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Tue 26 Nov 2019
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site

Provided by: University Information Services


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Adobe InDesign CC: Introduction to Desktop Publishing
BeginnersPrerequisites

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Description

Adobe InDesign CC is the industry leading page design and layout application. You will build up a publication from ready-prepared text, images and graphics in the same way as QuarkXpress and PageMaker.

Please note: This course requires that you use your CRSid and Raven password to log into Adobe Creative Cloud. If you currently log in to use Microsoft Office, then the same login details are used, and you do not need to do anything except to know your Raven password.

Otherwise, if you do not know your password, or have not changed your Raven password in the last three years, you must do so before attending the course, please go here: https://password.csx.cam.ac.uk/ you can set the same password.

Please arrive to START THE COURSE PROMPTLY in order to set up the Adobe environment, if you don’t then you may find it more difficult to follow the instructor.

Target audience
  • All current University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Adobe InDesign CC - assumes little or no knowledge of the software. However, it would be beneficial to have a general understanding of personal computers and the Windows and Apple Mac operating system environment.
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 26 Nov   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Phoenix Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site map Lynn Foot
Topics covered
  • Starting With InDesign CC
  • Setting Up A Document
  • Working With Pages
  • Navigating InDesign
  • Working With A Workspace
  • Working With Text
  • Paragraph Formatting
  • Working With Graphics
  • Layers
  • Working With Colour
  • Frames And Shapes
  • Formatting Objects
  • Working With Styles
  • Working With Tables
  • Alternate Layouts
  • Long Documents
  • Preparing For Printing
Format
  • Presentations, demonstrations and practicals.
Taught using

InDesign CC 2017 on MCS Macintosh

Notes
  • The course will normally be run on Apple iMacs but competent PC users should have no problems.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
Duration
  • One half day session
Theme
Design and Desktop Publishing

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