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Adobe InDesign CC : Advanced

  13 reviews

One Day Course

Overview

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 learnt on our Intermediate InDesign course so you should have attended our Intermediate level course or have an equivalent working knowledge of InDesign.

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  • Public Courses

    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.

     

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  • Private Courses

    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT

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Course Outline

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

    Finessing and Automating Copy Formatting
    • Creating and 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 and graphics
    • Using images with in-built Photoshop clipping paths
    • Using images with pre-defined Photoshop Channels
    • Removing image backgrounds
    • Tolerance and 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 and line count grid layouts

    Advanced Object Styles
    • Working towards one-click object formatting
    • Creating Object Styles for Text and Graphic frames
    • Combining Text and 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

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel 5 working days before your course and there’s no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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Our Clients


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We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 7446 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed7446
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.7%

  Recent Feedback




"Really informative and useful. Attentive trainer who was passionate and really knew their stuff"



"Taking time for each person. Alistair was a very good teacher with a funny sense of humour, he made quite a mundane topic fun. "



"Everything - really enjoyed it!"



"Everything - you nailed it "



"Changing the course contents to fit the trainees' knowledge and what they wanted to learn"



"Knowledge of Indesign - Vicki was a great teacher! Learnt a lot within the space of one day! "



"The style and pace of the course was just right."



"Answering questions. Types of exercises. Speed of course. Course length. Lunch. Plenty of drinks. "



"everything, always great!"



"Making me feel comfortable and everyone was very approachable and knowledgeable. Vicki was able to answer all my questions plus show me possibilities in InDesign I had no idea about. I feel like I've really learnt a lot today."