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AdobeInDesign.CS6_2 - Adobe InDesign CS6: Part 2

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Course Description

​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.

Course Objectives

Course Audience

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


Course Outline

​Lesson 1: Creating Documents for Multiple Formats 

Topic A: Build Layout Variations 

Topic B: Link Content 


Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements 

Topic A: Create Repeating Content 

Topic B: Work with Text Layouts 

Topic C: Create Transparency 

Topic D: Use Anchored Objects 

Topic E: Manage a Library 


Lesson 3: Managing Styles 

Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents 

Topic B: Create Nested and GREP Styles 

Topic C: Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides 

Topic D: Redefine Styles and Break Style Links 


Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths 

Topic A: Create Bézier Paths 

Topic B: Create Clipping Paths 

Topic C: Create Compound Paths 


Lesson 5: Managing External Files 

Topic A: Import Layered Files 

Topic B: Merge Data 


Lesson 6: Creating Dynamic Documents 

Topic A: Create Document Sections 

Topic B: Insert Text Variables 

Topic C: Create Interactive Documents 


Lesson 7: Managing Long Documents 

Topic A: Create a Book 

Topic B: Build a Table of Contents 

Topic C: Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References 

Topic D: Generate an Index 

Topic E: Insert Footnotes 


Lesson 8: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats 

Topic A: Export PDF files for Print 

Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files 

Topic C: Export Files for Animation 

Topic D: Export Files for the Web 


Lesson 9: Customizing Print Settings 

Topic A: Manage Colors 

Topic B: Preview the Print Output 

Topic C: Create Print Presets 


Appendix A: Productivity Enhancements 

Appendix B: InDesign Language Support 

Appendix C: Extension Manager CS6 

Appendix D: Adobe InDesign CS6 ACE Certification Exam Objectives 

Appendix E: New Features in Adobe InDesign CS6


Course Prerequisites

​To ensure your success, you will need to take the following Logical Operations course:

Adobe® InDesign® CS6: Part 1

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