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Creating interactive prototypes with Adobe Acrobat

In a two-part article Dave Rogers from gotomedia explains how to build interactive prototypes in PDF by creating your pages in your favourite prototyping tool (e.g. Visio) and linking them together in Adobe Acrobat.

It sounds a bit cumbersome to me compared to exporting your pages to HTML directly from your prototyping tool (as explained in my article Visio - The interaction designer's nail gun). But the approach has the advantage that you can build working forms in Acrobat.

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Henrik Olsen - May 26, 2005 - via Column Two

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COMMENTS

I have used Adobe's Acrobat to create an interactive version of a set of paper prototypes. One still has to manualy link the "pages", but still the result can be achieved very quickly and is very powerful in terms of user experience.

Things get even easier when you have a copier at hand that scans all your prototypes automaticaly and send the result to you by e-mail, and in PDF-format ;-)

Pieter-Jan Pruuost | November 02, 2006

 

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