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InDesign Class Online December 7, 2016 XML

InDesign XML Training Class

Wed, Dec 7 2016 to Thu, Dec 8 2016
9:30 a.m.
American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

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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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