Learn the advanced technique of conditional data merge in Affinity Publisher.

Discover how to enhance your design workflow by integrating externalized design elements and leveraging the power of your data source for dynamic formatting.


What You’ll Learn

  1. Introduction to Conditional Data Merge: Go beyond basic data merge capabilities and learn how to format your content based on its value.
  2. Crafting Planner Pages with Dynamic Design: See a practical example of using conditional data merge to differentiate weekend pages from weekdays.
  3. Efficient Data Management: Understand how to include file paths in your data source and automatically adjust design elements.
  4. Step-by-Step Formula Guide: Dive deep into the formulas that make conditional data merge work and learn how to apply them effectively.
  5. Affinity Designer Integration: Explore the benefits of using Affinity Designer files over other formats for easy editing and multiple design versions.
  6. Hands-On Affinity Publisher Workflow: Follow along as I set up a planner page and connect it with the data source for a seamless design process.
  7. Practical Demonstration: Witness the transformation of a simple planner into a dynamic, colour-coded organizational tool.
7 Different Colours … 1 for Each Day of the Week!
7 Different Colours … 1 for Each Day of the Week!

Key Benefits

  • Customizable Designs: Tailor your projects for specific days, months, or events with ease.
  • Time-Saving Techniques: Reduce manual work by automating design elements with data merge.
  • Versatility: Apply these methods to various projects like tickets, catalog items, and more.