Start Building Interactive Documents Today

You’ll create an interactive InDesign Document from beginning to end.

With literally tens of millions of mobile devices and ebook readers in use by the public today, it is imperative to tap into the possibilities that these devices mean to your publications. Whether you publish magazines, books, product catalogs or even business reports you can benefit from adding interactive content to your documents. This course will show you how to make your documents come alive by incorporating interactivity using Adobe InDesign.

Classes are taught on the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud.

  • Learn essential skills in just one day!
  • Hands-on exercises
  • View class recordings for up to six months
  • Instruction from eLearning experts

Time: 10 AM – 4:30 PM ET
Length: 1 Day Class
Type: Instructor-led
Materials: Handouts, templates and course assets
Location: Online via Lodestone Live

Cost: $349.00

Course Outline:

Lesson 1: Buttons

  • Using the Sample Buttons Library
  • Creating custom buttons
  • Image-based buttons
  • Creating Multi-object Buttons
  • Invisible Buttons
  • Creating a Navigation Bar with Dropdown Menus

Lesson 2: Bookmarks, Hyperlinks and Cross-references

  • Creating a Table of Contents
  • Adding Bookmarks
  • Adding Hyperlinks
  • Hyperlink Destinations
  • Creating Email and Web Links
  • Formatting Hyperlinks and Cross-references

Lesson 3: Animation

  • The Animation Panel
  • Working with Motion Presets
  • Easing, Duration, and Motion Presets
  • Modifying Motion Preset Motion Paths
  • Working with Timing, Triggering Events, and Buttons
  • Animating Letters
  • Custom Motion Paths, Transitions, and Cool Effects

Lesson 4: Multi-state Objects

  • Creating Multi-state Objects
  • Controlling MSOs with buttons
  • Creating Popups with MSOs
  • Creating a MSO Banner Ad

Lesson 5: Working with Media In InDesign

  • Video Basics
  • Interlaced and Progressive Video
  • Import & Export File Formats
  • Working with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Trimming and Cropping
  • Working with Cue Points
  • Adding Sound to your documents

Lesson 6: Publishing Options

  • Exporting an Interactive PDF
  • Exporting ePubs
  • Exporting as HTML
  • Adobe DPS