Creating Interactivity

These articles focus on creating interactive elements within InDesign documents.

How to Handoff An InDesign Document with Scrolling Frames Inside
The article describes how to collaborate with someone else when using the Universal Scrolling Frames extension with Adobe InDesign. Everyone planning to e...
Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 10:08 AM
How to Include a Submittable Form in Your InDesign Document
The best way to do that right now is to embed a Google Form into your InDesign document. Open a form in Google Forms. In the top right, click Send. At t...
Thu, Sep 3, 2020 at 4:02 PM
Enabling Swipe Gestures on Mobile and Desktop
Swipe Gestures are available for most Page Format (excluding the Continuous Scroll formats). The option to enable swipe gestures can be found in the Bas...
Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 2:34 PM
Adding Animation from Tumult Hype or Adobe Animate to an InDesign + in5 project
You can add animated content from Tumult Hype or Adobe Animate in one of two ways: 1) Place as OAM — Export the animation as an OAM file and add it to I...
Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 10:20 AM
How to Add a Hyperlink to an SVG File From Adobe Illustrator
It is possible to have a hyperlink in an SVG image. One use for this in InDesign is to create a clickable logo inside the Viewer Display frame. In I...
Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 9:29 AM
Set/Swap (Hide/Show) InDesign Layer Visibility in Output
Some digital publishing systems in the past offered a way to toggle InDesign layers in the final output. Since in5's interactivity is largely built...
Thu, May 2, 2019 at 5:41 PM
The Menu Builder creates menu items out of order
The Menu Builder (in5 > Build Wizards > Menu Builder) will use the order that the bookmarks appear in the Bookmarks panel (Window > Interactive >...
Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 2:56 PM
How to insert an Image Sequence with InDesign & in5
You can use a series of images to display an animation or to create and interactive demo. The sequence can easily be exported from Photoshop (File > ...
Wed, Mar 11, 2020 at 11:22 AM