Adobe InDesign - Advanced

Category: Graphics & Web Design, Adobe InDesign

Master Pages

  • Making master pages work
  • Creating and editing master pages
  • Applying master pages
  • Setting page numbering
  • Using hierarchical master pages
  • Working with text

Working with Layers

  • Moving items between layers
  • Setting layer options
  • Changing the stacking order
  • Using layers with master pages
  • Automatic layout adjustment
  • Setting options for layout adjustment
  • Using clipping paths


  • Typographic shortcuts
  • Using the Single Line Composer
  • Using the Paragraph Composer
  • Highlighting composition problems
  • Creating hanging punctuation
  • Manual kerning
  • Using optical kerning
  • Inserting special characters
  • Creating drop caps
  • Hyphenation and justification

Longer Documents

  • Creating a table of contents
  • Creating an index
  • The Book palette
  • Creating a book list
  • Synchronising styles and colours
  • Printing a book list
  • Exporting a book list as PDF
  • Page numbering across books


  • Using the drawing tools
  • Creating freehand shapes
  • Creating bezier curves
  • Manipulating shapes
  • Using the Transform palette
  • Aligning objects

Special Effects

  • Placing text on a path
  • Creating drop shadows
  • Working with transparency
  • Exporting transparency
  • Using Blend modes
  • Using Feathering
  • Creating multi-colour gradients
  • Converting text to path

About SquareOne

SquareOne is among the UK's leading providers of IT training to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our company pledge is to deliver inspiring, motivational and cost effective training which brings about tangible improvements in productivity. Through our training courses, individuals are able to gain lifelong skills and realize their full potential while clients achieve their corporate goals.

Course Objectives

Adobe InDesign is part of the Creative Suite collection

This one day course is designed for individuals who know the fundamental features of InDesign and need to understand the more advanced capabilities. This course helps you master the text-handling capabilities of InDesign, the advanced graphic and colour features, document layout and template building, long document features and preparation for print.

Course Details

Duration: 1 Day

Timings: 09:30 - 16:30

Training Locations

This training is delivered as a closed course at your company's premises. We can bring our mobile IT classroom to any UK or European location, so no matter where you are based, SquareOne can come to you.

Where We Have Trained

SquareOne have delivered training solutions throughout the UK in locations such as London, Liverpool, Wirral, Merseyside, Blackpool, Manchester, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Edinburgh and Belfast. We have also trained at international locations such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia and USA.

Training has been delivered to a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, agriculture, automobile manufacture, food production, the arts and finance.


To discuss course contents and booking arrangements, please call SquareOne on:

T: +44 (0)151 650 6907


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