Basic

Lesson 1: Getting Started with InDesign

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

Lesson 2: Designing a Document

  • Topic A: Create a New Document
  • Topic B: Add Text to a Document
  • Topic C: 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: Use Layers
  • Topic C: Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Topic D: Thread Text Frames
  • Topic E: Edit Text

Lesson 5: Building Tables

  • Topic A: Create a New Table
  • Topic B: Modify a Table Structure
  • Topic C: Format a Table

Lesson 6: Preparing a Document for Delivery

  • Topic A: Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Topic B: Print a Document
  • Topic C: Package a Document
  • Topic D: Export Files for Printing
  • Topic E: Export Files for the Web

Advanced

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 BĂ©zier 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
  • Topic F: Create Print Presets

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