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Learning GREP with InDesign decodes the language of GREP for InDesign users. It shows how this versatile tool can be used for describing text, which can speed up or automate everyday formatting tasks. InDesign expert and graphic designer Michael Murphy introduces the basic concepts of GREP, and shows how to build powerful expressions using metacharacters. Michael also explores many of the little-known features of GREP, explaining how GREP styles and Find/Change can be used to rearrange data and dynamically format text. Exercise files accompany this course.
(Music playing.) Hi! I am Michael Murphy and I'd like to welcome you to InDesign CS4 Learning GREP. In this course, I'll show you how to use GREP expressions in Adobe InDesign for automatic, dynamic text formatting, and powerful search and replace operations. I'll introduce you to all of the basic and advanced concepts of GREP, including metacharacters, expressions, and how to describe text as patterns. We'll explore how GREP is integrated into Adobe InDesign in both the Find/Change feature and in CS4's new GREP Styles.
Using examples designed to get anyone new to GREP started out on the right foot and anyone familiar with GREP up to the next level, I'll show you how to use GREP Styles and Find/Change to eliminate repetitive tasks and potentially reduce hours of work to mere minutes. Along the way, you'll discover many undocumented features and learn how to combine GREP with other InDesign features for even greater power and efficiency. GREP may be the greatest InDesign feature you never knew you needed. Now let's get started with InDesign CS4 Learning GREP.
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