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    adobeInterSource offers live instructor-led courses on all Adobe technologies, including Acrobat, ActionScript, AfterEffects, Captivate, ColdFusion, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Flex, FrameMaker, Illustrator, InDesign,Photoshop, Premiere Pro, and RoboHelp.

    Please refer to our detailed course outlines below.

  • About Adobe

    Following the acquisition of its former arch-rival Macromedia, Adobe Inc. has assumed a place of unrivalled dominance in the fields of multimedia, graphic and print production. In many of these domains, Adobe products are the technology-defining industry standards. These include:

    • Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks and Illustrator to create and manipulate documents and images;
    • ColdFusion and Content Server for database management and server requirements;
    • Flash and Flex and for more interactive, dynamic sites and rich internet applications;
    • FrameMaker for authoring documents and creating efficient, reusable templates;
    • Acrobat, for creation of Portable Document Format (PDF), the industry standard for portable content;
    • Dreamweaver and Adobe Contribute for Web design;
    • Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Video editing and visual effects.
    • RoboHelp for providing context-sensitive Help internal to the application;
    • and finally Adobe Captivate for the creation of eLearning software.

    Extensive product descriptions, video demonstrations, and trial downloads are available for each application at the Adobe website.

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  • Course Details Adobe

    Classes are offered at client sites, at our Geneva training center, and via a live web conference. For detailed course outlines and scheduled classes, please see below.

    To book training, navigate to the course you need, then:

    • For scheduled online classes, register from the choices indicated.
    • If you need an alternative date, time or location, or if you want a live classroom course, click on “request an offer for this course,” to complete the form.

Advanced Adobe InDesign CS4 Training

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Course duration

  • 1 Days

Course Outline

This Adobe InDesign training class covers advanced features of InDesign CS4. 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.

  • 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
  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

InDesign CS4 Digital Classroom

InterSource Geneva, a premier Information Technology training firm, offers over 400 different courses on server, database and programming technologies, as well as end-user classes for the most popular office, graphics and design applications. We serve clients in Switzerland (Geneva, Lausanne, Bern, Basel, Zurich) and throughout Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Finland, Sweden, England, Netherlands, Spain, etc.).


InterSource offers custom, private courses at client sites, standard public courses in our Geneva classroom, and online training via live Web conference. Training is offered in English and many other languages (Francais, Deutsch, Espanol, Italiano.)


For an overall view of our offerings, please visit us at www.intersource.ch.