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

Registration

If you are University of Auckland staff, please visit Career Tools to view workshop availability and register on a session.

All others, please see our Registration page for more information.

Please be aware that a Cancellation policy applies to these workshop sessions. 

Dates, times and venues for scheduled workshops 2018

Monday 12 February 2018, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Wednesday 14 March 2018, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Friday 13 April 2018, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Monday 7 May 2018, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Wednesday 20 June 2018, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Monday 23 July 2018, 12.30-4pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Wednesday 17 October 2018, 9am-12.30pm - FULL
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland

Friday 23 November 2018, 9am-12.30pm
Room 305, Level 3, 49 Symonds Street, Auckland