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From Word to Adobe InDesign: Book Design Workflow - Tuts+ Premium

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What You'll Be Creating

In this tutorial we are going to learn how to design a book in Adobe InDesign. We will start with the copy created in Microsoft Word and we will use the following steps for a fully automated workflow:

  • Formatting Word documents for InDesign
  • Creating an InDesign template for chapters
  • Setting up Master pages (page numbering, header text)
  • Importing text from Word to InDesign
  • Explaining and using Smart Text reflow
  • Creating a Book file and importing chapters
  • Adding front of book part with special page numbering
  • GREP for special line breaks with sentences starting with 'I'
  • Creating Table of Contents

Let's get started!


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