Training InDesign CC / Advanced – 1 day

Class overview :

This Adobe InDesign training class covers advanced features of InDesign CC. Students will learn to work with variables and cross references, to create books with a table of contents and index, to output documents in multiple formats, to work with XML and to create interactive PDFs.

Class goals :

Learn to work with variables, cross references
Learn to build a table of contents and index
Learn to publish documents in different formats
Learn to work with XML
Learn to create interactive PDFs

Content of Training InDesign CC / Advanced

Class Outline

  1. Advanced Document Features
    1. Adding text variables
    2. Creating a book from multiple files
    3. Defining pagination and document order
    4. Synchronizing attributes across a book file
    5. Creating a Table of Contents
    6. Building an index
    7. Adding topics
    8. Adding cross-references
    9. Generating the index
    10. Creating PDFs and printing from the Book panel
    11. Creating PDFs
    12. Printing
  2. Document Delivery: Printing, PDFs, and XHTML
    1. Package inventory
    2. Preflight checks
    3. Packaging your document
    4. Creating an Adobe PDF
    5. Generating XHTML
    6. Adding CSS formatting
    7. Separation preview
    8. Printing a proof
  3. Using XML with InDesign
    1. XML basics
    2. XML tags in InDesign
    3. Importing and applying XML Tags
    4. Using a DTD
    5. Viewing and organizing structure
    6. Viewing and applying attributes
    7. Exporting XML
    8. Importing XML
    9. Preparing the document template
    10. Applying an XSLT on import
    11. Mapping tags to styles
    12. Using data merge
  4. Creating Interactive Documents
    1. Interactive design considerations
    2. Importing multimedia content
    3. Creating buttons to control multimedia content
    4. Adding more buttons
    5. Creating page transitions
    6. Creating an interactive PDF
    7. Viewing an interactive PDF
    8. Creating a Flash .swf file
    9. Viewing a Flash file
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Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …


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1180 Bruxelles

Tel : +32 2 412 04 10
Fax : +32 2 412 04 19
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