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Adobe InDesign CC for Print and Digital Media Publication: Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation by Cari Jansen, Rob Schwartz, Jonathan Gordon

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Appendix D. Building an Index

Chapter 6 covers a lot of the long-document features found in InDesign, but not all of them. Here, you’ll learn about one more important feature for long documents: indexes.

An index is a list of topics, also referred to as index entries, that includes page number references and “see also” references. The references allow the reader to easily navigate to the pages in the publication that cover the topic. When used in digital media publications, the page references in the index become clickable hyperlinks.

For the recipe book, an index could be a topic list of all the main ingredients used in the various recipes throughout the book. The reader could look up an ingredient in the index and find a reference to any pages ...

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