Exporting to XML


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Exporting to XML

I have opened ChocolateSheet5 from the Exercise Files, and this is a clean document, not the template we were working on in earlier movies. You can see that in the Tags panel, we don't have any tags in here, there is no tags applied to objects in the document at all. So we have been given the task of exporting this content as XML. Now, I do want to be clear that in general I recommend having InDesign be a container for receiving XML rather than a source of exporting XML. It's cleaner to start with your XML outside of InDesign and then drop it into an InDesign template as we saw in the last few movies, but if you do need to get your content out of a document here is what you can do.

The first thing we need is tags. I could make them one at a time, as we saw in an earlier movie, but I am just going to import them using Load Tags. I am going to just select this XML file that I have inside of the Exercise Files that has all of the tags in it. Now I am going to tag these objects in m...

Exporting to XML
Video duration: 7m 53s 8h 3m Intermediate

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Exporting to XML provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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InDesign
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