alphabyte - IT and Training Consultants

Course Outline


InDesign CS Introduction


1 or 2 days


To introduce users to the basic features of this powerful desktop publishing package. By the end of the course they will be able to confidently put together basic flyers and brochures.


Familiarity with Windows only


bulletIntroduction to Desktop Publishing
bulletTerms used in DTP
bulletA Guide to Layout and Design
bulletInDesign Screen
bulletMenus, Palettes and the Toolbox
bulletPage Views
bulletGetting Started
bulletPublication Setup
bulletMargins and Columns
bulletRulers & Guides
bulletMaster Pages
bulletWorking with Text
bulletText Frames
bulletImporting text
bulletThreading Text
bulletFormatting Text
bulletText Styles
bulletFormatting tables
bulletConverting Text to Tables
bulletImporting a Table
bulletWorking with Graphics
bulletGraphic Frames
bulletInline Graphics
bulletText Wrapping
bulletAdding Colour
bulletColour Models
bulletSwatches & Gradients
bulletWorking with Master Pages
bulletText Placeholders
bulletPage Numbering
bulletDesktop Printing
bulletCommercial Printing

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Proprietor: Kathy Jarvis
alphabyte, 19 Leigh Drive, Wickham Bishops, Essex CM8 3JS
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