Adobe Indesign CC 2023

(INDESIGN.AP1.E0T) / ISBN : 978-1-64459-447-6
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About This Course

Experience comprehensive and interactive learning with Adobe InDesign CC (2023 release) course. Developed in collaboration with Adobe experts, this training series offers step-by-step lessons, quizzes, knowledge checks, and flashcards, enabling you to master core features and advance your skills in creating stunning designs in InDesign. Whether you're new to InDesign or an experienced user, Adobe InDesign CC 2023 provides valuable insights and best practices, ensuring you stay up-to-date with the latest version of the software.

Skills You’ll Get

Get the support you need. Enroll in our Instructor-Led Course.


16+ Lessons | 170+ Exercises | 151+ Quizzes | 100+ Flashcards | 100+ Glossary of terms


86+ Pre Assessment Questions | 86+ Post Assessment Questions |


Getting Started

  • About Classroom in a Book
  • Prerequisites
  • Installing the software
  • Online content
  • Saving and restoring the InDesign Defaults file
  • Training resources

Introducing the Workspace

  • Getting started
  • Looking at the workspace
  • Working with panels
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Changing the magnification of a document
  • Navigating through a document
  • Using context menus
  • Using panel menus
  • Modifying Interface preferences
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Getting to Know InDesign

  • Getting started
  • Viewing guides
  • Adding text
  • Working with styles
  • Working with graphics
  • Working with objects
  • Working with object styles
  • Preflighting as you work
  • Viewing the document in Presentation mode
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Getting started
  • Creating a new document
  • Creating and saving custom document settings
  • Creating a new document from a preset
  • Working with parent pages
  • Applying parent pages to document pages
  • Adding new document pages
  • Rearranging and deleting document pages
  • Changing the size of pages within one InDesign document
  • Adding sections to change page numbering
  • Overriding parent page items and placing text and graphics
  • Printing to the edge of the paper: Using the bleed guides
  • Viewing the completed spread
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Working with Objects

  • Getting started
  • Introducing layers
  • Working with layers
  • Creating and modifying text frames
  • Creating and modifying graphics frames
  • Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Transforming the shape of frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped objects
  • Flowing type along a path
  • Drawing lines and modifying arrowheads
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Working with Color

  • Getting started
  • Managing color
  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating colors
  • Applying colors
  • Finding and changing color swatches
  • Working with tint swatches
  • Working with gradients
  • Working with color groups
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Flowing Text

  • Getting started
  • Flowing text into an existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Creating text frames while flowing text
  • Creating threaded frames automatically
  • Flowing text automatically
  • Using Find/Change to delete extra paragraph returns
  • Applying paragraph styles to text
  • Adjusting columns
  • Using the baseline grid to align text
  • Adding a jump line page number
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Editing Text

  • Getting started
  • Entering and importing text
  • Finding and changing text and formatting
  • Checking spelling
  • Editing text by dragging and dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Working with Typography

  • Getting started
  • Adjusting vertical spacing
  • Working with fonts, type styles, and glyphs
  • Working with columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and word spacing
  • Adjusting line breaks
  • Setting tabs
  • Working with paragraph shading and rules
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Working with Styles

  • Getting started
  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Creating Tables

  • Getting started
  • Working with tables
  • Converting text to a table
  • Changing rows and columns
  • Formatting a table
  • Adding graphics to table cells
  • Creating a header row
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Getting started
  • Adding graphics from other programs
  • Comparing vector and pixel-based graphics
  • Managing links to imported files
  • Updating revised graphics
  • Adjusting display quality
  • Importing and sizing graphics
  • Editing placed pictures
  • Working with dropped backgrounds
  • Importing native Adobe graphic files
  • Using Subject-Aware Text Wrap
  • Filling type with a graphic
  • Using an InDesign library to manage objects
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Working with Transparency

  • Getting started
  • Creating a background graphic
  • Applying transparency settings
  • Adding transparency effects to imported vector and bitmap graphics
  • Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
  • Applying transparency settings to text
  • Working with effects
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Printing and Exporting

  • Getting started
  • Preflighting files
  • Previewing separations
  • Managing colors
  • Previewing transparency effects
  • Previewing the pages
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Creating a press-ready PDF and saving a PDF preset
  • Printing a proof and saving a print preset
  • Packaging files
  • Exporting graphics for the web and other digital destinations
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Creating Adobe PDF Files with Form Fields

  • Getting started
  • Setting up a workspace for forms
  • Adding form fields
  • Setting the tab order of the fields
  • Adding a button to submit the form
  • Exporting an interactive PDF file
  • Testing your form in Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

Creating a Fixed-Layout Epub and Publishing Online

  • Getting started
  • Creating a new document for fixed-layout export
  • EPUB: Fixed-layout versus reflowable
  • Adding animation
  • Buttons
  • Adding multimedia and interactive elements
  • Exporting a fixed-layout EPUB file
  • InDesign Publish Online
  • Exploring on your own
  • Review questions

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