Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting chapter numbering, part of InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics.
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 number this document is.…
- Automating with Data Merge and XML
- Optimizing page layouts
- Using advanced effects
- Creating interactive documents
- Integrating with Illustrator
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Shortcuts You Have to Know
2. Grids, Guides, and Columns
3. Layout Techniques
4. Images, Paths, and Effects
5. Text and Typography
6. Text Styles
7. Long Documents
8. Interactive Documents
9. Color Techniques
10. Color Management
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