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Adobe InDesign CC : Interactive

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Two Day Course

Classroom Based


As well as being the industry standard for designing printed material, Adobe InDesign is a powerful content layout package for creating interactive publications that support a wide range of cross-platform digital formats, from mobile devices to desktop computers.

Whether you want to produce apps and interactive books for phones and tablets, publish visually rich websites in a snap, or simply enrich PDF forms with pop-up menus and buttons, this Adobe authorised course is the most efficient way of getting up and running using InDesign's digital publishing features.

The course will also teach you how to add interactive content such as audio, movies, slideshows, panoramas, HTML overlays and even animation to InDesign documents, as demanded by the next generation of mobile content consumers.

These are the 5 things you will get out of this course:

• Learn the basics of interactive digital publishing
• How to design content for mobile devices
• Combine animations, forms and slideshows for interactivity
• Learn to add audio, images, videos and HTML content
• Prepare and manage online publications with more confidence

You should have attended Media Training's Introduction course or have a similar level of knowledge.

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From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction to interactive digital publishing
    • The future of publishing
    • Phone/tablet apps
    • Fixed layout ePub
    • Publish Online
    • Interactive forms
    • What are your distribution channels?

    Designing for mobile devices
    • Layout considerations
    • Creating documents with horizontal and vertical orientation
    • Design considerations
    • Workflows for multiple screen sizes

    Scaling documents
    • Liquid layouts and the Page tool
    • Alternate layouts
    • Linked content and the Content Collector

    Introducing interactivity
    • Creating hyperlinks
    • Web and navigation links using buttons

    Interactive PDF forms
    • Text fields
    • Check boxes
    • Combo boxes
    • List boxes
    • Radio buttons
    • Signature field

    • Applying motion presets to objects
    • Customising animated events
    • Adjusting the timing
    • Previewing the results

    Producing slideshows
    • Creating multi-state objects
    • Slideshow overlay settings
    • Multi-state tips

    Questions and answers
  • Adding audio
    • Adding and configuring audio
    • Creating Play and Stop audio buttons

    Adding video
    • Adding video into a layout
    • Video playback options and HUD
    • Specifying a poster frame

    Image sequences
    • Manual and self-playing sequences
    • Creating 360 degree rotating objects

    Creating panoramas
    • Preparing the panorama images
    • Compiling the assets into a viewer

    HTML content
    • Adding local HTML content into an overlay
    • Adding live Google Maps and social media widgets
    • Full-screen web viewer

    Scrollable frames
    • Building a scrollable text box
    • Building a multi-item scrollable frame

    Pan and zoom content
    • Configuring the viewer
    • Pan and zoom tips

    Fixed Layout ePub
    • Content guidelines
    • Generating a hyperlinked table of contents
    • Submitting to ebook stores

    Publish Online
    • Preparing layouts for the web
    • Uploading and managing online publications
    • Sharing content

    Questions and answers
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