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InDesign Class for Digital Publishing

InDesign Class for Digital Publishing

This InDesign course emphasizes how to create digital documents using InDesign. Learn to add interactivity, animation and publish online. This InDesign course is available as a private training course for groups and organizations. For individuals, much of the content from this specialized course is also covered in the advanced InDesign class which is available as a regularly scheduled public course.

This InDesign course requires intermediate level skills, either through AGI’s introductory InDesign and intermediate InDesign courses, or through equivalent experience.

If you have questions about the InDesign class for digital publishing or are Interested in a private or customized training, call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

InDesign Class for Digital Publishing 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.

InDesign Class for Digital Publishing Course Topics

Creating Interactive Documents using InDesign

  • Adding TOC bookmarks
  • Arranging, grouping and sorting bookmarks
  • Creating hyperlinks
  • URLs
  • Emails
  • Page destinations
  • TOC markers
  • Index markers
  • Cross references in InDesign
  • Creating buttons with InDesign
  • Action types
  • Changing button appearance
  • Adding a movies or sound to InDesign documents
  • Choosing a poster frame
  • Changing movie options

Advanced interactive options with InDesign

  • Creating motion paths
  • Using existing objects as a motion path
  • Working with motion presets
  • Using Timing to change animation sequences
  • Using Layers for interactive elements
  • Building and organizing animations
  • Creating animation effects: type, slideshows, color transitions, and scrolling text.
  • Importing animations

Sharing InDesign documents using Adobe Publish Online

  • Understanding InDesign's Publish Online capabilities and limitations
  • Design considerations for Adobe publish online
  • Using Spreads in Digital Documents
  • Creating multi-page documents
  • Designing InDesign pages with different sizes
  • Understanding InDesign's Publishing settings
  • Sharing options: social media, email
  • Setting default view
  • PDF download option
  • Setting Image quality
  • Creating document thumbnail image
  • Updating previously published documents
  • Viewing analytics for published documents
  • Viewing published documents online: navigating the interface
  • Embedding Adobe Publish Online documents within a website

It is important that you have access to InDesign CC before starting this class.

You will receive a comprehensive InDesign course manual developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors have created many of the official training guides and books for Adobe Systems, and have authored more than 10 InDesign training books.

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