Join James Fritz for an in-depth discussion in this video Customizing the workspace, part of InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations.
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It seems like every new version of InDesign adds more and more panels.…And with all of its new interactive features, CS5 has almost 50 panels.…The easiest way to manage all these panels is to save to their location as a workspace.…Right now, we're working in the Essential workspace.…I'm going to come up to the top of the screen and click on Essentials and…change it to Interactive.…Interactive is the default workspace for working with interactive…documents inside CS5.…We're going to customize this and make it look a little bit better.…The first thing I'm going to do is remove the unnecessary panels.…I'm going to come down to this Library icon, click and drag this off, and close it.…
Next, I'm going to re-size this panel to make it a little shorter and…then expand this panel.…I'm going to grab the Page Transitions and drag it down here,…I am going to put Preview at the top, and then I am going to combine some of these.…I'm going to put the Timing underneath Animation, Object States underneath…
- 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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