InDesign Introduction

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
  • Work with the Master pages and page numbering
  • Place text from Microsoft Word
  • Place and resize images
  • Apply colour to fills and strokes on all objects and text boxes
  • Wrap text around images

Objectives

  • Learn how to set up a document for single pages or two sided printing
  • 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 formatting controls
  • 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. If you require a Mac, please contact us so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Adobe InDesign CC 2017 is used.

Cost

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

Registration

Visit our Registration page to learn about registering, withdrawing and our cancellation policy.

Dates, times and venues for 2017

July - September 2017

Monday 24 July 2017, 9am-12.30pm 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

October - December 2017

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 9am-12.30pm - RESCHEDULED 
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus

Wednesday 29 November 2017, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus