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  • Soundbooth Beginner Class 
  • Soundbooth Advanced Class

Sorry, we currently do not have any public Soundbooth level 1 classes scheduled for San Francisco . However we can provide a private on-site Soundbooth class at your offices in San Francisco and we can also teach you online in our virtual classroom. Please contact us to see how we can help.

Soundbooth level 1 beginner class in San Francisco
Course Description:

This class is focused on editing and creating layouts for brochures, newsletters, books, magazines and even interactive documents.

 

Learning Objectives:

This course will get you started with the basic concepts of Soundbooth and give you a path to continue your mastery of the application. This is a great primer for those seeking their Adobe certification.

 

After taking this class you will be able to:

  • Customize the Soundbooth interfaces
  • Edit an existing Soundbooth document
  • Setup a new Soundbooth document
  • Work with text and typography
  • Use Styles to format text
  • Access hidden text characters using the Glyphs panel
  • Import and edit text, images and graphics from other applications
  • Edit text and graphics Frames
  • Create and manage layers for more organized Soundbooth documents
  • Use Master Pages to quickly format document pages
  • Mix and apply custom colors to document objects
  • Import colors from color libraries like Pantone®

 

Target Audience:

This class is for anyone involved with desktop publishing - magazines, collateral material, ads, DVD covers, and even books can be created with Soundbooth. This is a great class for beginners just starting out with the tool.

Soundbooth level 1 beginner class in San Francisco
Course Outline:

Chapter 1. Introducing the Workspace

  • Looking at the workspace
  • Working with panels
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Changing the magnification of a document
  • Navigating through a document
  • Using context menus
  • Finding resources for using Soundbooth

Chapter 2. Setting Up a Document and Working with Pages

  • Creating and saving custom document settings
  • Creating a new document
  • Switching between open Soundbooth documents
  • Working with master pages
  • Applying master pages to document pages
  • Adding sections to change page numbering
  • Adding new pages
  • Arranging and deleting pages
  • Placing text and graphics on the document pages
  • Overriding master page items on document pages
  • Changing the size of pages
  • Viewing the completed spread

Chapter 3. Working with Objects

  • Working with layers
  • Creating and editing text frames
  • Creating and editing graphics frames
  • Adding metadata captions to graphics frames
  • Changing the shape of a frame
  • Wrapping text around a graphic
  • Modifying the shape of frames
  • Transforming and aligning objects
  • Selecting and modifying grouped objects

Chapter 4. Flowing Text

  • Flowing text into an existing frame
  • Flowing text manually
  • Creating text frames while flowing text
  • Flowing text automatically
  • Creating threaded frames automatically
  • Adding a jump line page number

Chapter 5. Editing Text

  • Finding and changing a missing font
  • Entering and importing text
  • Finding and changing text and formatting
  • Checking spelling
  • Editing text by dragging and dropping
  • Using the Story Editor
  • Tracking changes

Chapter 6. Working with Typography

  • Adjusting vertical spacing
  • Changing fonts and type style
  • Fine-tuning Columns
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Creating a drop cap
  • Adjusting letter and word spacing
  • Setting tabs
  • Adding a rule above a paragraph

Chapter 7. Working with Color

  • Defining printing requirements
  • Creating and applying colors
  • Working with gradients
  • Creating a tint
  • Creating a spot color
  • Applying colors to text and objects
  • Using advanced gradient techniques

Chapter 8. Working with Styles

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document

 

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Sorry, we currently do not have any public classes scheduled for the Soundbooth level 1 class. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you.

Sorry, we currently do not have any public Soundbooth level 2 classes scheduled for San Francisco . However we can provide a private on-site Soundbooth class at your offices in San Francisco and we can also teach you online in our virtual classroom. Please contact us to see how we can help.

Soundbooth level 2 advanced class
Course Description:

This class is directed towards Soundbooth users and publishing professionals with a basic working knowledge of Soundbooth. The focus of this class is on some of the finer points of desktop publishing with Soundbooth including creation of interactive documents.

Soundbooth level 2 advanced class
Course Outline:

Lesson 1. Working with Styles

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Nesting character styles inside paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document

Lesson 2. Importing and Modifying Graphics

  • Adding graphics from other programs
  • Comparing vector and bitmap graphics
  • Managing links to imported files
  • Updating revised graphics
  • Adjusting display quality
  • Working with clipping paths
  • Working with alpha channels
  • Importing native Adobe graphics files
  • Using a library to manage objects
  • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics

Lesson 3. Creating Tables

  • Converting text to a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Creating a header row
  • Adding graphics to table cells
  • Creating and applying table and cell styles

Lesson 4. Working with Transparency

  • Importing and colorizing a grayscale image
  • Applying transparency settings
  • Adjusting transparency settings for EPS images
  • Adding transparency effects
  • Importing and adjusting Illustrator files that use transparency
  • Applying transparency settings to text
  • Working with effects

Lesson 5. Output and Exporting

  • Preflighting files
  • Packaging files
  • Creating an Adobe PDF proof
  • Previewing separations
  • Previewing how transparency effects will be flattened
  • Previewing the page
  • Printing a laser or inkjet proof
  • Using the Ink Manager

Lesson 6. Creating Rich Interactive Documents

  • Setting up an online document
  • Adding buttons, page transitions, and hyperlinks
  • Exporting as Flash Player (SWF)
  • Exporting as Adobe PDF (Interactive)
  • Converting a print document for online use
  • Adding advanced interactivity, animation, and video

Lesson 7. Working with Long Documents

  • Starting a book
  • Creating a running footer
  • Adding a footnote
  • Adding a cross-reference
  • Synchronizing a book
  • Generating a table of contents
  • Indexing a book

 

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Sorry, we currently do not have any public classes scheduled for the Soundbooth level 2 class. Please contact us to see if we can put one on the schedule for you.