Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Layout Adjustment, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
One of the most dreaded things you may be called on to do is to deal with…a change in the size and dimensions of your long document after it's in production.…Hopefully this never happens to you, but if it does and you have a very simple…design, the Layout Adjustment feature might help you avoid repouring or…relaying out the whole book.…When you alter the size of a document with Layout Adjustment on, InDesign…moves and resizes page items according to their relationship with margins,…columns, and ruler guides.…Layout Adjustment works best on simple repetitive layouts, like a book where…there's a main text frame that extends all the way to the margins and not…much else on the page.…
But for highly designed layouts where each page is handcrafted and unique, those…are probably not going to work well with Layout Adjustment.…So the first thing to know about Layout Adjustment is where to turn it on and…off, and not surprisingly, that's in the Layout menu.…We'll choose Layout > Layout Adjustment. And first,…
- 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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