Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Next Style, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
When you have long documents you usually have repeating sequence of content.…Wouldn't it be great if you could apply a sequence of formatting to…several paragraphs at once?…Well you can with the Next Style feature.…Here I have a page of text that I need to apply some formatting to and right now…it's all styled with just the basic paragraph style.…And I could go through one paragraph at a time and apply the styles I need to,…so I could apply my ChapterNumber paragraph style, my ChapterTitle, and a body…text paragraph style with a drop cap, and several plain body text styles.…
But there's a faster way of doing that, and that's with the Next Style feature.…So what I need to do is edit the paragraph styles I am going to apply here to…take advantage of that.…I will start with the ChapterNumber paragraph style.…I will scroll down to my numbering styles and right-click on it and choose…Edit ChapterNumber.…And in the General options there's an option for a Next Style.…So which paragraph styles should be applied to the text that comes in the…
- 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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