Join James Fritz for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a slideshow with a multistate object, part of InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations.
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When you design traditional print documents a large group of images can take…up most of your layout. With interactive documents you can be much more…economical with your space.…I am going to create a slideshow with a multi-state object.…With my Selection tool, I am going to click and drag and select these images.…Next, I am going to go to my Align panel.…If you don't have this open, you can go to Window > Object & Layout > Align or press Shift+F7.…Back in the Align panel I am going to align my objects to the left edges and…then also align them on their top edges.…
I can close this panel.…Now before I create a multi-state object I want all these images to fade in, so…I am going to go to my Animation panel and choose Fade In.…Next, we'll go to our Object States panel and create a new multi-State object.…We'll give the object the name slideshow.…Now in order to move from image to image we have to have buttons to go…forward and backward.…I am going to deselect and select this back button.…
Next, I'll go to my Button panel, and I am going to add an action, On Release,…
- Studying new trends in digital design
- Creating a PDF and SWF presentation
- Building different navigation systems
- Creating interactive slideshows
- Animating a presentation as a SWF in InDesign
- Designing an interactive microsite
- Adding video and audio to a document
- Building an interactive TOC with buttons
- Using InDesign and Flash to build an interactive catalog
- InDesign to Flash production tips
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 Essential Trainingwith David Blatner10h 33m Beginner
1. Trends in Digital Design
2. Setting Up InDesign for Designing Digital Documents
3. Presentation File Format Options and Tips
4. Creating a Simple PDF or SWF Slide Presentation
5. Adding Advanced PDF Presentation Options
6. Building the Presentation as a Complex SWF File
7. Creating an Interactive Microsite
8. Creating an interactive Mood Board
9. Creating an Interactive Catalog
10. Converting from InDesign to Flash Professional
11. Production Tips for Going from InDesign to Flash
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