Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Converting static endnotes into dynamic endnotes, part of Using Word and InDesign Together.
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A lot of Word users and readers prefer to see Endnotes rather than Footnotes.…So as somebody wants us to call out a reference with more information or the…source of what they're quoting. They'll insert a number and then that…doesn't appear until the end of the section or the chapter or the book as a…series of numbered end notes. And then Microsoft Word it is easy to…insert an Endnote as it is a Footnote and their dynamics.…So if I clicked somewhere, like let's say right here, and I wanted to insert another…Endnote, I could do so from Document Elements > Endnotes.…
Or I could go to the Insert menu and choose Footnote, which is where Endnotes…are also hiding. And choose one more Endnote and then type…something like Residential or not. And they're all automatically numbered.…Let me zoom in a bit so you can see better here.…Just like a Footnote is and then they're all automatically renumbered up here so…they're what we call dynamic Endnotes. The problem is that there is no way for…InDesign to understand this. It doesn't understand dynamic Endnotes at all.…
- 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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