Understand Sound and Video Buttons With InDesign


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Sound and video buttons

As we saw last movie it's super easy to add a movie to your document because InDesign treats it like a graphic. I will go ahead and place that movie again and setup the Media panel. I'm going to chose Place, select my movie, click inside of here, I will wait for a moment while it loads the movie. And then I'm just going to scale this down to fit and setup a Media panel. Let's grab an image that we like a little bit more, and set that to be the current poster. Now, just like in the last movie, I'm going to turn on the controller and set the Show Controller on Rollover check box. So, we're in good shape here, but instead of forcing my user to click on the movie to play it, I'd like to add a button, a Play button. I'll open my sample Buttons and Forms library and grab a button out of here, maybe this green button.

I'll just drag it out and drop it on my page. Now, to make this button play the movie, all I need to do is go to the Buttons and Forms panel, make sure it...

Sound and video buttons
Video duration: 4m 17s 2h 22m Intermediate Updated Jan 17, 2014

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Sound and video buttons provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign Insider Training: Interactive PDFs

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Design
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InDesign
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