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Interactive InDesign CC

Book Description

With the growing migration of print content to eReaders and mobile devices, more and more people are clamoring to know how to make it happen. Interactive InDesign CC takes you through the process of creating interactive content for output to ePub, digital magazines, Flash and PDF with step-by-step exercises and easy to grasp instruction. With the new release, Adobe has added a number of features to the InDesign software that make it significantly more relevant in a print-to-electronic workflow; just in time to help you meet the demands of the market for digital content with a print-like quality.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Half Title
  3. Title Page
  4. Copyright Page
  5. Dedication
  6. Table of Contents
  7. Acknowledgements
  8. Introduction
    1. Interactive InDesign: The Next Generation
    2. About the Book
      1. Part 1: Interactive InDesign
      2. Part 2: Document Layout & Navigation
      3. Part 3: Buttons
      4. Part 4: Flash Animation and Output to SWF
      5. Part 5: Interactive PDF
      6. Part 6: EPUB
      7. Part 7: Digital Publishing Suite
    3. Conventions Used in the Book
    4. About QR Codes
      1. Creating QR Codes in InDesign
      2. Editing an InDesign QR Code
      3. Exporting QR Codes as Images
    5. The Content and Exercise Assets
  9. Part 1: Interactive InDesign
    1. Chapter 1: The Lay of the Land
      1. The Stampede from Print to Digital Media
        1. PDF, Flash, EPUB, HTML or DPS?
        2. PDF
        3. Flash
        4. EPUB
        5. HTML
        6. DPS (Digital Publishing Suite)
        7. Key Questions
      2. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 2: Designing for Interactivity
      1. Print vs. Web and Interactive
        1. Color: RGB vs. CMYK
        2. Image Resolution vs. Sereen Resolution
        3. Image Resolution, Image Compression, & File Size
        4. Page Orientation and Document Dimensions
        5. Font and Font Size
        6. Margins and Bleeds
      2. Interactive Design Guidelines
      3. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 3: The Interactive Interface
      1. The Interactive Workspaces
        1. Animation Panel
        2. Bookmarks Panel
        3. Buttons and Forms Panel
        4. Hyperlinks Panel
        5. Liquid Layout Panel
        6. Media Panel
        7. Object States Panel
        8. Page Transitions Panel
        9. SWF Preview Panel
        10. Timing Panel
      2. Additional Panels for Digital Design
        1. Preflight Panel
        2. Align Panel
        3. Effects Panel
        4. Object Styles Panel
        5. Links Panel
        6. Pathfinder Panel
      3. Tools for EPUB
        1. Articles panel
        2. Scripts panel
      4. Digital Publishing Suite Tools
        1. Folio Builder Panel
        2. Folio Overlays Panel
      5. Setting Up a Custom Workspace
      6. Setting Application Preferences & Defaults
        1. Setting Preferences in the Preferences Dialog
      7. Creating a Document Preset
      8. Customizing the Control Panel
      9. Arranging Document Windows
      10. Creating a Custom Preflight Profile
      11. Customizing the Links Panel
      12. Working with Bridge
      13. The Bridge Triple Play: Keywords, Advanced Search, and Smart Collections
      14. Chapter Summary
  10. Part 2: Document Layout & Navigation
    1. Chapter 4: Working with Text
      1. Threaded Text Frames
      2. Managing Text Flow
      3. Control Panel Type Formatting Controls
      4. Type on a Path
      5. Nested Styles
      6. Anchored Objects
      7. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 5: Multi-page Document Layout
      1. Multi-page Layout
      2. The InDesign Layers Panel
        1. Understanding Layers and Object Layers
        2. The Layers Panel Deconstructed
      3. Working with Master Pages
      4. Primary Text Frames
      5. Working with Styles
        1. The Object Styles Dialog
      6. Managing Styles from the Control Panel
      7. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 6: Hyperlinks and Cross-references
      1. Introduction
      2. About Hyperlinks
      3. Adding and Formatting Cross-references
      4. Decoding the Hyperlinks Panel Hieroglyphics
      5. Formatting Hyperlinks and Cross-references
      6. Chapter Summary
    4. Chapter 7: Footnotes
      1. Working with Footnotes
      2. Chapter Summary
    5. Chapter 8: Creating a TOC
      1. Building a Table of Contents
      2. Formatting a Table of Contents
      3. Creating an EPUB TOC
      4. TOC Innovations
      5. Chapter Summary
    6. Chapter 9: Shapes and Color
      1. Creating Custom Shapes
        1. The Pathfinder Panel
        2. The Control Panel Transform Controls
      2. The InDesign Color Palette
      3. Chapter Summary
  11. Part 3: Buttons
    1. Chapter 10: About Buttons
      1. Introduction
      2. Anatomy of a Button
        1. Button Events
        2. Button Appearances
        3. Button Actions
      3. Exploring the Sample Buttons Library
      4. Editing Button Appearances Using Effects
        1. Working with the Effects Dialog
      5. Replacing Missing Fonts
      6. Deconstructing a Complex Button
      7. Selecting Stacked and Grouped Objects
      8. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 11: Simple Image-Based Buttons
      1. Introduction
      2. Naming Conventions
      3. Getting Around in the SWF Preview Panel
      4. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 12: Multi-object Buttons
      1. Multi-object Buttons
        1. Tips for Setting Font Face and Size
      2. Invisible Buttons
      3. Compound Multi-button Groups
      4. InDesign Libraries and Snippets
        1. Snippets
      5. Chapter Summary
  12. Part 4: Flash Animation and Output to SWF
    1. Chapter 13: Introducing: Animation in InDesign!
      1. Introduction
      2. The Animation Panel
      3. Working with Motion Presets
      4. Working with the Pen Tool
      5. Working with Motion Paths
      6. Timing, Triggering Events, and Buttons
      7. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 14: Getting Fancy with Animation
      1. Custom Motion Paths, and Cool Effects
        1. Intro to Custom Motion Paths
      2. Moving through 3D Space…But Not Really
      3. Motion Path Previews
      4. Continuous Loops
      5. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 15: Banner Ads
      1. Introduction
      2. Chapter Summary
    4. Chapter 16: SWF Output
      1. Introduction
      2. Export to SWF
      3. Adjusting a SWF HTML Page
      4. Creating a Stand-alone Flash Projector
      5. Cautions
      6. Chapter Summary
  13. Part 5: Interactive PDF
    1. Chapter 17: Bookmarks
      1. Why Bookmarks?
      2. Adding Bookmarks
      3. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 18: Interactive PDF Forms
      1. About Interactive Forms
        1. Interactive Form Basics
      2. Form Field Types
        1. Buttons
        2. Checkboxes
        3. Combo Boxes
        4. List Boxes
        5. Radio Buttons
        6. Signature Fields
        7. Text Fields
      3. About Tables
      4. Creating Form Fields
      5. Tab Order
      6. Sizing Form Fields Uniformly with Object Styles
      7. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 19: Page Transitions
      1. Working with Page Transitions
      2. Page Transition Tips
      3. Chapter Summary
    4. Chapter 20: Preparing for PDF Export
      1. Export to Interactive PDF
      2. Workarounds
      3. Adding Animation to an Interactive PDF
      4. PDF Peculiarities
      5. Buttons and PDF File Size
      6. Adding Audio for Export to PDF (and SWF)
      7. Chapter Summary
  14. Part 6: EPUB
    1. Chapter 21: EPUB Anatomy
      1. About EPUB
      2. Gathering the Tools
      3. Anatomy of an EPUB
      4. EPUB Validation
      5. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 22: Images, Objects & The Flow
      1. EPUB vs. Print: Through the Looking Glass
      2. Anticipating the Flow
      3. Adding Alt Text
      4. Anchored Objects
      5. Image Optimization Guidelines
        1. Understanding the Relative vs. Fixed Size Options
      6. Creating an EPUB Cover Image
      7. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 23: Creating an InDesign Book
      1. Working with InDesign Books
      2. Chapter Summary
    4. Chapter 24: HTML and CSS Fundamentals
      1. Why HTML and CSS?
      2. Introduction to HTML and CSS
      3. HTML Page and Tag Structure
      4. Default Formatting
      5. Block Level and Inline Elements
        1. HTML4 Block Level Elements
        2. HTML 4 Inline Elements
      6. Writing HTML and CSS code
      7. Links
        1. Paths: Relatively Speaking
      8. Styling with CSS
        1. CSS Syntax
        2. CSS Rule Examples
        3. The CSS Box Model
        4. Specificity
        5. Relativity
      9. InDesign's EPUB HTML & CSS
        1. InDesign-Generated EPUB HTML & CSS
      10. Export Tagging
      11. Editing InDesign HTML and CSS
      12. Why Style?
      13. Font Embedding
      14. Chapter Summary
    5. Chapter 25: GREP
      1. What is GREP?
      2. Creating and Testing a GREP Expression
      3. Using GREP to Capture Email Addresses
      4. Saving A GREP Query
      5. GREP Expression Development Tips
      6. GREP Resources
        1. GREP Special Characters Menu
        2. Text and GREP Metacharacters Table
      7. Chapter Summary
    6. Chapter 26: EPUB Export & Publishing
      1. Before Exporting to EPUB
      2. The EPUB Export Options Dialog
        1. The General tab
        2. The Image tab
        3. The Advanced tab
      3. EPUB Workflow
        1. EPUB Workflow Checklist
      4. Next steps
      5. To ISBN or not to ISBN
      6. Converting your EPUB for Kindle
      7. Chapter Summary
    7. Chapter 27: EPUB Resources
      1. Scripts
      2. Modifying a Script
      3. Resources
        1. eReaders
        2. EPUB Editing Tools
        3. Zip/Unzip Scripts (for Mac users)
        4. EPUB Validation Tools
        5. eBook Aggregators
        6. eBook Retailers
        7. GREP Resources
        8. Scripts
        9. Websites
        10. Embeddable Fonts
        11. EPUB and EPUB Resource Gurus (Alphabetical)
      4. Chapter Summary
  15. Part 7: Digital Publishing Suite
    1. Chapter 28: Intro to DPS
      1. Digital Publishing Suite: The Big Picture
      2. Setting Up for DPS
      3. Folios, Articles and Overlays, Oh My!
      4. Creating a Folio
      5. Article Properties
      6. Chapter Summary
    2. Chapter 29: Designing for DPS
      1. Understanding Overlays
      2. Overlay Structures
        1. Static Content
        2. Resampled Overlays
        3. Pass-through Overlays
      3. Design Strategies
      4. Limber Layout
        1. Liquid Layout
      5. Alternate Layouts
        1. The Create Alternate Layout Dialog
      6. The Content Collector and Placer Tools
      7. Chapter Summary
    3. Chapter 30: Scrollable Frame Overlays
      1. Scrollable Frame Overlays
      2. Creating Pull-out Tabs
      3. Editing Scrolling Frame Content
      4. Chapter Summary
    4. Chapter 31: Audio & Video Overlays
      1. Audio & Video Overlays
      2. Creating an Audio Overlay
        1. Stopping Play of a Media Overlay
      3. Chapter Summary
    5. Chapter 32: Panoramas and Pan & Zoom
      1. Panorama Overlays
      2. Pan & Zoom Overlays
      3. Chapter Summary
    6. Chapter 33: Web Content Overlays & Hyperlinks
      1. Web Content Overlays
      2. Introduction to Adobe Edge Animate and HTML5 Animation
      3. Hyperlinks
      4. Chapter Summary
    7. Chapter 34: Slideshow Overlays
      1. Slideshow Overlays
      2. Nested Overlays
      3. Framing an Overlay
      4. Accessing Slideshow States for Editing
      5. Chapter Summary
    8. Chapter 35: Publishing to DPS
      1. Finishing Up with Folio Builder
        1. Sharing Folios
        2. Updating Folios and Folio Articles
        3. Updating Folio and Article Metadata
      2. Folio Producer
        1. Folio Producer: Organizer
        2. Folio Producer: Editor
      3. Updates to Folio Tools and Viewers
      4. Preparing to Build your App
      5. DPS App Builder for Mac
      6. Don't Let the Gotchas Getcha
        1. Images
        2. Folios
      7. DPS Resources
        1. Learning Resources
        2. DPS Downloads
        3. Websites
        4. DPS Gurus (Alphabetical)
        5. Books
      8. Chapter Summary
  16. Extras
    1. Tips
    2. Default Keyboard Shortcuts
    3. Recommended Preference Settings
  17. Index