Setting chapter numbering


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Setting chapter numbering

In most multi-document books, that is, documents combined in a Book panel, each file has some logical unique identifier. For example, if you are laying out an actual book, each document might be a single chapter with a chapter number. In a catalog each file might be a section of the catalog, like Section A: widgets, Section: doo-dads and so on. But what happens to your numbering if you suddenly need to rearrange the files and put doo-dads first? Well, it's no big deal if you have been using automatic chapter numbering. Here is how it works.

First, I need to tell InDesign which chapter number this document is. So I have the document open, and I have the Book panel open, it's also docked right now in the Doc panel. I am going to double click on that page number in the Book panel, just as that shortcut to open the Document Numbering Options dialog box. Now, at the bottom of that dialog box is the section called Document Chapter Numbering. This lets me tell InDesign what chapter num...

Setting chapter numbering
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Setting chapter numbering provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by David Blatner as part of the InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics

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Design
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