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Regardless of what type of document you are building, you'll often encounter situations where you need to reuse text elements in several places within the same document. Of course it's easy enough to simply copy and paste those elements to use where they are needed. But that can be time consuming and can lead to mistakes because when you change the content in one area, you have to change the content in each area, or copy and paste all over again. InDesign CS5.5 really comes to the rescue here. Using the new link text feature, you can repurpose text content in multiple areas of a document. And when you update the parent version of the text, all of the children or other text elements update as well.

Let's take a look at how link text works. I'm beginning this video with the brochure.INDD file open on my computer. And I'm going to go ahead and navigate to page two in my document because at the bottom of the second column, I have a frame of text that I'd...

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Video duration: 9m 50s 1h 38m Intermediate

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Linked text provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Chad Chelius as part of the InDesign CS5.5 New Features Overview

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