EasyCatalog panels & data

Navigating the EasyCatalog panel

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The EasyCatalog panel presents your chosen catalogue data in a grid view inside Adobe InDesign. This panel provides you with the functionality to setup your data hierarchy, format data types, add custom fields and to instigate the automated creation of catalogue pages.

  1. Panel name
  2. Data fields
  3. EasyCatalog panel flyout menu
  4. Group headings
  5. Panel icons
  6. Group arrows

Panel name

The name chosen when the panel was created.

Data fields

EasyCatalog displays column headings and content within the data panel

An EasyCatalog data field can be configured to display content using a typical formatting style (e.g. currency, rounding) or to import images from a known location.

Flyout menu

The EasyCatalog panel flyout menu allows you to control all aspects of the EasyCatalog panel and to instigate the automated creation of catalogue pages.

Read more in our detailed EasyCatalog panel flyout menu reference guide.

Group headings

Data is grouped according to the required catalogue category structure, e.g.

  • Category1
  • Category2
  • Collection

Learn more about grouping your data in our Managing data grouping guide.

Panel icons

Insert

Insert the selected field within the active document.

Show subset

Filter to display products where a particular condition exists.

Information

View information about this panel and its data source.

Synchronise

Check whether the data source and document contents are the same.

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