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Advanced InDesign (For Mac)

Advanced InDesign (For Mac)


NYIM Training
185 Madison Avenue, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10016
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Thursday, May 31, 2018 -
9:30am to 4:30pm


The Advanced InDesign class concentrates on the most common topics we see NYC businesses using on a daily basis. By the end of this training course, you will feel confident in using tables and columns effectively, creating a long document like books and magazines, creating advanced text styles, such as drop caps, using XML with InDesign, and managing color profiles and print in 4-color. This class is perfect to those wanting to take their InDesign knowledge to the next level, those looking to interview for positions that require an advanced level of InDesign, and those going into the Print, Advertising, Graphic Design or Business Industry. Materials: Adobe InDesign CS6 Printed Manual Mousepad with common shortcuts Samples and resource guide Shortcut sheet SYLLABUS: Lesson 1: Creating Tables Importing and formatting a table Using graphics in a table Formatting text in a table Creating cell styles Editing imported paragraph styles in a table Lesson 2: Working with Long Documents Defining a book Setting order and pagination Working with a table of contents Maintaining consistency across book files Indexing a book Reassigning the style source Synchronizing book documents Lesson 3: Using XML Importing and applying XML tags Tagging images Viewing and organizing structure Viewing and applying attributes Exporting XL Importing XML Mapping tags to style Using XML snippets Lesson 4: Advanced Concepts Master pages Adding placeholder frames for text and graphics Overriding master page items on document pages Using Columns Adding a jump line page number Creating a drop cap Creating a hanging indent Creating a pull quote Adding a rule Styles Creating and Using Nested Styles Creating and Using object styles Lesson 5: Advanced Color Management Components of CMYK press-oriented workflow Setting up default working spaces Assigning, embedding and managing profiles Lesson 6: Final Project Note: Students will receive a Certificate of Completion at the end of this course and may retake the same course for free.

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