Shows how to automate the production of a catalogue, price list, etc. using the database publising program, CatBase, and Adobe InDesign. The process is very much the same if your page layout program is QuarkXPress.
This video shows you how quick and easy it is to create a membership directory for your club or association using CatBase and Adobe InDesign or QuarkXPress.
You can quickly publish a "White Pages"-style telephone directory with CatBase and QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign. This video gives an overview showing how you can make a phone book in a matter of minutes. Let CatBase do all the tedious, time-consuming, error-prone work of organising the data and styling it. Why spend HOURS making your directory manually? Let CatBase do it in minutes! Find out more at Click here
You can quickly publish a "Yellow Pages"-style telephone directory with CatBase and QuarkXPress or Adobe InDesign. This video gives an overview showing how you can make a phone book in a matter of minutes. Let CatBase do all the tedious, time-consuming, error-prone work of organising the data, styling it, and inserting ads. Find out more at Click here
You can easily and automatically create all kinds of plain and fancy tables from your database or spreadsheet data using CatBase and Adobe InDesign. Just tell CatBase how you want your tables to look and they will be created automatically when you transfer the data to :InDesign. Supports InDesign Table Styles (InDesign CS3 and later). You can build a complex catalog or price list in a matter of minutes!
A tutorial that demonstrates how to create a catalogue, directory, price list etc. from a MySql database using Adobe InDesign. CatBase is the database publishing applicaiton which accomplishes the project. It also works just as well with QuarkXPress.
Find out how to quickly create lots of cross-references to images - such as display ads - in your Adobe InDesign documents. For example, you can have a "See our ad on Page x" cross-ref, and if the ad is moved to a different page, the page number will automatically be updated in the cross reference.
InDesign's object styles are a fantastic way to quickly apply a selection of formatting options to objects - for example, you might want to give all product pictures in your catalogue a blue border and a drop shadow. Doing this manually can be very tedious and error-prone - so why not create an Object Style with the required settings? Then you can simply click on the object, click on the object style, and the object is perfectly styled exactly the way you want it. In this video I show you how to use Object Styles, and demonstrate a script that applies styles to lots of text or picture boxes (frames) in one go.