Naming master pages


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Naming master pages

Something I find pretty useful when I am working with multiple Master pages is to give them custom names. By default, each Master page has a alphabetic or alpha prefix, so A, B, C and so on. But of course, you can change that prefix. And then the default name for every Master page is just simply the word 'Master'. Not very useful actually. You can actually name that to anything you want. So for instance, maybe you want a chapter master page and an index master page and a section, title master page, whatever you want to use as your nomenclature here. So to give your Master pages custom names, you simply right-click on the thumbnail of the Master page that you want to change, or Ctrl+Click if you don't have a two button mouse, and choose Master Options for the selected page there.

So in this case A Master. That brings up a short little dialog or you can change the prefix if you want. You are limited to four characters for your prefix. So you can come up with any ingenious scheme ...

Naming master pages
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Naming master pages provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Michael Ninness as part of the InDesign CS4 Power Shortcuts

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Design
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