Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Using FileMaker with InDesign, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
In this movie, we are going to see how we can work with FileMaker and InDesign.…Specifically, what we want to do here is export a set of records as XML data and then put that XML into an InDesign layout.…The challenge is really going to be the fact that we can't export the image itself,…so we just have to export the file path of the image.…That has proved very difficult for me to do and what I have ended up doing is taking the exported XML and then doing a find…and change in a text editor to get the file path just the way it needs to be.…
But here we have a small catalog just of ten records from San Francisco illustrator Hugh D'Andrade and we are going…to go to the File menu and choose Export Records.…I'm going to call this Catalog. That's going to be in the XML file format.…I'm going to save it in the XML folder.…Now we have got two types of grammar and this one gives the less verbose result.…
So I'm going to choose this one.…We don't have an XSL style sheet, although possibly that could solve some of the problems that we will encounter,…
- 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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