 1: Exploring the InDesign Environment (5 topics)

  • Topic 1A: Identify the InDesign Interface Components
  • Topic 1B: Customize the Interface
  • Topic 1C: Use the Navigation Controls
  • Topic 1D: Set General and Interface Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing Documents (4 topics)

  • Topic 2A: Create a Document
  • Topic 2B: Add Text
  • Topic 2C: Add Graphical Objects

Lesson 3: Enhancing Documents (5 topics)

  • Topic 3A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Topic 3B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Topic 3C: Apply Fills and Strokes
  • Topic 3D: Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements (4 topics)

  • Topic 4A: Arrange Objects
  • Topic 4B: Align Objects
  • Topic 4C: Manage Page Elements with Layers

Lesson 5: Managing Objects (6 topics)

  • Topic 5A: Transform Objects
  • Topic 5B: Manipulate Objects
  • Topic 5C: Thread Text Frames
  • Topic 5D: Search and Replace Content
  • Topic 5E: Edit Text

Lesson 6: Working with Tables (4 topics)

  • Topic 6A: Create a Table
  • Topic 6B: Modify a Table Structure
  • Topic 6C: Format a Table

Lesson 7: Finalizing Documents (6 topics)

  • Topic 7A: Check Documents for Errors
  • Topic 7B: Print a Document
  • Topic 7C: Package Files
  • Topic 7D: Export PDF Files for Commercial Printing
  • Topic 7E: Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution


Students should be familiar with the basics functions of a Windows operating system Creating folders Launching programs Working with windows Copying and pasting objects Formatting text Saving files Familiarity with other Adobe software applications is helpful, but not mandatory

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