Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Nested and sequential styles, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
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In this movie we're going to see how we can combine nested styles, sequential styles…and object styles to quickly format a catalog page.…I'm in the document called lynda.indd and it's in the Styles folder.…And here I have a simple catalog page with six products and six product descriptions.…And if we take a look they all follow exactly the same format.…So these are good candidates for sequential styling.…
I have ordered my paragraph styles on my Paragraph Styles panel to follow the order in which the styles are applied.…That just kind of makes it easier for me to keep it straight in my head.…And if we look at the way these are set up, the Title paragraph style, its next style is Author,…and the Author style, its next style is ISBN, etcetera.…So we've got next style set up for each of these.…Now when we get to the last style in the style sequence, Price, its next style is back to Title.…
So we have a repeating loop set up here.…But before we get to that I'd also like to throw in something else here and that Is using a script…
- 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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