ADINDCS5L2 – Adobe InDesign CS5: Level 2

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  • Code: ADINDCS5L2
  • Duration: Days 1
  • Price per delegate: £325.00 +VAT

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Course Description

You will use the advanced features of Adobe® InDesign® CS5 to create and design content for the web and print.

Target Student:

This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.


To ensure your success in this course, it is strongly recommended that you take the following Element K course: Adobe® InDesign® CS5: Level 1, or have equivalent knowledge. 
Delivery Method:

Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: handle page elements.
manage styles.
develop complex paths.
import and export data to external files.
work with XML files.
create dynamic documents.
manage long documents.
export InDesign files to other formats.
adjust print settings.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Handling Page Elements
Topic 1A: Create Duplicate Items Topic 1B: Handle Text Layouts 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 to 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: Creating Dynamic Documents
Topic 6A: Create Interactive Documents Topic 6B: Insert Footnotes Topic 6C: Insert Text Variables Topic 6D: Create Text Conditions Topic 6E: Create Document Sections

Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents
Topic 7A: Create a Book Topic 7B: Create a Table of Contents Topic 7C: Create Hyperlinks Topic 7D: Create Cross-References Topic 7E: Generate an Index

Lesson 8: Exporting InDesign Files in Other Formats
Topic 8A: Export PDF Files Topic 8B: Export Files for the Web Topic 8C: Export Files for Animation

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