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StaffingTools.com New Course: InDesign CS Fundamentals Online Training Series

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Bloomington, IN – June 21, 2004 - StaffingTools.com’s Prepress Training Solution division, the leading provider of personalized, affordable and comprehensive online testing and training for the graphic arts industry, today announces immediate availability of 4 new courses: • InDesign CS: Template and Workspace Preferences • InDesign CS: Master Pages, Colors and Images • InDesign CS: Objects, Shapes and Lines • InDesign CS: Text, Formatting and Output The 24/7 accessible courses, which are automatically customized to continually correlate with individual progress, are available through www.StaffingTools.com at an introductory discount of 33% off the regular retail price through July 31, 2004. Course Descriptions: InDesign CS Fundamentals Series (MAC or PC) – These four courses provide in-depth instruction on how to use one of the industry’s most powerful software programs, InDesign CS, to create and deliver reliable, print-ready files. InDesign CS: Template and Workspace Preferences This fundamental course teaches users to edit InDesign CS preferences, create new documents and templates, and utilize various other components of the Suite. • Manage and Customize the Workspace for Different Tasks • Edit Preferences and Create Keyboard Shortcuts • Utilize Guides and Manage Palettes • Set Up New Documents and Document Templates • Use Open Type Fonts and Special Characters • Create Master Pages InDesign CS: Master Pages, Colors and Images This fundamental course teaches users how to utilize InDesign CS tints, gradients and master file options to create perfect page layouts. • Apply and Edit Master Pages • Work with Colors and Swatches • Use Story Editor • Utilize Tints and Gradients • Place, Fit and Crop Images InDesign CS: Objects, Shapes and Lines Teaches users how to: • Create Strokes and Lines • Utilize Clipping Paths • Form Shapes • Create Paths • Scale, Shear, Rotate and Move Objects • Create Transparencies to make print-ready digital files using InDesign CS. InDesign CS: Text, Formatting and Output This fundamental course teaches new InDesign CS users how to use text formatting features, preflighting and printing options. • Set Output and Preview Modes • Flatten and Separate • Manage Colors • Select Preflighting and Printing Options • Create PostScript Files and Print Presets • Format Text Options • Type on a Path • Format Characters and Paragraphs 24/7 Unlimited Access, 365 Days All StaffingTools Prepress Training Solution courses are offered online and are accessible from any computer with an Internet connection. With a unique ID and password, subscribers can access their account for training and review, 24/7, for an entire year. To maximize their training experience, users perform a series of steps that assess initial product knowledge and improvement derived from training. Limited Time Discount & Full Prepress Training Solution Library Access Full year access to each course is specially priced during this introductory period. Each Adobe InDesign CS Fundamentals Series course is priced at $49.95 per user through July 31, 2004. Regular price for this course is $69.95. The new courses will also be available through StaffingTools' Prepress Training Solution Library, which includes a wide range of professional training courses designed especially for the prepress and graphic arts professional. Annual 24/7 access to the entire Library is available at $300 per user, with volume and educational discount rates available. For more information or to take Adobe Photoshop CS or Adobe InDesign Fundamentals Online Training visit: www.StaffingTools.com