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InDesign Interactivity and Animation

1 Day Course
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Course Information


This course is designed to maximise the expansive interactivity and animation features of InDesign. Using the new features of Adobe InDesign, you can extend its capabilities to sophisticated presentations and animated online documentation.


Whilst the course assumes no prior knowledge, a basic familiarity with the InDesign environment will be beneficial (or have used earlier versions of the program) and wish to gain a good working knowledge of the interactivity and animation capabilities.

Course Outline

1. An Overview of the Working Panels and Views
  • Working with the Preview Panel
  • Creating Documents with Interactive Features
  • Working with Live Captions
2. Cross-Media Production
  • Working in Presentation Mode
  • Using Transitions
  • Working with the FLA Export Options
  • Export to Interactive PDF
3. Working with Video and Audio
  • The Media panel
  • Creating and working with Navigation Points
4. Animating
  • Working with the Animation Panel
  • Creating and Editing Motion Presets
  • Understanding and Working with Events and Actions
  • Working with the Timing Panel
5. Creating Multi-State Objects
  • Working with the States Panel
  • Navigating states with button actions

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Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

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