Adobe InDesign CS6 - Advanced

Category: Adobe Training
Course duration: 3 days

Adobe InDesign CS6 - Advanced

Three day: Instructor-Led

Course Description

Adobe InDesign CS6 can create asimple document like a postcardor an encyclopedia.You may need to create huge documents that are attractive as well as can be accessed globally. In this course, you will deploy the advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents. This intense 3 day class willlet youget hands on experience with many of the advanced tools and functionality of InDesign CS6.

Course Objective

You will use the advanced features of Adobe InDesign CS6 to create and design content for print and web.

Target Student

The target student is any professional who would like to create and design print documents.


To ensure successful completion of this course, we recommend that you first complete the Adobe Indesign CS6 -Introductioncourse or have equivalent knowledge.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • manage styles.
  • develop complex paths.
  • handle page elements.
  • import and export data to external files.
  • work with XML.
  • manage long documents.
  • adjust print settings.

Course Content

Lesson 1 - Managing Your Workspace

  • Organizing Your Palettes
  • Advanced Zooming and Navigation
  • Advanced View Options
  • Dragging Items Between Documents
  • Third-Party plug-ins

Lesson 2 - Page Layout

  • Master Page Tips and Tricks
  • Using Facing Pages
  • Using Libraries
  • File Formats

Lesson 3 - Advanced Style Sheet & Long Document Tips

  • Managing Long Documents
  • Indexing
  • Table of Contents
  • Text Gradients
  • Hyphenation and Justification
  • Tracking and Kerning

Lesson 4 – Pen Tool and Drawing

  • Mastering the Pen Tool
  • Pen Tool Shortcuts
  • Compound Paths

Lesson 5 – Text and Graphic Options

  • Inline Graphics
  • Creating Type Outlines
  • Text Wrap Options
  • Using Transparency

Lesson 6 - Importing and Exporting

  • Adding Excel or Word Tables
  • Import Text Options
  • Import Graphic Options
  • PDF Styles
  • Export Options

Lesson 7 - Long Documents

  • Adding Indexes
  • Using Table of Contents
  • Numbering & Section Options

Lesson 8 - The XML Factor

  • What is XML?
  • Adding Structure with XML
  • Exporting to XML
  • Mapping Styles to Tags
  • Tips for Working with XML
  • Libraries for Efficient XML Production

Lesson 9 - Color

  • Using the Eyedropper to Create New Swatches
  • Spot Colors
  • Process Colors

Lesson 10 - Printing

  • Using Printer Styles
  • Color Separations
  • Understanding the Print Menu
  • The Transparency Flattener
  • Preflight and Package

Lesson 11 - Scripting

  • Using the Script palette
  • Editing the Scripting Label

Lesson 12 - Creating and exporting an ebook

  • Completing the booklet
  • Choosing the content of an ebook
  • Adding metadata
  • Exporting an EPUB file

Lesson 13 - Creating Adobe PDF Files

  • Adding form fields
  • Exporting an interactive Adobe PDF file

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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