Buttons missing click functionality in epub pdf format

Community Beginner ,
Nov 02, 2020

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I have designed a digital publication that includes many buttons with "Open a URL" functionality.

The buttons work perfectly when viewing the published online document but when I publish the file as an ebub pdf, the click functionality of the buttons is lost. All other text-related Hyperlinks still work, but buttons are rendered like text and path objects.

Am I missing out something about constructing functional buttons in InDesing or is this a normal behaviour (button functionality not supported in pdf format)?

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BobLevine Most Valuable Participant , Nov 02, 2020
Did you export to Interactive PDF?

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ePub or PDF?

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Community Beginner ,
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Sorry, pdf with epub preset

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Did you export to Interactive PDF?

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pdf with epub preset

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What does that mean? It's either a PDF or an EPUB and you didn't answer my question.

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I saved as pdf using a pdf preset named epub. But that apparently isn't the same as the Interactive PDF format that you proposed and eventually solved the button functionality issue. Thanks a lot for your help.

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