InDesign 315 - InDesign: Print Production Guidelines
This 1-day crash course Participants through hands on practice assess the common issues that arise when preparing InDesign documents for printing and shows how to tweak PDF and document settings to ensure the perfect print. This course shows how to avoid mistakes by preparing documents correctly upfront, covering document construction, layout, ink management settings, and output options. Prepress processes in Acrobat are also covered, including accurate soft proofing and packaging in the PDF/X formats. Exercise files accompany the course.
Schedule and Pricing
Schedule of upcoming Indesign training classes.
- Understanding facing pages versus non-facing pages
- Creating a gatefold layout
- Loading and embedding profiles
- Understanding overprint vs. knockout
- Understanding mixed inks and registration
- Setting up multiple versions of a document with conditional text and GREP
- Avoiding common font problems
- Understanding RGB and CMYK
Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. In addition, students are required to be relatively well-versed in the basics of Adobe InDesign. We also recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.
How to Enroll
Please see our Enrollment Page (http://www.ledet.com/enroll) for our enrollment form.
- Document Construction
- Live Preflight
- Inks and the Ink Manager
- Setting Up Multiple Versions
- Fonts & Links
- Color Settings
- Prepress Processes
- Output Options
Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.
We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also have the option of live instructor lead online offerings for our courses. Our network of rental facilities is also an option for most of our high demand classes. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.
As an option for customers needing completely customizable training we offer private onsite training and Individual instructor consulting sessions. To inquire about custom training please fill out our private training request form.
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