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ePublishing with InDesign CS6: Design and produce digital publications for tablets, ereaders, smartphones, and more by Pariah Burke

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Creating External Hyperlinks of All Types

The first and most basic level of interactivity is hyperlinks, but these don’t have to be merely hyperlinks to web pages. Oh, no. You can also include hyperlinks that initiate emails, text messages, and phone calls and hyperlinks that jump readers to other pages within the PDF, to specific objects, and even to specific zoom levels onto objects.

Defining Hyperlink Styles

Digital publications are obviously an interactive medium; you embed hyperlinks with the expectation that readers will click or tap them. The question therefore becomes, how do you, as a designer, communicate that expectation to readers? You have to indicate that hyperlinks are clickable in some manner, whether the linked text is itself ...

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