Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Generating a table of figures, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
What may not be immediately obvious about Table of Contents is that you can have more than one…and you can use them for more than just a Table of Contents.…You can have the Table of Contents feature generate a list of anything.…It could of advertisers in the case of the document we have here.…It's could be a list of figures. Just so long as you've consistently applied the relevant paragraph style.…So let's see how this works.…I'm going to go to the Layout menu, Table of Contents, where we see the settings that we entered before…for the actual Table of Contents still active.…
Now before I go and change these, since we might want to use them again or we might want to use them in another document,…I'm going to save these as a Table of Content style and I'm going to call that Contents and now I will switch back to Default…and I will make some modifications here where my table of figures- I'm going to call Table of Figures.…
And I will remove those three paragraph styles and instead add the caption paragraph style, which I want formatted in this case…
- Setting up templates and master pages
- Working with Bridge
- Creating books
- Planning and managing styles
- Troubleshooting with the Story Editor
- Managing footnotes and endnotes
- Searching with GREP
- Generating a table of contents
- Automating layouts
- Repurposing material as PDF and XHTML documents
Skill Level Intermediate
1 . Getting Started
2. Planning Your Project
3. Setting Up and Applying Master Pages
4. Working with Booked Documents
5. Getting the Most from Global Formatting
6. The Story Editor and Editing Tools
7. Footnotes and Endnotes
9. Understanding GREP Searches
10. Generating a Table of Contents
Styling a table of contents7m 57s
11. Automating Layouts
12. Repurposing Material
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