Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video The power of the local override, part of InDesign CS3 One-on-One: Style Sheets.
In this final exercise of the chapter, I am going to fix this problem…in the right hand list, where we have numbers instead of letters.…We want numbers in the left hand list, but letters in the right hand list.…I could accomplish this feat incidentally by changing the Paragraph Style that's associated with these items.…You could go over to the Paragraph Styles palette and notice this Song list style right there.…I can double click on it, in order to edit the list and make sure that the Preview checkbox is turned on,…so you can see what you are doing down here in the lower left hand corner of the dialog box.…
Then I want you to switch to this guy right there, Bullets and Numbering, and notice that format is currently set to 1234.…I'm going to move my dialog box over to the right, so we can see what we are doing.…I'm going to change it from 1234 to ABCD capitalized and right away, I take care of the problem in the right hand list by- …I introduced a new problem in the left hand list, which gets letters instead of numbers.…
Download Deke's customized keyboard layouts for InDesign Style Sheets from the Exercise Files tab.
- Replicating formatting attributes with the Eyedropper tool
- Creating and applying paragraph styles
- Formatting stories with New Style and Quick Apply
- Understanding and exploiting local overrides
- Augmenting text with character styles
- Employing nested and numbered styles
- Using a "list" to number across stories
- Working with table and cell styles
- Creating and employing object styles
- Automating whole page designs with anchored object styles
Skill Level Intermediate
1. How Style Automation Works
2. Creating and Applying Paragraph Styles
3. Updating Paragraph Styles
Updating a shared attribute2m 23s
4. Augmenting Text with Character Styles
5. Employing Nested and Numbered Styles
6. Using Table and Cell Styles
7. Creating and Employing Object Styles
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