Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating cross-references, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
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In some long documents, you may need to insert references from one specific…point in the content to another.…InDesign's cross-references features allow you to create dynamic links…between specific points in the text called text anchors or individual…paragraphs of styled text.…Let's see how it works.…Here at the bottom of my page I have a cross-reference to a different chapter,…and it consists of the words "See Chapter" and then the chapter number, the…chapter title which has been styled with a specific character style, and the…words "on page," and then the page number where that chapter starts. And it's…referring to this document here.…
So here's the chapter title, and I can see down at the bottom, this is page 19.…So the cross-reference is picking up that information.…So I needed something to build all this, something that would grab that text…of the chapter title and grab the page number and format it with that other information,…something like a cross-reference style that could be applied whenever I needed…
- 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
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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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