InDesign CS5 is a revolutionary tool for building interactive experiences. Total Training for InDesign CS5 Interactivity will help you gain insight into the new interactive features and publishing models available with InDesign CS5. In addition, you will see how designers and developers can collaborate on interactive projects using InDesign and Flash Professional.
Now more than ever, creative projects include print and interactive components and this InDesign CS5: Interactivity course will give you the skills you need to include them in your work. Whether new to interactive design or a seasoned pro, you will learn the skills you need to take advantage of interactivity in InDesign.
Using timeline animation in inDesign
Creating and triggering multi-state objects in InDesign
Controlling audio and video playback in your interactive project
Creating buttons that control other aspects of your project
Collaborating with developers who use Flash Professional
Chapter I: INTRODUCTION TO INTERACTIVITY (15 min)
Why Choose InDesign?
Expectations for Web Design & PDF
Motion, States & Buttons
Export Methods for Interactive Documents
Chapter II: CREATING DOCUMENTS FOR WEB (11 min)
Setting Up a New Document & Saving a Preset
Di?erences between Web & Print Documents
Working with Templates
Preparing for Web Documents
Chapter III: ANIMATIONS (33 min)
Naming Objects & Layers
The Relationship between Flash®& InDesign
Adding Animation to a Object
Working with Motion Presets
Creating a Motion Path
Adjusting Animation Settings
Animation Event Triggers
Chapter IV: THE PREVIEW PANEL (13 min)
Previewing Motion Content & Selections
Previewing the Entire Document
Adjusting the Preview Settings
Chapter V: BUTTONS (16 min)
Using Sample Buttons
Button Event Triggers
Chapter VI: THE TIMING PANEL (10 min)
Chapter VII: THE MEDIA PANEL (21 min)
Adding & Playing Back a Sound
Setting Video Playback Options
Connecting to Streaming Video
Chapter VIII: MULTI-STATE OBJECTS (14 min)
Creating Multi-State Objects
Working within States
Applying Animations to States
Triggering State Changes
Chapter IX: HYPERLINKS (23 min)
Buttons vs. Hyperlinks
Chapter X: PAGE TRANSITIONS (14 min)
Using Page Transitions
Choosing Page Transitions
Applying Page Transitions Automatically
Chapter XI: ADDING INTERACTIVITY FOR PDF (23 min)
Making a Table of Contents Interactive
Adding Buttons for Navigation
Exporting to Interactive PDF
Chapter XII: EXPORTING TO SWF (13 min)
The Bene?ts of SWF
SWF Export Options
Using an Exported SWF on a Web Page
Chapter XIII: EXPORTING TO FLASH® PROFESSIONAL (13 min)
The Bene?ts of Flash
FLA Export Options
What to Expect in Flash
Total Run Time: 3.6 hrs
James Lockman is the owner of James Lockman Consulting, a digital workflow consulting and training company. James holds a degree in physics and applied physics from Yale University, and has years of experience teaching high school and college physics. James joined Working Words & Graphics in 1995 to head its Digital Prepress division. Since then, he has become a technical resource for manufacturers, software vendors, printers, agencies and graphic designers worldwide. His long practical experience with PostScript and PDF workflows, coupled with his teaching skills, make a great fit for training technical subjects.
James is an Adobe Certified Creative Suite Master and Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Consultant. With customers ranging from large agencies to small boutique newspapers, his expertise in Acrobat and web-based collaboration make them more agile in today’s electronic document workflows. He is a frequent presenter at industry events and online for Adobe Systems. James is also a seasoned instructor. In the early 1990s, he taught physics at Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts and at Worcester Academy, Worcester, Massachusetts. He also taught Astronomy and Physics at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, where he studied Physics and Electrical Engineering. On graphics subjects, he is the host of several Total Training series, including Total Training for Acrobat 9 Essentials and InDesign CS4 Essentials, and has more titles in the works.
James lives in Maine with his wife and three sons, and enjoys making maple syrup and playing the tuba.
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