Join James Fritz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Animation panel, part of InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations.
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One of my favorite new features of InDesign CS5 is the addition of animation.…Adding animation to objects in your layout as is easy as changing the color of a frame.…We're going to begin by opening up the Animation panel. I am going to go to…Window > Interactive > Animation. I'm going to a select "Duration 1 week," and if…I wanted to I could change the name of the object here, but I'm going to go to Preset.…Presets are motion presets from Flash; think of them as canned animations.…The top ones are the basic animations and the bottom ones are the more…advanced animations. Let's choose Grow.…When I choose Grow and mouse over the butterfly, you'll see the butterfly grow slightly.…
If I want to see this animation again, I can mouse over and see the animation again.…Now if you've been using InDesign for quite a few years, this butterfly might…look familiar to you. The reason is this was the icon for InDesign up until CS2.…Let's choose another preset. We're going to choose Move and Scale > Move Right and Grow.…
- 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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