InDesign: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Apply basic principles of layout and design
  • Create a new publication
  • Create, edit, and apply styles to format text
  • Work with text and graphic frames
  • Import and place external graphics

Prerequisite Skills

  • Ability to use word processing features
  • Knowledge of how to apply text styles
  • Familiarity with Adobe tools and panels
  • Proficiency with refined mousing tasks

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This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Media Design Certificate Series.