Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Numbering across booked documents, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
So we saw how in the previous movie the page numbering updated across our book, but the chapter numbering didn't.…So let's see how we can make sure that actually happens.…I'm going to zoom in up here and just delete that, so that we can see how we insert this text variable in the first place.…Type menu, Text Variables, Insert Chapter Number.…Let's just take a look at how it's defined in case you need to define your own.…Define, Edit, Chapter Number, that's what I have called it, that's its type.…
It is preceded by the word chapter followed by a space and it uses the current document numbering style.…In this case 1,2,3,4.…Arabic numerals.…Click OK and click Done or rather click Insert and to make sure that updates I'm now going to go to the documents one by one…and from the Book panel menu, I will choose Document Numbering options,…Document Chapter Numbering. Continue from Previous Document in the Book.…
Now if I had a particularly long chapter that spanned more than one book,…I could choose Same as Previous Document in the Book.…
- 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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