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This seminar is an opportunity to quickly learn all the new and revised features of InDesign CS4, in one half-day seminar. Several little-known, advanced techniques from previous versions of InDesign will also be demonstrated.
This seminar aims to get participants productive with InDesign as quickly as possible. The emphasis is on applying participants’ knowledge of Quark tasks to equivalent InDesign tasks. Typically presented in two half-day sessions for new InDesign users.
InDesign CS4 can be used to author interactive documents destined for PDF or Flash. Learn how to add page transitions, buttons, movies, sound and interactivity to InDesign files. Learn how to create a finished SWF or PDF file from InDesign, and how to create an FLA file for further editing in Flash.
Adobe InDesign is an amazing program. It is chock full of features and offers multiple ways to accomplish most tasks. This workshop will look at twelve essential concepts that will enable you to take full advantage of InDesign’s streamlined workflow, power, and precision.
Adobe InDesign has such a rich set of features, there is always more to learn. Whether you are new to InDesign or a seasoned veteran, you’re sure to learn something from this seminar. Learn keyboard shortcuts, tips and tricks that will boost your production performance to the next level. Whether you’re a designer, art director or production artist, you won’t want to miss this one!
Sure its easy to create a PDF from InDesign, but will the PDF be ready for commercial printing? In this seminar, you will learn how to ensure that your PDFs are print-ready and of the highest quality. Learn the differences between the two ways to create PDF files from InDesign. Learn about how to deal with transparency, bleeds, crop marks, custom page sizes and binding issues when creating a PDF. Learn when and how to compress images to save space, and when to leave them alone. Learn how to create PDFs to match a particular print vendor’s specifications, and how to use PDF standards to create a PDF when the vendor is unknown.
“What’s this InCopy thing that I keep hearing about?” This is your chance to see InCopy in action. A real workflow between an editor and a production artist will be demonstrated in this session. Come and learn what InCopy can do for you, how it does it, and what is necessary for it to work well in the real world.
In this session, we will examine the pros and cons of six different ways to move text and images from one InDesign file and reuse that content in another InDesign project. Copy and Paste, Move Pages, Libraries, Snippets and placed PDF and InDesign files will be discussed.
Virtually every design project includes some text. Well-set type will draw the reader into the content and convey your message effectively. This seminar will “deep dive” into the rich and diverse typographic features found in Adobe InDesign. You will learn the following: