AIDADV: Adobe InDesign - Level 2 & 3 / Advanced

Start Date Time Days Price GTR Availability
October 18, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $635.00 Register
December 20, 2017 09:00 (EST) 2 $635.00 Register

Duration: 2 days

(Available versions: CS4, CS5, CS6 & CC)

Course Description

During this course you learn how to create much lengthier interactive documents that need to be accessed across a range of devices. You will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.
Using Adobe InDesign, you can create interactive documents and export them for viewing in a web browser with various features such as buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation. You have the ability to assign color profiles and establish print presets. In creating longer documents, you’ll be able to include such features as a table of contents, footnotes, cross-references, and an index.


An introductory Indesign course, or equivalent working knowledge.

Course Objectives

In this course students will learn advanced InDesign techniques to enhance the look and functionality of your documents.


This course is intended for students who want to expand their entry-level knowledge of Adobe InDesign by using advanced features and collaboration tools.

Course Content

Preparing Documents for Multiple Formats

  • Build Layout Versions
  • Link Content

Managing Advanced Page Elements

  • Create Repeating Content
  • Change Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Anchor Objects and Manage a Library

Managing Styles

  • Import Styles from Microsoft Word Documents
  • Manage Styles

Building Complex Paths

  • Create Bezier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths

Managing External Files and Creating Dynamic Documents

  • Import External Files
  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents

Managing Long Documents

  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index and Insert Footnotes

Publishing InDesign Files for Other Formats and Customizing Print Settings

  • Export PDF Files for Print
  • Export Interactive PDF Files and Files for Animation
  • Export Files for the Web
  • Manage Colors
  • Preview the Print Output
  • Create Print Presets