Desktop Publishing


This course will lead the Learner to a career path in Print Media industry in which s/he will be engaged in designing of Advertisements, Brochures, News paper layouts, Book Designing etc. At the end of the course the Learner will gain competencies to appear for the International Certification: Adobe Certified Expert InDesign

Software for Hands-on:

  • Adobe InDesign

This Courses Offers the following Modules :

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Introduction
  • Quick Preview
  • Getting Started with InDesign CS4
  • Exploring the Workspace
  • Toolbox
  • Working with Documents
  • Working with Panels
  • Getting Help while you work

Module 2: Creating and Viewing a Document

  • Creating a New Document
  • Creating a New Document from a Template
  • Creating New Document Using Presets
  • Setting up a Document
  • Using the Zoom and Hand tools
  • Working with Rulers
  • Working with Guides
  • Using Smart Guides
  • Using Grids
  • Working with the Info Panel
  • Creating and Displaying Workspaces
  • Changing the Display View
  • Using Undo and Redo

Module 3: Managing Pages and Books

  • Using the Pages Panel
  • Inserting pages
  • Navigating pages
  • Deleting or Moving Pages
  • Working with Page Spreads
  • Creating Master pages
  • Working with Master Pages
  • Working with Page Number and Sections
  • Working with Chapter Numbers
  • Creating and Using Text Variables
  • Creating a Book
  • Managing Books
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Adjusting Layouts

Module 4: Managing Text

  • Using the Type tool
  • Adding Text to Frame
  • Threading text
  • Editing text
  • Find/Change
  • Glyphs and Special Characters
  • Spell-checking and Language Dictionaries

Module 5: Formatting Text

  • Formatting text
  • Changing Fonts and Font Size
  • Text Leading
  • Kerning and tracking
  • Formatting paragraphs
  • Aligning text
  • Tabs and indents
  • Bullets and Numbering
  • Text Composition

Module 6: Placing and working with Graphics

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