Moving from QuarkXPress to InDesign

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Moving from QuarkXPress to InDesign

Aspect Training
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Description

Our public scheduled sessions are held in Leatherhead, Surrey and any of our courses can be run as a closed course on your site or on one of ours nationwide.

 

Aspect Training's Moving from QuarkXpress to InDesign training course has been designed to provide a seamless transition from QuarkXPress to InDesign , Adobe's widely acclaimed desktop publishing application. Our course will transfer your existing skills to the new InDesign environment as well as providing a comprehensive, practical understanding of the wide range of features in InDesign . You will also explore InDesign's superb integration with both Illustrator and Photoshop.

Course Topics:

Key termsDifferences in terminology between
InDesign and QuarkXPress
Setting defaults and preferencesSetting application preferences
Setting document preferences
Customising the toolbox
Setting tool default…

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Our public scheduled sessions are held in Leatherhead, Surrey and any of our courses can be run as a closed course on your site or on one of ours nationwide.

 

Aspect Training's Moving from QuarkXpress to InDesign training course has been designed to provide a seamless transition from QuarkXPress to InDesign , Adobe's widely acclaimed desktop publishing application. Our course will transfer your existing skills to the new InDesign environment as well as providing a comprehensive, practical understanding of the wide range of features in InDesign . You will also explore InDesign's superb integration with both Illustrator and Photoshop.

Course Topics:

Key termsDifferences in terminology between
InDesign and QuarkXPress
Setting defaults and preferencesSetting application preferences
Setting document preferences
Customising the toolbox
Setting tool defaults
Creating document defaults
Customising shortcuts
Interface differencesUsing palettes, tools and menus
Introducing the Control panel
Saving the workspace
Tips for managing panels
The N-up view
Navigation and displayControlling display preferences
Using the Navigator panel
Multiple document previews
Dynamic graphics preview
Dynamic text preview
Overprint preview
Separations preview
Creating objects and building pagesCreating a new document
Picture and text boxes
Linking text boxes
Introducing layers
Selecting frames and contents
Smart guides and smart spacing
Using the Pages panel
Creating and editing Masters
Overriding Master Objects
Reapplying Master Objects
Text and typographyPlacing and flowing text
Selecting and editing text
Handling missing fonts
Working with glyphs
Drag and drop text
Formatting charactersCharacter-level formatting
Introducing Open Type fonts
Using optical kerning
Creating character styles
Working with Style Groups
Formatting paragraphsParagraph-level formatting
Choosing a composer
Introducing nested styles
Working with graphicsPlacing graphics
Scaling objects vs contents
Introducing the Links panel
Manipulating graphics
Understanding Fitting options
PSD and PDF layer options
Combining text and graphicsWrapping text around graphics
Introducing snippets
Creating inline graphics
Converting text to outlines
Image import options
Images with clipping paths
Creating a new clipping path
Laying out pages accuratelyUsing rulers, grids and guides
Using the Info panel
Finessing text contentThreading/unthreading frames
Document baseline grids
Frame-based baseline grids
Using special characters
Introducing transparencyCreating drop shadows
Feathering edges
The Flattener Preview panel
Introduction to tablesCreating basic tables
Modifying tables
Importing tables
Editing copyUsing the Story Editor
Using Find/Change
Understanding colourLoading swatches
Using stroke and fill options
Sampling colours from images
Preflight, package, PDF and printingExporting as a PDF
Using Live PreFlight to check files
Packaging files for handoff
Opening Quark documentsTips for opening QuarkXPress documents

Course Topics:

Key termsDifferences in terminology between
InDesign and QuarkXPress
Setting defaults and preferencesSetting application preferences
Setting document preferences
Customising the toolbox
Setting tool defaults
Creating document defaults
Customising shortcuts
Interface differencesUsing palettes, tools and menus
Introducing the Control panel
Saving the workspace
Tips for managing panels
The N-up view
Navigation and displayControlling display preferences
Using the Navigator panel
Multiple document previews
Dynamic graphics preview
Dynamic text preview
Overprint preview
Separations preview
Creating objects and building pagesCreating a new document
Picture and text boxes
Linking text boxes
Introducing layers
Selecting frames and contents
Smart guides and smart spacing
Using the Pages panel
Creating and editing Masters
Overriding Master Objects
Reapplying Master Objects
Text and typographyPlacing and flowing text
Selecting and editing text
Handling missing fonts
Working with glyphs
Drag and drop text
Formatting charactersCharacter-level formatting
Introducing Open Type fonts
Using optical kerning
Creating character styles
Working with Style Groups
Formatting paragraphsParagraph-level formatting
Choosing a composer
Introducing nested styles
Working with graphicsPlacing graphics
Scaling objects vs contents
Introducing the Links panel
Manipulating graphics
Understanding Fitting options
PSD and PDF layer options
Combining text and graphicsWrapping text around graphics
Introducing snippets
Creating inline graphics
Converting text to outlines
Image import options
Images with clipping paths
Creating a new clipping path
Laying out pages accuratelyUsing rulers, grids and guides
Using the Info panel
Finessing text contentThreading/unthreading frames
Document baseline grids
Frame-based baseline grids
Using special characters
Introducing transparencyCreating drop shadows
Feathering edges
The Flattener Preview panel
Introduction to tablesCreating basic tables
Modifying tables
Importing tables
Editing copyUsing the Story Editor
Using Find/Change
Understanding colourLoading swatches
Using stroke and fill options
Sampling colours from images
Preflight, package, PDF and printingExporting as a PDF
Using Live PreFlight to check files
Packaging files for handoff
Opening Quark documentsTips for opening QuarkXPress documents

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