Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating document presets, part of InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals (2014).
In a previous movie we looked at Document Intent, and how it's…used to coordinate some of the settings in the New Document dialogue box.…To help you quickly get your projects off to a good start.…Now let's turn our attention to an even more powerful feature, that lets…you create fully customized groups of settings to apply to your new documents.…The feature's called Document Presets, and you can find it…at the very top of the New Document dialog box.…Which I'll open by pressing…Cmd or Ctrl+N.…If I look in the popup menu, there…are just two choices right now, Default and Custom.…
When I first open the dialog box, I'm using the default settings, which are…meant for a print document with Letter Size Pages, Facing Pages, and so on.…As soon as I make any change, including switching…to a different intent, the display changes to custom.…I can always reset everything by choosing Default again.…But what I'd like to do now is to add a choice…to the menu with some settings that are good for an interactive document.…
- Overview of interactive document types
- Enhancing a project with interactive objects
- Setting up hyperlinks, page transitions, and a table of contents
- Understanding media formats
- Adding HTML animations
- Manage folios with the Folio Producer
- Creating EPUBs
- Adapting a page layout for mobile devices with Liquid Layout
- Changing page designs with primary text frames
- Formatting text with text style mapping
- Workflows for designing interactive documents
- Customizing the workspace
- Organizing content with layers
- Using third-party scripts to work on interactive documents
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Setting Up InDesign for Working with Interactive Documents
2. Types of Interactive Documents You Can Make with InDesign
3. Working with Interactive Objects
4. Using Navigation Tools
5. Multimedia Tools
6. Tools for Creating Digital Publishing Apps
7. Tools for Creating EPUBs
8. Tools for Adapting Layouts
9. Interactive Document Workflows
10. Advanced InDesign Workflows for Interactive Documents
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