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Adobe InCopy CC : Introduction

One Day Course

Overview

This Adobe authorised InCopy training course explores InCopy's tight integration with InDesign and covers how to style, edit, flow and update linked text. InCopy is a professional word processor which tightly integrates with Adobe InDesign.

InDesign is used to publish printed material, including newspapers and magazines, whereas InCopy is used for general word processing. The software enables editors to write, edit, and design documents.

Adobe InCopy allows journalists, sub-editors, editors and designers to communicate effectively when writing, flowing and amending text in Adobe InDesign documents.

This course will allow you to work effectively within a collaborative editorial workflow. You need no previous experience to attend this course.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Customising Galley and Story appearance
    • Working with InCopy and InDesign simultaneously
    • Understanding Live Edit workflow

    Editing and formatting text
    • Creating, opening, placing and importing documents
    • Creating and sharing paragraph and character styles
    • Understanding dynamic spelling
    • Using special and hidden characters
    • Working with linked text
    • Managing dictionaries

    Editing and reviewing copy
    • Hiding, accepting and rejecting changes
    • Ensuring consistency
    • Using the Notes and Change Info palettes
  • Tracking text edits
    • Specifying the user destination
    • Working with track changes
    • Hiding and showing changes
    • Responding to changes
    • Working with Notes
    • Working with embedded metadata
    • Working with images
    • Working with tables
    • Creating and editing footnotes

    Understanding the InCopy workflow
    • LiveEdit workflow plug-ins
    • Exporting InCopy stories from InDesign
    • Working with conditional text
    • Improving efficiency with assignments
    • Using Check In and Check Out
    • Calculating Copyfit
    • Unlinking InCopy stories
    • Archiving publications

    Workflow scenarios
    • Design-first workflow
    • Content workflow
    • Parallel workflow

    Questions and answers
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