uCreate Print Training (v11.2 and earlier)

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Course Information


This e-Learning course is designed to introduce the XMPie uCreate Print application which is part of the uDirect and PersonalEffect packages. The course covers everything from installation through to advanced features and includes several tutorial modules with examples for you to download and use.

Note: This course is for version 11.2 and earlier. There is a separate course for v11.3 and later versions.


To introduce and provide comprehensive training on the uCreate Print product which is key to many of XMPie's product lines.


• An Adobe InDesign version compatible with your uCreate Print version.
• uCreate Print v11.2 or earlier.

Recommended XMPie Version

v9.1 and later

Resource files for this course

TUTORIAL 1 - Project planning

Video Information

uCreate Print Training (v11.2 and earlier)
Getting Started
3m 12s
Recommended XMPie Version
v9.1 and later

In this module we provide a "quick start" example of how to use the XMPie uCreate Print panel in Adobe InDesign, and give a quick orientation to the rest of the e-Learning course materials available here for uCreate Print.


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Course outline

  uCreate Print Installation 4m 17s
Project planning
  TUTORIAL 1 - Project planning 6m 49s
uCreate Print Basics
  Getting Started 3m 12s
  Connecting to data sources 4m 13s
  Data tips and tricks 5m 56s
  Text content objects 8m 4s
  Graphic content objects 9m 23s
  Working with PDF Graphic Assets 8m 38s
  Basic Dynamic print 5m 16s
  TUTORIAL 2 - Basic VDP Job 9m 8s
  Using the Rule Editor 6m 54s
  Variables 4m 22s
  TUTORIAL 3 - Using rules and logic 6m 41s
uCreate Print Intermediate
  Visibility Content objects 6m 4s
  Table Content objects 5m 31s
  Tables with multiple row styles (pt 1) 6m 35s
  Tables with multiple row styles (pt 2) 7m 20s
  Style Content objects 6m 10s
  Text File Content objects 6m 4s
  TUTORIAL 4 - More Content object types 7m 54s
  Barcodes in uCreate Print 6m 9s
  TUTORIAL 5 - Barcodes 4m 5s
  Dynamic media selection 5m 38s
  Re-linking to a different data source 2m 58s
  Page Numbering Text 4m 36s
  Page Numbering Barcode 10m 1s
  Page Numbering Visibility 3m 17s
Working with uImage
  TUTORIAL 6 - Creating font-based uImage effects 6m 42s
  Using Photoshop actions with uImage 2m 2s
  Using multiple text layers in uImage 2m 55s
  TUTORIAL 7 - Creating image-font effects 5m 35s
  TUTORIAL 8 - Using a uImage package in uCreate Print 3m 9s
Working with uChart
  TUTORIAL 9 - Working with uChart 7m 24s
Working with XMPie servers
  Working with the XMPie Server (Overview) 5m 22s
  Save to / Open from XMPie Server (uProduce) 8m 44s
  Save to / Open from XMPie Server (Circle) 6m 55s
  Import and export packages (Overview) 4m 37s
  Import and export in uCreate Print 4m
  Import and export in uProduce 4m
  Import and export in Circle 2m 11s
  Working with XLIM 7m 36s
Creating templates for uStore
  Reviewing the template and requirements 2m 33s
  Planning the data fields needed 3m 2s
  Gathering resources 2m 21s
  Linking data and design 4m 43s
  Tagging the document 8m 22s
  Using variables for logic 6m 56s
  Setting campaign dials (uStore) 1m 49s
  Save to uProduce 3m 10s
  Testing proof and production 4m 43s
Advanced tips and tricks
  Booklet tips and tricks 14m 18s
  Bills and statements tips and tricks 12m 15s
  Interactive PDF 14m 36s
  Using InDesign GREP Styles 10m 10s
  Keyboard shortcuts 3m 27s
  Adding a multi-page PDF into a dynamic document 9m 56s
Note: There are separate courses for uCreate Print v11.3, 11.4 and 12.0 and for uCreate Print v12.1 and later.