Recently, while creating graphic timelines for clients, I explored new ways to use Adobe InDesign to produce interactive PDFs for these timelines. By “interactive PDF,” I mean a dynamic document that has layers of information in multimedia formats (e.g. photos, video, animations, infographics) that an attorney easily can scroll through while presenting the case chronologically.
My attorney clients have been quite excited about the end results, so I want to share the power of interactive PDFs with others and explain why it can be such an effective way to present information at mediation or trial. Given the functionality it allows, your ability to create a powerful presentation is almost endless. (more…)