Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Archiving a project, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
Often the very last step in a long- document workflow is to archive all the…project assets so they can be easily retrieved and reused for the next…version of a project.…Let's take a look at how we can do that.…InDesign has features for gathering all the assets needed to output a project.…These are found in the Package commands, which are in the File menu, and also here…in the Book panel menu, under Package Book for Print.…The original intent of these features is to collect all the files needed to…print a job, so you could send them off to a print service provider.…But nowadays it's a lot more common that you would output PDFs and supply…those to a print service provider rather than a bunch of InDesign files, art, fonts, and so on.…
But even if you never send an InDesign file out for printing, you can still make…use of the Package commands as a means of archiving your projects.…So here I am at the end of my workflow,…I've delivered my final PDFs to the printer, and I'm ready to move on to the next job.…
- Using text variables
- Creating templates for InDesign, InCopy, and Word
- Employing nested styles
- Creating GREP styles
- Managing color with swatches
- Building page elements with libraries and snippets
- Performing GREP find/changes
- Using InCopy workflows
- Tracking changes
- Adding footnotes and indexes
- Using InDesign book files
- Versioning documents with conditional text or object styles
- Preflighting documents
- Archiving a project
- Finding and installing useful scripts and plug-ins for frequent challenges
Skill Level Intermediate
InDesign CS5 to EPUB, Kindle, and iPadwith Anne-Marie Concepción5h 31m Intermediate
1. Document Construction
3. Using Styles
4. Building and Revising Layouts
6. Long-Doc Infrastructure
8. Working With InDesign Books
9. Customizing Long Documents
10. Outputting Long Documents
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