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Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Spring 2018

Learn about the many ways professionals use Adobe InDesign to combine text, illustrations and images and create documents optimized for both web and print. Topics covered include essential tools and palettes; InDesign workspace customization; preparing images for print and web documents; leveraging master pages to speed up your work; organizing page elements using layers; creating and manipulating vector art; working with type using style sheets; the use of a column-grid to more consistently lay out your page elements; troubleshooting existing InDesign documents; optimizing file size and graphic quality for print and web; and packaging or exporting your complete documents. Real-world examples will be presented, as well as hands-on exercises with real-time feedback from your instructor. Taught in a PC lab, but is compatible for Mac users.

PREREQUISITES: Basic familiarity with the Windows operating system and simple keyboard shortcuts.

Schedule

6 Tue, 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

April 24, 2018

End Date

May 29, 2018

Instructor

T. Boytinck

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91014

Registration for this course is now closed. Please call us at 604.984.4901 for additional details or email us at csee@capilanou.ca

Product Description

Learn about the many ways professionals use Adobe InDesign to combine text, illustrations and images and create documents optimized for both web and print. Topics covered include essential tools and palettes; InDesign workspace customization; preparing images for print and web documents; leveraging master pages to speed up your work; organizing page elements using layers; creating and manipulating vector art; working with type using style sheets; the use of a column-grid to more consistently lay out your page elements; troubleshooting existing InDesign documents; optimizing file size and graphic quality for print and web; and packaging or exporting your complete documents. Real-world examples will be presented, as well as hands-on exercises with real-time feedback from your instructor. Taught in a PC lab, but is compatible for Mac users.

PREREQUISITES: Basic familiarity with the Windows operating system and simple keyboard shortcuts.

Additional Information

Schedule

6 Tue, 18:15 – 21:15

Start Date

April 24, 2018

End Date

May 29, 2018

Instructor

T. Boytinck

Course Reference Number (CRN)

91014