InDesign Adv

Media Training
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Professional Training
1 day
349 GBP excl. VAT 249 - 349 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses

Course description

InDesign Adv

Become a power user and harness the full power and potential of Adobe InDesign. Take your design skills to the top level by working smarter and faster.

This is an Adobe authorised power‐user course for those who want to harness the full power and potential of Adobe InDesign CC.

It will take your InDesign skills to the top level of use and place you among the most advanced users of the software in terms of output and knowledge. This one‐day course is designed to build on the skills learned on the Intermediate InDesign course so you should have attended our Intermediate level course or have an equivalent working knowledge of InDesign.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Awards: Certificate of Achievement

What Will I Learn?

  • GREP and nested styles
  • Advanced object styles
  • Understand grids
  • Liquid layouts and scripts
  • Workflow improvements

Training Course Content

Introducing GREP

  • Working with GREPs
  • Using the GREP Find/Change function
  • Creating your own GREP searches

Finessing and Automating Copy Formatting

  • Creating & applying Nested styles
  • GREP styles vs Nested styles
  • Applying GREP styles to streamline your workflow
  • Using GREP styles to avoid runts
  • Working with Sequential styles
  • Fine‐tuning Type
  • Setting Hyphenation controls
  • Working with Advanced List Numbering options

Combining text & graphics

  • Using images with in-built Photoshop clipping paths
  • Using images with pre-defined Photoshop Channels
  • Removing image backgrounds
  • Tolerance & threshold options
  • Formatting Anchored Objects
  • Controlling Layer Visibility options in Imported Graphics

Working with Grids

  • Using Frame-based baseline grids
  • Creating custom Grid layouts
  • Using formulas to determine rows & line count grid layouts

Advanced Object Styles

  • Working towards one-click object formatting
  • Creating Object Styles for Text & Graphic frames
  • Combining Text & Graphic frame attributes in a single Object style

Understanding Liquid Layout

  • Working with Alternate Layouts
  • Understanding Liquid Layout rules
  • Applying Liquid Layout rules

Using Scripts

  • Accessing the Scripts panel
  • Using scripts
  • Installing additional scripts

Overview of Creative Cloud InDesign Updates

Course delivery details

The following delivery options are available for this course:

  • Classroom at London Bridge
  • Online, live from anywhere

Why choose Media Training

25+ years of experience

Average class size of 6

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Butler's Wharf Building
36 Shad Thames
SE1 2YE London United Kingdom

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Average rating 4.7

Based on 47 reviews.

Commonwealth Secretariat
Relating to practical real-world situations, informal atmosphere
HH Global
Trainers are really good.
Something Brighter
The examples used by tutor (magazines, posters etc) were excellent - realistic and well designed. This isn't always the case from past experience.
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