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How To Create An Index In Adobe InDesign CC

Lesson 53 from: Adobe InDesign Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

How To Create An Index In Adobe InDesign CC

Lesson 53 from: Adobe InDesign Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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53. How To Create An Index In Adobe InDesign CC

Lessons

Class Trailer

Overview

1

Introduction To Adobe InDesign CC Advanced

02:24
2

Getting Started With The Adobe InDesign CC Advanced Class

02:38
3

Adjusting Your Workspace For Maximum Amazingness

08:20

Fonts

4

Setting The Default Font Size For New Documents Adobe InDesign

01:14
5

Special Features For Typekit & Open Type Fonts

07:43
6

Where To Get Great Free Fonts For Use In InDesign

03:34
7

Mastering Your Fonts In Adobe InDesign CC

03:39
8

What The Font - Font Guess In Adobe InDesign CC

06:20
9

How To Pick Beautiful Font Pairings In Adobe InDesign CC

02:27
10

Quiz - Fonts

Creative Cloud APP

11

Free Icons Using Adobe Market In InDesign CC

05:45

Color

12

How To Use The Color Theme Tool In Adobe InDesign CC

03:13
13

Using Color Modes In Adobe InDesign CC

02:37
14

Importing Colors & Setting Default Colors In Adobe InDesign CC

06:58
15

Finding Great Colours Using Adobe Color For Use In Adobe InDesign CC

01:11
16

Appearance Of Black & Proofing Colours

07:59
17

Draw Lot Of Shapes At Once InDesign Gridify Live Distribute

13:15
18

Quiz - Color

Drawing

19

How To Make Arrows In Adobe InDesign CC

04:13
20

How To Draw Complex Flowers In Adobe InDesign CC

07:25
21

Quiz - Drawing

Paragraph Goodness

22

How Text Boxes Can Auto-Expand In Adobe InDesign CC With Auto Size

04:41
23

Placeholder Text Alternatives In Adobe InDesign CC

05:43
24

How To Add Paragraph Borders & Shading In Adobe InDesign CC

09:57
25

Paragraph Vs Single Line Composer In Adobe InDesign CC

02:17
26

How To Make Paragraphs Span 2 Columns In Adobe InDesign CC

03:00
27

Mastering Justification In Adobe InDesign CC

04:42
28

Mastering Hyphenation Options Using Adobe InDesign CC

06:54
29

Optical Margin Alignment In Adobe InDesign CC

02:25
30

The Secret Power Of Keep Options In Adobe InDesign CC

05:00
31

Advanced Anchored Objects In Adobe InDesign CC

04:27
32

How To Use Conditional Text In Adobe InDesign CC

07:23
33

Quiz - Paragraph Goodness

Charts & Infographics

34

How To Create Pie Charts & Bar Graphs In Adobe InDesign CC

09:37
35

Quiz - Charts & Infographics

Interactive Documents

36

The Pros & Cons Of The Various Interactive Types In InDesign CC

08:46
37

How To Create An Interactive PDF In Adobe InDesign CC

08:48
38

How To Add Interactive Page Transitions In Adobe InDesign CC

03:58
39

How To Add Navigation To An Interactive PDF In Adobe InDesign CC

06:01
40

What Is Publish Online In Adobe InDesign CC

06:39
41

How To Publish Your Adobe InDesign Publish Online Documents

03:37
42

How To Add Video To Adobe InDesign CC Documents

06:56
43

How To Create Interactive Button Triggered Animations In InDesign CC

05:53
44

How To Make A Multi State Object In Adobe InDesign CC

03:36
45

How To Add Adobe Animate CC To InDesign CC Files

03:39
46

Adding Maps & Calendars To Interactive Documents In InDesign CC

02:52
47

How To Create QR Codes In Adobe InDesign CC

02:49
48

Quiz - Interactive Documents

Keyboard Shortcuts

49

Keyboard Shortcuts In Adobe InDesign CC That Will Change Your Life

11:04
50

Keyboard Shortcuts

Long Documents

51

How To Automatically Place Lots Of Text Onto Multiple Pages In InDesign CC

08:07
52

How To Make A Cross Reference In Adobe InDesign CC

06:33
53

How To Create An Index In Adobe InDesign CC

05:21
54

Add Document Name Automatically To The Page In InDesign Using Text Variables

05:47
55

How To Use The Adobe InDesign CC Book Feature

04:53
56

Quiz - Long Documents

Preferences

57

Changing Preferences For Advanced InDesign Users

05:24

Workflow Speed Tips

58

How To Speed Up Your Workflow For Advanced InDesign CC Users Styles

03:34

Styles

59

Why Should I Use Character Styles In Adobe InDesign CC

04:09
60

Advanced Paragraph Styles In Adobe InDesign CC

01:57
61

How To Use & Map Word Styles In With Adobe InDesign Styles

03:18
62

How To Create Nested Styles In Adobe InDesign CC

04:08
63

How To Create A Grep Style In Adobe InDesign CC

05:58
64

How To Use A Next Style In Adobe InDesign CC

05:27
65

Advanced Object Styles In Adobe InDesign CC

07:51
66

Quiz - Styles

Multiple Documents

67

Best Practices For Working Across Multiple Documents In Adobe InDesign

10:06

Images

68

How To Use Adobe Stock With Adobe InDesign CC

03:16
69

How To Crop Images Inside Of Text In Adobe InDesign CC

04:11
70

Using Adobe Comp CC To Make InDesign Layouts On Your Mobile Phone Or Ipad

03:47
71

Quiz - Images

CC Libraries

72

Advanced Use Of CC Libraries In Adobe InDesign CC

09:40

Photoshop & Illustrator

73

How To Get The Most Of Photoshop & Illustrator In Adobe InDesign CC

13:32

Forms

74

How To Create A PDF Form Using Adobe InDesign CC

21:17
75

Quiz - Forms

Pages

76

Advanced Use Of The Pages Panel In Adobe InDesign CC

08:22
77

How To Place InDesign Documents Inside Of Each Other

01:55
78

Quiz - Pages

Scripts

79

How To Use And Install Scripts In Adobe InDesign CC

08:42

Speed Up InDesign

80

How To Speed Up InDesign When It’s Running Really Slow

07:34
81

Quiz - Speed Up InDesign

Exporting & Printing Tricks

82

Advanced Exporting & Printing Tricks For Adobe InDesign CC

02:32
83

Quiz - Exporting & Printing Tricks

Next Steps

84

BONUS: Software Updates

03:42
85

What To Do Once You’ve Finished Your Advanced InDesign CC Training Class

01:04

Final Quiz

86

Final Quiz

Lesson Info

How To Create An Index In Adobe InDesign CC

Hi there in this video we're going to create an index in in design. This beautiful one here tells me that Chair, the word chair appears on page 249 and 12. I'll show you how to create them automatically. How to update them reasonably automatically and how to make them as beautiful as this Pink and Ariel. Alright, let's get started. Ok so to create an index super easy. I've made a little easier for you in this one. Unlike my go and find the headings example in the last video. So what we need to do is open up the index panel, it's in the window, go down to type and tables and open up index and we just need to add some parts to the index. And what I've done is on page one. Um I've got a few things like chair. I'm gonna select it all. Okay and in here I'm gonna click on this option here says new index, click on the little page. Okay. And then I'm going to collect the word at all. It's going to go through my whole document and find all the uses of chair and click done. Now you'll see unders...

ea there's chair and these are all the pages that it's on. Okay? So we're gonna add a few other options. So let's add shelf and you make sure you click on, add all adding one is fine. If you want to do it like her word usage you might have just too many times any documents you can go through with your find and change. So you can go through with your edit find and just highlight the words you want to add to the reference. Maybe not all of them. And just click add. I'm going to add all of mine. So we've got chair, there's one called table. We're gonna add you at all. Get done. And there was one more, I swear there was one more. I can't see a chair shelf table. It doesn't matter. Cool. So next thing I need to do is decide where I'm going to put it traditionally at the back. So I'm going to go to my last page if you don't have a last page, blank page, like I do. Currently you can just create a new page. But I'm going to go to page 16 here. Okay, I'm gonna zoom out so I can see the whole thing moving to the side and now you need to generate it and it's just this option here is generating mix, click on that. Okay, And I'm gonna leave all the default to click. Ok? And I'm going to drag out an index. I'm gonna make mine just one column just because my index is not very big. Cool. So one of the things that's generated, obviously it's got my season, there's chair and there they all are there like a traditional index. What I'd like to do is change the styles and what end design has done is it's gone to let's click off in the background so that nothing selected. It's got a window. Let's go to styles and let's go to paragraph styles. You'll notice that it's created a few extra styles for me. Okay, so it's created index level one which is this smaller type here, the index title, which is this big thing up at the top here and the section head, which is the letters here in bold. So all you need to do is go through and let's say I want to change my index title. Double click on it and say actually basic character formats, I'm going to pick the area that I've been using in this particular document, font size is a lot smaller and you can see it updating over here. Okay, and just go through and update that. Alternatively, you can just select it in here, pick a font and I'm gonna pick Ariel bold, my lovely color. And then you can right click this and say I'd like to redefine the style. Either way you like to work, can you do the same thing for these guys? So you need to update the style because say you do some changes in here and you're like okay, I'm going to make this a real but I'm not going to update the style Ariel italic. Okay? And I'm gonna do it for all of these. Use my eye dropper steel formatting, paint the formatting on that. So I've updated but not updated the style. What happens is if I go and move say cheer. If I delete cheer from page one, command J one and go to cheer, say goodbye. What I need to do now is go back to my last page, command J 16 now this is a two stage updating process. I don't know why it's so confusing but that's why we've got this video. What we need to do is click on this refresh button, your like update previous, you're great. All it does is update in here that this no longer has one in there. If you don't do it, it will still have one as one of the options. Okay, so once we've done that though, we're going to have to update this. Why are you updating table of contents is easy. This thing here we need to do something a little weird. You just click on this option here generate index. You're like, oh I don't want to make a new one but see you here. It's got a little check box that says replace existing index and you're like okay, see update it, update removes the one. But because we didn't update our paragraph style, it returns to our minion. Cool, so that's how to update it and just make sure that when you do any changes to the styling you go and you can see a little plus there you right click it and say actually redefined the style for me. What I also do is go into paragraph styles and actually push the padding from the right hand side. Let's make an indian. Okay, now I'm going to redefine style now, I use a redefined style all the time. There is a shortcut, it's a bit of a hard one, I guess it's there. Okay, it's all buttons plus are so command option shift on a Mac and control all shift on a pc. Okay, I use it a lot anyway, just look at that. I like great. Now if I refresh it, it's gonna look like that again. Alright, so that is how to create an index, let's get on to the next video.

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