In InDesign CS4: Interactive Documents and Presentations, Adobe product manager and designer Michael Ninness shows print designers how to use InDesign by itself and in conjunction with Acrobat and Flash Professional to lay out and design a wide range of digital documents. Michael provides a tour of digital publishing trends, showing real-world examples of what can be achieved through InDesign. He creates a slide presentation with transitions and live hyperlinks, and then builds an interactive portfolio that can be used with prospective clients. Exercise files accompany the course.
Topics include: Configuring a custom InDesign workspace for designing digital documentsBuilding slide navigation buttons for interactive presentationsAdding reflection effects to images within a presentationUsing InDesign to build an interactive mood boardCreating an interactive digital spiral-bound portfolioUsing InDesign and Flash Professional to build and animate a digital magazineAdding a video file to an interactive document