Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Using master pages, part of InDesign CS4 Getting Started.
In this exercise, I will show you how to exploit master pages, which allow you…to replicate text and graphics across multiple pages inside of a document…as well as create repeating footer and folio information.…I am working inside of a document called Grunbyteartwork.indd found inside the…Exercise Files folder and notice this artwork at the top of the page. Let's…say I want this artwork, this Grunbyte Inc. artwork with eco-friendly…technology and all that, to repeat across every single page of this document,…all eight pages.…
If I were to press Alt+Page Down or Option+Page Down on the Mac to advance to…pages 2 and 3, you would see that they don't have that artwork at all.…Now, I guess one solution would be to copy the artwork and then paste it on the…page 2 and paste it on the page 3 and paste it on the page 4, and so on, but…not only would that be time-consuming, it would also be inflexible, because if…you wanted to make a modification to the artwork, you would have to perform…that modification on each and every page of the document. Better to assign the…
- Designing master pages
- Changing type color
- Defining paragraph styles
- Formatting bullets and numbers
- Improving display performance
- Determining how text wraps around graphics
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When creating more than one set of numbered text in a document, for the second numbered list, the numbering starts at the final number of the first n list. For example, if my first list was 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 the next list starts at 6, 7, 8, 9 etc. How can I start at 1 again for the second and subsequent lists?
A: To reset the list numbering, follow these steps:
1) Click in the paragraph that should be #1.