Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning and managing styles, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
The power of InDesign really comes from taking advantage of all of its style features, paragraph, character, object, table,…cell styles. And we are going to be talking about how to get the most from those in this chapter.…I'm also going to be rolling into this chapter some other global formatting features of InDesign like working…with libraries and snippets and working with swatches.…But before we do that, before we get into the nitty-gritty of this, let's just have an overview. A styles checklist.…
Now it's important to bear in mind that when you are working with styles you don't need to reinvent the wheel.…If you or somebody else has already created styles for one document, you can load them into another…and re-purpose them and I will show that in the next movie.…Secondly think about all of the properties that can be incorporated into a style definition.…A Paragraph style, you have got hyphenation, justification, color, indents and spacing, all of these things.…Have you considered them all?…Because you are really creating a legacy when you set up a style sheet that is going to create the foundation for your documents,…
- 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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