Creating metadata captions


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Creating metadata captions

Sometimes you may have to place captions along with images in your documents. These captions can be created automatically from metadata associated with the image. Let's see how that works. The first thing to do when working with captions in InDesign is to configure how that will be structured. So we will go to Object > Captions > Caption Setup. And in the dialog box I can setup text before the caption. I can choose which piece of metadata will be used for the caption. In this case I'm using the Description field, but the pop-up menu lists all kinds of metadata you can choose from. And I can also have text after.

I can setup a position and a style for the caption, where it will align, either below or above or to the left or right of an image and how far away from the image it goes. And I can set a paragraph style. In this case, I've set up a paragraph style called Caption already. I can choose which layer the caption will go on and if it will be grouped with the image. I w...

Creating metadata captions
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Creating metadata captions provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Creating Long Documents with InDesign

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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