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Affinity Publisher – basic course

Are you looking for a high-quality professional rate program, but do not you want to pay hot sums for QuarkXPress or an Adobe InDesign subscription? Finally, there is an alternative - Affinity Publisher!
On our course you will understand the basic principles of typography and text settings. You can handle Affinity Publisher thoroughly and learn everything from simple single-leaflets to comprehensive, large-scale publications.

This course can be done on Mac OS X This course can be done on MS Windows
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Praha3 10 200 CZK included in course price 0
Brno3 10 200 CZK included in course price 0
Bratislava3 390,00 EUR included in course price 0

User intensity level

Previous courses

Who is the course for

The course is designed for those who want to edit vector graphics in an adequate and cost-effective alternative to Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW – in Affinity Designer.

What we teach you

  • Basic typographic terms
  • Work with publisher
  • Create simple documents
  • Create text and graphic frames
  • Work with paragraphs and characters
  • Work with tables
  • Define colors
  • Import texts and graphics
  • Create simple graphics
  • Print and export the document

Required skills

Basics of work in Microsoft Windows or macOS.

Teaching methods

Professional explanation with practical samples and examples, practical exercises on computers.

Course outline

Using the program
  • Work environment
  • Application preferences
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Rulers, guides, document grids
  • Display modes
Document creation
  • Creating a new document
  • Document properties
  • Pages and spreadsheets
  • Page templates
Working with text and setting text
  • Artistic text
  • Text frames
  • Text frames linking
  • Text flow
  • Text editing
  • Inserting gaps, special characters and glyphs
  • Separating characters
Text formatting
  • Local character formatting
  • Local paragraph formatting
  • Character styles
  • Paragraph styles
  • Tabs
  • Color mixing
  • Swatches
Graphics and effects
  • Assets panel
  • Formats for import and export
  • Drawing in the Publishers
  • Formatting objects
  • Transformation and duplication of objects
  • Transparency
  • Effects
Combination of graphics and text
  • Layers
  • Text wrapping
  • Table creation
  • Import table
  • Formatting and editing the table
Outputs from Publisher
  • Prepress
  • Export to PDF
  • Export graphics
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