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InDesign Class for QuarkXPress Users

InDesign Class for Quark Users

This Adobe InDesign training course is for you if you know QuarkXPress and are looking to ease the transition to InDesign. Let us teach 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

InDesign Class for QuarkXPress Users 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 InDesign Training Class for Quark 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.

Locations for InDesign course for QuarkXPress users 

Attend this InDesign course for QuarkXPress users in-person or online. You can find details regarding all the InDesign classes near you that are available. 

Adobe InDesign Training Class for Quark 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