Building a navigation system


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Building a navigation system

So far, we have seen a couple of different ways of adding navigation controls to our documents, things like hyperlinks and buttons to make clickable table of contents. Another kind of navigation system is one that uses buttons with rollover states that give the user a thumbnail preview of the page they'll go to if they click the button. So let's make some of those. I have set up each page of this document with two small picture frames near the sides and the bottom, plus triangles that look like arrows pointing forward and back. What I am gong to do is convert these objects to buttons and then give the triangle buttons three separate actions: one to navigate to either the next or previous page, one to show a thumbnail preview of that page when I roll over the triangle, and one to hide the thumbnail when I roll off the triangle.

It might sound a little complicated, but it's really not that hard. I'll start by selecting all four objects. I'll Shift+Click, I'll go to my ...

Building a navigation system
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Building a navigation system provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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