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Overview

Discover how InCopy can help you streamline design projects by allowing editors to work on parts of pages, spreads, or an entire document in parallel with designers.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professional learning material, all delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).=

Who is it for?

  • Project managers
  • Editorial managers
  • Chief editors
  • Writers
  • Designers
  • Design managers

Course outline:

This course consists of the following modules:

Part 01 – InCopy for Writers & Editors

  • Module 01: Introduction & Navigation
  • Module 02: Getting Started
  • Module 03: Editing Text
  • Module 04: Formatting Text with Styles
  • Module 05: Text Automation
  • Module 06: Working with Tables
  • Module 07: Working with Footnotes
  • Module 08: Placing Images
  • Module 09: Editing & Reviewing Stories

Part 02 – InCopy for InDesign® Users

  • Module 01: Installing the Liveedit Plugins
  • Module 02: Exporting Content
  • Module 03: Creating Assignments
  • Module 04: Working with Notes Indesign

Part 03 – Understanding LiveEdit Workflow

  • Module 01: Using the Check-In & Check-Out
  • Module 02: Managing Updates
  • Module 03: Calculating Copyfit
  • Module 04: Example Workflows

Course Duration:

From the day you purchase the course, you will have 12 months access to the online study platform. As the course is self-paced you can decide how fast or slow the training goes, and are able to complete the course in stages, revisiting the training at any time.

Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for InCopy CS2.

Entry Requirement:

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

Career Path:

Learn how you can best streamline design projects by letting the editors work on the different parts of pages, spreads or on a whole document parallel with the designers. A career with bright prospects await you with the completion of this course. According to www.payscale.uk, some of the key job positions along with the average UK salary per annum you can go for after completing this course will be as follows.

  • Video Editor – £23,994 per annum
  • Graphic designers – £21,956 per annum
  • Digital Designer – £24,870 per annum
  • Graphic designers – £21,956 per annum
  • Visual Designer – £29,338 per annum
  • Production designer – £31,997 per annum
  • Project Manager – £42,118 per annum
  • Office Manager – £24,447 per annum

Presenter Information:

Adam Pratt joined Adobe Systems in 2000 and is currently a Senior Systems Engineer working with all of the Creative Suite Products, including InCopy and InDesign. He consults with creative professional customers regarding their publishing workflows and helps ensure a smooth transition to InDesign and the Creative Suite.

Adam is an Adobe Certified Expert in every application in the Creative Suite and a Certified Print Specialist, as well as a Certified Web Specialist. He was also the world’s first Creative Suite Master for CS1 and CS2.

 

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Course Curriculum

FREE INTRODUCTION
InCopy CS2 FREE 00:00:00
Part 01 - InCopy for Writers & Editors
1: INTRODUCTION & NAVIGATION
1. Working with InCopy & InDesign Simultaneously 00:00:00
2. Checking Out & Editing a Story inside InCopy 00:00:00
3. Introducing the InCopy Interface & Tools 00:00:00
4. Setting Up a Workspace & Palette Options 00:00:00
5. Using the Navigation Tools & Inserting Markers 00:00:00
6. Display Performances & Screen Modes 00:00:00
7. Customizing the Galley & Story Views 00:00:00
8. Setting Keyboard Shortcuts & Looking at Preferences 00:00:00
2: GETTING STARTED
1. Creating New User Names, Documents & Presets 00:00:00
2. Importing Non-native Documents into InCopy 00:00:00
3. Placing Non-native Documents into InCopy 00:00:00
4. Understanding the Enable Track Changes Button 00:00:00
3: EDITING TEXT
1. Using the Drag & Drop Text Feature 00:00:00
2. Rearranging Text & Using the Change Case Options 00:00:00
3. Inserting Special Characters 00:00:00
4. Showing Hidden Characters & Transposing Characters 00:00:00
5. Setting Up Tabs in the Tabs Palette 00:00:00
6. Aligning & Deleting Tabs, Adding a Leader 00:00:00
4: FORMATTING TEXT WITH STYLES
1. Applying Fonts with the Character Palette 00:00:00
2. Font Properties & Hanging Punctuation 00:00:00
3. Exploring Previously Applied Styles 00:00:00
4. Applying Styles to the Text 00:00:00
5. Applying Multiple Styles with the Next Style Feature 00:00:00
6. Grouping Styles via Nested Styles 00:00:00
7. Solving the Manual Override Issue 00:00:00
8. Loading Styles from Other Documents & Tidying Up 00:00:00
5: TEXT AUTOMATION
1. Using the Check Spelling Command 00:00:00
2. Enabling & Controlling Dynamic Spelling 00:00:00
3. Customizing the Dictionary & Languages 00:00:00
4. Using Auto Correct & Text Macros 00:00:00
5. Using the Find/Change Command 00:00:00
6. Substituting Words with the Thesaurus 00:00:00
6: WORKING WITH TABLES
1. Converting, Creating & Importing Tables 00:00:00
2. Selecting, Resizing & Adding Table Cells 00:00:00
3. Merging Cells & Other Table Options 00:00:00
4. Working with Tables in the Galley & Story Views 00:00:00
7: WORKING WITH FOOTNOTES
1. Editing & Creating Footnotes 00:00:00
2. Using the Footnote Options Dialog Box 00:00:00
3. Considering Footnotes in Copyfit Calculations 00:00:00
8: PLACING IMAGES
1. Introduction to Placing Images & Checking Out 00:00:00
2. Object Fitting Options 00:00:00
3. Object Transform Options & Checking In 00:00:00
9: EDITING & REVIEWING STORIES
1. Views, Preferences & Notes 00:00:00
2. Creating & Organizing Notes 00:00:00
3. Utilizing Tool Tips & the Notes Palette 00:00:00
4. Working in Notes Mode 00:00:00
5. Tracking Changes 00:00:00
6. The Change Info Palette & Saving a Workspace 00:00:00
7. Hiding, Accepting & Rejecting Changes 00:00:00
8. Exploring Print Options 00:00:00
9. Exporting to PDF & Other Common File Formats 00:00:00
10. Final Comments 00:00:00
Part 02 - InCopy for InDesign® Users
1: INSTALLING THE LIVEEDIT PLUG-INS
1. Locating & Installing the LiveEdit Plug-ins 00:00:00
2. Specifying the User Designation 00:00:00
3. Added Features Due to the LiveEdit Plug-ins 00:00:00
2: EXPORTING CONTENT
1. Exporting Story Frames from InDesign 00:00:00
2. Exporting Graphic Frames from InDesign 00:00:00
3. How InDesign Links Content to Frames 00:00:00
4. Exporting Unassigned Frames from InDesign 00:00:00
5. Exporting Multiple Frame Types Simultaneously 00:00:00
6. Viewing the Layout of Frame Content in InCopy 00:00:00
3: CREATING ASSIGNMENTS
1. Introducing Assignments 00:00:00
2. Creating a New Assignment in InDesign 00:00:00
3. Adding Content to an Assignment & Updating 00:00:00
4. Reassigning Stories & Deleting Assignments 00:00:00
5. Opening Assignments in InCopy 00:00:00
6. Recovering Missing or Deleted Assignments 00:00:00
4: WORKING WITH NOTES IN INDESIGN
1. Adding Notes Using the Note Tool 00:00:00
2. Edit Notes with the Notes Menu & Notes Palette 00:00:00
3. Using the Notes Mode Feature 00:00:00
4. Sharing Notes between InCopy & InDesign 00:00:00
5. Finalizing & Removing Notes 00:00:00
6. Final Comments 00:00:00
Part 03 - Understanding LiveEdit Workflow
1: USING CHECK IN & CHECK OUT
1. Checking Out a Document in InDesign® 00:00:00
2. Checking Out, Editing Stories & Saving Content 00:00:00
3. The Check In All & Cancel Check Out Commands 00:00:00
4. Recover a Checked Out File with the Unlink Command 00:00:00
2: MANAGING UPDATES
1. The Available Frame Adornment Icon 00:00:00
2. The Checked Out Frame Adornment Icon 00:00:00
3. The Out of Date Frame Adornment Icon 00:00:00
4. Understanding & Fixing a Broken Story Link 00:00:00
5. Manage Updates between InCopy & InDesign 00:00:00
6. Using the Assignments Palette to Update Stories 00:00:00
3: CALCULATING COPYFIT
1. Identifying Overset Text in InDesign 00:00:00
2. Identifying Overset Text in InCopy 00:00:00
3. Editing Copy to Make it Fit 00:00:00
4. Using the Copyfit Info Toolbar 00:00:00
5. Customizing Copyfit Info Preferences 00:00:00
4: EXAMPLE WORKFLOWS
1. Creating a Multi-page Story Filled with Placeholder Text 00:00:00
2. Working in Stand Alone Mode 00:00:00
3. Placing an InCopy Story into an InDesign Template 00:00:00
4. Looking at an InDesign Layout 00:00:00
5. Exporting InCopy Stories as New Assignments 00:00:00
6. Create & Export Additional Assignments & Stories 00:00:00
7. Opening an InDesign Assignment in InCopy 00:00:00
8. Addressing Copyfit Issues 00:00:00
9. Working through Various Assignments 00:00:00
10. Updating the Adjusted Assignments 00:00:00
11. Final Comments & Credits 00:00:00

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