InDesign Advanced

Learn to create simple interactive fill-in PDF forms, use the Pen and Pencil tools to create custom shapes, place images inside text and shapes and create text on a path. Work with the Links panel and advanced colour controls, gradients, tints and transparency.

Adobe InDesign can do a lot more than create flyers, brochures and newsletters. You can create simple interactive fill-in PDF forms, use the Pen and Pencil tools to create custom shapes, place images inside text and shapes and create text on a path. Work with the Links panel to manage document content effectively. Use the advanced colour controls, gradients, tinits and transparency.

Key content

  • Create InDesign Forms
  • Draw Freeform Paths with the Pencil tool
  • Draw with the Pen tool
  • Text on a Path
  • Place an Image Inside a Path
  • Place an Image Inside Text
  • Work with the Links panel and Linked Files
  • Advanced Colour Controls
  • Work with Gradients, Colour Tints and Transparency

Objectives

  • Design simple Interactive PDF Forms
  • Work with the Pen and Pencil tools to create vector paths for text boxes and shapes
  • Insert images inside path shapes and inside text
  • Create Text on a Path
  • Use the Links Panel with complex documents to manage linked content effectively
  • Work with advanced colour controls, gradients, tints and transparency

Prerequisite

InDesign Intermediate

Suitable for

This is an advanced level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the prerequisite or who are competent with the topics covered in that workshop. Before registering for this workshop, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are competent with the topics covered in the prerequisite workshop.

Notes

PC and Mac computers are available on a first come, first served basis. Adobe InDesign CC 2015 is used.

Cost

Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff
Free for postgraduate students
$150+GST for others

Dates, times and venues for 2017

January - March 2017                                                    

There are currently no scheduled sessions for this period.

April - June 2017

Wednesday 21 June 2017, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

July - September 2017

There are currently no scheduled workshops for this period.