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Live Webinar – Kevin Slimp: Advanced InDesign: Unlocking the Mysteries of Data Merge and Tables

Editors & Designers     Dec 3

75 Minutes! Bring two pens!

$89   $69

Two of the most important tools in InDesign are Data Merge and Tables. Knowing how to use these proficiently will decrease your production time significantly in the long run. However, most InDesign users know very little, if anything about the use of tables and data merge.

In this session, Kevin will cover these topics and more:

  • Creating files in Microsoft Excel and other database applications to merge with InDesign

  • The best way to save files from Excel and other database applications for merging with InDesign

  • Merging database documents onto an InDesign page

  • Creating tables from scratch in InDesign

  • Converting tables and files from Word, Excel and other applications into InDesign tables

  • AND MUCH MORE!

Bring two pens. You’ll need them!

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Live Webinar – Kevin Slimp: Page & Ad Layout in Affinity Publisher (The Basics)

Publishers, Editors & Designers     Oct 22

$89

$69!

If you can’t make it to the live event, go ahead and register, and we’ll make sure you receive a link to a recording of the class.

The Affinity Suite of Design applications has really made headlines over the past few months. Hundreds of folks attended Kevin’s webinars earlier this year to familiarize publishers, editors and designers with Affinity Publisher.

Whether you’re already using the Affinity Suite, or are brand new to the application suite, this webinar is for you. Kevin will spend 90 minutes covering the basics of Affinity Publisher, as well as giving brief overviews of Affinity Photo and Affinity Designer. For those who don’t know:

  • Publisher is very similar to Adobe InDesign

  • Photo is similar to Adobe Photoshop

  • Designer is similar to Adobe Illustrator

If you’ve been looking for training to kickstart yourself or your staff and get going with Affinity Publisher, don’t miss this opportunity.

After this live event, you and your staff will be ready to begin designing ads and pages in the Affinity Suite.

Attendees will receive a detailed outline to go along with the class.

 

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Live Webinar – Kevin Slimp: Live Webinar: Advanced InDesign: Styles, Scripts, and Effects

Editors & Designers     Sep 9

75 Minutes! Bring two pens!

$89   $69

So many newspaper designers learned InDesign on their own, missing many of the tools available to increase revenue and design better pages and ads. Kevin Slimp was working in InDesign before it even had a name, and he taught a large group of newspaper designers to use the application the week it was first released.

In this fast-paced session, Kevin will teach basic skills often overlooked by users of InDesign.

He will cover these topics and more:

  • Creating and Using Nested Styles, Object Styles, Character Styles & Paragraph Styles

  • Using the Scripts that Come with InDesign & Adding Scripts to Increase Speed

  • Working with the Special Effects and Understanding What Those Numbers Mean

  • AND MUCH MORE!

Bring two pens. You’ll need them!

 

Basic InDesign for New and Newer Users

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Kevin Slimp was working in InDesign before it even had a name. He taught a large group of designers to use the application the week it was first released. In this fast-paced session, Kevin will teach you the skills to begin creating pages in InDesign.

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