Join Mike Rankin for an in-depth discussion in this video Using section markers, part of Creating Long Documents with InDesign.
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 page…numbers start with A-.…
- 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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