Using object styles for customization


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Using object styles for customization

Object styles are great for helping you speed up the process of creating your long-document layouts and for making things consistent. They are also great for giving you the ability to make wholesale changes in a long document with just a couple of clicks. Let's see how. So here's the scenario. We have to create two versions of our Cheese book, and in the first version the chapter opener photos will have labels that look like this, this yellow one here, and in the second version, the chapter opener photos will have labels that look like this here. And let's think about how we could accomplish this.

We could duplicate versions and put each one on their own layer, but that's kind of a pain. I mean first of all, it's a pain to create the layer, to duplicate the frames, make sure they're on the right layer. And then second, we have two versions of the text to maintain, so when there are changes, you either have to make those text changes twice, or you'd have to use...

Using object styles for customization
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Using object styles for customization 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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