How to Create an Interactive Map in Adobe InDesign


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Creating an interactive map

Multi-state objects can take up the same space for every state, like a slideshow, or they can be used for any amount of content on a page. This could be useful for different variations of a design, part of a hot-spot, or even a pop-up window. On this map I have already created a multi-state object. So I'll grab my Selection tool and I select this multi-state object. I can go to the Object States panel, and we can see that there is a different state for every portion of the map. I am going to leave it on All for right now. Over on the left I have a series of buttons and when I click on the Move button I want to show only the move state.

So I am going to double-click to select this button, open my Button panel, and add an action to Go To State. I am going to choose the state, Move, and I am going to repeat the process for the other buttons, Go To Eat, Go To State, Eat, Live, Go To State, Live, and Enjoy, Enjoy.

Let's preview. (Hum as map swoops in) Our map comes in, and I can click on ...

Creating an interactive map
Video duration: 4m 25s 3h 51m Intermediate

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

Subjects:
Design Web
Software:
InDesign
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