Increase Productivity in Creative Suite

Thu, July 30, 200910:00 AM

Presented by Wilma Melot, OPA Computer Consultant
Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31  •  10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location: Meridian Technology Center
1312 S. Sangre Rd., Stillwater, OK

Raymond and Mildred Fields Memorial Fund Educational Series
Sponsored by Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation

Spend one or two days with OPA Computer Consultant WILMA MELOT as she covers workflow procedures in InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat. Bring your questions - get answers!  Space is limited since the class will be held in a computer lab, so register today!

Thurs. July 30 - Adobe Creative Suite Basics

  • Improve procedures for downloading, storing and formatting text and artwork from the Web.
  • Controlling frames, text blocks and photos
  • Get linked up. If your objects aren’t linked, you’re not going to make a good PDF. Plus, where to store and archive those objects. 
  • Setting up your workspace and how to customize palettes.
  • Learning basic keyboard shortcuts and how to customize your own set. 
  • Building basic styles for text and objects.
  • Let’s build an ad – putting your ad together using the above steps.

Friday. July 31 - Advance Workflow Techniques

  • Using interactive settings between programs 
  • PDF Settings. Wilma gives her favorite settings for the perfect PDF.
  • Print Presets: Set up presets that take you to the printer of your choice with one click of a button.
  • Setting up Action Buttons in Photoshop
  • Creating a robust library
  • Templates that work. Using stylesheets and setting defaults
  • Shhhh… that’s Classified. How to create good workflow with classifieds.
  • Help me if you can…. How to correct (some) problems with incoming PDFs
  • Creating company font standards – especially important for newspapers using both OS9 and OSX.

Registration Fee: $20 per day

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Questions? Contact ONF Member Services Director Lisa Potts at (405) 499-0026 or 1-888-815-2672 or e-mail