There is a well hidden-feature in InDesign called “Data Merge”, this is not new. In fact, PageMaker had it and it has gotten better. No matter what version of InDesign you are using, you can automate certain page building with this amazing feature. Car ads? Yes, you can get the images and the text on the pages faster using data driven design. Same with real estate ads. But what about those graduation pages we build this time of year?
Russell Viers shows us how to save hours or even days out of the graduation page building process with this amazing feature.
About the presenter:
Russell Viers is an Adobe Certified Instructor in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. He specializes in print production and started his career in 1981 as a reporter/photographer for a small daily newspaper. Through the years, he has been involved in most aspects of publishing. Since 1997, Viers has presented in 23 countries for publishing events including AdobeMAX, where he was honored as an AdobeMAX Master. In addition to speaking, he has helped many major publications and designers learn techniques to work faster and improve quality including Better Homes and Gardens, Ladies Home Journal, American Greetings and many others!