How to Hide and Show Page Objects Using InDesign


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Hiding and showing page objects

Here, let me show you something. See how when I roll my cursor over this text, the image shows up and then I roll off and the image disappears. Roll on, roll off. This ability to hide and show objects is fundamental to many interactive designs but it's not immediately obvious how to achieve this when making an interactive PDF from InDesign. Fortunately, it's not that hard, once you get the hang of it. I am going to close this PDF and switch back to InDesign and show you how to make these other images turn on and off. In order to hide or show an image, it has to be a button. So I am going to select this image and open up the Buttons panel. To turn it into a button, I am going to click the Make Button button at the bottom of the Buttons panel. Now it's a button, so all I need to do and in the Buttons panel fly-out menu, I am going to say that this is hidden in the PDF.

That's setting its initial state, that is, when the PDF first opens, it will be hidden. I am going to giv...

Hiding and showing page objects
Video duration: 4m 57s 48m 40s Intermediate

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Hiding and showing page objects provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4: 10 Things to Know About Interactive PDFs

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Design Web
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InDesign
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