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Flatplan view and global actions

See the document flat plan

The flatplan displays the document pages and their status.

Main Window

There are two display modes:

  • Preview Mode: Displays pages as generated by InDesign.
  • Normal Mode: Displays the product areas as generated by InDesign.

Global Actions

To zoom in / out

  • Use the zoom slider located at the top left.

To search pages

It is possible to filter the display of pages according to different criteria.

  • Click in the search box at the top right.
  • Enter the string to be searched.
  • Choose the filter (optional).

To add a page

  • Click on the + button located at the bottom right.
  • Choose "Insert Page" from the menu.

To add multiple pages

  • Click on the + button located at the bottom right.
  • Choose "Insert multiple pages..." from the menu.
  • Enter the number of pages and where to place them.
  • Click "OK" to confirm or "Cancel" to return to the previous step.

Other actions

A set of actions is available via the action menu displayed when clicking on the wheel button located at the top right of the main window.

  • Show / Hide box text threads : allows you to view pages with threaded text boxes.

_Note: Theaded text boxes can only be seen when using the "Normal" display mode (see Main Window) ._

  • Re-Index pages : Used to enter the number of the first page of the publication. This option is used primarily to start the flatplan on an even page, and is useful for publications where the page number is visible.
  • Select All : Select all the flatplan pages.
  • Generate Posters / Look book with all products : Starts the generation of the publication.

_Note: The document generation time depends on the number of products._

Actions on a page or a selection of pages

A set of actions is available via the wheel menu displayed when the mouse is over a page. The selected action will be performed on all selected pages.

  • Edit pages : Allows you to edit the page content (see Edit page content).
  • Delete Pages : Deletes the selected pages.
  • Actions Exit for Retouch , Finalize edition , Exports... , Reset , Duplicate to other languages ​​ are defined by the worklow and the rights Access.
  • Apply grid : Allows you to define and apply a grid to facilitate the placement of elements in the pages.
  • Define master : Assigns an InDesign master to the pages.
  • Page Layout : Contains tools for copying pages.
  • Copy Pages : Copy the selected pages to paste them in another document.
  • Generate all products : Starts the generation of the publication.

_Note: The document generation time depends on the number of products._

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