Join Nigel French for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with the Info palette, part of InDesign CS3 Long Documents.
OK, this movie is going to be short and sweet. It's to do with the Info palette and specifically about getting text counts.…If I want a text count of a specific story, I can either select that story with my Type tool or with my Selection tool…and then click on my Info palette and after a brief pause it will give me this information. So that's good as far it goes.…The Info palette is a little bit limited in this respect. It will give me a count of my story…or my selection if I have an active selection and that's all. If you want more than that, then there is a third party product…called Text Count and this is available at dtptools.com and let's just take a look at that. It's a plug-in.…
I've installed it. It's available once installed onto the Window menu and amongst other things, this is going to give me…a more detailed count of the text in my document because not only can I just count for a specific story,…but I can also count for the Document, a specific Page, Column, etcetera. …Now if I were to compare the word count here for the document,…
- 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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