Setting up projects and users


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Setting up projects and users

So let's start at the very beginning of our basic workflow, and that is setting up a project folder, and assigning usernames and colors. When you are using the InCopy/InDesign workflow, normally you want to keep your projects on a central, networked file server, such as shown in this little diagram here. Everybody works off of the server, basically, InDesign users and InCopy users. Now, you could also use an assignment- based workflow, and I talk about both layout and assignment-based workflows in-depth in later videos.

The assignment-based workflow still requires a file server that everybody opens the assignments from, and the designer could optionally work off the layout that's on the server, or they could keep the layout local. But because it's simpler and fewer file types to manage, I like to use the layout-based workflow. Now, on this computer, to simulate working off of the server, I've created a folder, called Server, and we're going to put the project files o...

Setting up projects and users
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Setting up projects and users 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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