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How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

Lesson 71 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

Lesson 71 from: Adobe InDesign Fundamentals

Daniel Walter Scott

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71. How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

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Class Trailer

Overview

1

InDesign Tutorial Basics Class Introduction

01:50
2

Exercise files & Projects

02:39
3

What Does Adobe InDesign do?

01:34
4

What are the differences between InDesign and PageMaker, Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark?

05:10

PROJECT 1: One page flyer

5

How to change MM to Inches & changing UK to US dictionary in InDesign?

01:39
6

New document in InDesign - what is bleed & slug?

08:08
7

How to create your own RGB & CMYK colors in Adobe InDesign

08:39
8

How do I steal colors from a logo using InDesign?

03:14
9

How to color the background of a page in InDesign?

03:33
10

Importing resizing rotating & flipping images & Logos inside InDesign

07:53
11

How to Import text from Microsoft Word into Adobe InDesign

05:46
12

How to group, ungroup & rotate images in Adobe InDesign

05:12
13

How to make a dotted line, dashed line & borders in InDesign

05:20
14

How best to preview your work in Adobe InDesign

05:16
15

How to make a simple PDF from InDesign

06:43
16

How to save your InDesign file as a JPEG

02:27
17

Why should I use CC Libraries in InDesign?

05:08
18

How to share your InDesign files with others by using package document

04:26
19

Class Exercise 1

03:24
20

Quiz - One Page Flyer

PROJECT 2: Other people's files

21

Ideas, Inspiration & starter templates

04:59
22

Working with other people's InDesign documents, missing images

03:12
23

How to find missing fonts in InDesign?

04:27
24

How to replace images in InDesign?

01:30
25

Opacity, transparency and see through ness in Adobe InDesign

02:29
26

Why is InDesign adding [Converted] and making me 'save as'

01:06
27

What if I can’t find the InDesign file - can I open the PDF?

02:37
28

Quiz - Other people's files

PROJECT 3: Company Newsletter/Brochure

29

Creating a new company newsletter or brochure, what are spreads in InDesign

06:58
30

How to use a Master Page in Adobe InDesign

05:33
31

How do to add automatic page numbering to a InDesign file

04:11
32

Removing a master page & deleting parts off the master page in InDesign

02:30
33

Production Video 1

02:53
34

What is Effective PPI & Image resolution in the InDesign links panel

06:52
35

How to add drop shadows to an image or logo in InDesign

04:20
36

What is TypeKit used for in Adobe InDesign?

08:37
37

How to add the Copyright, Registered & Trademark symbols in InDesign

05:08
38

Where can I find the different versions of letters in InDesign - Ligatures.

03:35
39

How to add placeholder text & lorem ipsum & get a word count in InDesign

03:04
40

Importing Text from Microsoft Word & keeping or removing the formatting

02:58
41

Creating Columns in a text box using Adobe InDesign

01:46
42

How do I justify text & turn off hyphenation in InDesign?

03:59
43

What is the space after & leading in Adobe InDesign?

05:22
44

How to underline text with a full width line in Adobe InDesign?

01:53
45

How do I make a paragraph style in Adobe InDesign?

06:06
46

How do I update a Paragraph Style in Adobe InDesign?

04:28
47

How to use Find & Change to remove double spaces after a period or full stop.

02:37
48

Stealing colours from images, is there a format painter in Adobe InDesign?

03:09
49

InDesign Class Exercise 2 - Magazine Spread

04:22
50

Quiz - Company Newsletter/Brochure

PROJECT 4: Long Business Document

51

How to bring in lots of text into InDesign at once

08:11
52

How do I import paragraph styles from another document

12:45
53

How do I insert completely blank pages in Adobe InDesign

02:03
54

How do I create a gradient in Adobe InDesign

07:20
55

Do I need to use layers in Adobe InDesign

05:27
56

Opacity advanced, mater marks and Transparency Effects in Adobe InDesign

04:24
57

How do I add rounded corners to an image or box in Adobe InDesign?

02:52
58

How to add a large first letter to my text aka Drop Cap

02:16
59

How do I increase the space between letters in Adobe InDesign aka Tracking or Kerning

02:32
60

How do I get text to move around an image or shape using text wrap

03:57
61

Why can’t I put text over anything that has text wrap applied?

03:25
62

How to draw an arrow or triangle or star in Adobe InDesign

06:40
63

How do I put an image inside other shapes like a circle - cropping

02:47
64

What is Adobe Stock

04:17
65

Where can I find free images & icons that I can use for my business

04:23
66

How do I add bullets and numbered lists in Adobe InDesign?

00:51
67

How can I create a table inside Adobe InDesign?

07:10
68

How do I convert tables from Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel into Adobe InDesign

04:26
69

How do I get images to move with the text in Adobe InDesign using anchored objects?

03:22
70

How do I create a Line Break, Column Breaks & Page Breaks in Adobe InDesign?

04:16
71

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

04:46
72

How do you change the tabs in Adobe InDesign?

04:30
73

Can I change the numbering of my pages so 1 starts later in the InDesign file?

03:26
74

Quiz - Long Business Document

PROJECT 5: Conference Name Badge

75

How do I combine Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in InDesign?

09:04
76

CLASS EXERCISE: Create your own business card

01:16
77

Quiz - Conference Name Badge

What next

78

How to create a mockup for your portfolio using InDesign

04:07
79

InDesign cheat sheet & shortcuts

12:45
80

BONUS: Software Updates

40:41
81

What to do after this InDesign tutorial class?

01:07
82

Quiz - What Next

Final Quiz

83

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How do I make an automatic table of contents in Adobe InDesign?

Hi there in this video we're going to make a table of contents like this but we're going to do it automatically where it pulls all the titles that we've used to our document and automatically adds them to this list with the correct number and styles it automatically. All right, let's go and learn how to do that. Okay. First thing is I'm going to jump to page three so I'm going to put my table of contents double click it, zoom in a little bit. Okay. And I need to go to layout and go to table of contents. Now, the one thing that makes table of contents, especially this automatic one work is the use of paragraph styles. So during this tutorial we've gone through and applied this thing called subheading to all of the headings. Okay. The cool thing about it is if I add it to this, it's going to add it to my table of contents and if I leave it just like this click. Okay, drag it out. You'll see that all of my headings. Okay. The Chief Executive review tracking in progress so you can see here...

Executive review tracking our progress has all been included in the table of contents. So one thing I want to do though is I'm going to edit undo. Edit undo is apply styles while I'm doing it. So layout table of contents, I want my subheading to be added to click it across. Now this is the title. Okay, It's just the words that go at the top. I'm going to call it table of contents and the style. It's gonna have we'll give it the talk title. Can you see these are the headings that I've made but now there's this magical new one called Okay, Table of contents title. This is one that in design is going to generate for us that we can update. Same thing goes for the actual contents of our table of contents. If I leave it, we saw that it had the same styles as our headings instead of same style. I'm going to click on this new one. Talk Body copy. Brand new. Made for us for in design that we can adjust the styling afterwards. Cool, let's click. Ok, Same thing. I'm going to click hold and drag it out and we've got a table of contents. Of course, if you don't have any paragraph styles, you either have to manually type it all out, copy and paste, copy and paste and try and work out what the page numbers are. That is a manual way or you're gonna have to go through Creative paragraph style and go through and apply to all the headings. And then you can do it automatically like we have here, let's look at our Styles panel. Got a window. Let's go to Styles and let's go to paragraph styles. So two new ones have been generated. We've got talk title and talk body copy. Okay, so that one the top title controls the contents. Okay. And talk. Body text controls all of this. It's a pretty ugly looking paragraph style. So we're gonna go and adjust it. So table of contents. This talk style I'm going to go through and say actually we're going to use my roboto. I'll use the slab bold. I'm going to make sure it's left aligned. I'm going to use my red. Okay? And you can see like we did earlier, we're going to right click it and say redefined style. Okay. The reason we do that is because if we update the table of contents, it reverts back to its original style. So if we don't redefine the style like this one here say we go and make some changes just quickly. I'm going to make it smaller. I'm gonna pick Ariel. Okay. And we do all of this and then we have to go through this. But this is layout and it says update table of contents. We've moved things from different pages. If I click update you can see it updates it great. But it also reverts it back to the ugly looking paragraph style. So let's select it, let's make it roboto will make it roboto medium. I'm going to change it to 10. I'm going to increase the leading a bit cool. So before I move on I need to right click and say redefine style. Great. Now what we can do is we can go through and say say this is just a text change. Okay. And it's called Chief executives review now it's the chief executive's rent. Okay. And if I come up to here you'll notice it's not dynamic. Okay? It doesn't update automatically but I can manually go and say layout and update table of contents and it's updated to rent. Okay. And it's kept its lovely new paragraph style. So we've gone through with just that even if we change numbers. So this one here say in front of this one I put column break. Okay so type insert special characters insert break characters and go to column break. Okay so the tracking our progress is now on page six up here. Where are you? Where are you? Where are you? There? You are. Okay we need to go. So it's on five. Just got to lay out actually you have to click inside of it to grab the type tool, click inside layout, update tablet contents and you'll see it adjusts and all the ones after I have adjusted as well. The next thing we're gonna do and the things that have been ignoring is these weird numbers that are really jammed up to the side. So we're gonna learn tabs in the next video. Okay and that'll help us fix that

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