Convert a Layer to Be Non-Printing in InDesign CS4


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Converting a layer to be non-printing

There's a very cool attribute about layers in that they can be set to be non-printing, and why would you use that? Well, maybe to create a Notes layer. Now remember layers are document wide. So every page has the same layer stack available. So right now I am on page 30, I have got Layer 2, Layer 1. If I double-click on page 29, I have the same layer stack there. Now each page has its own content on each of those layers, but the layer structure is the same from page to page. Which means if I wanted to create a Notes layer and leave little notes for myself or others on every page, I can control the visibility of those notes document wide just by turning on and off the visibility of that one layer.

So let's kind of see how this works. I am going to select this object and right now it's just on layer 2, I am going to rename layer 2 to Notes. To do that you just double-click on the name of the layer. I am going to go ahead and call this 'Notes' and there is that important che...

Converting a layer to be non-printing
Video duration: 2m 36s 6h 28m Intermediate

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Converting a layer to be non-printing provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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