Merge to create books

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Mar 11, 2021 Mar 11, 2021

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We have switched to using indesigns books for creating a product userguides.
Since the product is very very similar from product to product, we will use alot of what we call single souce files.
single souce files are indd documents of generic information specific to the product to standard safety information etc etc. 

 

We will often brand the userguide to suit a customer or a new product, again using the same souce files but just the with the branding on the front cover and the single souce files then synced with the new brand, to then export

The question; How can we generate/refresh many book file?

 

I've toyed with XML, so can xml populate [refresh/create] indb files?

 

step further; to export to PDF

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EPUB, Feature request, Import and export, InCopy workflow, Scripting

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