InDesign 220 – Adobe InCopy

Class Description
Adobe InCopy allows copywriters and editors to style text, track changes and make simple layout modifications to a document while designers work on the same document simultaneously in InDesign without overwriting each other’s contributions.   In this 1-day crash course Participants will get hands-on practice working within this  professional writing and editing program that tightly integrates with Adobe InDesign software to deliver a complete solution for collaborative editorial workflow.

Course Benefits

  • Using the InCopy Interface
  • Working in layout View
  • Customizing Students Workspace
  • Assignments workflow
  • Multiple text format support
  • Story separator
  • XML and scripting support

Suggested Prerequisites
This class is appropriate for editors who are new to InDesign but will be contributing to an InDesign publication, as well as InDesign users who will be creating documents for use with editors using InCopy. It is not designed as an introduction to InDesign, however, students will benefit greatly with the basics of Adobe InDesign Essentials. We also recommend that you have the Adobe InCopy software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Course Outline

  • Navigating the Document Window
  • Working with Document Presets
  • Understanding OpenType
  • Understanding Dynamic Spelling
  • Typography
  • Styles
  • Tables
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Responding to Tracked Changes
  • Creating and Editing Footnotes
  • Manually Applying and Managing Tags
  • Exporting InCopy Stories from InDesign
  • Parallel Workflow

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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.