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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite - Single Edition Introduction 2 Days - Manchester

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Reach a whole new digital market as you use your existing InDesign knowledge to produce interactive content for iPads and other mobile devices. Our tips will show you how to appeal to a huge audience by building and publishing adaptive layouts that take full advantage of the tablet medium.

With our help, you will take your current knowledge of InDesign and apply it to creating engaging, interactive content ready for publication on mobile platforms. We will show you how to set up your output to support scrolling, swiping, pinching, and zooming on tablets. You will end the course by creating and testing your own 'Single Edition' app. Bring your own tablet and try it for yourself!

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Price: £550.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
Level: Introduction
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
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DPS Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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DPS Introduction 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Introduction course will enhance your existing knowledge of Adobe InDesign by showing you everything you need to use the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite. With this powerful tool, designers and agencies now have an easy way to publish interactive media for mobile users across the world. Our course will give you the tips to get started in this fast-growing market.

Together, we will build a 'Single Edition' app, allowing you to deliver dynamic, engaging content on mobile and tablet devices. Feel free to bring along your own iPad or Android tablet so you can test the results for yourself. (Just make sure to download the latest Adobe Content Viewer from the relevant app store before the course.)

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the Digital Publishing Suite environment
  • Design and lay out mobile documents
  • Specify safe areas and page orientations for mobile devices
  • Build articles that support horizontal swiping, pinch and zoom, and more
  • Adjust display rules for multiple types of tablet
  • Create proper folder structures
  • Add hyperlinks and multi-state objects to your content
  • Produce a 'Single Edition' app

Our goal is for you to understand how to publish your own interactive content on mobile and tablet devices.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of InDesign and who work as graphic designers, creative professionals, print professionals, publishers, pre-press professionals, or marketing communications professionals.

You will need basic experience in using InDesign. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe InDesign CC Introduction 2 Day course.

 

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DPS Introduction 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Introduction
  • The future of publishing
  • Course objectives
  • Overview of the DPS Workflow
  • Using Adobe IDs for the DPS
  • DPS pricing options
  • Bringing the future to the present
  • System requirements
  • Installing the DPS tools
  • DPS resources
Document Design
  • Digital page orientation
  • Smooth scrolling articles
  • Swipe articles horizontally
  • Snap to page articles
  • Pinch and zoom articles
Creating Documents
  • Guidelines
  • Horizontal/Vertical orientation
  • Smooth scrolling articles
  • Documents for multiple devices
  • Renditions
  • Multiple renditions
  • Folder structure
Interactivity
  • Creating interactive overlays
  • Supported/Unsupported features
  • Best practice
  • The Overlay Creator panel
Buttons and Hyperlink Overlays
  • Links using the buttons panel
  • Links using the hyperlinks panel
  • Links to other articles
  • Web page hyperlinks
  • Email hyperlinks
  • Article hyperlinks
Slideshow Overlays
  • Create multi-state objects
  • Slideshow overlay settings
  • Slideshow overlay options
Image Sequence Overlays
  • Create an image sequence overlay
  • Specify image sequence settings
Audio and Video Overlays
  • Video overlays
  • Audio overlays
  • Place an audio file into an article
  • Add a progressive playback skin
  • Placing a video poster frame
Panorama Overlay
  • Place a panorama file
  • Specify panorama overlay settings
  • Overlay creator options
Pan and Zoom Overlays
  • Place image into document
  • Pan and zoom tips
  • Specify pan and zoom settings
Scrollable Frame Overlays
  • Scrollable frame ‘pan’ method
  • The ‘Paste Into’ command
  • Scrollable text frame ‘pan’ method
Web Content Overlays
  • Adding web content
  • Insert a ‘local’ HTML file
  • Scale and interactive options
Creating Folios
  • The Folio Builder panel
  • Filter displayed folios
  • Sort folios
  • Signing into the folio panel
  • Create, share and delete a folio
  • Create local folios
Creating Articles
  • From an open InDesign document
  • Add layout to an article
  • Structuring folders
  • Import InDesign documents
Managing Articles - Folio Panel
  • Add and change article properties
  • Edit and update an article
  • Copy an article to another folio
  • Rename and delete an article
  • Changing the order of articles
Managing Articles
  • DPS Dashboard Folio Producer
  • DPS Single Edition features
  • Types of custom viewer apps
  • Single Folio viewer app
  • Using the Folio Producer
  • Folio Producer Editor
Preview Folios and Articles
  • The Adobe Content Viewer
  • Create offline folios
  • Previewing iPad content
  • Previewing Android content
  • Previewing Playbook content
Single Edition Creation
  • Create a Single Edition folio
  • Create a Single Edition viewer app

DPS Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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Excellent Instructor, easy to follow and made the day delightful!

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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.



Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Digital Publishing Suite course:

We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching DPS. Get the Digital Publishing skills you need with our experienced DPS professionals.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified DPS course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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Testimonials

Excellent Instructor, easy to follow and made the day delightful!

Selina Phillips-Boyd, Spafax, DPS - 2 Day Introduction

I learned a lot within just one day, the instructor was very competent and tailored the session to my company's needs.

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I really enjoyed the class and learnt so much in the two days. The tutor was excellent and made the training much more fun, I would definitely consider doing more training in the future.

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Very well structured and clearly explained. Good facilities, resources and class size. Met all expectations and realised objectives. Would definitely consider XChange Training for future requirements.

Aoife Breen, UCLU, HTML & CSS - 2 Day Introduction

Was a great course and the trainer was very knowledgeable. Provided a great insight to the wonders of InDesign. Am really looking forward to practicing all I have learnt.

Neil Roberts, Thomas Telford, InDesign - 2 Day Introduction

Very well explained course that has left me confident in the ability to use the software. Thanks for a great day!

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Trainer was very knowledgeable and professional - good amount of bespoke content covered.

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Great trainer who gave a fantastic insight in a short period of time. I'm looking forward to doing the advanced session!

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Thanks for a very pleasant and educational 2 days. I think it was especially good because it was a small class which gave very individual training.

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Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

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