Keeping layout files local


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Keeping layout files local

All right, I've mentioned that one of the advantages of using the assignment based workflow is that the designer, if desired, could keep the layout file, the INDD file, local on their hard drive. Sometimes some IT departments don't like the designers to work off InDesign off the network. It's okay for the PC users to work off the network, but the Mac users have a wonky kind of connection with the server. You can work around that if you use an assignment based workflow. So here, I've copied the project folder to my Desktop on my Macintosh and the project folder is locallayout here, just our friend the HanselandPetal_Catalog.

No stories have been put into the workflow yet. So, I am just going to go ahead and open it InDesign, working off my local hard drive as normal. Let's say that we want to create an assignment for an InCopy user to edit this spread. I am going to open up the Assignments panel. I'll select a few items. Then I'll drag and drop it onto the New Ass...

Keeping layout files local
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Keeping layout files local provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Anne-Marie Concepción as part of the Collaborative Workflows with InDesign and InCopy

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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