How To Link Text In Indesign Cs6


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InDesign CS6 makes it easier than ever to reuse text in multiple places in your documents. In CS5.5 the Place and Link Story feature only worked within a single document, but in CS6, the single-document restriction is gone and several new enhancements have been added to the Place and Link features. To begin with, we have three ways to create linked text. One way will create a link just as the text content and not the container. The second way creates a link to both the text and the formatting of a container. And the third way will link to the text and grab all the linked frames in a story.

First we'll link just to the text. So use this method when you want to create an entirely new independent text frame to house linked text. To do this method I'll go to my first document and I'll double-click to get my cursor in this text frame. I'll choose Edit > Place and Link. It actually doesn't matter if I have a blinking cursor or some of the text selected or all of it. All of t...

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Linking text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the InDesign CS6: Interactive Documents

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