Mapping styles


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Mapping styles

Not only does InDesign CS6 let you link objects from one document to another, but it also, in the case of linked text objects, lets you map the styles. Now, you're already familiar with style mapping, or you probably have seen it at least. For example, here I have a document open from my exercise files, and let's say that I wanted to import some text from a Word file. So if I went to File > Place and then I selected a Word file, like this one, Catalog copy, I'm going to turn on Show Import Options, and down here at the bottom, if you turn on Preserve Styles and Formatting, you can customize the style import via style mapping.

And all that means is that, hey, if I used body in the Microsoft Word document, when you place it, please swap that paragraph style for, I don't know, intro or body sans. You can leave Dept Animation as is; just add it to make a new paragraph style. You can leave Course name as a New Paragraph Style and so on. But specific paragraph styles, you c...

Mapping styles
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Mapping styles provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the InDesign CS6 New Features

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Design
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