Join Chad Chelius for an in-depth discussion in this video Style groups, part of Up and Running with Styles in InDesign CS5.
It's not uncommon to end up with a long list of styles in your document. …To help organize the clutter, InDesign can group styles together to style groups. …This allows you to keep things organized when working with styles. …I'm going to open up my Paragraph Styles panel. …And we can see that we've got quite a few styles that we've created. …And although I've seen lists much longer than this, I do like to keep things a …little bit more organized when working in InDesign. …So the first thing I'm going to do, I'm going to click out here on my Pasteboard …to make sure that I have no objects selected so I don't accidentally apply a …style to it. And I'm going to click on the Table …Header Text style, I'm going to Shift-click on the table right text to …highlight all of those styles. I'm then going to go to my Panel menu in …my Paragraph Styles panel, and I'm going to choose New Group from Styles.…
This takes all of my styles and put them into the group I'm creating. …I'm going to call this Schedule Table Text. …
- What are styles and why should I use them?
- Setting up and applying styles
- Dealing with style overrides
- Text styles
- Object styles
- Table styles
- Using style groups
- Sharing styles between documents