Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Outputting book documents, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
- View Offline
- Exercise Files
Let's take a look at how to use the Book panel to output documents to…Print, PDF, and EPUB.…Printing book documents is hardly any different from printing any InDesign…document, but instead of pressing Command+P or Ctrl+P or choosing Print from the…File menu, you use the Book panel.…At the bottom of the Book panel there is a button to print the book, and…clicking on it will bring up the regular Print dialog box.…If you'd rather just print selected documents within the book, select them first…before you click the Print button.…To export book documents to PDF, you can either use the panel menu and choose…Export Book to PDF or you can use the shortcut, holding down Option or Alt…and click on the Print button, and then instead you get the Export to PDF dialog box.…
Now, an interesting option when you're exporting to PDF is way down at the…bottom of the panel menu, and it's Merge Identically Named Layers on Export.…So let's export a couple of PDFs, once with this on and once with this off to…see the difference.…
- 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
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.