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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Essential Training

with Bob Levine

Video: Welcome

Create rich interactive publications for iOS, Android, and Windows 8.1 mobile devices using InDesign and DPS.
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  1. 1m 53s
    1. Welcome
    2. What you should know before watching this course
    3. Using the exercise files
    4. What's new: 2015 updates
  2. 1m 48s
    1. What is DPS?
    2. Single Edition vs. multifolio apps
  3. 11m 1s
    1. Installing and updating DPS tools
      3m 6s
    2. Install Adobe Content Viewer on mobile devices
    3. Inside the Adobe Content Viewer
      3m 22s
    4. Creating a DPS workspace
      2m 21s
    5. System requirements
      1m 22s
  4. 6m 59s
    1. Naming conventions and folder structure
      1m 6s
    2. Creating a folio
      3m 30s
    3. Adding cover images
      2m 23s
  5. 24m 58s
    1. Creating DPS-ready document presets
      2m 24s
    2. Importing multiple articles
      2m 4s
    3. Importing and adding single articles
      2m 22s
    4. Setting or changing article order and properties
      3m 36s
    5. Previewing your work on the desktop
      2m 15s
    6. Previewing your work on a device (Mac only)
      2m 24s
    7. Previewing your work on a device from the cloud
      2m 10s
    8. Updating an article
      2m 5s
    9. Understanding TOC images
      1m 56s
    10. Horizontal vs. vertical swiping
      1m 24s
    11. Creating smooth scrolling articles
      2m 18s
  6. 4m 20s
    1. Supported button actions
      1m 43s
    2. Buttons vs. hyperlinks
      2m 37s
  7. 12m 17s
    1. Supported audio and video formats
    2. Working with audio
      3m 55s
    3. Understanding overlays
      1m 12s
    4. Streaming video
      2m 54s
    5. Adding audio and video controller skins
      3m 43s
  8. 14m 57s
    1. Adding and configuring image sequences
      4m 55s
    2. Adding and configuring Edge Animate animations
      4m 45s
    3. Converting InDesign animations to HTML using in5
      5m 17s
  9. 11m 39s
    1. Using local HTML content
      3m 42s
    2. Using HTML from the web
      2m 26s
    3. Adding HTML articles
      3m 20s
    4. Creating and adding an file
      2m 11s
  10. 6m 0s
    1. Adding a panorama
      3m 43s
    2. Working with Pan & Zoom
      2m 17s
  11. 10m 42s
    1. Adding scrolling content
      5m 31s
    2. Creating a pull tab
      5m 11s
  12. 16m 30s
    1. Understanding and creating slideshows
      2m 11s
    2. Autoplay and swipeable slideshows
      2m 55s
    3. Controlling a slideshow with buttons
      4m 25s
    4. Managing content in multistate objects
      6m 59s
  13. 15m 55s
    1. Using the in-app browser
      4m 31s
    2. Linking to external apps from a folio
      4m 16s
    3. Folio navigation: Jumping to pages and articles
      7m 8s
  14. 13m 38s
    1. Sharing with others for review
      1m 45s
    2. What you should know about building an app
      1m 59s
    3. Planning for other devices
      2m 1s
    4. Understanding dual-orientation folios
      1m 22s
    5. Scripts and extensions to automate your workflow
      6m 31s
  15. 55s
    1. Next steps

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Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Essential Training
Video duration: 0s 2h 33m Intermediate Updated May 22, 2015


Digital distribution is the wave of the future for magazines and other print publications. Get on board now, with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS). DPS tools are included with InDesign and can help you create rich interactive publications for mobile devices, such as the iPad, as well as Android and Windows 8.1 devices—with no code! Bob Levine shows you how to create DPS folios in InDesign with striking cover artwork, create and import articles, and add various interactive features, like buttons, audio and video, HTML content, links to outside sources, and even animation. He also shares his advice for publishers targeting more than just the iPad, as well as useful scripts and extensions for automating parts of your workflow.

Topics include:
  • Creating a folio
  • Adding cover images
  • Importing articles
  • Creating smooth-scrolling articles
  • Working with buttons and hyperlinks
  • Streaming video
  • Adding animation
  • Using HTML from the web
  • Adding panoramic images and scrolling content
  • Building and embedding slideshows
  • Planning for other devices
InDesign Digital Publishing Suite


Hi I'm Bob Levine and welcome to Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Essential Training. In this course you will learn how to use the same tools that publishers of all sizes are using, to produce engaging interactive content for distribution to mobile devices like the iPad. First, you'll learn what a Digital Publishing Suite folio is. And how to create one with InDesign. We'll learn what articles are and how to add them to your folio. I'll go over various forms of interactivity.

And along the way, I'll share some of my favorite tips to help you make the most of the tools in Digital Publishing Suite. Finally, I'll share some advice for what I think are the best workflows for those targeting more that just the iPad. Well, I'm excited to get started and I hope you are, too. So, let's get started.

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Q: This course was updated on 5/22/2015. What changed?
A: We updated two videos ("Single edition vs. multifolio" and "System requirements") and added three new videos ("What's new: 2015 updates," "Converting InDesign animations to HTML using in5," and "What you should know about building an app").





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