Naming your styles as you create them


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Naming your styles as you create them

When you create styles in InDesign, it's really a good idea to give them descriptive names so you can actually understand what your styles are standing for later on or someone else knows what they are for later on as well. The problem is that InDesign doesn't do that automatically for you. It just gives you a basic default style name, which really isn't all that helpful. I think it's trying to actually encourage you to give it your own name. The problem is that it doesn't encourage you to create the name as you create the style. Now, let's give you an idea, of what I am talking about. So I am going to click into this paragraph and I want to create a style based on all the formatting choices of this paragraph.

If I go click on the New Style button in the Paragraph Styles panel, it does exactly what I ask it to. It created a new paragraph style called Paragraph Style 1. Not really helpful. So the idea here is that you then need to either click and pause, and click a...

Naming your styles as you create them
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Naming your styles as you create them 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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InDesign
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