Adobe InDesign CS4: Level 2
Course number: 084051; One day; Instructor-Led
Software: Adobe® InDesign® CS4
Using Adobe® InDesign® you created simple documents. Now, you need to create large documents that are attractive and that which can be accessed globally. In this course, you will deploy the advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of documents.
You will use the advanced features of Adobe® InDesign® CS4 to create and design content for the web and print.
This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.
To ensure your success in this course, it is strongly recommended that you take the following Element K course: Adobe® InDesign® CS4: Level 1, or have the equivalent knowledge.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- handle page elements.
- manage styles.
- develop complex paths.
- import and export data to external files.
- work with an XML file.
- manage long documents.
- export InDesign files to other formats.
- adjust print settings.
Lesson 1: Handling Page Elements
Topic 1A: Create Duplicate Items
Topic 1B: Handle Text Layout
Topic 1C: Create Transparency
Topic 1D: Create Anchored Objects
Topic 1E: Manage a Library
Lesson 2: Managing Styles
Topic 2A: Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents
Topic 2B: Create Nested Styles
Topic 2C: Create Related Styles
Topic 2D: Apply Styles in a Sequence
Topic 2E: Manage Style Overrides
Topic 2F: Redefine Styles
Topic 2G: Break the Link Between Styles
Lesson 3: Developing Complex Paths
Topic 3A: Create Bézier Paths
Topic 3B: Create Clipping Paths
Topic 3C: Create Compound Paths
Topic 3D: Create Type Outlines
Lesson 4: Administering External Files
Topic 4A: Import Layered Files
Topic 4B: Merge Data
Lesson 5: Working with an XML File
Topic 5A: Integrate XML Content into a Document
Topic 5B: Import XML Content
Topic 5C: Create a Snippet
Lesson 6: Managing Long Documents
Topic 6A: Insert Footnotes
Topic 6B: Insert Text Variables
Topic 6C: Create Text Conditions
Topic 6D: Create Document Sections
Topic 6E: Create a Book
Topic 6F: Create the Table of Contents
Topic 6G: Create Hyperlinks
Topic 6H: Create Cross-References
Topic 6I: Generate an Index
Lesson 7: Exporting InDesign Files in Other Formats
Topic 7A: Export PDF Files
Topic 7B: Export Files for the Web
Topic 7C: Export Files for Animation
Lesson 8: Adjusting Print Settings
Topic 8A: Manage Colors
Topic 8B: Preview the Print Output
Topic 8C: Create Print Presets
Appendix A: Organizing Assets Using Adobe® Bridge
Appendix B: Working with Adobe Bridge
Supplemental Topic: Work with Adobe Bridge
Appendix C: Appending Metadata and Keywords to Assets
Supplemental Topic: Append Metadata and Keywords to Assets
Appendix D: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Objectives Mapping