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How to export an animated .PDF from InDesign?


Question

I am trying to export a .PDF from Adobe InDesign which contains some animated layers in it.

But when I export it as interactive .PDF, the animations are not playing in the .PDF File. It only shows a flat design of the animated .PDF without playing any animations.

When I export it as a .SWF file, the animations play. I need the animations to play when I export it as a .PDF from InDesign.

Is there any other way to create a animated .PDF...? Or please help me out to export a, animated .PDF from an InDesign file.

Here am attaching the dropbox link for the sample files. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/utjbtbgrcjc463e/AADIgUJAgm_NU8szuhromVpIa?dl=0

Thanks in advance.

2014/12/22
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12/22/2014 9:55:00 AM

PDF is traditionally not a standard format for animations. The best you can do is save it as an "interactive" PDF (or whatever Adobe is calling it) and embed flash movies inside the PDF.

And the way to do this is select the Adobe PDF (interactive) option from InDesign's Export options.

When you move the PDF, include the animation file and keep the path and file names intact. The animation file does not import into the PDF, it is "linked" to it.

2014/12/22
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12/22/2014 3:00:00 PM