Adobe Creative Suite

Adobe InDesign Training Syllabus

Adobe InDesign Level 2 outline

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1 Day Course

Application Overview

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

Appendix C: Appending Metadata and Keywords to Assets

Appendix D: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Objectives Mapping

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Paul F Adams

Adobe Certified Instructor

Specialist in the Adobe Creative Suite.