Adobe® InDesign CC Level 2

Duration: Days 1
Delivery methods:   Classroom, Virtual Learning, Onsite Event
Price per delegate: $400.00
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Course Description

Adobe InDesign is the industry standard layout program. It is used in the production of brochures, magazines, newsletters, and PDFs. InDesign is also the source for most publishing from eBooks, printed material, and even Apps for smartphones and tablet devices.

Using the skills learned in the Introduction class (or from experience), students will create complex documents and work with a variety of panels and tools to further understand the capabilities of this high-end design application. You'll learn about nested styles, data merge, anchored objects, plus lots more.

Target Student

This class is for advanced users of InDesign with a firm understanding of all the general concepts of using the application.


Before taking this course, students should have completed the Adobe InDesign CC Level 1 course or have equivalent knowledge and experience of the software. You should have a robust understanding of working with images and typography, using styles, master pages, and layers.

Performance Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use InDesign's advanced formatting features to style complex documents
  • Optimise documents for professional printing using preflight
  • Colour manage documents for a consistent workflow
  • Create TOC, index and dynamic image caption
  • Applying advanced table formatting
  • Use Abobe Bridge to link images and centralise document data

Course Content

Working with Colour

  • Set up Colour Management in InDesign
  • Colour Manage Imported Images in InDesign

Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Work with Clipping Paths
  • Work with Alpha Channels
  • Create a Library
  • Place Native Files

Workflow Optimisation

  • Integrate InDesign with Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Manage assets using Adobe Bridge
  • Importing and styling XML documents
  • Centralise access to project files, applications and settings

Working with Transparency

  • Import and Colourising Grey-scale Images
  • Apply Transparency Settings
  • The Effects Panel

Working with Long Documents

  • Starting a Book
  • Adding Sections to change Page Numbering
  • Creating a Running Footer
  • Adding a Footnote
  • Adding a Cross-Reference
  • Synchronising a Book
  • Generating a Table of Contents

Working with Variables

  • Create Variables
  • Create Data Sets

Outputting Documents

  • Previewing Separations
  • Previewing How Transparency will be Flattened
  • Previewing the Page
  • Pre-flighting as You Work

Making a Print Document Interactive

  • Adding Buttons and Hyperlinks
  • Exploring Interactive Features
  • Supported for PDF

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