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Advanced InDesign 1 Day | 7 hours | $499 PLUS TAX

This course is for existing InDesign users who want to increase their speed and proficiency by learning the most advanced features. The course material is customized to suit the people attending. Prerequisite: InDesign Essentials course or equivalent experience. 

At this level, you are probably concerned with increasing your productivity – and there are so many ways you can do that with InDesign. Whether you work with long documents or brochures, ads, or whatever, we’ll show you time-saving tips and techniques that will literally make you giggle. This course is always customized to suit your needs.

Here are some topics to choose from
(but feel free to add your own):

Typography stuff

  • » nested styles (formatting lists or calendar events with one click)
  • » import filters for Word or Excel files
  • » auto update (update a Word or Excel source file on the server and  your InDesign file updates automatically)
  • » long document shortcuts
  • » using next style
  • » automatic captions
  • » conditional text
  • » variable text
  • » cross references
  • » hyperlinks
  • » track changes
  • » grep, glyph, and advanced Find/Change

Document stuff

  • » the book feature
  • » using scripts
  • » liquid layout
  • » alternate layout
  • » power tips & quick layout fixes
  • » data merge

Interactive stuff

  • » introduction to interactive documents
  • » SWF presentations
  • » multistate objects (very useful!)
  • » basic buttons and what you can do

Working with other Adobe apps

  • » quick tips in Illustrator and Photoshop

Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. This outline is intended as a guide to provide structure for the workshop. Don’t be afraid to ask questions outside the box; our instructors are experts in the use of Indesign at all levels and are prepared to answer your questions on the fly.

Custom Training. We love it when clients ask for custom training. Whether your team wants to combine certain topics from various courses or needs us to create a completely customized solution using your data, this is something we do really well. (Available for groups of three or more.)

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