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InDesign Classes from the Experts

Regularly scheduled InDesign classes with a live instructor in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, online, and private InDesign training on-site nationwide.

  • Benefit from proven methods: we have delivered exceptional InDesign courses to thousands of users.
  • Learn from highly qualified InDesign trainers who have written more than 10 books on InDesign.
  • Quickly understand InDesign's tools and features for print and digital publishing.
  • Learn InDesign from a live instructor in the same classroom with you. If you can't make it to our classrooms, we also offer live online InDesign courses led by the same instructors.

InDesign Classes Offered

Attend introductory to advanced InDesign Classes in our training centers, online, or at your office.

See all our offerings in our Winter catalog PDF (900kb)

Need help choosing the right InDesign Classes? Call us at
781-376-6044 or 800-851-9237.

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Training delivery options

We have InDesign Classes for every schedule and budget.

InDesign Classes - Locations

We offer regularly scheduled InDesign Classes at these locations.

InDesign Classes - Details

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InDesign Training Class - Introduction

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InDesign Training Class - Introduction

In this introductory InDesign training class you learn to create designs for print, tablets, and PDF presentations. In this InDesign course you'll discover how you can efficiently create documents by taking advantage of a superior design environment that includes advanced typographic controls and intuitive graphic features. You will also find techniques that will help to make your InDesign publications look polished and professional.

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InDesign Training Class - Intermediate

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InDesign Training Class - Intermediate

This intermediate InDesign class helps you to work more efficiently and create better designs. Learn advanced typography, color controls, styles, libraries, and prepress controls in this intermediate InDesign course.

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InDesign Training Class - Advanced

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InDesign Training Class - Advanced

Move from proficiency to mastery with this advanced InDesign course, created for designers ready to explore the depths of InDesign's capabilities. Learn templates, advanced color features, interactive documents, and digital publishing options in this InDesign class.

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InDesign Training Class - New Features

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InDesign Training Class - New Features

Learn the new features of the latest version of InDesign. This New Features of InDesign training class is designed to help upgrading users get up to speed quickly with the latest version of InDesign. Whether you have skipped several previous versions or are upgrading from the previous version, we can help you close the gap and take advantage of new productivity enhancing features in the most current version of InDesign.

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InDesign Training Class for Quark or Pagemaker Users

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InDesign Training Class for Quark or Pagemaker Users

In this InDesign course, you learn how to convert PageMaker or Quark documents into InDesign documents. You also discover how to work within InDesign to create new documents from scratch. This InDesign class includes an overview of the tools that you need to understand in order to created a finished publication. In this InDesign class AGI's Adobe-Certified Instructors ensure that you have the practical knowledge you need to get started. You'll also receive a copy of the InDesign Digital Classroom book with DVD so that you can improve your skills, even after your class is over.

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InDesign XML Training Class

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InDesign XML Training Class

Understand the efficiency XML can bring to InDesign layouts in this InDesign XML course. In this InDesign XML class, you learn how to leverage your InDesign skills by importing XML into layouts, transforming XML, and exporting XML from InDesign. You learn all the important XML capabilities within InDesign in this course.

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InCopy Training Class

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InCopy Training Class

Discover Adobe's InDesign-integrated writing and editing software in this InCopy course. Explore the InCopy workspace, work with InCopy documents, print from InCopy and export documents to PDF. This InCopy class also covers sharing content with InDesign for a smooth, productive workflow between designers and editors.

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InDesign Training Class - Introduction

Adobe InDesign Training Class - Introduction

This in-depth Adobe InDesign training course will get you up-and-running in just two days. This is the entry level course of all our InDesign classes, and you'll learn how to use InDesign to create master pages, work with text and type, create styles, and use graphics in this training class. AGI's InDesign trainers are Adobe Certified Experts and have written Adobe's official training books for InDesign, and are the authors of the Adobe InDesign Digital Classroom book.

All our InDesign classroom sessions include a live instructor in the same classroom with you. This InDesign class has been updated for Adobe InDesign CC, but training for previous versions of Adobe InDesign is also available. This course is suitable for users of InDesign CC, CS6, and CS5. This Adobe InDesign training class is available as a regularly scheduled class at AGI's classroom locations, as a private or custom course at your location, or as an online class with a live instructor.

This introductory InDesign class includes a copy of the InDesign Digital Classroom book, written by our team of expert instructors.

Contact AGI about this InDesign training class or call to speak with a training representative: 800-851-9237.

InDesign Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Jan 5 2015 to Tue, Jan 6 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Jan 7 2015 to Thu, Jan 8 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Jan 14 2015 to Thu, Jan 15 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Jan 19 2015 to Tue, Jan 20 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Feb 2 2015 to Tue, Feb 3 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Feb 4 2015 to Thu, Feb 5 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Feb 9 2015 to Tue, Feb 10 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Feb 11 2015 to Thu, Feb 12 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Feb 23 2015 to Tue, Feb 24 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Mar 4 2015 to Thu, Mar 5 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Thu, Mar 5 2015 to Fri, Mar 6 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Mar 9 2015 to Tue, Mar 10 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Mar 11 2015 to Thu, Mar 12 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Mon, Apr 6 2015 to Tue, Apr 7 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Apr 8 2015 to Thu, Apr 9 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Introduction Wed, Apr 15 2015 to Thu, Apr 16 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00

Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training Class: Complete Topics

InDesign Essential Skills

  • InDesign tools
  • The InDesign workspace
  • The document window
  • Using guides
  • Viewing modes
  • Working with panels
  • Managing panels
  • Saving your workspace
  • Working with the Control panel
  • Navigating through a document

Building InDesign Documents with Master Pages

  • Planning your document
  • Creating a custom-sized document
  • Formatting master pages
  • Using text variables
  • Basing master pages on other masters
  • Overriding master page items
  • Adding layout pages
  • Placing formatted text
  • Adding images and text to master pages
  • Applying masters to pages

Working with Text and Type in InDesign

  • Creating a text frame
  • Inputting text
  • Changing character attributes
  • Changing paragraph attributes
  • Finding and changing text
  • Checking and correcting spelling
  • Using the Glyphs panel
  • Creating Glyph sets
  • Flowing text
  • Threading text between frames

Working with InDesign's Styles

  • Style types
  • Defining paragraph styles
  • Applying paragraph styles
  • Defining character styles
  • Applying character styles
  • Updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document
  • Organizing styles into groups
  • Creating object styles
  • Applying object styles

Working with Graphics in InDesign

  • How InDesign handles graphics
  • Locating missing images
  • The Links panel and Link badge
  • Creating a graphic frame
  • Adding graphics
  • Repositioning graphics
  • Fitting graphics to frames
  • Placing multiple graphics
  • Wrapping text around graphics
  • Importing layered Photoshop files

Creating and Using InDesign Tables

  • Creating a table
  • Copying and pasting table information
  • Adding text to tables
  • Converting tables and text
  • Importing a table
  • Editing table options
  • Using cells
  • Merging cells
  • Defining columns and rows
  • Using graphics in cells

Using Color in Your InDesign Documents

  • Applying color to text
  • Applying color to frames
  • Creating and saving a new swatch
  • Applying Live Corner Effects
  • Applying strokes to text
  • Creating a tint reduction
  • Working with gradients
  • Using the Eyedropper
  • Updating and editing colors
  • Using and saving spot colors

Preflighting, Printing and PDF creation from InDesign

  • Package inventory
  • Actual vs. effective resolution
  • Preflight checks
  • Packaging your document
  • Package options
  • Creating a PDF
  • Adobe PDF Presets
  • PDF Export Options
  • Separation preview
  • Printing a proof

Adobe InDesign New Features

  • About the new features
  • Content Collector
  • Linked content
  • Liquid Layouts
  • Alternate layouts
  • PDF forms
  • Primary text frame
  • ePub enhancements

 

Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training Course Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign software before starting the class. You can purchase the software, subscribe to the Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe website.

Introduction to Adobe InDesign Training Class: Course Materials

The Introduction to Adobe InDesign training course includes a copy of the InDesign Digital Classroom book, which is one of the more than 10 InDesign books created by AGI's InDesign instructors and published by Wiley.

This course is also included in the series of InDesign certification training courses we offer. 

 

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

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CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InDesign Training Class - Intermediate

Intermediate InDesign Course Length: 2 days

This two-day Adobe InDesign training course is designed for individuals who already know the fundamentals of InDesign and want to learn more advanced functions to improve speed, productivity, and accuracy. This is the second class in our series of InDesign classes and you'll learn more advanced styles, text formatting, graphics controls, and output in this advanced InDesign training class instructed by Adobe Certified Experts and the authors of more than 10 books on InDesign including the InDesign Digital Classroom.

All our InDesign classroom sessions include a live instructor in the same classroom with you. This InDesign course has been updated for Adobe InDesign CC, but is fully appropriate for users of InDesign CS6, and training for previous versions of InDesign is also available. This course is available as a regularly scheduled class at AGI's classroom training centers or as a private or custom InDesign training course at your location. Also available as an online class with a live instructor.

To speak with a training representative call 781-376-6044 or contact AGI using our InDesign training information form.

InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Jan 21 2015 to Thu, Jan 22 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Jan 21 2015 to Thu, Jan 22 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Jan 21 2015 to Thu, Jan 22 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Jan 21 2015 to Thu, Jan 22 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Mon, Feb 16 2015 to Tue, Feb 17 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Mon, Feb 16 2015 to Tue, Feb 17 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Feb 18 2015 to Thu, Feb 19 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Feb 25 2015 to Thu, Feb 26 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Mon, Mar 16 2015 to Tue, Mar 17 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Mon, Mar 16 2015 to Tue, Mar 17 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Mar 18 2015 to Thu, Mar 19 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Wed, Apr 8 2015 to Thu, Apr 9 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00

Adobe InDesign Training Class - Intermediate Topics Covered

Review of Essential InDesign Skills

  • Using the InDesign Pages panel
  • Changing magnification
  • Placing and formatting type
  • Applying paragraph and character styles
  • Using Find/Change
  • Applying object styles
  • Placing and positioning graphics
  • Applying text wrap
  • Understanding layers
  • Applying effects

Controlling Text and Type with InDesign

  • Editing text using the Story Editor
  • Using Track Changes
  • Drag-and-drop text editing
  • Adjusting text inset
  • Vertically aligning text
  • Viewing and changing the baseline grid
  • Adding story jumps
  • Placing text on a path
  • Importing text from Microsoft Word
  • Finding and fixing missing fonts

Advanced InDesign Styles

  • Using nested styles
  • Redefining styles
  • Breaking links to styles
  • Additional style options
  • Creating a new style group
  • Using Quick Apply
  • Selecting all unused styles
  • Editing export tags
  • Sorting styles
  • GREP styles

Additional InDesign Graphics Features

  • Auto fitting
  • Using Adobe Bridge to import graphics
  • Placing multiple graphics using Mini Bridge
  • Applying object styles to images
  • Using clipping paths and alpha channels
  • Removing an image background
  • Using anchored objects
  • Advanced importing
  • Importing layered Photoshop files
  • Importing InDesign layouts as graphics

Advanced Tables in InDesign

  • Formatting cells and text
  • Text alignment and inset within a cell
  • Formatting text in tables by column
  • Working with tables in Story Editor
  • Defining a header cell
  • Setting column and row dimensions
  • Setting a fixed row height
  • Setting column width
  • Creating and applying cell styles
  • Creating and applying table styles

Using InDesign's Effects

  • Applying opacity to objects
  • Applying effects to strokes or fills
  • Adjusting effects
  • Object styles with effects
  • Using Find/Change to apply object styles
  • Converting text to a path
  • Applying blending modes to objects
  • Working with imported transparent files
  • Applying an alpha channel selection
  • Applying a path selection

Advanced InDesign Document Features

  • Adding text variables
  • Creating a book from multiple files
  • Defining pagination and document order
  • Synchronizing book attributes
  • Creating captions
  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Building an index
  • Adding topics
  • Adding cross-references
  • Exporting from the Book panel

Creating Digital Documents using InDesign

  • Interactive design considerations
  • Adding a hyperlink
  • Adding buttons
  • Creating page transitions
  • Creating animations
  • Liquid Layout
  • Linked Content
  • Exporting an interactive PDF
  • Creating a SWF file
  • Adding PDF form fields

 

Intermediate Adobe InDesign Training Class: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign software before starting the class. You can purchase the software, subscribe to the Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

For information about using InDesign with the Digital Publishing Suite, see our Adobe DPS training classes course information.

Intermediate Adobe InDesign Training Class: Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official InDesign training guides and books for Adobe Systems, and authored more than 10 books on Adobe InDesign.  Our InDesign tutorials serve as examples of the quality of training materials that are created by our instructors.

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Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InDesign Training Class - Advanced

Advanced InDesign Training Class Length: 2 days

This Adobe InDesign training course is for you if you understand the basics of InDesign and want to master the application, improve your skills, and increase your productivity. This is the highest-level of our InDesign classes, and helps you master the text-handling capabilities of InDesign, the advanced features, document layout and template building, long document features, and the essentials of InDesign’s XML capabilities. You will also discover how to create interactive documents for online distribution. This class covers content that applies for InDesign CC and InDesign CS6 , but can be adapted for earlier versions of InDesign.

All our regularly schedule InDesign training sessions in our classrooms include a live instructor in the same classroom with you. We also offer live online training if you can't make it to our classrooms, or if you wish to schedule a private InDesign training session, you can contact AGI.

InDesign Training Class - Advanced Course Dates

All classes in Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.
and are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you.
All online classes are led by a live instructor and run from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Jan 26 2015 to Tue, Jan 27 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Wed, Jan 28 2015 to Thu, Jan 29 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Wed, Jan 28 2015 to Thu, Jan 29 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Wed, Jan 28 2015 to Thu, Jan 29 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Feb 23 2015 to Tue, Feb 24 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Feb 23 2015 to Tue, Feb 24 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Feb 23 2015 to Tue, Feb 24 2015 Online Training $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Mar 23 2015 to Tue, Mar 24 2015 AGI Training Boston $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Mar 30 2015 to Tue, Mar 31 2015 AGI Training New York City $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Mar 30 2015 to Tue, Mar 31 2015 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
InDesign Training Class - Advanced Mon, Mar 30 2015 to Tue, Mar 31 2015 Online Training $695.00

Advanced Adobe InDesign Training Class: Complete Topics Covered

InDesign Productivity Enhancers

  • Customizing keyboard shortcuts
  • Using Smart Guides
  • Importing and pasting text
  • Using the Eyedropper on text
  • Applying styles efficiently
  • Nested and next styles
  • Updating styled text
  • Using libraries and snippets
  • Enabling Layout Adjustment
  • Proportionally placing graphics

Helpful Preferences

  • Applying leading to entire paragraphs
  • Enabling Smart Text Reflow
  • Controlling text wrap
  • Setting up a baseline grid
  • Changing units and increments
  • Choosing the appearance of black
  • Viewing and changing the baseline grid
  • Restoring preferences and defaults
  • Resetting warning boxes
  • Clipboard Handling

Building InDesign Templates

  • Advantages of template use
  • Creating a template layer
  • Loading swatches
  • Loading styles
  • Creating master pages
  • Basing masters
  • Overriding and detaching master objects
  • Creating styles
  • Basing styles
  • Clearing style overrides

Using Color and Transparency in InDesign

  • Adjusting gradients
  • Using the Eyedropper with colors
  • Copying swatches between documents
  • Previewing color separations
  • Connecting effects and transparency
  • Feathering graphic margins
  • Blending mode options
  • Solving printing issues
  • Transparency flattener options
  • Understanding stitching

Working with Long Documents using InDesign

  • Combining files into books
  • Setting the page order
  • Creating a table of contents
  • Specifying a style source
  • Synchronizing long documents
  • Creating an index
  • Adding topics and cross-references
  • Generating an index
  • Exporting a book file
  • Print Booklet

Harnessing InDesign's XML capabilities

  • Viewing XML
  • Importing XML tags
  • Applying tags to text
  • Applying tags to graphic
  • Using the Structure pane
  • Exporting a document to XML
  • Importing XML data
  • Mapping tags to styles and styles to tags
  • Understanding DTD files
  • Validating XML structure

Using InDesign Data Merge

  • Merging steps
  • Choosing a data source
  • Inserting a text data field
  • Adding image fields
  • Previewing records
  • Updating data fields
  • Removing data fields
  • Replacing data fields
  • Merging records
  • Using data fields on master pages

Creating Interactive Documents using InDesign

  • Adding TOC bookmarks
  • Arranging, grouping and sorting bookmarks
  • Creating a hyperlink
  • Creating a button
  • Action types
  • Changing button appearance
  • Adding a movies or sound
  • Choosing a poster frame
  • Changing movie options
  • Selecting an Acrobat format

 

Advanced Adobe InDesign Training Class: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign software before starting the class. You can purchase the software, subscribe to Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

If you are looking to use InDesign as part of the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, see our Adobe DPS training class details.

Advanced Adobe InDesign Training Class: Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive InDesign course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official InDesign training guides and books for Adobe Systems, including more than 10 books on Adobe InDesign. This includes the InDesign Digital Classroom for versions CC, CS6, and CS5. You can view our InDesign tutorials as examples of the training materials created by our instructors.

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CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InDesign Training Class - New Features

InDesign Training Class: New Features

Discover the new features of InDesign in this course created by American Graphics Institute's Adobe InDesign experts. They have authored more than 10 InDesign books and can help you more efficiently design and publish your documents in print, online, or to tablet devices. This is one of our specialized InDesign classes, in which you'll discover enhanced productivity and collaboration features added for the latest version of InDesign, as well as useful tips and tricks to help you work more efficiently with the program. You'll learn about simplified object selection and editing, integration with online services, and the ability to create rich interactive documents to attract and engage readers. This InDesign course is a must for anyone who has recently upgraded or is considering an upgrade.

Questions about this InDesign course? Interested in a private or customized InDesign training? Call to speak with an InDesign training consultant: 781-376-6044.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

We recommend that you have InDesign installed before enrolling in this class.

You will receive a comprehensive InDesign course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InDesign Training Class for Quark or Pagemaker Users

This Adobe InDesign training course is for you if you know QuarkXPress or PageMaker and are looking to ease the transition to InDesign. Let us show you how to harness your skills to get you up and running quickly with Adobe InDesign. This class can be completed as a one day custom class, and the curriculum has been fully updated for InDesign CS6 and InDesign CC. See all our InDesign classes if you are just starting out with page layout or are looking for more advanced topics.

This Adobe InDesign for Quark or PageMaker Users training course includes a copy of AGI's own InDesign Digital Classroom book, published by AGI and Wiley. Contact AGI about this InDesign training class

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe InDesign Training Class for Quark or PageMaker users: Topics Covered

InDesign Tools

  • Other Toolbar Views in InDesign  
  • Overview of Tools in InDesign  
  • Creating New Documents in InDesign  
  • Creating Presets
  • Customize Menus in InDesign  
  • Saving Workspaces
  • Preferences in InDesign  
  • Defining and Changing Preferences
  • Trashing Preferences
  • Grids and Guides in InDesign  
  • Control Panel in InDesign  
  • Working with Panels in InDesign  
  • Navigating your document in InDesign

Converting a QuarkXPress or PageMaker File in InDesign  

  • Placing a native InDesign file (indd)
  • Customizing keyboard shortcuts
  • Creating a New InDesign Page in InDesign  
  • Specifying Frame Content in InDesign  
  • Tables in InDesign  

Graphics in InDesign 

  • Importing Layered Graphic Files and Layer comps in InDesign  
  • Text Wrap in InDesign  
  • Colors, Strokes and Fills in InDesign  
  • Effects in InDesign  
  • Transforming Objects in InDesign  
  • Transparency in InDesign  

Layers in InDesign 

Using Master Pages in InDesign 

  • Adding automatic page number to a master page
  • Local overrides
  • Adding, Deleting & Arranging Pages in InDesign 
  • Creating a Table of Contents in InDesign 
  • Creating an Index in InDesign 
  • Creating a Book File in InDesign 

Preparing Files for output in InDesign 

  • Preflight Summary in InDesign 
  • Pre-flight FontsPreflight links and images
  • Packaging Files for Output
  • Printing and PDF Export in InDesign 
  • Separations Preview in InDesign 

 

 

Adobe InDesign Training Class for Quark or PageMaker Users: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

Adobe InDesign Training Class for Quark or PageMaker Users Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official InDesign training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InDesign XML Training Class

Adobe InDesign XML Training Class Overview

This InDesign XML course is designed to help you or your organization take advantage of the powerful of InDesign's XML capabilities. This training class develops the skills necessary to import XML into InDesign, and also to prepare content so that it can be exported as XML from InDesign. See our other InDesign classes if you are looking for a more general overview of InDesign.

If you create content for distribution across multiple channels, such as print, online, or for distribution or archiving, this Adobe InDesign XML training class will help you take advantage of the powerful capabilities of XML. This class starts with the foundation necessary for understanding and working with XML documents. It then moves into the specific capabilities for working with XML using InDesign, including generating valid XML from InDesign, and using XML as the source for your InDesign documents. No previous XML experience is necessary, but an understanding of all features covered in our introductory InDesign and Intermediate InDesign courses is required. This course and content can also be customized for your organization or business, and delivered either at your location or in our classrooms so that it relates specifically to your XML workflow. Contact AGI about this InDesign XML training course or to schedule a custom training session.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe InDesign XML Training Course Topics

XML essentials

  • What is XML?
  • The importance of XML for repurposing content
  • Example XML workflows

XML characteristics

  • Sample XML content
  • Anatomy of an XML file
  • Viewing XML

InDesign XML essentials

  • The Structure pane
  • InDesign tags
  • Tag markers and frames
  • Mapping
  • Mapping styles to tags
  • Mapping tags to styles
  • Manually tagging text and images
  • Tagging tables and table content for export

Exporting XML in InDesign 

Importing XML in InDesign 

  • Manually importing XML content
  • Tagging objects to receive content
  • Updating XML content

Transforming XML when importing into InDesign 

  • Working with XSL upon import

Using DTDs in InDesign 

  • DTD Overview
  • DTD and Schemas
  • Creating a DTD
  • Elements within a DTD
  • Attributes within a DTD
  • Comments within a DTD
  • Linking to DTD
  • Validating XML to DTD
  • Existing DTDs

 

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign application before starting the class. You can purchase the software, subscribe to the Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official InDesign training guides and books for Adobe Systems, including more than 10 books covering how to use InDesign.

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Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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InCopy Training Class

In this Adobe InCopy training class, you learn to use the Adobe InCopy application and discover how it integrates with Adobe InDesign to deliver a complete solution for collaborative editorial workflow. You learn how InCopy puts copy-fitting control back in their hands, reducing the number of editorial review and revision cycles. Contact AGI about this InCopy training class, or call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to speak with an InCopy training consultant.

 

Please call 800-851-9237 to schedule this training course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe InCopy Training Class Topics Covered

Module 1: Introducing Adobe InCopy

  • Viewing InCopy stories
  • Customizing preferences & defaults of Adobe InCopy
  • Moving through documents

Module 2: The InCopy Workspace

  • Understanding Adobe InCopy workspace basics
  • Viewing stories
  • Customizing preferences & defaults in InCopy
  • Moving through documents
  • Using recovery & undo

Module 3: Working With InCopy Documents

  • Using an InCopy workflow
  • Working with stand-alone documents
  • Saving & exporting
  • Using Frames, grids, rulers, & guides
  • Importing graphics
  • Transforming graphics
  • Controlling graphics display
  • Controlling graphics display

Module 4: Sharing Content with InDesign

  • Understanding a basic managed-file workflow
  • Sharing content
  • Working with assignment packages
  • Working with managed files
  • Adjusting your workflow

Module 5: Formatting Text in InCopy

  • Using fonts
  • Understanding leading
  • Kerning & tracking
  • Formatting characters
  • Formatting paragraphs
  • Aligning text
  • Using tabs & indents
  • Working with bullets & numbering

Module 6: Building Tables in InCopy

  • Creating tables
  • Selecting & editing tables
  • Formatting tables
  • Applying table strokes & fills in InCopy
  • Applying table & cell styles in InCopy

Module 7: Printing from InCopy

  • Setting up a printer
  • Printing stories

Module 8: Saving to PDF

  • Understanding Adobe PDF
  • Exporting to Adobe PDF

 

Adobe InCopy Training Class Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InCopy application before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe web site.

Adobe InCopy Training Class Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems.

This custom InCopy Training Class Level I is offered in New York City, Boston (Woburn), Orlando, Philadelphia (Conshohocken) and in Chicago, London and worldwide as a custom class.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about InDesign Classes? Interested in private or customized InDesign Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

 
 

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.