In this video, discover the pros and cons of using the InDesign Book feature to manage a long document.
- [Instructor] Before I continue with anchoring the images … into the text flow, … I felt like I needed to give you an explanation … of why I'm not using this feature. … So if you've worked on long documents in InDesign before, … you may be familiar with the Book feature, … which allows you to break your project up into chapters … and then manage those chapters through the Book panel. … And here I've done that. … I've created a book just using a few of the chapters … of Treasure Island. … And you can see … that we can manage the pagination through this. … That means that each individual document is obviously, … a lot shorter, a lot more manageable. … But on the other hand, it means that if you make a change … in one of these documents, … you need to synchronize that change … across all of the documents. … And you do that using this thing called the style source, … and you can move back and forth, … determining which is the style source. … Now there are plenty of movies in the training library …
- Setting up an InDesign workspace
- Adjusting the page size and margins
- Placing text
- Applying text styles
- Automating formatting
- Adding footnotes and headers
- Placing images
- Fixing text details
- Creating the front matter
- Creating the cover
- Exporting the final book
Skill Level Intermediate
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1. Getting Started
2. Document Setup and Strategy
3. Placing Text
4. Styling the Text
5. Working with Images
6. Finessing Text Composition
7. Creating the Front Matter
8. Creating the Cover
9. Preparing for Print
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