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  • Adobe InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Training Course

    Adobe InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Training

    On this InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Course you will take your InDesign skills to a whole new level. On the InDesign Training you will learn to work with and to automate the building of long documents using multiple master pages, generating indexes and TOC’s then mapping and styling them. This InDesign Course will show you how to increase your speed and workflow when working with long documents by cutting out and automating many of the tasks involved in working with these types of files. This InDesign Advanced Training is held onsite across the UK for company groups, team roll outs or 121 sessions. The course content can be adapted and run as an InDesign workshop as required. 


    Who would benefit from InDesign Advanced Training?

    This InDesign Training is designed for power users, you would have to have prior experience of the software either from your working environment or former InDesign Courses. This one assumes you have a fairly in-depth working knowledge of InDesign. It is ideal for those working with long documents such as document production specialists, publishing teams or anyone working with large book formats.


    InDesign Training Courses can also be run in InDesign CS5, InDesign CS6, InDesign CC, InDesign 2015, InDesign 2017 


    InDesign Advanced Training – what will you learn?


    Full InDesign Advanced Course overview below but in short you will learn how to:


    • Work with Master Pages & Multiple Masters
    • Working with Long Documents
    • Work with the Book Panel
    • Generate & Format Indexes within InDesign
    • Generate & Format TOC’s (Table of Contents) in InDesign
    • Map Styles to Indexes & TOC’s
    • Handling Complex Images (Complex Text Wraps, Linking and Updating)
    • Importing Text & Styles from Microsoft Word
    • Importing Data from Excel Spreadsheets
    • Mapping Styles between Adobe & Microsoft
    • Overprinting, Overprint & Separations Preview Panels
    • Generate to Interactive PDF (Optional)


    Onsite InDesign Training Courses – how do you benefit?


    You benefit because:


    • From the very first point of contact the InDesign Course is about you and your company
    • There is no travelling for you or your team saving travel, hotel and any additional expenses
    • It is cheaper than traditional training – you are paying for the trainer directly
    • Nothing about this InDesign Training is generic. Between us we design the content
    • Prior to the InDesign Course we chat to discuss your aims, content preferences & knowledge
    • The InDesign Course is tailored to suit you and your team
    • Flexible dates & times to suit you
    • Full after course support for as long as you need it


    Laptop Hire


    Short of a laptop or 6?  If so, then I can supply laptops and projector hire and take care of all aspects of your InDesign training course – again, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.


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    Adobe InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Training Course - Overviews

    InDesign Master Pages

    • Master Pages, working with masters
    • Multiple Masters
    • Master Page Overrides
    • Shuffle
    • Master Page Best Practice
    • Advanced Numbering & Section Options



    • Swatches – managing colours and gradients
    • Ink Manager
    • Mixed Inks
    • Swatches & CC Libraries


    InDesign long document handling

    • Table of Contents,
    • Advanced TOC features, accurate alignment and positioning of TOC’s



    • Creating CC Libraries
    • Sharing & Collaboraing Libraries
    • CC Library Assets
    • Linking Frames in CC Libraries


    • Creating indexes
    • Updating indexes
    • Advanced Indexing
    • Index Level & Styles
    • Topics
    • Entry Separation



    Book Panel

    • Using the Book palette
    • Adding, removing Chapters
    • Working with Books & Chapters
    • Book Lists
    • Book Synchronisation
    • Generating TOC’s across book chapters


    The Pen & Paths

    • Hints and tips for effective pen use, freehand shapes, manipulating shapes
    • Creating freehand shapes, compound paths
    • Bezier and Bezier curves
    • Path Handles


    From Microsoft to InDesign

    • Importing Word Documents
    • Importing Excel Speadsheets
    • Retaining Linked Data
    • Mapping MIcrosoft Styles to Adobe

    Advanced graphic handling

    • Clipping paths,
    • Alpha channels (from PhotoShop),
    • Graphic formats
    • Dynamic text wrap


    InDesign & Photoshop roundtripping

    • Working with InDesign & Photoshop for graphical effect
    • Editing Images directly inside Photoshop


    Print output

    • Preflight
    • Print to .PDF
    • PDF Presets
    • Overprinting
    • Overprint & Separations Preview Panels




    • The first person/individual: £275.00 all inclusive per day
    • Second/subsequent delegates: £75.00 each all inclusive per day
    • *Laptop Hire: £25.00 per day
      *T&C’s apply
    • Projector Hire: £35.00 per day


    In addition to the InDesign CC 2018 Advanced Training Course other courses are available at all levels including InDesign Introduction Training & InDesign Advanced Training and InDesign workshops. Please get in touch to discuss your Adobe training package and availability in your area. InDesign Courses are available UK wide including Midlands, Rugby, Daventry, Northampton, Coventry, Chester, Leicester, Lincoln, Oxford, Banbury, Towcester, Cirencester,Gloucester, Sheffield and all surrounding areas. Please get in touch to discuss availability and dates in your area.

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