InDesign Introduction

Learn tools for Professional Desktop Publishing.

Adobe InDesign offers tools for Professional Desktop Publishing. With InDesign it is possible to integrate text and graphics from many sources into virtually any kind of publication, from newsletters and brochures to colour catalogues and magazines, with maximum precision and control.

Key content

  • Create a new InDesign document and organise the page setup
  • Use rulers and guides to place your text and graphics
  • Use the basic drawing tool to enhance your publication
  • Apply colour fills and strokes
  • Size and position text and graphics
  • Place text from Microsoft Word over a number of pages
  • Understand the rules relating to placement of text
  • Wrap text around a graphic
  • Work with the master page and set page numbering

Objectives

  • Learn how to set up a document for single or double sided pages
  • Work with Master Pages to speed up page layout
  • Insert Headers and Footers, and Page Numbers
  • Place text and graphics into your document
  • Work with Character and Paragraph formats
  • Wrap text around graphics and shapes

Suitable for

New and existing users

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 University of Auckland postgraduate students
$150+GST for others

Dates, times and venues for 2017

January - March 2017                                                    

Friday 10 February 2017, 9am-12.30pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Monday 13 March 2017, 12.30-4pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

April - June 2017

Monday 10 April 2017, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Monday 1 May 2017, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Monday 19 June 2017, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

July - September 2017

Registration is now open for all University of Auckland and UniServices staff.

Registration for all others opens in early June 2017. Please contact us from this date to request registration. Please note registrations will be processed on a first come first served basis.

Wednesday 26 July 2017, 9am-12.30pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus