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Slug Cubed simplifies the design and maintenance of slugs, page elements that contain standardized information about a document's contents and status.
Slug Cubed simplifies the design and maintenance of slugs, page elements that contain standardized information about a document's contents and status. It offers unparalleled freedom and simplicity in slug layout, unparalleled power in the breadth of automatically updating fields it supports, and unparalleled variety in its ability to prompt designers for values in a way that makes sense in your workflow.
Slug Cubed is a sophisticated tool for maintaining detailed, accurate slugs that are customized for your workflow. By giving you the power to design slugs that are optimized for your organization, Slug Cubed makes slug maintenance effortless for your designers.
Using Slug Cubed's flexibility, you can maintain powerful, complete slugs while introducing almost no overhead for your designers. Designers need only insert the slug with a single menu click. Or, if you enable slug auto-insert, designers need not do anything at all.
Here are some key features of "Slug Cubed":
Slug Cubed allows you to layout your slugs using the unlimited power of InDesign's layout tools. If you can lay it out in InDesign, you can turn it into a slug.
Slug Cubed lets you populate your slugs with over 60 automatically updating fields related to document contents, print, and PDF export settings. Slug Cubed supports attributes ranging from the effective resolutions of raster links to the line screen selected when you print the document. Automatic fields let you accurately monitor document contents and settings without adding any overhead for your designers.
Slug Cubed enables you to prompt users for workflow values using a variety of controls (text edits, drop lists, checkboxes) in a variety of contexts (on new document/insert slug, save document, open document, and print/export). You can prompt users for exactly the values you want in exactly the context you want, minimizing the overhead for designers while ensuring your slugs are up-to-date.
InDesign CS or InDesign 2.x.
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