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InDesign Interactivity Course

Learn how to prepare your InDesign documents to include rich media elements, such as sound, video content and animated graphics. Also learn to add interactive components such as hyperlinks, user-triggered buttons and movie panels to create animations and interactive presentations. Attend this course online or face-to-face.

It is essential that students have at least 1 to 2 years experience with InDesign or have completed the 2 day Adobe InDesign Essentials course.

Our instructors are Adobe Certified, industry experienced and passionate about training! Our training highlights the features and updates in the latest version of the software - InDesign CC (Creative Cloud).

  • Training Modules (Overview only)

    • Setup for Interactivity & Animation
    • Interactive PDFs Options
    • Audio & Video
    • InDesign Forms
    • Exporting Interactive PDFs
    • Demonstrating the Publish Online Feature
  • What You Get

    • Adobe Digital Publishing eBook
    • Class Exercises Relevant to Industry
    • AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
    • Choice of Mac or PC
    • After Course Support
    • Free Course Resit (9 months)*
    • Small Classes (average 4 to 6)
    • Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC

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Price:540 +GST
$490 +GST
1 Day | 9am–4:30pm

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Course Outline

Setup for Interactivity & Animation

  • Interactive PDF Workspaces
  • Supported File Formats: PDF, XHTML and ePub
  • Choosing the Interactive Solution you Need
  • Best Preferences for Interactivity
  • Colour: CMYK vs RGB

Interactive PDFs Options

  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Converting URLs to Hyperlinks
  • Generating Bookmarks
  • Creating Buttons
  • Assigning Behaviours using the Buttons Panel
  • Events and Actions
  • Creating Show/Hide Buttons
  • Using Sound & Video
  • Controlling View and Zoom Behaviour
  • Buttons: Rollovers and States
  • Adding a Button to Enter Full Screen Mode
  • Animation in your PDF: Discussing Practices and Limitations
  • Adding Page Transitions
  • Preview Panel
  • Presentation Mode

Audio & Video

  • Importing Sounds and Movies
  • Linking to Web Videos
  • Discussing Movie Options
  • Sound Options
  • Limitations with Audio and Video

InDesign Forms

  • InDesign Forms vs Acrobat Forms
  • Creating Form Fields
  • - Text Entry Fields
  • - List of Choices
  • - Radio Buttons
  • - Check Boxes
  • - Combo Boxes
  • - Submit Buttons

Exporting Interactive PDFs

  • View & Open Options
  • Ensuring Bookmarks are visible in PDF
  • Image Compression Options

Demonstrating the Publish Online Feature

  • Publish Online Dashboard
  • Analytics
  • Social Media Options
  • PDF Options