Using conditional text


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Using conditional text

Conditional text is text that you can hide and show simply by clicking on the condition in the Conditional Text panel. The whole point of using conditional text is to be able to do multiple versions of a document for different audiences, like for example French and English or UK English and US English, or student edition and teacher edition. It's when some of the text changes based on the audience, but a lot of the other text and pictures remain the same. So it saves you a lot of work.

In fact, I know a lot of people are using layers to do that now, but even with layers, if you have a story where only a couple of phrases change based on the edition, you still have to create two complete different text frames, but with conditional text, you can have as little as one character change based on the condition. I already have condition set up in this document. I want to show you how conditions work and then show you how you can apply your own conditions. The Conditional Text panel is at the ...

Using conditional text
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Using conditional text 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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