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InDesign: Interactive Documents

via LinkedIn Learning


Adobe InDesign was made for interactive documents. Find out how to use InDesign CC to create a variety of interactive PDFs and EPUBs for web and mobile distribution.


  • Welcome
  • What you should know before watching this course
  • How to use the exercise files
1. Set Up InDesign to Work with Interactive Documents
  • Customize the workspace
  • Understanding document intent
  • Create document presets
  • Practice: Create a new interactive document
2. Types of Interactive Documents Made with InDesign
  • Overview of interactive document types
  • PDF publications
  • PDF forms
  • Accessible PDFs
  • PDF presentations
  • Reflowable EPUBs
  • Fixed-layout EPUBs
  • Publish online
3. Work with Interactive Objects
  • Overview of interactive objects
  • Understanding buttons
  • Understanding multi-state objects
  • Understanding form objects
  • Practice: Create interactive objects
4. Use Navigation Tools
  • Use hyperlinks
  • Use cross-references
  • Use a table of contents
  • Use bookmarks
  • Use navigation buttons
  • Practice: Create navigation elements
5. Multimedia Tools
  • Understanding media formats
  • Use the Media panel
  • Use the Animation panel
  • Use the Timing panel
  • Practice: Work with animation
6. Publish Online
  • Publish a document
  • View and share documents
  • Update a document
  • Use the web dashboard
7. Create EPUBs
  • Use the Articles panel
  • Use anchored objects
  • Set object export options
  • Set paragraph style export tagging
  • Create a device table of contents
  • Preview interactivity
  • Practice: Create a device TOC
8. Interactive Document Workflows
  • Design for interactivity
  • Interactive PDF workflow
  • Reflowable EPUB workflow
  • Fixed-layout EPUB workflow
  • Publish Online workflow
  • Next steps

Taught by

Mike Rankin

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