Los Angeles InDesign User Group

Regular Meeting


What is InCopy and Why Should You Care?


Fire Station 82 Annex

Community Room, 1800 N. Bronson Ave., Los Angeles, California 90028

Thursday, January 17, 2019

7-10 p.m.



What is InCopy and why should you care? Any designer who has had to remove and then replace a comma and then remove it again will see immediate benefits with InCopy. Increase your productivity by letting your copy editors and content creators edit the copy in your design without letting them access the InDesign file directly. Let's unravel the mysteries of this esoteric software and discover new workflows that can save you time.


What you'll learn:

  • Why InCopy exists.
  • How to export stories from InDesign to InCopy.
  • How to export assignments.
  • How to optimize paragraph and character styles for InCopy.
  • How to work with tables and table styles.
  • How to work with anchored objects.



About the Presenter


William Baughman started his career at advertising agencies and publishing companies in New York in 2004. Since then he has worked in many different roles picking up many skills and tricks along the way. He is an Adobe Certified Expert in InDesign CC, GREP enthusiast, and production design guru.


William holds a Bachelor of Fine Art and Photography from the School of Visual Arts based in New York New York.



Free Parking


Parking will be free. Check back here in a few days for exact parking lot location.



Farthest Attendee


The bona fide LAIDUG member who travels the farthest specifically to attend the meeting will receive her or his choice of any one deal at MightyDeals up to $50.00. You  need to prove to us that you traveled farthest to attend this meeting. Having recently moved to the area from somewhere else won't cut it. Be prepared to show us indication of your current residence—perhaps a driver's license or a utility bill. Decision of the administrators of the Los Angeles InDesign User Group is final.





LAIDUG meetings are free. The group is supported by raffles of donated prizes. No one is required to participate in the raffles. Raffle tickets are: 1 for $3, 2 for $5, 5 for $10, 11 for $20, 24 for $40, 32 for $50 and 65 for $100. All major credit cards are accepted.



Special Raffle Prize


Since this month's meeting is about about in-COPY, the lead prize in this month's raffles is a genuine Xerox COPY machine.



Raffle Prizes




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