Creating buttons


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Creating buttons

If I asked you what kind of frames InDesign had, you'd probably answer text frames and graphic frames, maybe unassigned frames that don't have anything in them. But InDesign has another kind of frame too that most folks don't know about. Button frames, usually just called buttons. And buttons are only useful when you're making interactive PDF files or SWF files, but they can do all kinds of things like jump to another page, play a movie, or even hide or show other objects on the page. I have my interactive catalog open here, and I'm going to show you how to make two different kinds of buttons.

The first one is going to be down here on this video. Now that image of a flower is not a static image. It's actually a Flash movie and I've imported it just the way I'd import any other kind of image. I just went to the File menu, chose Place, grabbed it, positioned it, and so on. It's as easy as that. But I want to have a button start to play the movie, and this i...

Creating buttons
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Creating buttons provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS5 Essential Training

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Design
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InDesign
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