Chapter 17. Interactive PDF Elements

At the risk of sounding like an old codger, I can remember when a page layout program only laid out print files. The idea of creating “push buttons” that sent you flying to other pages—or even other documents—was totally unfathomable. After all, how was someone supposed to press on a weather summary to jump to the full weather map?

So it is with some amazement that I write this chapter. Page layout no longer refers to just printed pages. InDesign has a wealth of features that let you create interactive elements for electronic documents.

These interactive features may be simple links that let readers move from one page to another. They may be hyperlinks to Web pages. They may also be special bookmarks that can ...

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