How to Use a SWF Slideshow in a PDF Using Adobe InDesign


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Using a SWF slideshow in a PDF

Slideshows are a great way to bring content alive in interactive documents, and there are a few different ways of making slideshows. One way that gives you a lot of flexibility is to use multi-state objects together with buttons. When you use this method, you have to export the slideshow as a SWF. If your final product is then an interactive PDF, you'll have to place the SWF file back in InDesign and then export to PDF. So let's go through the process of creating a SWF slideshow in an interactive PDF. Here I have a PDF of an artist portfolio.

PDF contains a slideshow where the person viewing it can view the paintings, either by clicking a number on the side or by clicking the forward and back buttons. So I'll click the numbers and we have the forward and back buttons. And you can see that as I navigate through the portfolio there's some animation there too. The number I click on gets that purple-colored bar and the painting and the description of it fade in. Now let's go ...

Using a SWF slideshow in a PDF
Video duration: 9m 33s 5h 11m Intermediate

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Using a SWF slideshow in a PDF provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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