Importing data

Find out how easy it is to import your data into EasyCatalog

Inserting fields

A demonstration showing how to insert your data into an InDesign document.

Updating source data from an InDesign document

EasyCatalog also has the ability to update your source data with changes made on the InDesign document


Demonstrates how to define templates which can later be populated with data

EasyCatalog libraries

Store templates in an EasyCatalog Library to quickly build pages

EasyCatalog Video Podcasts

Birgit Stolte demonstrates some of the more advanced features of EasyCatalog. Podcast commentaries are in German with English subtitles. Topics include:

Hyperlinks and Sub-header Rows

Birgit Stolte demonstrates some of EasyCatalog’s lesser-known features: Hyperlinks and Sub-header Rows in tables.

Automatic Pagination

Birgit Stolte demonstrates the three forms of automatic pagination available in EasyCatalog: Flow-based, Guide-based and Positional.

Relational Modules

Birgit Stolte demonstrates how to configure the Relational Module to retrieve complex data.

Master-based Pagination

Birgit Stolte demonstrates a new Pagination type – Master-based Pagination.

Formatting Tables Using XML Data

Find out how to transform XML data to produce complex InDesign tables.

External Video Podcasts

Instant InDesignGabriel Powell, a Certified InDesign Instructor, introduces EasyCatalog, showing EasyCatalog can be used to automate the production of a product catalog and price lists.

Requires QuickTime

Part 1  |  Part 2  |  Part 3

Who uses EasyCatalog?

You don’t have to be a large institution with a massive IT staff to take advantage of NCDP (Network-Centralized Database Publishing) any more. There is a simple solution to what used to be the daunting task of creating and linking publishing software to complex network databases. Happily all the drudgery is managed via EasyCatalog and controlled effortlessly directly from within InDesign.
Peter FaragoFarago + PartnersNew York