Multi-Channel Publishing

Setting Your Paragraph Styles

Step 1. After importing your file into inDesign, go to “window > styles > paragraph styles” Click “paragraph styles” to open a window with the 4 character types that were labeled during the XML export. Use the paragraph styles to apply changes throughout the document  You can also set styles by individual story but setting universal styles save a great deal of time overall Step 2. Right click on the paragraph […]

Setting Your Font Styles

Step 1. After importing your file into inDesign, go to “window > styles > character styles” Click “character styles” to open a window with the 4 character types that were labeled during the XML export. Use the character styles to apply changes throughout the document You can modify font styles in the stories individually, but universal styles save time overall Step 2. Right click on the paragraph type you want to change. […]

Importing into InDesign

To import your content into InDesign, open a new template in InDesign & select file > Import XML  Open the root file to see a list of all the issue’s stories.  Then drag & drop the images & text into place on the InDesign template for formatting

Exporting Your File

Go to your website’s homepage and add “/export” to the end of the URL. Select the edition you want to export from the drop down. Check the box to include the ads that are currently running on the site. These two fields are the character and paragraph styles, which can be set to label the data for inDesign.  Later this will be used to automatically style the articles during layout […]