Course Summary


Course name:
InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations

James Fritz

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Mac and Windows

In InDesign CS5: Interactive Documents and Presentations, Adobe Certified Instructor and designer James Fritz shows print designers how to use InDesign by itself and in conjunction Flash Professional to layout and design a wide range of digital documents. The course provides a tour of digital publishing trends, showing real-world examples of what can be achieved through InDesign. Several start-to-finish projects are also included, such as creating a presentation with transitions and animations, and building an interactive microsite. Exercise files accompany the course.
Topics include:

* Studying new trends in digital design
* Creating a PDF and SWF presentation
* Building different navigation systems
* Creating interactive slideshows
* Animating a presentation as a SWF in InDesign
* Designing an interactive microsite
* Adding video and audio to a document
* Building an interactive TOC with buttons
* Using InDesign and Flash to build an interactive catalog
* InDesign to Flash production tips