InDesign CC Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

In Adobe InDesign CC Level 1 (Basic) 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 CC Level 2 (Advanced), 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.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Adobe InDesign CC 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.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

Build Layout Versions
Link Content

Section 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements
Create Repeating Content
Change Text Layouts
Create Transparency
Anchor Objects and Manage a Library

Section 3: Managing Styles
Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
Manage Styles

Section 4: Building Complex Paths
Create Bezier Paths
Create Clipping Paths
Create Compound Paths

Section 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

Import External Files
Create Document Sections
Insert Text Variables
Create Interactive Documents

Section 6: Managing Long Documents
Create a Book
Build a Table of Contents
Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes

Section 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings
Export PDF Files for Print
Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
Export Files for the Web
Manage Colors
Preview the Print Output
Create Print Presets