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Make Sure All the Colors in Your Book Match

If you’re creating a book, magazine, or other project that uses multiple documents, it’s important that all your color swatches match exactly (in other words, you don’t want one version of red in one section, and then a slightly different shade in another). Well, InDesign lets you make sure all your colors match exactly by syncing all the swatches in your separate documents together, so they’re all using the exact same “red.” Here’s how: Go under the File menu, under New, and choose Book. Save your book (which brings up the Book palette), then press the + sign at the bottom of the palette to add the chapters you want sync’d together. Once you have all the chapters in your Book palette, choose Synchronize Book from the palette’s flyout menu. By default, it not only syncs your color swatches, but it syncs your Character Styles and Paragraph Styles as well. (If you want to sync only your color swatches, choose Synchronize Options from the flyout menu and turn off the checkboxes for Character Styles and Paragraph Styles.)

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