Erica Gamet

Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

You may think you know how to make whiz-bang PDFs with buttons, links, and form fields, but you haven’t met presenter Erica Gamet. After bringing the newbies in the crowd up to speed with InDesign’s interactive toolset and how it translates to PDF, she’ll jump into the tips and best practice techniques for InDesign and Acrobat, most of which are undocumented. These are the things you need to know to make this a viable publishing option for you and your company or your clients. You’ll leave Erica’s deep dive tutorial with the knowledge and skillset required to make these types of PDFs work in the real world.

  • What interactive features can InDesign pass through to a PDF?
  • Which attributes and actions are only found in Acrobat?
  • Using InDesign for form creation, and Acrobat for form production
  • Optimizing interactive PDFs for desktop and tablet viewing
  • Working with video and sound
  • Finding, installing, and using InDesign and Acrobat scripts