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Using Adobe InDesign CS5 by Ted LoCascio

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4. Working with Master Pages

In this chapter, you learn how to create and apply master pages.

By creating a master page, you can save a commonly used layout and apply it to other pages in a document, thereby eliminating the need for repetitive page formatting. Items that reoccur in a publication, such as page numbers and folios, are perfect candidates for master page items. Master pages can also contain elements that appear on every page of a document, such as page numbers, a corporate logo, or even a draft watermark to denote a work in progress.

One of the benefits to using master pages is that when they are applied to document pages throughout a document, all the master page items are placed in the same position simultaneously. What a relief ...

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