Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating footnotes, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
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InDesign allows you to create footnotes or to import them from Microsoft Word documents;…however, if you need anything other than a basic footnote, you might need a…little help from some third-party tools.…So let's start with the basics of creating footnotes.…Footnotes in InDesign are either imported with text from Microsoft Word or an…RTF document or you make them from scratch.…To make a footnote from scratch, the first thing to do is to go to Type and…choose Document Footnote Options.…These options will apply to all the footnotes in the document.…While it will be great to have something like a footnote style you could apply…on a case-by-case basis, that doesn't exist in InDesign.…
You can have different styles of formatting for footnotes in different parts of your document.…So there are two parts to this dialog box.…In the first part, we have options for numbering and formatting our footnotes.…You can choose a numbering style, like Arabic or Roman, or different kinds…of symbols or letters.…
- 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
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9. Customizing Long Documents
10. Outputting Long Documents
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