Adobe InDesign Training Courses

Learn Adobe InDesign | Longer Print Layouts Training Course



(£238.80 incl. VAT)


1 Day


Online virtual classroom


In this course you'll learn Adobe InDesign features such as combining multiple InDesign documents into a Book; building a Table of Contents and other Lists across all of the Documents in the Book; adding Indexes and Cross References; and everything else you need to create professionally published and typeset content.


  • Tuesday 23rd - Thursday 25th August 2022 | 10:00 - 13:00

Who should attend?

This one-day Adobe InDesign training course is an extension to the Foundation Level InDesign course. Here you will learn Adobe InDesign features that enable you to build longer multi-chapter documents as well as digital documents that incorporate interactive content, sound, video and slideshows. The online version of the course is split over two half-day sessions to make it easier for those working from home to fit the course around other commitments. Classroom-based and online versions of the course are scheduled to run in alternate months.

You'll need to have attended the InDesign Foundation Level course first, or at least be familiar with everything that's included in it before attending this course.

Contact us to run this Adobe InDesign training course or a customised version of it on your own premises for just £415+vat per day for up to two people. Add just £75+vat each for additional person. Price is inclusive of course reference notes and email support but exclusive of the trainer's travel and overnight accommodation costs where required.

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Course Content

What you can expect to learn on this Adobe InDesign training course:

Adobe InDesign Defaults Reviewed

  • Understanding InDesign Application and Document Defaults
  • Customising Style Sheet, Colour Palette, and other default values

Working with Tables

  • Inserting a Table in an Adobe InDesign Document
  • Adding Text to a Table
  • Adding Pictures to a Table
  • Formatting Text in Tables
  • Merging & Splitting Table Cells
  • Inserting/Deleting Rows & Columns
  • Setting the Grid & Border Properties
  • Working with Table Styles

Working with Multiple Master Pages

  • Creating and Applying Multiple Master Pages
  • Trouble-shooting Master Pages
  • Working with Multiple Column Layouts
  • Overrriding Master Pages

Advanced Page Layout Controls

  • Creating, Editing & Applying Paragraph, Character and Object Style Sheets
  • Importing Styles from an Existing InDesign Document
  • Using the Primary Text Frame
  • The Library Palette
  • The Pages Palette
  • Copy-Fitting
  • Using the Baseline Grid

Preparing Text for Importing to Adobe InDesign

  • How InDesign Supports Paragraph Styles Used in a Word-Processor
  • Pre-Tagging Text in a Word Processor
  • InDesign Markup Language (IDML)

Automatic Paragraph Numbering

  • Creating an Auto-numbered sequence
  • Setting Numbering and Section Options


  • Adding Clickable Hyperlinks for PDF Output (or other eBook formats)
  • Adding Other Clickable Interactivity for PDF Output

Building an InDesign Book File

  • Adding Documents to the Book
  • Re-arranging the Documents in a Book
  • Synchronising Documents in a Book
  • Printing a Book

Creating a Table of Contents

  • Setting Up a Table of Contents
  • Specifying the Paragraph Style Sheets to Include in the TOC
  • Building a TOC
  • Formatting a TOC
  • Building a TOC for a Book

Adding an Index

  • Planning an Index
  • Inserting Index Markers in the Text
  • Building an Index
  • Formatting an Index
  • Building an Index for a Book

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