Interactive InDesign PDFs: Checkboxes and Radio Buttons


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Check boxes and radio buttons

In the last movie we looked at how to add Text fields, Lists and Pop up menus called Combo boxes. Now i have saved all that work as version 2 of this file which you can find in the exercise files folder. Let's select this frame again and zoom into 200% with Cmd+2 or Ctrl+2 on Windows. And now I want to add Check boxes here or Radio buttons that people can click on it to select one of these two items. I also want to add a check box here, which let's people say whether they're bringing some art or not. Let's start with a check box here. I'll grab a frame.

Again, you can use any frame, but I'm going to use this Frame tool for graphic frames with the x in it just because it's a little bit more visually obvious. And I'm going to make it a square by holding down the Shift key, while I drag. Now to make it a little bit more obvious on the page, I'll put a stroke around it. Maybe just a one point black stroke. That looks pretty good. To turn this into a check box, I'...

Check boxes and radio buttons
Video duration: 8m 24s 2h 22m Intermediate Updated Jan 17, 2014

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Check boxes and radio buttons provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign Insider Training: Interactive PDFs

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Design
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InDesign
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