Testing hyperlinks in a SWF


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Testing hyperlinks in a SWF

As you design interactive documents, you will probably end up using hyperlinks. Unfortunately, you may come across a security warning when you try to test these links in your browser. Inside our layout, I have a link to lynda.com. Let's preview this inside the Preview panel. When I click on the link, it will work as expected. Opens up my web browser and brings me to our web site. Back inside of InDesign, let's export this to a SWF. I am going to go to File > Export, and go on my desktop, and choose the Flash Player. I want to export the SWF file plus an HTML file and I want to view it after exporting.

I will click OK. Inside my browser, everything looks great. But when I try to click on the link, I am going to receive a Flash security warning. This Flash security warning is telling me that this link may be unsafe. Well, I know this link is fine, because I just created it. If I would click the OK button, it wouldn't bring me to the web site. In fact, if I try to click on the li...

Testing hyperlinks in a SWF
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Testing hyperlinks in a SWF 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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