Creating hyperlinks


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Creating hyperlinks

If you can remember back to the late 20th century, you may remember a time when computers didn't react to your actions, when text was simply presented on the screen without any option for clicking on it. Those were the dark ages. Today, savvy readers expect a little bit more in the way of interactivity. So in this chapter we are going to explore your options for making your documents do stuff, and we will start with the simplest interactivity of all, building hyperlinks. But before I go any farther I want to point out that when I talk about building interactive documents, I mean Interactive PDF and Flash SWF documents. You can import movies and make buttons and all kinds of things in InDesign, and I will be discussing those in the following movies, but those things don't do anything until you export the file as a PDF or SWF. I will show you the key to doing that in just a moment, but first, how to build a hyperlink.

I have my Bliss_Interactive document open from the Exercise F...

Creating hyperlinks
Video duration: 12m 53s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Creating hyperlinks provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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