Generating an index


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Generating an index

In the last movie, we looked at how to insert index entries into your documents. The first step is simple, open the last document in your book. I will open Chapter 6 here and I am just going to go to the end of the document by pressing Opt+Shift+Page Down or Alt+ Shift+Page Down on Windows, just to jump to the last page there. Now I will go to the Index panel flyout menu and choose Generate Index. The Generate Index dialog box looks pretty simple. But I am going to recommend that you click on the More Options button. That makes it look way more complex but don't worry, its okay. We are going to just take it step by step. It's not complex.

Step one is to adjust the Title if you want to. The Title is just the text that shows up at the beginning of the Index. And normally, you just leave that alone set it to Index. The Title style is the paragraph style that's applied to that word or that paragraph. And you can choose any paragraph style you have in your document. But the nice ...

Generating an index
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Generating an index 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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