Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Libraries and snippets, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
In this movie I'm going to talk about libraries and snippets two different approaches to essentially the same end which is…to allow us to reuse elements of our layout, anything that is repeating we can make it into a library element or a snippet…and then reuse it either in this document or in any other document.…I'm in the realworldtravel.indd document.…This is in the travel brochure folder.…So the first thing I need to do is to create a library, if I don't already have one created.…
So I'm going to go the File menu and choose New, Library and this I will save in the styles folder and I'm just going…to call it Library. It will have the extension INDL and then my Library panel will appear.…Well first thing I want to make that a little bit smaller.…What I want to do here is in my travel brochure, all of the itineraries are going to follow have similar kind of format.…So I want to use this threaded sequence of text frames and these info boxes and this picture frame for the flag…and this picture frame for the map and I want to make these into a library item.…
- 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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