These projects are long and involved. Please save backups as you work, just in case you need to retrace your steps. Periodically do a "save as" to a new version of the file.
You only have two attempts to take each quiz, we suggest you review the quiz before you start the project; it will help you find the answers later.
How to make a ZIP archive on a Mac
Choose your file(s) or folder(s); pull down the File menu and choose the Compress option; the .zip will appear on your Desktop. See this diagram.
Check your ZIP files
Students often make zips that do not contain files; so check your process before you turn in projects. After you create the zip archive, please check it by opening it on your computer to make sure the files reappear and open. Move the zip into a new folder before opening it, so the files do not clutter up your existing work.
What I don't have the fonts?
If you are working on a computer lacking the ATC fonts, feel free to substitute with a similar font.
You can install the fonts provided by ATC. Macintosh users in the lab can activate these fonts with the Linotype Font Explorer application. Select the Font Explorer from the Applications folder. Click on the "ATC fonts" folder to activate the project fonts.
The fonts are available on the CBE Lab server, AVA-Disciplines, in the GRDSN > Against_the_Clock folder.
The files used in the projects are available from the CBE Lab server, AVA-Disciplines, in the GRDSN > Against_the_Clock folder. The first users of the textbooks can download the file from the ATC website. Instructions are on the inside back cover of the book. If you are checking out a book from the library or lab, you probably not be able to use the code on the book, so copy the files off the server.
Adobe InDesign I, GRDSN 163
In this project I will learn to:
- Create a file with the appropriate settings for a four-color, commercially printed poster.
- Use gradients, graphics, and image effects to attract the viewer's attention.
- Add test elements and apply formatting as appropriate for a poster.
- Thread a single test story across multiple test frames.
- Understand the various options for formatting characters and paragraphs.
- Use inline graphics to highlight important text elements.
- Create a PDF file that meets the printer's requirements.
HOW TO PROCEED
Read and work through the project in the Against the Clock book.
You will use the sample files provided by Against the Clock.
The project files are stored on the server in the graphics labs, AVA-Disciplines/GRDSN/Against_the_Clock. Against the Clock provides the files on their website. If you work outside the lab, files can be downloaded by following the instructions on the inside back cover of the book. If you are checking out books from the Library the online code may not work, so be sure to save files from our lab server.
You may find it convenient to copy the files onto your personal storage area.
Complete the exercises for the poster. You will turn in the high quality PDF file.
What to turn in.
You can turn in the PDF file directly into the Canvas turn-in item.
Rename your .zip file to 163-2-My name.pdf.
Attach this .zip archive to your Canvas turn-in area for this project.
Take the quiz
Go to the Assignments section in Canvas and take the project quiz. You are allowed to retake the quizzes only twice. You might review and print the quiz before starting the project and locate the answers as you work.
You are done with the first project!
You are done learning the Interface!