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How To Create A Grep Style In Adobe InDesign CC

Lesson 63 from: Adobe InDesign Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

How To Create A Grep Style In Adobe InDesign CC

Lesson 63 from: Adobe InDesign Mastery

Daniel Walter Scott

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63. How To Create A Grep Style 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 A Grep Style In Adobe InDesign CC

Hi there in this video, we're going to look at how to do a grip style. What do they do? They do magic. Okay. They are styles that let's say. I type in our business name, maneuver furniture, furniture. Even look as soon as I typed it, it added a character style of bold and green. Okay. Not pretty but automatic and magic. Another cool uses. I've got a quote here. Imagine if I had a style that new. Whenever I put quotations around something, it I tell a sized it. Okay. I love grapes style. So let's go and learn how to make those now in in design. Okay, so grip styles are amazing. First of all we're going to open up a document that kind of set up already. It's called. It's an 06 styles, grab grip styles, open them up. Okay. And the way grip style works is that it kind of works like a nested style. It's an automatically way of connecting paragraph and character styles. The difference between nested in grip styles is that nested styles use the beginning of the paragraph as kind of like home ...

base. So you can only really work off that. It was great in the last video where we did nested stars, remember we did our feature list. Okay, great for like numbered lists, anything like that. Whereas grip is a little different. It kind of reaches through the entire document. So you need both. Really what I would like to do is whenever the business name, you can see it there minute furniture. Okay, whenever that appears, I'd like it to be bold. That's just what we do as a business. So I want to automatically do it. So first of all, we need to select all of this and make a paragraph style. So I've got my paragraph styles open. I'm going to double click it and this one is going to be my body copy. I'm gonna click OK, Next thing I'm gonna do is create a character style. So I'm gonna click off in the background. It's got nothing selected, grab my character style, make a new one. This one is going to be business name and I'm going to say I just wanted to be bold. I'm gonna change the color. I probably wouldn't do this normally, but I'm just doing it just to make it obvious. Okay, so I picked the green and gold. So now I need to connect the two up so I've got nothing selected back to my paragraph style. Open up body copy. And in here we're looking for this one, this is crap style. Now, new grip style. And what I'd like you to do is I'd like to apply the style click where it says none. I'd like to apply business name to the text. Delete this and it's going to seem a new furniture furniture. Okay, click out. You'll see in the background there wherever the word maneuver furniture appears, it's going to apply that style, click OK. It's a dynamic thing. So it means whenever I type maneuver furniture. Yes, I have to spell out my spelling. Okay, It automatically apply. So it's really handy. It's kind of dynamic and it will always do what it needs to do. Yours might be just a slight change. You might have some weird thing that you do with your business name. Might just be italics or underlined whatever you want to do. You might have different kind of versions of that. You can open up body copy in here and say under grip. You might just keep adding them so we're gonna add a new grip style. That is just the same thing, but maybe lower case. I know we probably wouldn't find this in uh in this instance because it's a business name, but you might be doing it for something else. Okay. Some sort of language you use in there, so you might have a few different options. Still applies business name, character style, but it's looking for both lowercase and uppercase. Now let's click. Ok, so that's a pretty basic use of a grip style, but it's the one that I use the most. Another thing I'd like to do for body copy is you see here, I've got kind of quotation marks okay, around this kind of like this inspirational quote here. What I'd like to do is whenever anything is inside of these quotes, I'd like it to be italicized to make it kind of cloak. Well, I'm going to use the same paragraph style, but I'm going to create a new character style. So nothing selected. New style clicking here. And this one is going to be my quote. And all I'm gonna do under basic character formats is I'm going to go into here and I'm gonna say actually I'd like you to be italic in terms of character color. I am going to not do anything. Okay, so what I wanna do that sometimes happens, it's kind of pick and you're like, how do I unpick it? Hold down the command key on a Mac or control key on a pc and just one selected. So if I go back to general now it says it's just doing italic and it's not even doing that. It's based on hate based on I want you to based on nothing. I just want you to make it italic. That's his only job in the world. This character style. Okay, let's click. Ok, so I'm going to click off in the background. I'm going to go to paragraph styles. I'm gonna open up body copy. And what I want to do is add another grab style that says grab style. I want to apply the quote. When do I want to apply it? I want it to see these two? I put into quotation marks. Okay. You might want to double check whether using the curly ones or the straight ones. You might just have to copy and paste these in because they can be different. I know the straight quotes is what I'm using because I can see them okay and inside here we need to enter in the grip code for any character and it's full stop plus question mark. Now I only know that because I teach okay and this is one of my favorite teaching grip codes in here. There are a bunch of other things in here so you might be able to build your own, you'll find stuff in here like wild cards. I want to find maybe any digit that's between those two quote marks. You can apply it okay or any upper case that happens to be between quote marks. So you can build out your own group codes. I find it end up just googling them and copying other people rather than trying to work them out myself. I find that a little hard, I'm gonna clear off on the background here and hopefully you can see there's anything between the quote marks is italicized and I click ok, let's see if I can make it work again. So you quite it's not working because there's no other side of it quite like they're awesome. So that my friends is a grip code takes a little while to set up but can be super useful if you were doing very similar Samie things through long documents or for the same client alright, that's gonna be it for group codes

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