Create Submit, Print, And Clear Form Actions In Indesign Cs6


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Creating Submit, Print, and Clear Form actions

In addition to allowing users to fill in forms with information, you also want them to be able to perform some actions with the form. You might want to create buttons that allow people to print a form, submit a form when they're done, and to clear a form if they want to erase all their input and start again. With InDesign CS6, you can create buttons that do all of these things. So here at the bottom of my document I have three buttons: Print Form, Submit Form and Clear Form. I'll start with Print Form. I have already made it a button. I've given it a name and a description.

Now I just need to add an Action, I'll click the plus sign, choose PDF Only, Print Form. Now I'll click on Submit Form and for the Action, Submit Form, and here I can add a URL, so I'll type in mailto: and the address. In this case I'll do admissions@rouxacademy.com and this one too has a description. Finally, I'll do Clear Form and I'm done.

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Creating Submit, Print, and Clear Form actions
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Creating Submit, Print, and Clear Form actions provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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