Join James Fritz for an in-depth discussion in this video Building a navigation system, part of InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations.
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Every digital document that you create will ultimately have to utilize…a navigation system.…By placing a tiny image of each page on a button, you will let the user see a…small thumbnail preview of the next and previous page as they navigate…throughout the document.…A document has been designed within the margins of the document.…Outside of that margin is an area for our buttons.…When I select this button, you can see there is a rollover state.…The purpose of the rollover state is to create a pop-up effect for a preview to…the next page and the previous page.…
Previously to this, I've exported the entire document to a PDF with spreads.…I'm going to double-click down to select this blank area.…We're going to do a File > Place and grab button-thumbs.pdf.…I am going to hold the Shift key, so we can get access to its import options.…And we're going to grab the Range of 2, to show the second spread.…Now let's repeat this process for the next spread.…I am going to double-click down and do a File > Place.…
- Studying new trends in digital design
- Creating a PDF and SWF presentation
- Building different navigation systems
- Creating interactive slideshows
- Animating a presentation as a SWF in InDesign
- Designing an interactive microsite
- Adding video and audio to a document
- Building an interactive TOC with buttons
- Using InDesign and Flash to build an interactive catalog
- InDesign to Flash production tips
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 Essential Trainingwith David Blatner10h 33m Beginner
1. Trends in Digital Design
2. Setting Up InDesign for Designing Digital Documents
3. Presentation File Format Options and Tips
4. Creating a Simple PDF or SWF Slide Presentation
5. Adding Advanced PDF Presentation Options
6. Building the Presentation as a Complex SWF File
7. Creating an Interactive Microsite
8. Creating an interactive Mood Board
9. Creating an Interactive Catalog
10. Converting from InDesign to Flash Professional
11. Production Tips for Going from InDesign to Flash
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