Adobe InDesign

Adobe InDesign CS6

Adobe InDesign CS6In our classes, you get hands-on Adobe InDesign experience with expert instructors to guide you at every step. Combine the two Adobe InDesign class levels for maximum skills, or take a single class to move your talent up a notch. Keep your instruction manual as a reference, and refresh your new skills with online tutorials. Adobe InDesign provides all the tools needed to produce professional, well-designed documents and distribute them in print or digital format.


8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Lunch is on your own
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

10% discount for University of Arkansas Faculty, Staff and Current Students. To receive the discount, you must register with your uark email address and enter coupon code 'UA10' at checkout. Status will be verified and correct rate will be applied. Additional discounts do not apply.​
No refunds of the UA 10% discount, or any other discount, will be granted once registration is complete.

PART 1 - Basics Course

This course is for individuals with basic knowledge of layout and formatting concepts but little to no experience working with Adobe InDesign.

  • Identify Components of the InDesign Interface
  • Customize the InDesign Interface
  • Use the Navigation Controls
  • Set Preferences
  • Create a New Document
  • Add Text to a Document
  • Add Graphics to a Document
  • Format Characters and Paragraphs
  • Apply Colors, Swatches, and Gradients
  • Create and Apply Styles
  • Arrange and Align Objects
  • Use Layers
  • Transform and Manipulate Objects
  • Thread Text Frames
  • Edit Text
  • Create a New Table
  • Modify a Table Structure
  • Format a Table
  • Resolve Errors in a Document
  • Print a Document
  • Package a Document 
  • Export Files for Printing
  • Export Files for the Web

Part 1 Schedule

Register 10/12/17
Global Campus Rogers
Suite 402

PART 2 - Advanced Course

In this course, you will learn how to create and export interactive documents as well as manage long documents. Additional features such as color profiles, buttons, page transitions, movies and audio files, hyperlinks, and animation will also be explored. Regarding longer documents,  table of contents, footnotes, cross-references, index and print outputs will be covered.

  • Build Layout Variations
  • Topic B: Link Content
  • Create Repeating Content
  • Work with Text Layouts
  • Create Transparency
  • Use Anchored Objects
  • Manage a Library
  • Import Styles from Microsoft® Word Documents 
  • Create Nested and GREP Styles
  • Apply Styles in a Sequence and Manage Overrides
  • Redefine Styles and Break Style Links
  • Create Bézier Paths
  • Create Clipping Paths
  • Create Compound Paths
  • Import Layered Files
  • Merge Data
  • Create Document Sections
  • Insert Text Variables
  • Create Interactive Documents
  • Create a Book
  • Build a Table of Contents
  • Create Hyperlinks and Cross-References
  • Generate an Index
  • Insert Footnotes
  • Export PDF files for Print
  • Export Interactive PDF Files
  • Export Files for Animation
  • Export Files for the Web
  • Manage Colors
  • Preview the Print Output
  • Create Print Presets

Appendix A: Productivity Enhancements
Appendix B: InDesign Language Support
Appendix C: Extension Manager CS6
Appendix D: Adobe InDesign CS6 ACE Certification Exam Objectives
Appendix E: New Features in Adobe InDesign CS6

Part 2 Schedule

Register 11/2/17
Global Campus Rogers
Suite 402