Join David Blatner for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the Section Marker feature, part of InDesign CS4 Beyond the Basics.
As we saw in our last movie each file in a book can have its own number. But…you can also name each chapter in your book. And there are two techniques for…achieving this. The Section Marker feature and Text Variables. I'll show you…both in this movie. Let's start with Section Marker.…The first thing I am going to do is tell InDesign what section this is? What's…the name of this section, this chapter, and I can do that in the Pages panel.…First, I am going to grab this text, the name of the chapter just by dragging…over it with the Type tool, and copying it to the clipboard. Then I'll go to…the document Numbering and Section dialog box, which as we have seen in earlier…movies, the fastest way to get there is just to double-click on that little…black triangle.…
You know Chapter one is always the beginning of a section. That little black…triangle means, it's the beginning of the section, and if I double-click on…that, it opens the Numbering and Section options dialog box. Now I am going to…
- 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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