Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the depth ruler, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
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Let's look at the mysteries of the depth ruler in the Story Editor.…I'm in the document called documentation1 in the Story Editor folder.…Now you may have been using the Story Editor for a long time…and never really paid much attention to this thing running down the left-hand side here, the depth ruler.…What on earth is that all about and how might it help us? Well, it's literally telling you the depth of your column reflected in…your current unit of measurement. Now in my case, that's points. So it's telling me the depth of all of my columns in this document…equals 4425 points or a bit more than that because it carries on beyond that. Now, how might that be useful?…Well actually, measured in points it's not very useful, but if I were to go to my Preferences…and to Units & Increments. And of course, if you are on Windows, Preferences are under the Edit menu,…Units & Increments. Instead of having my Vertical ruler in Points,…I could make it Custom…and then the Custom value would be set to my leading value.…
- 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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