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Adobe ® InDesign ® CS6 course gives you all the tools you need to give your documents a well-designed, professional look, including Paragraph and character styles, layout features, and customized text and graphics

Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Use the Navigation Controls
  • Set Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing Documents

  • Create a Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document

Lesson 3: Customizing Documents

  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Use Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text

Lesson 5: Managing Objects

  • Transform Objects
  • Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Search and Replace Content

Lesson 6: Building Tables

  • Create a New Table
  • Modify a Table Structure
  • Format a Table

Lesson 7: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Print a Document
  • Package a Document
  • Export Files for Printing
  • Export Files for the Web


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, retrieving and saving files. Familiarity with other Adobe software applications is helpful, but not required. 

Updated on 08 November, 2015

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