Using Next Style


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Using Next Style

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 pa...

Using Next Style
Video duration: 3m 39s 4h 59m Intermediate

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Using Next Style provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Creating Long Documents with InDesign

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Design
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InCopy InDesign
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