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InDesign 101—a new course for publishers

InDesign 101—a new course for publishers

Do you want to improve your design skills? Publishing Ireland is running a brand new course for publishers, InDesign 101, which is specially tailored for those in the field—with a discounted rate for its members.

Providing essential training and insight, the course is delivered by Dominic Carroll, an expert in the area with over thirty years experience.

Covering everything from text flow to colour management, to issues with book production design, the course is ideal for people working with InDesign on a regular basis, and kicks off on Wednesday 24 May.

Elements of the course

Text: touching on text flow, text threads, text & object styles, baseline grid (text alignment, tracking (text spacing), text variables, hyphenation & justification, font, glyph, and special characters.

Profiles: (colour management), images (colour mode, resolution, jpeg, tiff, eps, etc.), colour palette.

Layout: covering tables, running heads, pagination, master pages, table of contents.

Editing Process: how to use Story Editor, Grep (advanced find/replace), reviewing & commenting (on text and book layout).

File packaging & InDesign iterations interoperability: (i.e. opening files in earlier/later versions of InDesign), export to pdf and the preflight panel.

The course will also provide basic tuition on the use of annotations, track changes, scripts, keyboard shortcuts, linked files, InCopy, XML and eBooks.

For more information, and to book your slot, please see further details about the course here.