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InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals
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InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals

with Mike Rankin

Video: Welcome

(MUSIC). Hi, I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign CC interactive document fundamentals. In this course, we'll explore all the fundamentals of building interactive documents with InDesign. We'll look at examples of the different kinds of interactive documents you can make, which features work in each kind of document, and which ones don't. We'll dig into the details of InDesign's tool set, and we'll consider the work flows and best practices for building each kind of document.
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  1. 1m 57s
    1. Welcome
      49s
    2. What you should know before watching this course
      42s
    3. Using the exercise files
      26s
  2. 14m 10s
    1. Setting preferences
      4m 40s
    2. Customizing the workspace
      3m 8s
    3. Understanding document intent
      2m 43s
    4. Creating document presets
      3m 39s
  3. 21m 48s
    1. Overview of interactive document types
      51s
    2. PDF publications
      3m 11s
    3. PDF forms
      2m 20s
    4. Accessible PDFs
      3m 19s
    5. PDF presentations
      3m 12s
    6. SWF presentations
      1m 43s
    7. EPUB ebooks
      3m 16s
    8. Digital Publishing Suite magazine and apps
      3m 56s
  4. 23m 15s
    1. Overview of interactive objects
      1m 51s
    2. Understanding buttons
      9m 3s
    3. Understanding form objects
      6m 21s
    4. Understanding multistate objects
      6m 0s
  5. 33m 35s
    1. Using hyperlinks
      5m 41s
    2. Using cross-references
      5m 4s
    3. Using bookmarks
      4m 41s
    4. Using a table of contents
      5m 4s
    5. Using navigation buttons
      7m 56s
    6. Using page transitions
      5m 9s
  6. 26m 44s
    1. Understanding media formats
      4m 35s
    2. Using the Media panel
      7m 11s
    3. Using the Animation panel
      7m 51s
    4. Using the Timing panel
      3m 45s
    5. Adding HTML animation from Adobe Edge
      3m 22s
  7. 15m 2s
    1. Understanding the Digital Publishing Suite
      3m 4s
    2. Using the Folio Builder panel
      5m 9s
    3. Creating folio overlays
      3m 58s
    4. Using the Folio Producer
      2m 51s
  8. 17m 37s
    1. Using the Articles panel
      6m 18s
    2. Using anchored objects
      3m 34s
    3. Setting object export options
      2m 7s
    4. Setting paragraph style export tagging
      5m 38s
  9. 23m 16s
    1. InDesign documents for mobile devices
      2m 17s
    2. Using Liquid Layout
      8m 1s
    3. Using alternate layouts
      3m 48s
    4. Using primary text frames
      3m 31s
    5. Linking page items
      2m 58s
    6. Using text style mapping
      2m 41s
  10. 17m 32s
    1. Designing for interactivity
      4m 1s
    2. Interactive PDF workflow
      3m 19s
    3. SWF workflow
      1m 26s
    4. EPUB workflow
      3m 49s
    5. DPS workflow
      2m 8s
    6. XML workflow
      2m 49s
  11. 8m 44s
    1. Using layers in interactive documents
      3m 38s
    2. Using scripts for interactive documents
      5m 6s
  12. 54s
    1. Next steps
      54s

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InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals
3h 24m Intermediate Jul 09, 2013 Updated Mar 11, 2014

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Using the powerful toolset in Adobe InDesign CC, you can create a variety of interactive documents: PDFs, ebooks, magazines, forms, and more. In this course, publishing expert Mike Rankin offers a foundation for designing engaging interactive documents and explores what's possible with each kind of document, so that you'll know which type suits the needs of your projects. Learn the basics of buttons, form objects, and other interactive objects, as well as techniques for setting up structured navigation. Next, tour the Digital Publishing Suite, a service for publishing InDesign documents to mobile devices, including the iPad, and take a look at some sample interactive document design workflows. Lastly, find out how to customize InDesign for working with interactive documents.

Topics include:
  • Overview of interactive document types
  • Enhancing a project with interactive objects
  • Setting up hyperlinks, page transitions, and a table of contents
  • Understanding media formats
  • Adding HTML animations
  • Manage folios with the Folio Producer
  • Creating EPUBs
  • Adapting a page layout for mobile devices with Liquid Layout
  • Changing page designs with primary text frames
  • Formatting text with text style mapping
  • Workflows for designing interactive documents
  • Customizing the workspace
  • Organizing content with layers
  • Using third-party scripts to work on interactive documents
Subjects:
Design Digital Publishing Ebooks
Software:
InDesign
Author:
Mike Rankin

Welcome

(MUSIC). Hi, I'm Mike Rankin, and welcome to InDesign CC interactive document fundamentals. In this course, we'll explore all the fundamentals of building interactive documents with InDesign. We'll look at examples of the different kinds of interactive documents you can make, which features work in each kind of document, and which ones don't. We'll dig into the details of InDesign's tool set, and we'll consider the work flows and best practices for building each kind of document.

And I'll take you right up to the start of your project by showing you how to set up InDesign for building interactive documents. We'll get your work space set up, and create a basic document structure to get things started off in an organized way. So, let's get started now with InDesign CC: interactive document fundamentals.

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