Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Book feature overview, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
In this chapter, I'm going to talk about working with booked documents. In InDesign a book is just a collection of documents,…and you can create a book from the File menu, New, in the same way as you create a document or a library.…The purpose of making a book is so that you can carry out page numbering, synchronization and file handling across a sequence of documents.…For example, with page numbering, where one chapter ends, the next chapter will begin.…Synchronizing can be especially time saving so that if you make any changes to the styles in one document,…you can designate that particular document as being the style source for all other documents in the book…and then have that change ripple through to all of the other documents.…
You can also print a whole book, index a whole book or make a table of contents for a whole book.…Before we get into working with books, let's just ask the question. Do we need to work with books?…If you are the sole designer on a project, then perhaps not. Personally, I prefer to keep everything in one document that way,…
- 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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