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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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Incorporating Audio and Video

As discussed in the preceding chapter, audio and video can be deployed in your interactive publications to ratchet up the interest level and offer content you couldn’t present in static form. Here’s how to do that with Adobe DPS.

Inserting Audio

Because Adobe Digital Publishing Suite is so tightly integrated into InDesign—and vice versa—adding an audio file isn’t much different from placing an image. At least, that’s how it begins; giving your reader a means of controlling the playback of that audio gets into some strange territory, but first, let’s worry about adding the audio.

1. Using File > Place or Ctrl+D/Cmd+D, place an MP3 file into the document exactly as you’d place an image.
2. At this point, you have ...

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