Chapter 8. Integrating InDesign with Other Creative Suite Applications
In This Chapter
Creating interactive PDF files for Acrobat
Creating multimedia Flash files
Working with Illustrator and Photoshop files in InDesign
Using InDesign to create Web pages for Dreamweaver
The Adobe Creative Suite and InDesign offer you many ways to create projects that meet your needs in print and online. When you integrate products, you work on a single project using more than one piece of software. Because the Adobe software products are built as a suite, the products work together.
Creating Interactive PDF Files Using InDesign
You can import PDF files into an InDesign layout as well as you can export InDesign files to PDF format. After exporting to PDF, you can manipulate these files using Adobe Acrobat (as described in Book V) or add certain features using InDesign, such as multimedia elements that appear when viewing the PDF file. In this section, we look at some other ways you can control PDF attributes within InDesign.
InDesign is a helpful tool for designing and creating PDF documents. With InDesign, you can add features and interactivity to a PDF by setting up page transitions and adding these elements:
Clickable elements, such as hyperlinks and bookmarks
Links that perform actions
Movies such as Flash SWF files or WMV and sound files
Creating a PDF hyperlink using InDesign
You can add hyperlinks to link to another piece of text, a page, or a URL (a Web site address) within an InDesign document. After ...