Understand the BalfourTools shortcuts toolbar.
The Shortcuts Toolbar provides easy access to features commonly used in BalfourTools and InDesign for producing your yearbook.
Toggles the toolbar from the Shortcuts toolbar to the Home view with the Navigation icons, and vice-versa.
- Open Document
Opens an existing InDesign document from your
- Save Document
Saves the active InDesign document.
- Book Preview
Creates a PDF preview of your entire yearbook and opens it in Adobe Reader®.
Performs the InDesign preflight command on the active InDesign document.
- Export PDF
Makes a PDF of active InDesign document and saves it in the Submissions Folder Book Preview.
- Character Palette
Opens the InDesign character palette for quick
- Check Spelling
Opens the InDesign spellcheck palette to quickly check for and correct spelling errors in the active
- Library Palette
Opens the Balfour Design Library, a collection of more than 200 design elements that can be dragged and dropped onto spreads.
Opens the InDesign swatches palette.
- Paste in Place
Pastes whatever is copied to the clipboard in place.
- Text Wrap
Opens the InDesign text wrap palette.
- Stroke Palette
Opens the InDesign stroke palette.
- Links Palette
Opens the InDesign links palette.
- Mark Name for Index
Marks a proper name for inclusion in the index (entry will appear Lastname, Firstname).
- Mark Subject for Index
Marks a subject for inclusion in the index (entry will appear as it does on the page).
- Create Index
Generates and flows an index of all marked entries and places it in the project’s Index Folder. Please see the Creating a Yearbook Index section for more information on creating an index.
- Add A Note
Opens the InDesign Notes palette so you can add a
Allows users to mirror elements of a page or entire spread horizontally or vertically.