Master Pages

Even modestly sized documents may have several different kinds of pages. To serve as a form of template for those kinds of pages, InDesign offers Master Pages. Content placed on a master page will appear on all the pages that use that master. Much of my time preparing a document is spent on the master pages of that document. Among the items that are best put on master pages are running headers (see “Running Headers” (page 327)]) and Guides. When we create a system of guides on a master with the Layout > Create Guides… command, those guides will appear on every page to which the master has been applied.

Naming Masters

Some documents, like this one, have at least several kinds of pages: pages tailored for front matter, tables of ...

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