Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Export formatted InDesign text to Word, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] Now let's talk about getting text…out of InDesign and into Word.…I think that this is most often required…when there is somebody that you're working with…that they need to access the text…to edit it or to reuse it in some…other publication, and all they have…is Word, they're not an InDesign user,…a pretty common experience.…Now, in this video, I'm going to show…just how to get the text out.…In the next video, I'm gonna show…how to export the entire layout to Word.…So, to get the text out, you're probably accustomed…to just copying and pasting, and there's…nothing wrong with that, except that you're limited…to the text in a single story, and you really don't know…if you're going to be able to maintain the formatting…when you copy and paste it, and sometimes…it's important to maintain the formatting,…or at least the styles that have been applied.…
If I open up the Paragraph Styles panel…here in InDesign, you can see that…all of these have been applied with…a paragraph style, and there's character styles, as well.…
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Essential Differences
Understand color differences6m 12s
2. Converting with Specialized Software
Use Snagit for screenshots4m 37s
3. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft PowerPoint
4. Between Microsoft Excel and Adobe Creative Apps
5. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft Word
Next steps2m 50s
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