This page shows a semi-comprehensive set of interactive InDesign features supported by in5. All features listed apply to the most recently released version of in5.
Future support planned
Hyperlinks Panel found under Window > Interactive > Hyperlinks.
Link to: URL, Email, Page, Text Anchor
Link to: File
Link to: Shared Destination
Media Panel found under Window > Interactive > Media. Suggested formats: .mp3 for audio and H.264-encoded .mp4 for video. in5 Also supports .swf and will load fallback formats (if they're in the same folder as the A/V link, see help docs for more).
Play on Page Load, Poster, Loop
Stop on Page Turn
Play on Page Load, Poster, Navigation Points, Video from URL..., Loop
Stop on Page Turn, Controller (None hides controls all other options show all controls)
Events: Reverse on Roll Off, Duration, Play, Loop, Speed
Presets: Appear, Disappear, Fade In, Fade Out, Fly in from (Bottom/Right/Top/Left), Fly Out (Bottom/Right/Top/Left), Grow, Grow Large, Move Left, Move Right, Move and Scale (Move Left/Right and Grow/Shrink), Spring Left, Spring Right, Zoom In(2D), Zoom Out(2D), Dance, Gallop, Spin
Presets: Fly in Blur from (Bottom/Right/Top/Left); Fly in, Pause, Fly out; Fly in, Stop, Fly out
Properties: Animate, Rotate, Origin Pt, Scale, Opacity, Visibility (Hide Until Animated & Hide After Animating)
The Timing Panel is found under Window > Interactive > Timing and is used to control animation sequences.
(Now replaced with Interactive Widgets via the in5 menu).
The old (Folio) Overlays Panel was found under Window > Overlays. If you don't have this panel installed, it can be found at this location. However, it is no longer needed.
Auto Play, Tap to Play/Pause, Delay, Interval, Play (# times), Loop, Stop at Last Frame, Cross Fade, (Cross Fade) Speed, Swipe to Change Image, Stop at First and Last Frame, Hide Before Playing, Play in Reverse
Show First Image Initially, Auto Play, Tap to Play/Pause, Delay, Speed, Play (# times), Loop, Stop at Last Frame, Swipe to Change Image, Stop at First and Last Image, Play in Reverse
Audio & Video: Audio (see Media Panel for more)
Controller Files, Show First Image Initially
Auto Play, Delay
Audio & Video: Video (see Media Panel for more)
Auto Play, Delay, Play in Full Screen
Tap to View Controller
URL or File
Auto Play, Delay, Transparent Background, Allow User Interaction
Scale Content to Fit
Pan & Zoom
Scroll Indicators: Hide
Initial Content Position
Buttons & Forms
Found under Window > Interactive > Buttons & Forms.
On Tap or Release, On Click, On Roll Over, On Roll Out
Go To Destination, Go To First Page, Go To Last Page, Go To Next Page, Go To Previous Page, Go To URL, Show/Hide Buttons and Forms, Sound, Video, Go To State, Go To Next State, Go To Previous State, Go To Previous View
Animation (Options): Play, Pause, Resume, Reverse, Stop All, Clear Form, Print Form
Submit Form (can jump to an Object State)
Go To Next View, Open File, View Zoom
Object States Panel
Object States Panel found under Window > Interactive > Object States. The Object States panel helps you create Multi-State Objects (MSOs).
Object States are exported as images that can be manipulated with Buttons and Form Elements or the Slideshow Overlay.
Bookmarks Panel found under Window > Interactive > Bookmarks.
Bookmarks can be used in conjunction with Button Actions. Bookmark names are also exported as data-bookmarks attributes in the HTML when any options in the Resources section of in5 are used.
Liquid Layout Panel found under Window > Interactive > Liquid Layout.
Liquid Page Rule: (all options), Object Constraints: (all options) supported when using the in5 Liquid Page Format.
Content: Auto-Fit (this option is ignored, but when exported text as images, the output functions as if this option were turned on).
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