Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting Word docs to InCopy for fast and accurate formatting, part of Using Word and InDesign Together.
I am so happy, I'm able to do another video at lynda.com on InCopy.…I am a big fan of InCopy and InDesign workflows, and that's part of the reason…why I know words so intimately well. Because InCopy solves so many of those…problems that I've talked about in this title.…It is additional software that you have to purchase.…But Incopy CC, comes with the creative cloud, the subscription plan.…So at least, you get one copy that you can download and legitimately installed, but…usually it's one designer with InDesign and many InCopy users.…
So, you need to buy stand alone or subscribe to just InCopy for those…additional users. I can't really teach the entire InDesign…InCopy workflow. I can give you an idea of it in this video…and in the next video. This one I'm going to talk about using…InCopy as a word processor. But next one, I'll talk about really…sharing, editing of an InDesign file between the two programs.…But I wanted to point you to some resources, before I actually jump there.…First of all, if you go to products/incopy, you'll arrive at the…
- Understanding the differences between InDesign and Word styles
- Identifying which formatting attributes transfer and which don't
- Controlling text formatting when cutting and pasting
- Placing Word files in InDesign with the Import Options dialog box
- Linking to Word files for automatic updating
- Working with footnotes, hyperlinks, and tracked changes
- Learning best practices for fixing text formatting
- Extracting embedded images and converting Word art
- Converting local formatting to character styles with free scripts
- Round-tripping to InDesign RTF to clear out file corruption
- Syncing Google Docs with InDesign via DocsFlow
- Converting Word docs to InCopy for fast and accurate formatting
Skill Level Intermediate
1. InDesign and Word Formatting Essentials
2. Best Practices for Getting Word Text into InDesign
3. Importing Other Word Elements into InDesign
4. Fixing Common Problems with Imported Word Text
5. Troubleshooting and Repairing Word Files
6. Exploring Alternatives to Word-Only Editorial Design Workflows
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