Use Section Markers in Long Documents with InDesign


show more Using section markers provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Mike Rankin as part of the Creating Long Documents with InDesign show less
please wait ...

Using section markers

When working with long documents, you'll often have to exercise precise control over chapter and page numbering, incorporating different numbering styles and you'll want to insert things like chapter numbers and section titles automatically in running headers. Let's see how that's done. So InDesign gives you the ability to divide a document into sections and we can see where a document has been divided in the Pages panel by the presence of these little black triangles over some of the pages. If I double-click on one of those triangles, I bring up the Numbering & Section Options dialog box, or I can see the purpose of sections is to control the numbering of pages, the numbering of chapters and also to give me the ability to insert prefixes on my page numbers and section markers.

The section prefix can be up to eight characters long and you can use this prefix to distinguish sections in the Pages panel. So, for example, in my appendix section I can see down here the pag...

Using section markers
Video duration: 5m 44s 4h 59m Intermediate

Viewers:

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

Subject:
Design
Software:
InCopy InDesign
Author:
please wait ...