Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video GREP styles, part of Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5.
InDesign contains an incredibly powerful type of style called GREP styles. …If often refer to GREP as fine change on steroids because of how powerful it is. …Now, GREP stands for Global Regular Expression Print or General Regular …Expression Print. Or actually it seems to depend on who you ask. …I'll tell you what, if you every lose any InDesign trivial pursuit question because …you didn't know, you can blame me. But seriously, GREP styles allows you to …perform some amazing formatting features that would normally be a very time …consuming process. GREP can be applied in two different ways.…
One method is by going to the Edit menu and choosing Fine Change. …You'll notice you have a GREP section in here where you can perform GREP searches. …Now, using this method, you can actually change text in your document. …Now, I'm going to click on Done because the way that we're going to use GREP in …this video is by using GREP styles. And GREP styles can't actually replace …any text but it can format the text that is there in powerful ways. …
- What are styles and why should I use them?
- Setting up and applying styles
- Dealing with style overrides
- Text styles
- Object styles
- Table styles
- Using style groups
- Sharing styles between documents