Quentin Wilson

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    Quentin Wilson commented  · 

    Again, please don’t throw the baby away... Dynamic endnotes in InDesign are long overdue. But they need an “off” button. Many of the books I design I then export in .idml format and send to layout contractors who still work in CS6, which they own, and they don’t subscribe to Creative Cloud. With InDesign 2018, however, exporting or saving back to .idml (or any ealier version) immediately strips all endnotes out of the file, including all in-text reference numbers. Any book with endnotes that I am designing for my contrators must be done in InDesign 2017. It is all well and good that both 2017 and 2018 can be available together, but it gets very confusing, and enormously frustrating. Surly it cannot be that difficult to have an option for either dynamic or static endnotes...? (By the latter I mean endnotes as they are in all earlier versions of InDesin than 2018.)

    Quentin Wilson commented  · 

    As a book-only designer of 30+ years standing (yes, since PageMaker 1...) I have to say that for most long books with sometimes many, many hundreds of Endnotes the new system works fine, if you understand it. I can see that it is certainly impossible when doing individual articles in a magazine or journal and I have such an impossible situation at present with many letters that have editor's Endnotes (not Footnotes) that must remain at the end of each letter, all letters being in one Word file to start with – and that does require beginning in CC2017. But all this really needs from Adobe is a simple button to click to turn the new Endnotes function off. And I do NOT mean the one that already exists in the ''Place'' dialogue box, which simply eliminates all Endnotes from the placed file.

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