InDesign CS Tips: Creating Layout Standards
Anyone who works in page-layout applications know what a time-saver master pages are. Set up your page numbers, rules, headers, and other recurring elements once and see them applied to all the appropriate pages.
But if you're new to InDesign you'll soon see that InDesign has some special master-page features that you're not familiar with, such as the Override all Master Page Items command.
Master pages are only one way in which you can create a consistent look to your publication in InDesign. You can also create reusable page templates and graphic libraries.
In this excerpt from "Adobe InDesign CS Bible," you'll see how to work with master pages, templates, and libraries in InDesign.
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Excerpted from "The Adobe InDesign CS Bible" by Galen Gruman. Copyright © 2004 Wiley Publishing. All rights reserved. Reproduced here by permission of the publisher.