Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding index entries, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
Now, before we get to adding index entries, it's an obvious point.…But I just want to mention that you shouldn't really do this until your text is pretty much finished because you are going…to end up doing a lot of duplicate work if you start working on text that is still in progress and being edited.…So, this is one of the last stages in the completion of your document.…OK, I'm using a chapter from my book, InDesign Type.…I'm using that because I'm familiar with the content and to be sensitive to the index that you are creating,…you need to obviously be familiar with the content.…
Although, some might say perhaps not too familiar with it, it's good to have a certain distance from it perhaps.…I'm going to open up the Index panel, which is under the Window menu, Type & Tables, where we see…at the top we have got these two radio buttons, Reference and Topic, which we've defined in the previous movie.…Now we could begin by making a list of topics and the advantage of that is one, it helps you clarify what are the topics…
- Setting up templates and master pages
- Working with Bridge
- Creating books
- Planning and managing styles
- Troubleshooting with the Story Editor
- Managing footnotes and endnotes
- Searching with GREP
- Generating a table of contents
- Automating layouts
- Repurposing material as PDF and XHTML documents
Skill Level Intermediate
1 . Getting Started
2. Planning Your Project
3. Setting Up and Applying Master Pages
4. Working with Booked Documents
5. Getting the Most from Global Formatting
6. The Story Editor and Editing Tools
7. Footnotes and Endnotes
9. Understanding GREP Searches
10. Generating a Table of Contents
Styling a table of contents7m 57s
11. Automating Layouts
12. Repurposing Material
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