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MAPublisher Training

Whether you’re new to MAPublisher®, an experienced user, or simply thinking about a purchase, Avenza software training is a worthwhile experience. Get hands-on training from Avenza product specialists at one of our training courses around North America.  We also offer custom training packages, contact us for more details.

VirtualMay 14-16, 2024MAPublisher12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EasternRegister now
VirtualMay 27-31, 2024MAPublisher (en français)More info
VirtualJune 4-6, 2024MAPublisher12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EasternRegister now
VirtualSeptember 17-19, 2024MAPublisher12:00 pm - 4:00 pm EasternRegister now
VirtualDecember 2-6, 2024MAPublisher (en français)More info
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Who should attend?

  • GIS professionals who want to produce better quality maps
  • Map makers and cartographers incorporating GIS data to improve accuracy in their maps
  • New MAPublisher users who just purchased a license
  • Users who want to experience the latest features of MAPublisher

Training details

  • Virtual training sessions taught by MAPublisher product specialists and instructors.
  • It is required to have MAPublisher software installed and licensed on your computer before training class begins.
  • Attendees will learn the fundamentals of MAPublisher and learn how to use all major features. Attendees will also receive basic instruction on the use of Adobe Illustrator as it relates to MAPublisher and cartographic production. A basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is recommended, but not required.
  • Attendees are encouraged to bring up workflows or problems that may encounter during their own projects. There will be some time throughout the course to discuss these with the instructor.
  • Classes may be cancelled up to fifteen business days prior to the confirmed training date (depending on the number of reservations received).

MAPublisher training agenda


  • Introductions and Company Overview
  • MAPublisher Overview (product concept)
  • Key Functionality (powerpoint presentation)
  • Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
  • MAPublisher for Adobe Illustrator Training overview
  • Getting Started
  • Transform MAP Data
  • Style MAP Data

Working with Map Data

  • Edit and Add MAP Data
  • Export GIS Data
  • Working with MAP Attributes
  • MAP Themes
  • MAP Selections
  • Line and Drawing Tools
  • Labeling Functions
  • MAPublisher LabelPro

Advanced Tools

  • Scale Bar, North Arrow, Legends
  • Grids, Graticules and Indexes
  • Vector Basemaps
  • Export to Geospatial PDF
  • Review concepts, answer questions, discuss ideas
  • Class conclusion
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