Building an index


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Building an index

Every good book deserves a good index and while professional publishers will use high powered indexing software to help create the index, if you are self publishing or working on a smaller book you might want to create the index yourself. If so, the Indexing feature in QuarkXPress is perfectly suited for doing that. Let's open a book project. I'm going to go to the File menu and choose Open and select the Medical Essays book project. It will open the Medical Essays Book palette and from that I'll open Chapter 2.

To create an index, you need to open the Index palette, which is under the Window menu. Now you can either dock this to an existing palette or leave it freely floating. I leave it freely floating so we can easily see what we are doing here. To create an Index entry, you select it on the page, Medicine, and Quark adds it to the Index palette. If you don't want to sort it under M you can add a different letter or word here to sort it by instead. You choose the level o...

Building an index
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Building an index provides you with in-depth training on Design. Taught by Jay Nelson as part of the QuarkXPress 8 Essential Training

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