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Adobe DPS Training Class

Adobe DPS Training Class
Adobe DPS Training Class

This 1-day, in-depth Adobe DPS training course will get you up-and-running with creating digital documents. AGI instructors are Digital Publishing Suite experts. Our team has worked with major magazine, book, and educational publishers creating DPS projects. Our Adobe DPS training classes are available at our New York City, Boston, or Philadelphia locations. This Adobe DPS training class can also be taught on-site at your location.

In this Digital Publishing Suite course you'll learn how to add interactivity, hyperlinks, and multimedia to your documents, as well as how to create single-issue and multi-issue folios.

Adobe has updated Adobe DPS and renamed it Adobe Experience Manager Mobile (AEM). Adobe DPS courses are now delivered using Adobe Experence Manager Mobile. Course details are found with our updated course outlines on the Adobe AEM training page.

Adobe DPS Class Length: 1 day or 2 evenings

Learn how InDesign provides the foundation for creating Adobe Digital Publishing Suite folios which can be published as single-issue or multi-issue digital documents. AGI instructors have been working with Adobe InDesign for more than a decade, and Adobe DPS since it was first released. Our instructors have written more than 10 books on Adobe InDesign and more than 50 books on the Creative Suite tools. This Adobe DPS training class is fully updated for the latest version of the Adobe DPS tools. Our DPS classes are led by Adobe experts who have delivered training to Adobe employees and have been hired by Adobe to deliver training. When you partner with AGI for Adobe DPS training, you'll learn from the best Digital Publishing Suite instructors.



Adobe DPS Training Class Course Dates

All classes are led by a live instructor. Class times listed are Eastern time.


Please call 800-851-9237 or 781-376-6044 to schedule a course.

Contact AGI to request course dates.

Adobe DPS Training Class Topics Covered

Introduction to Adobe DPS: creating a folios and adding articles

  • Understanding DPS workflow
  • Document design considerations for DPS projects
  • Understanding the DPS workspace
  • Converting print layouts for online use
  • Creating offline folios
  • Working with articles and layouts
  • Previewing folios
  • Uploading folios and testing on iPad

Adding Audio and Video to DPS projects

  • Working with video files: full screen and in-line display
  • Adding controls for audio and video
  • Adding Posters into your DPS project
  • Understanding the Overlay Creator Panel
  • Adding audio overlays
  • Previewing audio and video

Working with Text in Adobe DPS

  • Creating articles
  • Connecting content with placeholder frames
  • Adding interior margins (text inset spacing)
  • Understanding scroll frame overlays
  • Adding scrolling text and scrolling Groups
  • Managing articles in the folio panel
  • Managing articles in the DPS dashboard
  • Previewing articles and folios

Working with Images in Adobe DPS

  • Using pan and zoom overlays
  • Creating panorama overlays
  • Defining initial zoom and starting view for images
  • Applying limits to panning
  • Creating image sequence overlays
  • Creating Slideshows in DPS
  • Adding Images into a slideshow
  • Adding Buttons with actions and states for interactivity

Adding interactivity

  • Defining multi-state objects
  • Using invisible buttons

Creating Hyperlinks and Buttons

  • Adding hyperlink overlays and buttons
  • Linking to content within a folio: articles and pages
  • Internal links within articles

Creating a Complete Folio

  • Defining folio properties
  • Defining article properties
  • Working with multiple articles in a folio
  • Defining the sequence of articles
  • Previewing folios

Understanding Single Issue vs. Multi-issue

  • Creating single issue apps
  • Creating multi-issue apps
  • Understanding entitlements and subscriptions

Advanced DPS Topics

  • Web content overlays
  • Custom viewer apps


Adobe DPS Training Class Course Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe InDesign CS6 software before starting the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite training class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe website. We recommend that you also have strong foundation level skills with InDesign. If you lack previous skills with InDesign we recommend the following:

Adobe DPS Training Course Materials

This Adobe DPS training course includes a copy of AGI's own InDesign Digital Classroom, published by AGI and Wiley as well as AGI's Adobe DPS training curriculum. Contact AGI about this Adobe DPS training class.

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