Adobe InDesign - Part 1

Course Description

Giving your documents a well-designed, professional look will put you a step ahead in the marketplace cluttered with all kinds of communications. Paragraph and character styles that allow you to format pages of text uniformly, layout features that help you to build alternate size configurations of your document, and various panels that enable you to easily customize both text and graphics; Adobe InDesign has all the tools you need to elevate the look of your document and get it out to the people who need to see it, whether it be in print or on the web.


Online course via Zoom running April 12 & 14, 10am - 1pm.


To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with the functions of your computer operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving files, and saving files.

Course Objectives

n this course, you will use Adobe InDesign CC to create and deliver professional looking printed and interactive documents. You will: Navigate the InDesign interface. Create a new document. Customize a document using color, swatches, gradients, and styles. Manage page elements. Add tables. Prepare documents for deployment.

Getting Started with InDesign

Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
Customize the InDesign Interface
Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Designing a Document

Establish Project Requirements
Apply Design Principles
Create a New Document
Add Text to a Document
Add Graphics to a Document

Customizing a Document

Format Characters and Paragraphs
Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
Create and Apply Styles

Working with Page Elements

Arrange and Align Objects
Apply Layers
Transform and Manipulate Objects
Thread Text Frames
Edit Text

Building Tables

Create and Modify a New Table
Format a Table

Preparing a Document for Delivery

Resolve Errors in a Document
Export Files for Printing and for the Web


Adobe InDesign - Part 1 2022-04-12 Online