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081 Creating a custom cross-reference format


InDesign Secrets

with David Blatner and Anne-Marie Concepción

Video: 081 Creating a custom cross-reference format

Cross-references have been a feature in InDesign for a few versions now, but I find that a lot of people are intimated by the cross- reference dialog box and very seldom delve any deeper to customize them and out of the box, they are kind of clunky in all those quote marks surrounding everything. I want to spend a few minutes giving you some of my favorite tips to use when you're working with cross-references, especially how to apply custom cross-reference formats. In our first example, we are going to look at this trade book called History of Art.
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  1. 3m 58s
    1. 183 Borrowing preset art paths from Illustrator and Photoshop for fresh frame looks in InDesign NEW
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  2. 51s
    1. Welcome to InDesign Secrets
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    1. 180 One-sided custom strokes for image borders
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    2. 181 The fastest way to find missing links
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    3. 182 Start a document on a left-hand page
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    1. 176 Quickly empty out an InDesign document of text and images
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    2. 177 Add a font from Typekit in CC
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    3. 178 How to hide the content grabber donut
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    4. 179 File naming for healthy EPUBs
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    1. 172 Making a character style change only the tint of your text
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    2. 173 Editing table set up from the keyboard
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    3. 174 How to sort text in InDesign
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    4. 175 Making captions easy (ignore text wrap object style library item live caption)
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  6. 12m 59s
    1. 169 All about All Caps (change case open type option)
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    2. 170 Batch convert InDesign files to IDML and other formats
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    3. 171 Fun with placeholder text
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    1. 166 Creating blank entry spaces on forms
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    2. 167 Creative uses of the Slug area
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    3. 168 Change the UI languaging in InDesign CS6 and CC
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    1. 161 Keeping page numbers on top of master items
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    2. 162 Adding automatic currency symbols in a table cell or before text
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    3. 163 Make a pop-up footnote for your ebook
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    4. 164 Deleting tabs at the beginning of paragraphs and applying a paragraph style
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    5. 165 Five InDesign Presentation tips
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    1. 157 Sharing swatches (PS/IL/ID and ID to ID)
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    2. 158 Convert rounded corners to editable paths
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    3. 159 Convert local formatting to character styles
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    4. 160 Sort an index by page number
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  10. 16m 58s
    1. 153 When InDesign ignores your leading values
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    2. 154 Extracting images from a Word document
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    3. 155 Uncommon uses for Quick Apply
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    4. 156 Uncovering InDesign's magic font folders
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    1. 148 Cropping with paste into
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    2. 149 Using vertical justification to spread out text in a frame automatically
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    3. 150 Rotate text inside a frame, or the frame around the text
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    4. 151 Looking at snippets vs. libraries
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    5. 152 Import a folder full of pictures, one per page
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    1. 144 Lay out a front back and spine for a book jacket
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    2. 145 Ghosting area of image behind text
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    3. 146 Make a transparency mask in InDesign
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    4. 147 Using preflight to find common document errors
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    1. 139 Faking bold and italic when the font family doesn’t have one
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    2. 140 Keeping the same scale size when updating or relinking to images
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    3. 141 Inserting glyphs
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    4. 142 Building richer, bolder color gradients
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    5. 143 Finding the right font with InDesign’s font menus
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    1. 135 Fitting text to a specific size
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    2. 136 Quick tips for making a small PDF file size
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    3. 137 Sharing presets, workspaces, and custom shortcuts sets
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    4. 138 Making a multi-level numbered list
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    1. 131 Changing the shape of polygons and starburst as you draw or afterward
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    2. 132 Contextual text and images that you only want sometimes visible
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    3. 133 Creating nav points in a movie
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    4. 134 Adding effects to your rule above and rule below
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    1. 127 Making automatic jump lines
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    2. 128 Turning off allow pages to shuffle in order to separate facing pages
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    3. 129 Dealing with parentheses around text size
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    4. 130 Make a fill in the blank label for contracts and forms
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    1. 122 Allow text frame to resize with text
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    2. 123 Mapping Word styles to InDesign styles
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    3. 124 Make two automatically threaded text flows
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    4. 125 Saving for Web in InDesign
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    5. 126 Numbering rows in a table
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    1. 119 Making alternative body text styles for fast typesetting
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    2. 120 Making InDesign patterns with the free PatternMaker
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    3. 121 Creating pull quotes the easy way
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    1. 116 Selecting text with the InDesign keyboard dance
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    2. 117 Including a total page count in your page numbers
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    3. 118 Making a custom arrowhead
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    1. 111 Packaging images on the pasteboard
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    2. 112 Automatically updating figure references for books
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    3. 113 Adding Tool Tips to your form fields in InDesign
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    4. 114 Setting poetry, flush left, center on longest line
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    5. 115 Use bookmarks to navigate long documents in production
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    1. 107 Using the same keyboard shortcut for two different commands with the Context feature
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    2. 108 Making a text highlighter
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    3. 109 Updating an interactive PDF without losing work done in Acrobat
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    4. 110 Adding custom text at the beginning of each line automatically
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    1. 103 Converting text to outlines the right way
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    2. 104 Turning InDesign into a speed demon
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    3. 105 Working with MiniBridge
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    4. 106 Customize your QR codes
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    1. 099 Aligning Objects tips and tricks
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    2. 100 Applying corner options to any shape
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    3. 101 Converting footnotes to endnotes with a free script
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    4. 102 Making tab leaders pretty
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    1. 095 Managing changing pages with primary text frames
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    2. 096 Secrets of the Info panel
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    3. 097 Surprising ways to do a word count
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    4. 098 Placing an object where you want it with an object style
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  25. 30m 33s
    1. 089 Three great Object Styles for any designer
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    2. 090 Choosing alpha channel image transparency
      2m 25s
    3. 091 Adding and reading metadata for InDesign files
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    4. 092 Adding ALT tags to your images
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    5. 093 How to Place & Link a text frame's text but not its formatting
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    6. 094 Setting the baseline position of a caption
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    1. 085 Using Illustrator to create InDesign gradient swatches
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    2. 086 Building a simple grep style to change character size
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    3. 087 Exporting a grayscale PDF
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    4. 088 Three ways to cheat text outside of its frame
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    1. 081 Creating a custom cross-reference format
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    2. 082 Putting different-sized pages on a single spread
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    3. 083 Formatting prices with nested and grep styles
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    4. 084 Checking out the Gridify tricks
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    1. 077 The secrets of formatting objects with Find/Change
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    2. 078 Using ruler guides: 10 great tricks
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    3. 079 Converting a clipping path to a frame
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    4. 080 Adding a drop shadow to a single word inside a frame
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    1. 073 Working with sets in the content conveyor tool
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    2. 074 Running text along the top and the bottom of a circle
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    3. 075 Creating a list using the Table of Contents feature
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    4. 076 Quickly threading frames together and unthreading frames
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    1. 069 Ten uses of the Story Editor
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    2. 070 Moving an object: Ten ways!
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    3. 071 Understanding optical margin alignment (and the quote trick)
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    4. 072 Changing the shape of any frame with the pen tool
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    1. 065 Customizing the story editor preferences
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    2. 066 Setting the size of text exactly with this free script
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    3. 067 Using Gravity to simulate perspective
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    4. 068 Fixing the overflowing text frame problem in EPUBs
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    1. 061 Embedding images
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    2. 062 Adjusting leading inside a paragraph
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    3. 063 Placing one InDesign file inside another
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    4. 064 Creating bookmarks for PDFs
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    1. 057 Text wrapping
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    2. 058 Inserting pages: Understanding the Pages panel
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    3. 059 Copying paths between Illustrator and InDesign
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    4. 060 Automating Find/Change with the Find/ChangeByList script
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    1. 051 Five things that should be in every new file
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    2. 052 Forcing EPUB page breaks with invisible objects
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    3. 053 Understanding component information
      6m 39s
    4. 054 Creating running heads using section markers
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    5. 055 Making a font with InDesign using the IndyFont script
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    6. 056 Finding where that color is used
      7m 17s
  35. 23m 41s
    1. 047 Specifying an exact amount of space between objects
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    2. 048 Fixing last lines that are too short
      8m 16s
    3. 049 Creating web graphics from your InDesign artwork
      7m 20s
    4. 050 Using “No Language” to suppress unwanted hyphenation, spell-checking, and smart quotes
      2m 48s
  36. 21m 30s
    1. 043 Formatting fractions correctly
      8m 11s
    2. 044 Fixing unwanted hyperlinks in an imported Word file
      5m 57s
    3. 045 Inline graphic tricks with invisible paragraphs
      4m 21s
    4. 046 Ensuring the first line of every chapter starts in the same spot
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  37. 29m 36s
    1. 037 Updating a linked table without losing formatting
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    2. 038 Creating electronic sticky notes
      4m 49s
    3. 039 Moving master page items to the top layer for visibility
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    4. 040 Five guide tricks that will impress your coworkers
      6m 18s
    5. 041 Letting InDesign add the diacritics
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    6. 042 Using single-cell table cells for custom paragraph formatting
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  38. 28m 19s
    1. 033 Importing a custom dictionary
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    2. 034 Changing document orientation and page size
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    3. 035 Numbering instead of using auto page numbers
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    4. 036 Setting story order with the Articles panel
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  39. 37m 59s
    1. 027 Creating running heads using variables
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    2. 028 Live Caption tips and tricks
      8m 3s
    3. 029 Making professional drop caps
      10m 37s
    4. 030 Making two-state buttons in interactive documents
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    5. 031 Moving pages from one document to another
      3m 15s
    6. 032 Wrapping bulleted text around a curve
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  40. 23m 50s
    1. 023 Using layer comps in Photoshop files to show alternates in InDesign
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    2. 024 Adding custom HTML tags to EPUB/HTML exports
      5m 32s
    3. 025 Tracking down type issues with the composition highlighter
      8m 13s
    4. 026 Managing your InDesign panels
      5m 46s
  41. 21m 34s
    1. 019 Using multiple windows for comparisons
      3m 35s
    2. 020 Putting images on a stroke
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    3. 021 Making your own motion path
      5m 43s
    4. 022 Copying objects between Illustrator and InDesign
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  42. 23m 8s
    1. 015 Aligning numbered lists by decimal points
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    2. 016 Running a script
      9m 33s
    3. 017 When text disappears from a text frame
      6m 18s
    4. 018 Preview and Presentation modes (changing color etc.)
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  43. 25m 19s
    1. 011 InDesign's Easter eggs
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    2. 012 Three cool GREP styles everyone can use
      7m 35s
    3. 013 A field guide to special characters
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    4. 014 Trashing the application preferences to solve weird behaviors
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  44. 26m 6s
    1. 007 Selecting through and into objects using cmd-click and Select Above/Below
      5m 46s
    2. 008 Some great tips and tricks for the Swatches panel
      9m 40s
    3. 009 Saving down for backward compatibility with INX and IDML
      5m 54s
    4. 010 Using the INX and IDML formats to fix problems
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  45. 23m 26s
    1. 003 The indispensible Quick Apply feature
      5m 29s
    2. 004 Customizing the Links panel
      6m 53s
    3. 005 Magically building graphs with the Chartwell font
      7m 43s
    4. 006 Using the Eyedropper tool to pick up character or paragraph attributes
      3m 21s
  46. 9m 6s
    1. 001 The hidden "auto-expand text" feature
      5m 51s
    2. 002 Letting InDesign do the math for you
      3m 15s

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081 Creating a custom cross-reference format

Cross-references have been a feature in InDesign for a few versions now, but I find that a lot of people are intimated by the cross- reference dialog box and very seldom delve any deeper to customize them and out of the box, they are kind of clunky in all those quote marks surrounding everything. I want to spend a few minutes giving you some of my favorite tips to use when you're working with cross-references, especially how to apply custom cross-reference formats. In our first example, we are going to look at this trade book called History of Art.

And it is very small here, but let's say that we are in Chapter 1 and we want to make a reference to Chapter 2. So now if I scroll down here and to go to Chapter 2, here's the beginning of the chapter. Now your first tip is before you even begin to create your cross-reference, make sure that you go to the destination of where you want to cross-reference to go, in this case Chapter 2, and jot down or memorize the paragraph style used, because you are going to need to know that once you get into the Cross Reference dialog box.

So I click here inside Chapter 2 and open up my Paragraph Styles panel, it's chapter number. Well, that makes a lot of sense. Okay, let's scroll back to Chapter 1, and I'll zoom in a bit. You can see I've already added a reference manually and of course it's wrong, it says it's on Page 5 and it's not, it's on page 11. So this is a great reason to use a cross- reference because then you know the page numbers will always be right, as part of what cross-references do for you. Another tip that I want to add is that it's very useful to create a Character Style for your cross-references before you get into the dialog box because you're going to have the opportunity to automatically apply a character style, but it won't let you build one on the fly for some reason.

You have to have it created first, it's not like in other parts of the InDesign where they give you a chance to create a new style on the fly. You can't do it with cross-references. I have already done that for this document. Here's my third tip is to create two cross-reference formats. The first one, print, let's just select a word and apply that, character style, cross-reference-print, it does nothing, it's just a character style that looks exactly like the body style and if we look at the settings, it does nothing. All it does is tag this text with this character style which is very useful, because this way it works for print and I can't tell the difference between this text and the body text except that in production we know that the page numbers will always be kept current, any text that we are including in the cross-reference, will always be kept current with the destination because it is a cross-reference.

But if I want people to be able to click on these as links in a PDF or in an ePub, then I might want to color it differently than the rest of the text. I would just use Find/Change to find everything formatted with cross-reference-print and replace it with cross-reference-digital which looks like this, that's all, just blue. So we are going to say None for now. To get your Character Styles done, make sure that you have memorized the Paragraph Style for the destination, do those two things. Then we are going to do replace this with a cross-reference, I am going to select it and open up the Cross-Reference panel.

Come up here to Window, down to Type & Tables, choose Cross-References and the Cross-Reference icon is of course the crossed swords things looking here, I am going to close that, not the link, so we are going to create a new cross-reference. Now taken the third or fourth tip, which tip are we now? Under Document, you want to make sure that the current document is highlighted. I found that if we have more than one document open like I have here, it sometimes enlist the wrong document and it will show you the Paragraph Styles from a document that's not active, which can be useful if you're trying to make a cross-reference to another document, but here we are just doing a cross- reference within the same document.

So, yes, we are in the correct document. Now we find Chapter number and we want Chapter 2. So there we go, it is on Page 11, and I see a few things wrong here. I don't want the quote marks, I would like the Character Style applied, and I don't like that two, I want it to change to 2, so how do we change on that? Well, the quote marks and the styling are coming from the crossed-reference format. And I think that's one of most common reasons people will edit a cross-reference format is to get rid of the quote marks.

To edit a cross-reference format, you click the Pencil icon to the right of the name of the format and here are the dastardly quote marks. So if we just delete these that will fix the problem right up, that's all. And this is saying the Full Paragraph and then Page Number. So these things in brackets are automatically incremented or tracked within the document and then in between there is just straight text and you can edit this as you see fit. Let's go ahead and turn on the Character Style for Cross-Reference, let's choose digital for now so we can see it being applied and then click OK, and that looks much better.

Now, we can't change the number 2 because that's actually being pulled from the destination. So you would have to actually go down to page 11 here and change this Roman numeral two to a 2. And then you will see that this says it has to update, so let's go back to the source and we will go ahead and click the Update icon and there it says 2. If you want to further refine the Cross- Reference format, just double-click on it here and then click on the Pencil icon again.

You can edit these existing ones or you can easily create a new one and then build one on your own. So I might call it something like History book and then I would add my own settings here. There are a lot of things that you can choose from, and if you go to the Plus symbol menu here, you can insert any of these and what I like to do is you know there is nothing wrong with just adding a Return here and seeing what they are, so what is Paragraph Number look like, okay, that's pretty obvious. What does Text Anchor Name? So if you inserted a Text Anchor, you could all automatically add the text anchor name there and then it would include that in the cross-reference and so on, File Name, Character Style.

So, let's take a look at how we might use some of these in another document, but I also want to mention that there is another flyout right here and this flyout lets you insert other things. So if you need to insert a special kind of Em Dash within the cross-reference or you want to insert a non-breaking space so the cross-references doesn't break lines, you can do that as well. So it's kind of like Find/Change. If you're familiar with the Find/Change symbols, this should be pretty familiar to you. And if you are doing a lot of formatting, you should definitely create a new cross-reference format and then save it with the document.

But even if all you did was to tell it to use a Character Style, even that would go further than what I see a lot of people doing. So it's unfortunate that you actually have to click the Pencil icon to turn on the Character Style I think, I think it should be right here by appearance that which Character Style you want to use, I don't know why they hid it there. Let me show you a couple more advanced tricks here under the Roux catalog. In this document, is a Roux catalog for the Academy of Art called Roux. And oops! I must have pressed the keyboard shortcut to close the Hyperlinks panel.

Let me get that back, Cross-References. There we go, over here. In this catalog--let's zoom out a bit--we want to include a reference to the application which is at the end of the document, right here, Application for Courses, and of course we are going to check the Paragraph Style which is Table Head, let's memorize that, Table Head. And then go back up here to page 2 and zoom in a bit.

Right here it says Fill out application on page 2, we know that's wrong, it should be page 7, this is prima reason why we would want to use this. I have already created the Character Styles in this document as well, in case you are wondering, so we are going to select what we want to replace with the cross-reference and click the new Cross-Reference icon, double check the document. See? It's remembering History of Art. We wanted to go to Roux catalog and the style was-- what was the class? That's right, Table Head, right here.

The default format for Full Paragraph & Page Number is to pull all the text and put it in quotes from that paragraph. Now let me show you a couple of cool tricks that you can use to customize this cross-reference format. First, clicking this Pencil icon, I obviously want to get rid of the quote marks. I hate those quote marks, I don't know why they are there. I do like the Character Style for Cross-reference-digital. I wish that we had a Preview button here, we do not, but I think we can just say OK and then we would see it and then we come back to keep working.

Now one problem that I see is that I don't want to include the entire paragraph. I just want to include some of the paragraph. So how can you include just a few words from the paragraph rather than the entire full paragraph? There is a wonderful little utility here called partial paragraph. If you select that, you will see it says full paragraph and then a delimiter and then whether or not you are supposed to include the delimiter. So I am going to select this whole thing including the less than and greater than symbol, cut it to the clipboard with Command+X or Ctrl+X, and replace full paragraph with that.

Now, I need to figure out what is the delimiter. Where should it stop pulling text from this paragraph? So unfortunately, we have to click OK here and OK here and then jump to page 7 and add a delimiter. So up here, we just wanted to say Application, not Application for Courses and so on. So after the word Application, I'm going to insert a delimiter. I will go to Special Character and I'll go to my old friend, End Nested Style Here, which doesn't add any whitespace, that's why I like it.

And then we will jump back, here is a fast way to navigate your document with cross-references, just choose Go to source and it will jump you back. Now we will update this by clicking on the Pencil icon and it's not remembering our setting from before, so we want--let's see. And I am going to just choose Partial Paragraph. I added it on another line just because I think it's easier that way, and then we want to move that, here we go, and then the delimiter. I have to click right inside the quote marks, kind of hard to see, but you just have to get your cursor in between the double quote marks.

And now is when you choose what is the delimiter and I am going to choose it right from here, End Nested Style, could have been a tab, we could say everything, you could do any of these, or you could even insert an actual character. So it's kind of like a nested style, you could say stop when I get to a colon or something like that and it will stop pulling text and do you want to include that, just like in nested style, do you want to include that colon, do you want to include that End Nested Style or colon or whatever, and I actually don't want to include that. On the page, that's it, Character Style for Cross-Reference, okay.

And let's see how it did, wonderful! I forgot to add a space there, but see how it just pulled word Application. So let's come back here and edit this, and I need to add a space. Now there is one other thing that I want to do, take a look. Did you see how the entire thing is blue? I would like the word Application to have a different Character Style than the rest of this. So you can actually include different character styles or have InDesign apply different character styles to sections of your text within a cross-reference.

Yes, so let's try that. I am going to double click here and edit this style again. And the way that I usually do it is I just choose the one that I want from here and its Character Style. So, what it is saying is everything in between these Character Style tags will have a different character style applied to it. And what I want to have a different character style applied is the word Application, so I'm going to cut that and move it right before where it pulls the text, the word Application, right.

And then I want to stop applying that Character Style after that, so I will click right here and paste. Now, don't forget, you have to include the name of the Character Style. What is name of the Character Style? And again, you can't go back to the Character Style panel, but we do have this wonderful little cheat sheet right here that lists all of your character styles. You have to get it exactly right. So let's say that I want italic, all right. So I want to the make the word Application be italic and if I type ital, you see how it says, does not exist, you have to keep on going until you hit one and that warning goes away.

And now I will click Save, OK, OK, look at that. That is an automatic Cross-reference that's using two different character styles. If I come back to our front on page 7, and change the word Application to, I don't know what, Request, and then I will update the Cross-reference and jump, there we go, Request on page 7 today! So there are a whole slew of tips on how to use cross-reference's customization options to your advantage.

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Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.

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