Creating URLs from hyperlinks


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Creating URLs from hyperlinks

If you have a lot of URLs in your layout that links to products on your company's web site, you probably would like them to actually work. If you only have a few links, you can always manually make them yourselves but having InDesign create them for you is a big timesaver. To atomically create all of the URLs, the hyperlinks we're going to come over to the Hyperlink panel and go inside the panel menu, and there is a new feature in CS5 called Convert URLs to Hyperlinks. When I select this, a dialog will pop up and give me few options. Now I can choose specifically what area do I want to search from. By default, it's the document, the entire thing.

But if I want I can come in here and select more of the text and I can narrow it down to just my selection or particular the story if my cursor was sitting in a story. For now we are going to stick with the document. Now every link that I find I could apply a character style to it if I like, such as an underline or changing its color....

Creating URLs from hyperlinks
Video duration: 4m 11s 3h 51m Intermediate

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Creating URLs from hyperlinks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by James Fritz as part of the InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations

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Design Web
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InDesign
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