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Adobe® InDesign® CS6: Part 2

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Course Objective: In Adobe® InDesign® CS6: Part 1 you were introduced to the many features that help you create professional looking documents. Now you need to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. In this course, you will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents. Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you'll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references and an index.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, you will need to take Adobe InDesign CS6: Part 1 or have equivalent knowledge and skills.

Lesson 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats

Topic 1A: Build Layout Variations
Topic 2B: Link Content

Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

Topic 2A: Create Repeating Content
Topic 2B: Work with Text Layouts
Topic 2C: Create Transparency
Topic 2D: Use Anchored Objects
Topic 2E: Manage a Library

Lesson 3: Managing Styles

Topic 3A: Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents
Topic 3B: Create Nested and GREP Styles
Topic 3C: Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
Topic 3D: Redefine Styles and Break Style Links

Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths

Topic 4A: Create Bézier Paths
Topic 4B: Create Clipping Paths
Topic 4C: Create Compound Paths

Lesson 5: Managing External Files

Topic 5A: Import Layered Files
Topic 5B: Merge Data

Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents

Topic 6A: Create Document Sections
Topic 6B: Insert Text Variables
Topic 6C: Create Interactive Documents

Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents

Topic 7A: Create a Book
Topic 7B: Build a Table of Contents
Topic 7C: Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
Topic 7D: Generate an Index
Topic 7E: Insert Footnotes

Lesson 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats

Topic 8A: Export PDF files for Print
Topic 8B: Export Interactive PDF Files
Topic 8C: Export Files for Animation
Topic 8D: Export Files for the Web

Lesson 9: Customizing Print Settings

Topic 9A: Manage Colors
Topic 9B: Preview the Print Output
Topic 9C: Create Print Presets

Additional Adobe InDesign CS6 Outlines:

Level 1
Level 2


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