Summary: InDesign CS 5 - Posters
Adobe InDesign CS 5 TM is a powerful desktop publishing program. In addition to creating
flyers and multi-page publications, InDesign CS 5 is an excellent application for composing
posters. In this course you will learn the basics of creating posters with InDesign CS 5 .
Planning the poster
Check with event or conference staff for exact size specifications and what type of surface
it will be displayed on (how are you going to hang it!).
Media Lab plotter while capable of accommodating 42" wide paper, the
standard rolls we provide are 36" (35" printable) limit for one dimension. The
ink is UV proof rather than dye based.
Suggested uses for poster
Poster is a presentation aid, not a report.
Use readable (from 4 ft. away) graphs, pictures and a summary of your text.
Choose appropriate media
The plotter in Jesup 316 is stocked with heavy coated paper suitable for
posters. If you wish to use special paper, you must purchase that roll from
an appropriate source well in advance of your printing date and make
arrangements with Itech staff to have the roll loaded and unloaded at the
schedule printing appointment.