Data Merge and Styles for Adobe InDesign CC 2018

Creating Custom Documents for Mailouts and Presentation Packages

Authors: Harder, Jennifer

  • An in-depth guide on Adobe InDesign's Data Merge and Styles panel
  • Create your own customized mailouts and presentation packages
  • Learn to utilize Excel with Adobe InDesign
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Softcover £15.99
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  • Due: December 12, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3158-6
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About this book

Harness the power of Adobe InDesign's data merge and style panel. Whether you're creating custom mail-outs or other mail-merge needs, familiarize yourself with this powerful InDesign panel in this in-depth, step-by-step guide. This book shows you how to easily create, edit, and print data merged documents that match specific branding and style guidelines.
You'll learn how to combine MS Excel to create a faster workflow and quickly turn your Adobe InDesign CC 2017 files into printer-ready files. In this book, we'll also take a look at how to apply paragraph and character styles to your text and how you can alter formatting using Global Regular Expressions Print (GREPs).
With Data Merge and Styles for Adobe InDesign CC 2017 as your guide, you'll see how to save time and money by learning all the peculiarities and powerful features of Adobe InDesign data merge. By the end of this book, you'll be able to streamline your workflow and avoid using MS Word's mail merge and back-and-forth edits. 
What You'll Learn

  • Create custom print media with text styles using Adobe InDesign CC 2017
  • Work with GREPs in conjunction with Character and Paragraph Styles to customize data
  • Build a numbering sequence for tickets
  • Create single and multiple data merges
Who This Book Is For
Students, graphic designers, and corporate administrators who need to create documents for events.

About the authors

​Jennifer Harder has worked in the graphic design industry for over 10 years. She has a degree in Graphic Communications and is currently teaching Acrobat, InDesign, and Dreamweaver courses at Langara College. As a freelancer, Jennifer frequently works with Adobe PDFs and checks them before they go to print or are uploaded to the web. She enjoys talking about Adobe Software and her interests include: writing, illustration, and working on her websites.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction: Creating a Workspace

    Harder, Jennifer

    Pages 1-52

  • Working with Paragraph Styles to Create Sequential Numbering

    Harder, Jennifer

    Pages 53-97

  • Creating a Single Merge Record Using the Data Merge Panel

    Harder, Jennifer

    Pages 99-129

  • Creating a Single Merge Record with Images Using the Data Merge Panel

    Harder, Jennifer

    Pages 131-170

  • Creating a Multiple Merge Record Using the Data Merge Panel

    Harder, Jennifer

    Pages 171-193

Buy this book

eBook £11.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3159-3
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover £15.99
price for United Kingdom (gross)
  • Due: December 12, 2017
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3158-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Data Merge and Styles for Adobe InDesign CC 2018
Book Subtitle
Creating Custom Documents for Mailouts and Presentation Packages
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Jennifer Harder
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3159-3
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3159-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3158-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 267
Number of Illustrations and Tables
30 b/w illustrations, 295 illustrations in colour
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