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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.

InDesign XML Training Class 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.

Course Title Course Dates Course Location Fee Register
InDesign XML Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$995.00
InDesign XML Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Boston
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Boston
120 Presidential Way
Woburn, MA 01801
$995.00
InDesign XML Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Philadelphia
American Graphics Institute
AGI Training Philadelphia
101 West Elm Street,
Conshohocken, PA 19428
$995.00
InDesign XML Training Class
American Graphics Institute
Online
Live instructor-led class online
$995.00

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.

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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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.