Making Interactive PDFs from InDesign

Creating and exporting an Interactive PDF using InDesign CS5
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2011 English

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Section 1: My First Section

Course introduction


Import a Word document into InDesign and map the Word styles to InDesign styles.


Add page navigation buttons to the master page of the InDesign document and export to PDF.


Add a full screen mode button to the PDF.


Setup up page transitions between pages such as blinds, fade and dissolve.


Creating a clickable multistate object.


Create bookmarks in InDesign that show in the bookmarks tab of the exported PDF. Learn how to make the bookmarks panel visible when opening the PDF.


Create navigation buttons that jump to any destination in the document.


Adding website and email hyperlinks.


Trim and convert a video to FLV format using the Adobe Media Encoder. Place the video in InDesign and set the poster and playback options.


Add sound to the document and activate the sound using a button.


Add animation to the InDesign document using the Animation panel. Learn how to get the animation into the exported PDF.

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Instructor Biography

Married with two young kids, originally from the UK, I have been living and working in Auckland, New Zealand since 2001.

An Adobe Community Professional and An Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat & Dreamweaver. I have developed practice exams for people studying for their ACE certifications

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