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  • Soundbooth CS6 Beginner Course 

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

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

Soundbooth CS6 level 1 beginner course in
Course Description:

This course 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 course you will be able to:

  • Customize the Soundbooth CS6 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 course 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 course for beginners just starting out with the tool.

Soundbooth CS6 level 1 beginner course in
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 goal is to make sure your training meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are used as guidelines for particluar courses. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.