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InDesign: Creating Long Documents Course

(4.92 out of 5) 39 Student Reviews

About the course

During this 2 day course, participants will learn how to create a long document using InDesign CS6. This is a project based course where the participants will produce a magazine from start to finish and learn to apply the advanced features of InDesign CS6 in the process.

Who should do this course?

This advanced InDesign course is useful for anyone who wants to learn the skills for producing long documents using InDesign CS6. You will learn numerous time-saving features that help streamline the processes and automate the workflows for creating various types of long documents, such as, Magazines, Product Manuals, Courseware, Business Plans or just about any document that requires multiple pages.


This is an Advanced InDesign course. Prior to attending this course participants must have completed our Fast Track to InDesign course or have equivalent skills.

Course Details

  • $990 incl GST
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Max. Class Size: 10
  • Avg. Class Size: 5
  • Study Mode: Classroom Online Live
  • Level: Advanced
  • Times: 9.00am - 5.00pm approx.
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  • Sydney Class Dates

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    Level 11, 32 Walker Street, North Sydney , NSW 2060

    24 - 25 May 21 Mon - Tue Classroom
    22 - 23 Jul 21 Thu - Fri Classroom
    13 - 14 Sep 21 Mon - Tue Classroom
    09 - 10 Nov 21 Tue - Wed Classroom
    20 - 21 Jan 22 Thu - Fri Classroom
    14 - 15 Mar 22 Mon - Tue Classroom
  • Melbourne Class Dates

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    Level 12, 379 Collins Street, Melbourne , VIC 3000

    27 - 28 May 21 Thu - Fri Classroom
    19 - 20 Jul 21 Mon - Tue Classroom
    16 - 17 Sep 21 Thu - Fri Classroom
    08 - 09 Nov 21 Mon - Tue Classroom
    20 - 21 Jan 22 Thu - Fri Classroom
    15 - 16 Mar 22 Tue - Wed Classroom
  • Brisbane Class Dates

    Level 6, 371 Queen Street, Brisbane , QLD 4000

    Classes scheduled on demand in Brisbane

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  • Canberra Class Dates

    Level 4, 54 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra , ACT 2601

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  • Adelaide Class Dates

    19 Young Street, Adelaide , SA 5000

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  • Perth Class Dates

    Level 1, 140 St Georges Terrace, Perth , WA 6000

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Course Units

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Unit 1: Setting a Layout

  • Creating Professional Documents
  • Planning your Document
  • Understanding the Document Layout
  • Creating Ruler Guides
  • Working with Ruler Guides
  • Selecting Ruler Guides
  • Working with Smart Guides

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Unit 2: Advanced Layers

  • Creating layers for a Magazine Layout
  • Adding Objects to Layers
  • Understanding Pages and Spreads
  • Targeting or Selecting a Page or Spread
  • Understand how to Move, Duplicate, and Delete Pages and Spreads
  • Controlling Spread Pagination
  • Redistribute Pages

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Unit 3 : Master Pages

  • Creating Masters
  • Create a Master from an Existing Page or Spread
  • Base One Master on Another
  • Editing the Layout of a Master
  • Applying Master Pages
  • Copying Masters
  • Copy a Master Within a Document
  • Override or Detach Master Items
  • Detach a Master Item
  • Prevent a Master Item from Being Overridden
  • Reapply Master Items
  • Hide Master Items
  • Import a Master from Another Document

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Unit 4 : Numbering Pages

  • Add Page, Section, and Chapter Numbering
  • Define Section Numbering
  • Document Numbering Options

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Unit 5: Text variables

  • Create and Edit Text Variables
  • Understanding Variable Types
  • Chapter Number
  • Creation Date, Modification Date, and Output Date
  • File Name
  • Last Page Number
  • Running Header (Paragraph or Character Style)
  • Custom Text
  • Understanding Footnotes
  • Creating Footnotes
  • Changing Footnote Numbering and Layout
  • Footnote Numbering and Formatting Options
  • Footnote Layout Options
  • Deleting Footnotes
  • Working with Footnote Text

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Unit 6: Styles

  • Understanding Paragraph and Character Styles
  • Advanced use of Character and Paragraph Styles
  • Creating GREP Styles
  • Understanding Object Styles
  • Working with Styles

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Unit 7: Generating Books

  • Creating Book Files
  • Adding Documents to a Book File
  • Managing Book Files

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Unit 8: Table of Contents and Indexes

  • Advanced Tables of Contents
  • Creating Tables of Contents in Books
  • Generate a Table of Contents
  • Create or Import TOC Styles
  • Create an Index
  • About Indexing
  • Import Topics from Another InDesign Document
  • Generate an Index

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Unit 9: Automation

  • Understanding Scripting
  • Scripts Panel and Script Label Panel Overview
  • Enable scripts Attached to Menus
  • Understand how to Install Plug-ins
  • Configure Plug-ins
  • Understanding Data Merge
  • Advanced Data Merge
  • Merging to a PDF file

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Course Reviews

(5.00 out of 5) Donna B [ 11 March, 2020 ]
Cressida is a wonderful teacher. Very patient and thoughtful with wonderful insights that are of practical use in the everyday workplace
(5.00 out of 5) Philippa Z [ 17 February, 2020 ]
Was an extremely valuable two days. Filled in some gaps in our knowledge base and provided the context of the workflow in the business into our processes
(5.00 out of 5) Emily G [ 17 February, 2020 ]
Andy was incredibly knowledgeable, patient and entertaining! I have picked up really valuable skills from this course.
(5.00 out of 5) Candice S [ 17 February, 2020 ]
This was an extremely valuable course. Andy was very helpful in providing guidance in creating an efficient user friendly document.

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