Tutorials

Macromedia
Macromedia Dreamweaver 1.2

Macromedia Dreamweaver is a professional HTML editor for the design and management of websites. Mark Fletcher is your guide through Virtual Training Company's tutorial on Dreamweaver 1.2. To start learning now, simply click one of the topics below.

Macromedia
Macromedia Director 6

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Macromedia
Macromedia FreeHand 8

Macromedia FreeHand 8 is a versatile graphics application that is wonderful for creating ads, book covers, letterhead, and more. In this Virtual Training Company tutorial, author Ian Cowles starts slowly by acquainting you with the many tools and the basic commands of Freehand. Some of the many skills you will learn include drawing, mixing colors, cloning, and transforming. He will demonstrate features new to Freehand 8, too, such as exporting Flash animation and the graphic hose. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

QuarkXPress
QuarkXPress 4

QuarkXPress 4 is a key application to learn, since it is an industry-wide standard application in the print and design world. Quark is used as a layout and typographical tool to assemble elements for use in magazine, newspaper, brochure and other types of production. Damienne Fitzpatrick has years of experience training companies in the use of this software. In this 10-hour tutorial, she takes you from the basics of QuarkXPress 4, like the Tool Palette and Items, to more complicated segments like laying out a document and master pages and templates. Virtual Training Company lets you begin learning right away, too, by simply clicking below on the section of your choice.

Claris
Claris Works 5 (Appleworks)

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MetaCreations
MetaCreations Infini D 4.5

Infini-D 4.5 makes 3D animation feel like second nature, featuring the perfect balance of professional animation features, high-end special effects, and broadcast quality output, all within a celebrated, intuitive working environment. Version 4.5 features a dramatically faster renderer, a robust batch rendering queue, powerful new particle effects, and support for MetaCreations' MetaStream. In this 9.5 hour long tutorial, author Matt Neutra begins by covering the tools and menus, then moves smoothly into more complicated aspects of the program such as modeling objects, editing objects and lights, special effects, and animation tricks. With Virtual Training Company, you can even begin learning right away by clicking on the section of your choice.

Adobe
Adobe FrameMaker 5.5

Used primarily for production of long books, manuals and documents, Framemaker is an extremely powerful application that enables you to streamline your book and publication design. Version 5.5 allows you to generate indexes and tables of contents, create layouts with up to 100 master pages, and import formats. Virtual Training Company's tutorial on this application shows you how to do all of this and more. Diane Presler takes you through 12 hours of training on aspects of Framemaker 5.5 such as typography, objects, frames, and cross-referencing and footnotes. You can get started right away by clicking on any of the topics below.

Microsoft
Microsoft Access 97

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Microsoft
Microsoft Word 97

Microsoft Word is the application of choice for print documents. Word 97 has many great tools and shortcuts that make it easy to use. In this Virtual Training Company tutorial, Damienne Fitzpatrick will guide you through the use of these tools and will soon have you easily creating your own documents. She begins with the fundamentals, focusing on the interface of Word. She then guides you step-by-step through the creation of your first document. If you already have a basic knowledge of Word 97, feel free to skip ahead to more complicated topics, such as creating custom styles for your document, using mail merge, including graphics and charts. To get started, simply click one of the topics below.

MetaCreations
MetaCreations Painter 5.0

Corel Painter 5.0 is a digital painting resource that simulates hand drawing and painting. Painter is the perfect tool for artists, designers, and animators. Author Andrew Hathaway guides you through this incredible Virtual Training Company tutorial, where you will learn how to expand your creativity through the use of Painter 5. Learn about all the many tools and capabilities of Painter, such as brush controls, shapes, various palettes, cloning, and animation. To get started, simply click one the links below.

Adobe
Adobe Photoshop 4.0

Adobe Photoshop is a world standard image editing solution widely used for web design, prepress production, fine art, as well as digital photography. Learn how to use Photoshop 4 in this Virtual Training Company tutorial. Rita Amladi will start teaching you the basics of Photoshop 4, including the many tools and palettes available to you. Once you are familiar with those, move on as she guides you through retouching and image editing. You will also learn how to manipulate color, masking, filters, and much more in this tutorial. Get started now by simply clicking one of the topics below.

Microsoft
Microsoft FrontPage 98

Microsoft FrontPage 98 is a web site creation and management tool that enables you to create attractive web sites. With FrontPage, you can easily set up, monitor, and update sites. In Virtual Training Company's tutorial you will learn how to create a professional looking web site with ease. Beginners and experienced users alike can benefit from this in-depth training. You will start out slowly, allowing you to learn the building blocks of FrontPage, before progressing to the next level. You will learn how to import and edit text, how to set up links to other web sites, and a web bot is, and much more. Gain the knowledge you need to create an incredible web site now by clicking one of the links below.