Creating Interactive CD-ROM for Windows and Macintosh

Creating Interactive CD-ROM for Windows and Macintosh

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This book provides specific details on how to present information in an interactive, CD-ROM format. It includes samples of audio, video, text and graphics files on the enclosed CD-ROM along with finished documents to demonstrate all of the design principles. The book will also cover a number of popular authoring systems and components such as Macromedia Director, HyperCard 2.2, Microsoft PowerPoint, Aldus Persuasion and Frame Maker. KEY FEATURES: Combines concepts with step-by-step tutorials and on-line examples for Windows and Macintosh; CD-ROM includes all source material, finished files, and a demonstration version of a simple multimedia tool keyed to the on-page exercises; Describes how to apply easily available and inexpensive hardware and software to make usable multimedia; Teaches how to create a central script based on popular navigation and display tools; Provides examples which reflect the needs of real professionals, particularly those in education and marketing.
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Product details

  • Mixed media product | 320 pages
  • 192 x 230 x 21mm | 663g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0122575652
  • 9780122575655

Table of contents

Guided Tour; Contents of the Book and the CD-ROM; Design Team and the Production Plan; Structure: About Online Information; Prototyping: Building a Skeleton Document; Navigation: Guiding the User Through Your Document; Module Design: Issues for the Rushed Reader; Motion: Getting Your Money's Worth from Video; Animation: Drawing in the Imagination; Multimedia: Lights, Camera, Interaction!; Testing 1-2-3: So What Does This Button Do Anyway?; Preparing the CD-ROM Master.
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