Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating tables of contents, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
Typically, a table of contents, like an index, is one of the last things you build…in your long documents.…Before you can build a TOC, you need to build your long document with all of…its chapter titles, section titles, and so on, in place and styled with paragraph styles.…Then you can use the TOC features to copy and reformat that information into…a table of contents.…Let's see how it's done.…So before you can build the table of contents, you have to build your long…document with things like chapter titles, section titles, and so on, all in place…and styled with paragraph styles.…
And once that's the case, then you can go to the Layout menu and choose table of contents.…This opens the Table of Contents dialog box, and at the top, we see a Table of…Contents Style menu.…There is a Default, and I've built in a front matter table of contents style…that we'll take a look at in a minute.…But for now, we'll leave it on the default. And then the first choice is do we…want a title for our table of contents?…
- 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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