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Adobe InDesign CS6 Introduction

May 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


COURSE DESCRIPTION:  This course will teach students fundamental concepts, terminology, and the basic features of Adobe InDesign CS6. Students will learn how to create documents, place text and graphics, and create custom color swatches. Students will also learn how to work with master pages and multi-page documents. In addition, students will learn how to format text, apply styles, work with threaded text frames, position and group objects, and work with layers. Finally, students will print documents, create print presets, and create a PDF file.

PREREQUISITES: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have the basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.


LESSON 1 – Getting Started
The Adobe InDesign environment
Preferences and defaults
NavigationLESSON 2 – Basic documents
New documents
Text frames
Place and alter graphics and files

LESSON 3 – Using objects
Object positioning
Modify and transform objects
Object consistency

LESSON 4 – Multi-page documents
Master pages
Insert, delete, and move pages

LESSON 5 – Working with text
Text formatting
Text styles
Text flowLESSON 6 – Working with graphics and colors
Adjust graphic formatting
Custom colors

LESSON 7 – Preflighting and preparing documents for final output
Preflight documents
Prepare documents for final output
Export to PDF


May 31, 2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sarah Juenemann


Capitol Computers
151 Water Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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(207) 623-2700