Adobe InDesign Level 1

Provided by WWP Training Ltd

This course is aimed at people who want to create and deliver eye-catching printed documents using Adobe InDesign.

Students who wish to attend this course need to have a basic understanding of Windows.


On completion of this course delegates will be able to:

Manage the InDesign environment
Design documents
Manage text
Utilise colours, swatches and gradients
Manage transparency
Utilise tables
Prepare for handoff to a service provider
Create Acrobat PDF files

Course Content

Managing the InDesign Environment

Introduction to InDesign
Customise your Workspace
Set General Preferences
Manage Document Presets
Designing Documents

Create a New Document
Alter a Document's Layout
Create the Structure of a Document
Develop Master Pages
Manage Text and Graphic Placement
Develop Layers
Managing Text

Add Text
Edit Text
Spell Check Text
Thread Text
Change Text Threads
Format Characters
Format Paragraphs
Manage Styles
Utilising Colors, Swatches, and Gradients

Utilise Colour
Utilise Swatches
Apply Fills, Gradients and Strokes

Managing Transparency

Apply Transparency
Apply Transparency Flattener Presets
Utilising Tables

Create a Table
Modify a Table
Format a Table
Preparing for Handoff to a Service

Check Documents for Problems
Print a Document
Package Files
Preview Output
Creating Acrobat PDF Files

Prepare PDF Files for Web Distribution
Manage PDF Presets
Export PDF Files for Printing