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Designing Menus with DVD Studio Pro by John Skidgel

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Chapter Menus and Navigation

In this section you’ll learn how to set up a chapter menu. Chapter menus are sometimes called submenus. Chapter menus are really no different from other menus, with just a few exceptions that have to do mostly with navigation.

As the term chapter menu implies, these menus are designed to play a chapter of the timeline. Most Hollywood DVDs feature a chapter menu that starts by playing the chapter of choice and then continues to play all the way through to the end of the DVD. DVD Studio Pro is actually much more flexible than what you have likely seen in those Hollywood DVDs.

In this chapter, you’ll not only create a chapter menu, you’ll create a sophisticated navigation system to go with it. As sophisticated as this ...

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