Feature summary | InCopy | 2018 releases

March 2018 and October 2017 releases of InCopy CC (version 13.x)

The March 2018 and October 2017 releases of InCopy CC focuses on improving the user experience with more control over commonly used features and workflows. Read on for a quick introduction to these features and links to resources offering more information.

For a summary of features introduced in earlier releases of InCopy CC, see New features summary | earlier releases.


New in the March 2018 release

You can now add endnotes and quickly reference annotations within long documents. You can also control the numbering, formatting, and layout of the endnotes. The numbering auto-adjusts based on the rearrangements of the endnotes in the text.

Now, you can also import a word document having endnotes using import option. All the endnotes are imported and added in a new text frame.

For more information, see Endnotes.

Merge paragraph borders

New in the March 2018 release

You can now create borders that enclose multiple paragraphs using Paragraph Border feature. Select Merge Consecutive Borders And Shading With Same Settings option while creating a paragraph border to merge the paragraph borders of two consecutive paragraphs, if they have same paragraph border and shading properties.

Merge paragraph borders and shading

For more information, see Format paragraphs.

Modern user experience

New in the October 2017 release 

InCopy now has a brand new user interface that is flat, modern, and easy on the eyes. The tools and panels have new icons. You can change the interface to one of the four available color options designed for optimal user experience: Dark, Medium Dark, Medium Light,and Light.

User interface: then versus now with brightness set to Light

A. Previous user interface B. Current user interface (InCopy CC October 2017 release) 

Available Color Themes

Paragraph border

New in the October 2017 release 

Paragraph border enables you to create a border around one or more paragraphs. You can customize corner designs to highlight the paragraph with beautiful effects.

For more information, see Format paragraphs.

Duden Integration (German only)

New in the October 2017 release 

Duden, a trusted German brand for dictionaries, is now integrated natively in InCopy. Now, you can use Duden for more accurate German hyphenation and spell checking.

For more information, see Duden dictionary.

Font-related features

New in the October 2017 release 

While searching for fonts, you can narrow down the results by filtering fonts by classification, such as Serif, Sans Serif, and Handwritten.

You can also search for fonts based on visual similarity. Fonts closest in visual appearance to the font you're searching for appear on top of the search results. A status strip in the font menu displays the information about the applied filters.

For more information, see Organize and filter fonts.

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