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Adobe InDesign CS4 for Editors - One Day Introduction Training Course— Bespoke

Adobe InDesign CS4 is the page layout application of choice for many users. It contains a host of advanced text, colour, print and layout features not found in any other application that can be applied to text and objects It also boasts an interface similar to Adobe’s other leading design applications and so is intuitive for users of these applications. Further, Adobe InDesign CS4 integrates seamlessly with the other Adobe applications and can include native Photoshop and Illustrator files, and in CS4 you can now centralise your whole workflow through Adobe Bridge. PDF output, XML , and export to GoLive output are also supported, making InDesign the perfect tool for repurposing content.

This one day course has been tailored to the specific needs of subs, editors and writers who are new to InDesign or migrating from QuarkXPress. During the session all the core features relevant to editors using InDesign will be covered including typography, text control and editing text.

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As part of our dedication to offering you the very best learning experience, XChange Training offer every trainee a copy of Adobe InDesign CS4 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide when they attend this course.
For more information on this and other quality course books offered by XChange Training, click here.
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Adobe InDesign CS4 for Editors - One Day Introduction Training Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Overview of InDesign
-Working with InDesign's tools & palettes
-Creating a new document from a template
-Changing the number of columns on a page
-Placing text into InDesign
-Linking and unlinking text frames
-Dealing with over matter

The Story Editor
-Using the story editor
-Finding and changing text
-Checking spelling
-Word counts in InDesign
-Preventing problems when importing text from Word

Text and Typography
-Showing hidden characters
-Character & paragraph formatting
-Hyphenation & justification options
-Character & paragraph Styles
-Quickly sampling text styles
-Text wrapping
-Special characters and glyphs
-Overview of Open Type support

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Working with andd editing text
-Overview of tabs & tables
-Applying styles to paragraphs and characters
-Removing unwanted styles
-Navigating through text
-Applying kerning and tracking
-Controlling space between paragraphs
-Controlling hyphenation
-Inserting white space
-Inserting special characters
-Changing text colour

Working with pages
-Working with multiple pages
-Controlling page order
-Producing a flat plan printing thumbnails

-Introduction to Layers
-Importing graphics
-Resizing and repositioning graphics
-Running text around graphics
-Creating a PDF from InDesign
-Using the Links palette
-Collecting all elements for output

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Related Adobe InDesign CS4 training courses — Bespoke

Below you'll find an up-to-date list of related bespoke training courses in London or throughout the UK offered by XChange Training. Just click on a link to view course details:

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Advantages of learning Adobe InDesign CS4 with XChangeTraining

-Our InDesign CS4 trainers are experienced print and design professionals with excellent knowledge of all aspects of print workflows from creating artwork to guaranteeing successful output.
-XChange Training is an Adobe Authorised Training Centre
-It's bespoke and solutions based: before you come to XChange Training we agree the course content with you based on your needs.
-We take the time to work specifically on any files you bring along to the course, ensuring that you see benefits to your workflow immediately.
-XChange training focuses on real tasks that reflect how the software is used in professional situations.
-On-site and off-site training is available for the whole UK.
-Free email support service for 6 months after course.
-We get consistently good feedback from our clients.
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Training Pricing

On-site course pricing
Prices include a set of course notes per trainee, 6 months telephone and/or e-mail support service after the course, all refreshments and lunch if held at the training centre.

For training onsite courses outside of London a standard return train fare and/or taxi fare may be applicable.

Training centre pricing
Pricing for training at the Clerkenwell facility:
1 person £449 for a 1 day course
2 people £549 for a 1 day course
3 people £599 for a 1 day course
4 people £649 for a 1 day course
5 people £699 for a 1 day course
6 people £749 for a 1 day course
7 people £799 for a 1 day course
8 people £849 for a 1 day course
All prices subject to VAT


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Clerkenwell, London

Tel: 0845 363 1130
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