A Designer's Guide to Adobe InDesign and XML: Harness the by James J. Maivald

By James J. Maivald

Is this booklet for programmers?  Written in particular for picture designers and creation artists already cozy operating with Adobe InDesign, this booklet teaches you ways to automate publishing with no studying loads of frightening code. XML simplifies the method of relocating content material out and in of your layouts and will accelerate any print or net task. Why should still I care approximately XML? If you’re handling data-intensive structure initiatives, and also you are looking to preserve that facts constant, actual, and up to date, then incorporating XML might help. you can even use XML to automate techniques like uploading textual content and massive numbers of pics right into a structure, or repurposing content material from one program to a different. Do i would like extra plug-ins or particular software program? you wish purely the robust gains outfitted into InDesign CS2, CS3 or CS4 to exploit this ebook. How will I research XML? This consultant contains 9 easy-to-follow initiatives with downloadable help records. With those hands-on tutorials, you'll study XML in context. through the ultimate undertaking, XML will not be a secret, yet a strong device you should use to help your organization or consumers. those real-world initiatives will educate you: l company playing cards: Create a based structure in InDesign after which import XML. structure textual content instantly and stream the textual content into a number of examples. l Product catalog: how to import XML info right into a dependent format utilizing nested types and cloned textual content. l junk mail and variable facts printing: Use XML and InDesign to create refined unsolicited mail items with out high priced plug-ins or third-party software program. l journal and newspaper: construct and export magazine-style guides for on-line distribution. l internet: rework XML into XHTML to include at once into your web content, or use Cascading kind Sheets to immediately layout your exported XML.

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Check what type of encoding your desired application requires before exporting. For most applications, UTF-8 or UTF-16 is fine. Images Option Description Copy to Images Subfolder: InDesign can export tagged images within the document for use in an XML workflow. The images will be exported along with the XML markup into an Images Subfolder. Original Images Exports tagged images in their original formats. Optimized Original Images Exports and converts tagged images within the layout to JPEG or GIF formats.

56. For a detailed description on how to do this properly see Chapters 9 and 10. 55 Select Map Styles to Tags from the Tags panel menu or from the Structure pane menu. Click Map by Name if your style names match your tag names exactly, or map them manually, one by one, to the desired XML elements. Click OK. NOTE Not all styles or tags can be mapped automatically. For example, you won’t always have style and tag names that match. Some elements will have to be tagged manually. 56 XML tag brackets appear automatically around some of the text in the layout.

Notice the color chip associated with each tag name. 19 displays how the InDesign layout should look when the XML structure is all turned on. The tag markers appear as colored brackets at the beginning and end of each element. Tagged frames appear as if they are filled with the tag color. All this color is intended as a visual cue to help identify the XML elements. Don’t worry, the brackets and colored frames do not print or appear in exported files, such as JPEGs or PDFs. 18 Select Show Tag Markers and Show Tagged Frames from the View menu.

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