Basic

Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

  • Topic A: Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Topic B: Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Topic C: Apply the Navigation Controls and Set Preferences

Lesson 2: Designing a Document

  • Topic A: Establish Project Requirements
  • Topic B: Apply Design Principles
  • Topic C: Create a New Document
  • Topic D: Add Text to a Document
  • Topic E: Add Graphics to a Document

Lesson 3: Customizing a Document

  • Topic A: Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Topic B: Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Topic C: Create and Apply Styles

Lesson 4: Working with Page Elements

  • Topic A: Arrange and Align Objects
  • Topic B: Apply Layers
  • Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Topic D: Thread Text Frames
  • Topic E: Edit Text

Lesson 5: Building Tables

  • Topic A: Create and Modify a New Table
  • Topic B: Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Topic B: Export Files for Printing and for the Web

Advanced

Lesson 1: Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Topic A: Build Layout Versions
  • Topic B: Link Content

Lesson 2: Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Topic A: Create Repeating Content
  • Topic B: Change Text Layouts
  • Topic C: Create Transparency
  • Topic D: Anchor Objects and Manage a Library

Lesson 3: Managing Styles

  • Topic A: Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
  • Topic B: Manage Styles

Lesson 4: Building Complex Paths

  • Topic A: Create Bezier Paths
  • Topic B: Create Clipping Paths
  • Topic C: Create Compound Paths

Lesson 5: Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Topic A: Import External Files
  • Topic B: Create Document Sections
  • Topic C: Insert Text Variables
  • Topic D: Create Interactive Documents

Lesson 6: 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 and Insert Footnotes

Lesson 7: Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings

  • Topic A: Export PDF Files for Print
  • Topic B: Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
  • Topic C: Export Files for the Web
  • Topic D: Manage Colors
  • Topic E: Preview the Print Output
  • Topic F: Create Print Presets