Creating a navigation system


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Creating a navigation system

In order to let you move from slide to slide, it is crucial to create a simple and efficient navigation system. We are going to put our navigation system on the master page. A master page is a special page that automatically applies information to specific pages in a document. We are going to begin by going to the A-Master page in our document. Inside our Pages panel, double-clicks on A-Master. Now, let's rename the A-Master to something a little more specific. Mouse over the words "A-Master", right- click or Ctrl+Click your mouse and choose Master Options for "A-Master".

We are going to leave the A, but we are going to name this "Nav". Now that we are in on the Nav master, we need to create the buttons. Click and hold down the Rectangle tool and choose the Polygon tool. When you click and drag, you might have a hexagon or a different shape, but we are just going to change a number of sides. In previous versions of InDesign, you could use the arrow keys to...

Creating a navigation system
Video duration: 5m 5s 3h 51m Intermediate

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Creating a navigation system 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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